PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review’s fifth emergent conversation reflects on the recent U.S. presidential election, presenting a variety of perspectives on the social conditions and implications of the election results and its possible implications. It is provided as part of PoLAR Online’s mission to provide spaces for emergent conversations and debates related to political and legal anthropology.
Marc Edelman kicks off the discussion here, building upon an earlier editorial published in Open Democracy, reflecting on the ramifications of the 2016 U.S. election. PoLAR is accepting contributions through the new year. If you would like to submit a piece for inclusion in this conversation, please contact Associate Editor Kate Henne.