Tag: dispossession

Fragments of Reparation & Recognition in the Golden State

Ryan , October 9th, 2021

Aerial image of Bruce’s Beach park (highlighted in color), Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles. Adapted from Google Earth, 2021. On September 30, California Governor Gavin Newsome signed Senate Bill…


In the Journals – Policing Migration

allisontedesco , January 25th, 2021

A Macedonian police officer raises his baton toward migrants by Freedom House via creativecommons Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that…


Disrupting Silicon Valley’s Stories

Alexandra Frankel , November 9th, 2018

In a climate of pervasive narratives of wealth creation and success, how can anthropology hold corporate and tech sectors to account? In March 2014, Business Insider published the…

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Mapping Dispossession, Mapping Affect

Alexandra Frankel , November 9th, 2018

How Silicon Valley’s wealth produces uneven impacts throughout the region.  Silicon Valley is a geographic region, shorthand for all things tech, the global hub of the technology industry,…

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Thomas Strong: Dispossession as historical allegory: Observing Dublin’s housing crisis

Focaal Web Editor , October 12th, 2018

In Dublin today, an intensifying housing crisis is provoking a dramatic public response. Activists, spearheaded by groups like Dublin Central Housing Action, occupy empty properties, draping banners f…


Web Roundup: Annals of Injury and Dispossession by Talia Gordon

Talia Gordon , July 31st, 2018

In a 2013 essay in American Anthropologist, Andrea Muehlebach summarized the concept of “precarity” as “a shorthand for…the multiple forms of nightmarish dispossession and injury that our age…


A Common Cause

Alexandra Frankel , March 13th, 2018

Bernard Perley © 2018 Cite as: Perley, Bernard. 2018. “A Common Cause.” Anthropology News website, March 12, 2018. DOI: 10.1111/AN.792

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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 4: Gina Athena Ulysse on “Race: The Power of an Illusion”

smulla16 , September 28th, 2016

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…