Category Archives: literature

Out now: Bodies of evidence

by admin on November 8, 2018

Bodies as Evidence. Security, Knowledge, and Power. edited by Mark Maguire, Ursula Rao and Nils Zurawski Duke University Press 2018. You can read the introduction online. Contributors: Daniel M. Goldstein, Carolina Alonso Bejarano, Gregory Feldman, Elida K. U. Jacobsen, Ieva Jusionyte, Joseph Masco, Joseba Zulaika  

New book: Anthropology of Security

by admin on August 18, 2014

Edited by Mark Maguire (Maynooth, Irland) Nils Zurawski (Hamburg) and Catarina Frois (Lisbon): The Anthropology of Security: Perspectives from the Frontline of Policing, Counter-terrorism and Border Control. London, Pluto Press 2014 The book shows how contemporary Europe is now home to a vast security industry which uses biometric identification systems, CCTV and quasi-military techniques to […]