Crime's Power: Anthropologists and the Ethnography of Crime by Philip C. Parnell, Stephanie C. Kane

By Philip C. Parnell, Stephanie C. Kane

The alterations which are engulfing the realm today--the fall of realms and dictatorships, migrations and border crossings, revolution, democratization, and the overseas unfold of capital--call for brand spanking new techniques to the topic of crime. Anthropologists have interaction numerous easy methods to solution that decision in Crime’s energy . Their view of crime extends into the intimacies of daily life as warfare transforms own identities, the violence of a serial killer inhabits work, and because the think of imprisonment unearths society's potentials. relocating past the fixities of legislation, this publication explores the character of crime as an expression of energy around the spectrum of human changes.

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9 Because Garifuna apparently fail to stress reciprocal exchange between land, individuals, and owners, the Q’eqchi’ identify the Garifuna as different, immoral, and natural transgressors. Valuing foreign currency, appearing idle or only passing by, the mythical Q’eq is manifested in the (mis)perception of the Garifuna as selfish and disrespectful. My girlfriend told me that the morenos are mean at the pump where she goes to get water. I asked her why, and she replied, “God knows, because they are morenos maybe, if you go to get ahead in the line, they’ll hit you.

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