Monthly Archives: May 2011

For a Cosmopolitan Social Science: lessons from the “Arab Spring”.

Dubbed by the global media the Arab Spring, the Arab Awakening, the Arab revolution and often by activists the Arab Intifada, the wave of protests that started in Tunisia in December 2010 spread like wildfire through Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Liquidated. An Ethnography of Wall Street by Karen Ho

This groundbreaking ethnography of Wall Street was inspired by a paradox: the profound disjuncture between the interests of American corporations and those of their employees. She queried therefore the rationale behind the downsizings imposed by Wall Street and supported by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment