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Reading Not to Perish

The “publish or perish” imperative in academia is periodically debated in the newspapers. I think some distance should be taken from the …


#Review: Remediation in Rwanda

In her new book, Kirsten Doughty provides us with an ethnographic account of the paradoxes, contradictions and omissions of remediation processes in …


#review: becoming legal

The cover-image of Ruth Gomberg-Munoz’s book Becoming Legal: Immigration Law and Mixed Status Families depicts a group of protestors holding placards – …


#review: space of boredom

Bruce O’Neill’s (2017) The Space of Boredom is a historically rich and theoretically innovative ethnography of contemporary homelessness and social exclusion in …


#review: anthropology and law

The task of reviewing Mark Goodale’s Anthropology and Law: A Critical Introduction  was weird, in a fractal way. The book itself, the …


Call for reviews: #legalanthro

Although Allegra’s editorial team is academically firmly rooted in legal anthropology, this is – we believe – the first explicit collection of …