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On Goffman and seeking justice in America

That day we were all at the ASA crammed into Alice Goffman’s author meets critics session, a battle was raging in Ferguson. The battle, erupting after Michael’s Brown’s death at the hands of the law enforcement of Ferguson, arose because the Ferguson Police … Continue reading

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Upcoming special issue of Ethnography

Way back in late 2012/early 2013, my colleague Mats Trondman and I floated an idea to Paul Willis, who, at the time, was editor of Ethnography. We proposed a special issue engaging Isaac Reed’s book, Interpretation and Social Knowledge. The … Continue reading

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