Tag: New Books in Global Ethics and Politics

Carwyn Jones, “New Treaty, New Tradition: Reconciling New Zealand and Maori Law” (U. British Columbia Press, 2016)

Jason Schulman , September 1st, 2017


In New Treaty, New Tradition: Reconciling New Zealand and Maori Law (University of British Columbia Press, 2016), Carwyn Jones, Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at Victoria…


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Sverre Molland, “The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong” (U. Hawaii Press, 2012)

Nick Cheesman , June 30th, 2017


Now and then we feature a book on New Books in Southeast Asian Studies whose author we ought to have had on the show some time ago. The…


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Cristina Bicchieri, “Norms in the Wild: How to Diagnose, Measure, and Change Social Norms” (Oxford UP, 2017)

Robert Talisse , April 1st, 2017


Humans engage in a wide variety of collective behaviors, ranging from simple customs like wearing a heavy coat in winter to more complex group actions, as when an…


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Banu Bargu, “Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons” (Columbia UP, 2016)

John McMahon , December 10th, 2016


What is the relationship between state power and self-destructive violence as a mode of political resistance? In her book Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons (Columbia…


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Patrick Wolfe, “Traces of History: Elementary Structures of Race” (Verso, 2016)

Anna Levy , November 7th, 2016


Widely known for his pioneering work in the field of settler colonial studies, Patrick Wolfe advanced the theory that settler colonialism was, a structure, not an event. In…


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Mark Schuller, “Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti” (Routledge, 2016)

Alejandra Bronfman , April 28th, 2016


The earthquake that shook Haiti on January 12, 2010 killed and destroyed the homes of hundreds of thousands of people. Mark Schuller‘s book Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti (Routledge,…


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Cymene Howe, “Intimate Activism: “The Struggle for Sexual Rights in Postrevolutionary Nicaragua” (Duke UP, 2013)

Julie Fette , June 10th, 2014


With Intimate Activism: The Struggle for Sexual Rights in Postrevolutionary Nicaragua (Duke University Press, 2013), Cymene Howe offers an ethnography of activism. Woven into Nicaragua’s politic… Visit New Books in Anthropology…


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Denise Brennan, “Life Interrupted: Trafficking into Forced Labor in the United States” (Duke UP, 2014)

Julie Fette , May 20th, 2014


Denise Brennan‘s second book, Life Interrupted: Trafficking into Forced Labor in the United States (Duke University Press, 2014), examines how individuals who were trafficked into forced labor g… Visit…


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