Recently, societies have become more repressive, their laws more
relentless, their magistrates more inflexible, independently of the
evolution of crime. In this book, using genealogical and
ethnographic approaches, anthropologist Didier Fassin...
Didier Fassin, James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the School of
Social Science, has authored Punir: Une Passion Contemporaine (Seuil,
2017), an exploration of punishment from a genealogical and
ethnographic perspective. In this book, Fassin engages...
In recent years, the trafficking of women and children into the
sex sector has become the focus of a steady spate of media
coverage, the subject of abundant policy interventions, and the
target of local, national, and transnational activist...