New Books

fassin la societe2

Didier Fassin (Faculty), La Société qui vient, ed., Seuil, 2022.

fassin book, policing

Didier Fassin (Faculty), Policing the City. An Ethno-graphic (with Frédéric Debomy and Jake Raynal), Other Press, 2022.

deleeuw, reading ricoeur

Marc de Leeuw (Visitor 2019-21), Reading Ricoeur through Law, ed. (with George H. Taylor and Eileen Brennan), Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.

deleeuw, paul ricoeur

Marc de Leeuw (Visitor 2019-21), Paul Ricoeur’s Renewal of Philosophical Anthropology: Vulnerability, Capability, Justice, Rowman & Littlefield, 2021.


Didier Fassin (Faculty), Pandemic Exposures: Economy and Society in the Time of Coronavirus, ed. (with Marion Fourcade), Hau Books, 2021. (Free download)

parrenas book

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas (Member 2015-16), Unfree: Migrant Domestic Work in Arab States, Stanford University Press, 2021.

fassin death of a traveller

Didier Fassin (Faculty), Death of a Traveller: A Counter Investigation, Polity, 2021.

modern, neuromatic

John Lardas Modern (Member 2017-18), Neuromatic: Or, A Particular History of Religion and the Brain, The University of Chicago Press, 2021.

fassin words and worlds

Didier Fassin (Faculty),  Words and Worlds: A Lexicon for Dark Times, ed. (with Veena Das), Duke University Press, 2021.

fassin rebel economies

Didier Fassin (Faculty), Rebel Economies: Warlords, Insurgents, Humanitarians (editor with Nicola Di Cosmo and Clémence Pinaud), Rowman & Littlefield, 2021.

coleman book

Charly Coleman (Member 2017-18), The Spirit of French Capitalism: Economic Theology in the Age of Enlightenment, Stanford University Press, 2021.

bessire book, running out

Lucas Bessire (Member 2012-13), Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains, Princeton University Press, 2021.

vailly book, sur la trace

Joëlle Vailly (Member 2019-20), ed, Sur la trace des suspects. L'incorporation de la preuve et de l’indice à l’ère de la génétique, Éditions Maison des sciences de l'homme, 2021.

miller, halfway home

Reuben Jonathan Miller (Member 2016-17), Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration, Little, Brown and Company, 2021.

fabiani, pierre bourdieu

Jean-Louis Fabiani (Member 2017-18), Pierre Bourdieu: A Heroic Structuralism, Brill, 2020.

fabiani, clint eastwood

Jean-Louis Fabiani (Member 2017-18), Clint Eastwood, La Découverte, 2020.

richardson book, epidemic

Eugene Richardson (Visitor 2018-19), Epidemic Illusions: On the Coloniality of Global Public Health, MIT Press, 2020.

fassin book, force de l'ordre

Didier Fassin (Faculty), La Force de l’ordre. Une enquête ethno-graphique (with Frédéric Debomy and Jake Raynal), Seuil/Delcourt, 2020.

fassin book, mort voyageur

Didier Fassin (Faculty), Mort d’un voyageur. Une contre-enquêteSeuil, 2020.

narotzky book, grassroots

Susana Narotzky (Member 2019-20), Grassroots Economies: Living with Austerity in Southern Europe, Pluto Press, 2020.

kirksey book, mutant project

Eben Kirksey (Member 2019-20), The Mutant Project: Inside the Global Race to Genetically Modify Humans, St. Martin's Press, 2020.

Book cover - On The Judgment of History

Joan W. Scott (Emerita), On the Judgment of History, Columbia University Press, 2020.

Hector Amaya (Member 2018-19), Trafficking: Narcoculture in Mexico and the United States, Duke University Press, 2020.

Ergin Bulut (Visitor 2019-20), A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry, Cornel University Press, 2020.

Enze Han (Member 2015-16), Asymmetrical Neighbors: Borderland State Building between China and Southeast Asia, Oxford University Press, 2019.

Didier Fassin (Faculty) and Bernard E. Harcourt (Visiting Faculty 2016-17), eds., A Time for Critique, Columbia University Press, 2019.

Edgar Cabanas and Eva Illouz (Member 2018-19), Manufacturing Happy Citizens: How the Science and Industry of Happiness Control our Lives, Polity, 2019.


Dieter Thomä (Member 2018-19), Troublemakers: A Philosophy of Puer Robustus, Polity, 2019.

Ayşa Parla (Member 2016-17, Visitor 2017-18), Precarious Hope: Migration and the Limits of Belonging in Turkey, Stanford University Press, 2019.

Massimiliano Tomba (Member 2016-17), Insurgent Universality: An Alternative Legacy of Modernity, Oxford University Press, 2019.

Julia Hell (Visitor 2017-18), The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome, The University of Chicago Press, 2019.

scott, knowledge-power

Joan W. Scott (Emerita), Knowledge, Power, and Academic Freedom, Columbia University Press, 2019.

Paul Nugent (Member 2015-16), Boundaries, Communities and State-Making in West Africa: The Centrality of the Margin, Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Maurizio Meloni (Member 2014-15; Visitor 2015-16), Impressionable Biologies: From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics, Routledge, 2019.