Current Issue


Editors’ Introduction
John Conley and Justin B. Richland


Illegal Anthropology: An Introduction (pages 211–214)
Kedron Thomas and Rebecca B. Galemba

Land and Law in Marijuana Country: Clean Capital, Dirty Money, and the Drug War’s Rentier Nexus (pages 215–230)
Michael Polson

On and Off the Record: The Production of Legitimacy in an Argentine Border Town (pages 231–248)
Ieva Jusionyte

Smugglers, Fayuqueros, Piratas: Transitory Commodities and Illegality in the Trade of Pirated CDs in Mexico (pages 249–265)
José Carlos G. Aguiar


The Nature of Illegality Under Neoliberalism and Post-Neoliberalism (pages 266–273)
Carmen A. Ferradás


Illegality and Invisibility at Margins and Borders (pages 274–285)
Rebecca B. Galemba

The Problem with Ethics (pages 286–297)
G. Derrick Hodge

Meeting the “Godfather”: Fieldwork and Ethnographic Seduction in a Chinese Nightclub (pages 298–303)
John Osburg


The Study of Illegality and Legality: Which Way Forward? (pages 304–307)
Josiah McC. Heyman


State Transparency after the Neoliberal Turn: The Politics, Limits, and Paradoxes of India’s Right to Information Law (pages 308–325)
Aradhana Sharma

Performing the Court: Public Hearings and the Politics of Judicial Transparency in Argentina (pages 326–340)
Leticia Barrera

Sovereignty in Postcolonial Aotearoa New Zealand: Ambiguities, Paradoxes, and Possibilities (pages 341–357)
Jonathan Barrett and Luke Strongman


Life in Debt: Times of Care and Violence in Neoliberal Chile (pages 358–359)
Nathalie Koc-Menard

In My Mother’s House: Civil War in Sri Lanka (pages 360–361)
Mark Whitaker

Transnationalism Reversed: Women Organizing Against Gender Violence in Bangladesh (pages 362–364)
Tarini Bedi

Between the Guerrillas and the State: The Cocalero Movement, Citizenship and Identity on the Colombian Amazon (pages 364–366)
Diana Bocarejo

Being Maasai, Becoming Indigenous: Postcolonial Politics in a Neoliberal World (pages 367–368)
Gabrielle Lynch

Performing South Africa’s Truth Commission: Stages of Transition (pages 368–370)
Lars Buur

Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests (pages 370–371)
Jeremy M. Campbell

Toward an Anthropology of Government: Democratic Transformations and Nation Building in Wales (pages 372–374)
Emma Crewe

Red Tape: Bureaucracy, Structural Violence, and Poverty (pages 374–375)
Gemma John

Secularism, Soviet Style: Teaching Atheism and Religion in a Volga Republic (pages 375–377)
Julie McBrien

I Say to You: Ethnic politics and the Kalenjin in Kenya (pages 377–379)
Scott Matter

REVIEW ESSAY: Sex Offenses and the Imaginaries of Punitive Reason

Sex Panic and the Punitive State (pages 379–382)
Gillian Harkins

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