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Lesley Gill and Norbert Ross: What’s Class Got to Do with It?

Focaal Web Editor , September 16th, 2016


Unsettled by Donald Trump’s bigotry and xenophobia, liberal pundits have struggled to understand his improbable anointment as the nominee of the Republican party. Many have sought answers in…


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#Review: Women without Class: Girls, Race and Identity

Patgiri Rituparna , August 16th, 2016


The tile of the book itself informs its readers that it is an interrogation of women as class ‘subjects.’ Although studies of class are not new in Sociology,…


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How a Teacher’s Race Affects their Ability to Teach about Race

Jennifer Long , August 11th, 2016


I met with someone from the Diversity and Equity Office at the University where I teach part-time yesterday. We’ve agreed to collaborate on a few classes for my…


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Colonialism & white saviourism in tourism and trade

Rhiannon Mosher , August 4th, 2016


Travel writer/ editor/ photographer Bani Amor‘s work in Bitch magazine tackles the question of what it means to decolonize travel culture (tourism) as well as our trade relationships with…


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Ghettos

Rhiannon Mosher , July 14th, 2016


Ghettos. We commonly associate the term today with places like “effective social or ethnic ghettos, from the favelas of Brazil to the mostly black urban neighbourhoods of the…


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Polina Manolova: Brexit and the production of “illegal” EU migrants

Focaal Web Editor , July 6th, 2016


Bulgarians on their way to the “West” EU immigration was the primary source of contention in the debates surrounding the recent referendum about the United Kingdom’s EU membership….


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The Ultimate Proletarian and the Neoliberal Condition

Maximilian Forte , June 11th, 2016


“Proletarian” has acquired many layers of meaning over the centuries, possibly in part because the many, historically changing situations of proletarians became more complex. Since the advent of…


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Working-class in academe

eli , June 10th, 2016


When the Minnesota Review changed editors a few years ago, the old back issues disappeared from their website. Fortunately, one of my favorite essays, Diane Kendig‘s “Now I Work In…


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The reception and consumption of telenovelas in Senegal

John Postill , May 18th, 2016


This is a fourth set of notes under the broad theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and S. Tenhunen (eds.)…


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How ‘Maintainers,’ Not ‘Innovators,’ Make the World Turn

Rhiannon Mosher , April 12th, 2016


I have been hearing a lot about ‘disrupters’ and ‘innovators’ in tech and marketing industries lately, and something about that language has always irked me. Lee Vinsel (an…


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Pharmaceutical Prosthesis and White Racial Rescue in the Prescription Opioid “Epidemic” by Helena Hansen

Helena Hansen , December 14th, 2015


Introduction A U.S. public discourse of addiction as a disabling psychiatric condition (as opposed to a moral flaw or social deviancy) was codified into Social Security policy in…


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#TheoryThursday

Anth Sisters , August 27th, 2015


TW: Discussions of Racism  Defining ethnocentrism  Recognizing and addressing ethnocentrism is one of the most important parts of anthropological practice. Being ethnocentric involves evaluati…


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#TheoryThursday

Unknown , August 27th, 2015


TW: Discussions of Racism  Defining ethnocentrism  Recognizing and addressing ethnocentrism is one of the most important parts of anthropological practice. Being ethnocentric involves evaluati…


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#TheoryThursday

Anth Sisters , August 27th, 2015


TW: Discussions of Racism  Defining ethnocentrism  Recognizing and addressing ethnocentrism is one of the most important parts of anthropological practice. Being ethnocentric involves evaluati…


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#TheoryThursday

Anth Sisters , August 27th, 2015


TW: Discussions of Racism  Defining ethnocentrism  Recognizing and addressing ethnocentrism is one of the most important parts of anthropological practice. Being ethnocentric involves evaluati…


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#Podcast Interview Round Up: New Books in Anthropology – REDUX

Ian M. Cook , August 6th, 2015


After getting all worked up about new publications via last week’s #Reviews, we thought to indulge a bit more – by revisiting podcasts on new anthropology books all…


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The Price of Freedom

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , July 26th, 2015


What do the end of slavery and the European financial crisis have in common? Recently, the BBC ran a two-part documentary in the UK on how slave owners…


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The Price of Freedom

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , July 26th, 2015


What do the end of slavery and the European financial crisis have in common? Recently, the BBC ran a two-part documentary in the UK on how slave owners…


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The Price of Freedom

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , July 26th, 2015


What do the end of slavery and the European financial crisis have in common? Recently, the BBC ran a two-part documentary in the UK on how slave owners…


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A New Politics of Distribution

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , March 1st, 2015


What is a Basic Income Grant and what might it mean for Trinidad and Tobago… My last two columns asked questions about transforming the status quo, such as…


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OJT=UWI’s Cepep

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , February 1st, 2015


The phenomenon of “Bullshit Jobs” in Trinidad… A common complaint I hear informally from some graduates at the UWI concerns the disconnect between what they know and the…


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Cultures of Dependency

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , November 23rd, 2014


fundamental social change is hard to achieve because cultures of dependency are deeply entrenched in the local political culture. In political theories of social change like Marxism, under…


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Martians and Mechanical Cages

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , August 17th, 2014


Trinidad traffic culture and what a anthropologist from Mars might think of it all If an anthropologist on Mars observed many areas of Trinidad from far they would…


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