The Politics of Taxes

The main purpose of taxation sort of writ large across space and time is to raise government revenue. In the United States today, taxation has also become the vehicle of choice for implementing any other kind of policy, whether it’s social, cultural, or economic policy. If you consider the United States…

APLA at AAA 2016 Preview

APLA has an exciting roster of events planned for the AAA meetings this year including 43 sessions, graduate student workshops, early career mentoring events and the annual APLA Graduate Student Paper Prize and APLA Book Prize…

NGO-graphies 2015

On November 17th and 18th, the Interest Group on NGOs and Nonprofits of the American Anthropological Association held its second biennial conference, entitled “NGO-graphies.” Over 100 people from a dozen countries braved the snowy weather—and the flight delays …

Human Rights Come Home?

Interested in how global oversight bodies shape the substance of human rights imaginaries? Source: UNOHCHR By Joshua Clark. A coalition of … More