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The Truth About Crime: A Panel Discussion

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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In their new book, The Truth About Crime: Sovereignty, Knowledge, Social Order, Jean and John Comaroff argue that we understand ourselves in the modern era not by our arts, our politics, or our science, but rather by our crimes. Examining recent transformations in the triangulation of capital, the state, and governance that have led to an era where crime and policing are ever more complicit, they reflect powerfully on the new forms of sovereignty, citizenship, class, race, law, and the political economy of representation. Please join us for an exciting discussion. A portion of the book is available upon request.

Jean Comaroff
John Comaroff
Bill Maurer
Lilith Mahmud
Ackbar Abbas
Gabrielle Scwab

– See more at: http://www.socsci.uci.edu/newsevents/events/2017/2017-02-21-comaroff.php#sthash.sVc0WfDs.dpuf



Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm