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Anthropology of Policy

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  1. The Gray Zone
    Based on rare, in-depth fieldwork among an undercover police investigative team working in a southern EU maritime state, Gregory Feldman examines how "taking action" against human smuggling rings requires the team to enter the... Learn More
    Published: 18th December 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. Law Mart
    American law schools are in deep crisis. Enrollment is down, student loan debt is up, and the profession's supply of high-paying jobs is shrinking. Meanwhile, thousands of graduates remain underemployed while the legal needs of... Learn More
    Published: 18th July 2017
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  3. One Blue Child
    Radical changes in our understanding of health and healthcare are reshaping twenty-first-century personhood. In the last few years, there has been a great influx of public policy and biometric technologies targeted at engaging... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2017
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. The Orderly Entrepreneur
    The first generation of children born after Rwanda's 1994 genocide is just now reaching maturity, setting aside their school uniforms to take up adult roles in Rwandan society and the economy. At the same time, Rwanda's post-war... Learn More
    Published: 14th September 2016
    Hardback | £72.00
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  5. Coercive Concern
    Many liberal-minded Western democracies pride themselves on their commitments to egalitarianism, the fair treatment of immigrants, and the right to education. These environments would seem to provide a best-case scenario for the... Learn More
    Published: 16th March 2016
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. Fragile Elite
    China's One Child Policy and its rigorous national focus on educational testing are well known. But what happens to those "lucky" few at the very top of the pyramid: elite university students in China who grew up under the One... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2016
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  7. Navigating Austerity
    Navigating Austerity addresses a key policy question of our era: what happens to society and the environment when austerity dominates political and economic life? To get to the heart of this issue, Laura Bear tells the stories... Learn More
    Published: 19th August 2015
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  8. Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats
    In 2000, the U.S. passed a major aid package that was going to help Colombia do it all: cut drug trafficking, defeat leftist guerrillas, support peace, and build democracy. More than 80% of the assistance, however, was military... Learn More
    Published: 10th June 2015
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £19.99