Tag: Decay

Book Review: Decay edited by Ghassan Hage

Rose Deller , November 11th, 2021

In Decay, Ghassan Hage brings together contributors to explore the mechanisms, conditions and temporalities of social and material decay in a variety of settings across the globe. Encouraging…

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A Hero of Solitude #MeadCompetition

Henrik Hvenegaard Mikkelsen , February 6th, 2017

The person I wish to present in the following, a 72-year-old man named Herman, has withdrawn from almost all human contact. But to what extent could we accept…


Material as opposed to what? Three recent ethnographies of welfare, biological labor, and human dignity by Leo Coleman

Leo Coleman , January 21st, 2017

Catherine Fennell. Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. Kalinda Vora. Life Support: Biocapital and the New History of O…