Tag: marginalization

Academic Fictions: You are John

ff 1. There are two twins sat on the beach but one is farther up the shore, closer to West Point, or right inside it, depending on which…

In the Journals – Policing and Discrimination

George Floyd protest signs at the Ottawa Courthouse by Janderson L. via wikimedia Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that are…

PrEP at the Margins: Towards a Critically Applied Anthropology of Nordic PrEP Access by Tony Joakim Sandset

In the spirit of this series on a ‘critically applied’ approach to PrEP, this piece shows how thinking with the concept of marginality can contribute to an analysis…

Posting at the Margins

The “memeification” of political discourse in the 2018 Mexican presidential elections. Brandon Hunter-Pazzara “Okay, let’s start the memes,” posted a member of a community Facebook page in the…

Washing Out Trump’s Mouth with Haitian History

A Haitian artist responds to the “shithole” remark. The day after President Trump referred to Haiti and the continent of Africa as “shithole countries,” Jerry Rosembert Moïse, a…

The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 24: Thurka Sangaramoorthy on Decolonizing Anthropology in the Trump Era

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…

The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus Project, Week 14: Graham Denyer Willis on Taylor’s #BlackLivesMatter to “Black Liberation”

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…

Economic #Remoteness and the ‘Development’ of Rural Ukraine

Nagorna, a village in Odessa province, Ukraine, has not always been a ‘remote’ place. During Soviet times, it was part of a thriving agricultural district, with the nearby…

“Don’t Think About the Crisis, Work!”

Rage, Crisis, and the Informal Economy in Brazil   The foundation of Brazilian modernity has emerged from an unresolved contradiction. The informal economy has embraced millions of low-income…

Turning cool kids into outlaws – Legal #fictions and the management of heroin abuse in post-reform China

Cool kids. On a rainy afternoon towards the end of my fieldwork in Qilin, southwest China, I sat with one of my informants, Jiao Hua – a round,…

Journeys Within and Between the City, Part Two

In the field, anthropologists are often presented with competing narratives, imaginings juxtaposed with reality, and the collision of facts with opinions and perceptions. The narratives of research pa…