Tag: order

The one thing that changed everything: Complex illness & the functional fallacy of a singular cause

Julia Brown , July 28th, 2019

When I asked my research participants what they felt had caused theirs or their patient’s schizophrenia, it was often put down to one thing or another, rather than…

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#Review: The Truth About Crime

Karen Faulk , March 27th, 2018

What is ‘crime’? A social pathology? A violation of social order? The object or raison d’être of law enforcement? How can we best conceive of crime, criminality, and…


Utopias of Crime: Review of the Maurice Halbwachs Summer Institute 2016

Catherine Whittaker , September 30th, 2016

“They say everyone’s born a hero. But if you let it, life will push you over the line until you’re the villain. Problem is, you don’t always know…



Andrea Pia , May 2nd, 2016

The theme of “living fictions” comes from a presentation I gave at a recent meeting of the EASA Anthropology of Law and Rights network and builds on its…


Lived Theories: Hayek’s Neoliberalism and #Pragmatism

Ilana Gershon , March 4th, 2016

One way of characterizing Amy Levine’s rich ethnographic inquiry into pragmatism is to posit South Korean Civil Movement Organisations as a satisfyingly thorough answer to the question: “how…