Issue 32.1, February 2017

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Homepage_slug_32-1_cover4web Our first issue of 2017 features a new contribution to the journal’s Openings and Retrospectives section: an Openings collection, “Speed,” edited by Vincent Duclos, Tomás Sánchez Criado, and Vinh-Kim Nguyen. In their introductory essay, the editors discuss how they hope to open anthropological practice to speed by offering a “a timely probe into machinic, p... More...

Precarity

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Homepage_slug_precarious Precarity is an emerging abandonment that pushes us away from a livable life. In a growing body of scholarship centered on social marginalization, the concept of precarity has come to name “the politically induced condition in which certain populations suffer from failing social and economic networks . . . becoming differentially exposed to injury, violence, and death” (Butler 2009,... More...

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