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Dylan Kerrigan

Saturday, May 16, 2015
​Power has many definitions. One way anthropologists talk about power is the “power matrix,” a model developed by the Institute for Development Studies at the University of Sussex.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Now the point isn’t its all Oprah’s fault—after all, it’s hard to blame the world’s problems on one celebrity.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Writing about corruption from the petty to the massive in Africa, anthropologist Jean-Pierre Sardan proposed five behavioural logics to help explain why “corruption finds, in contemporary Africa, such
Sunday, April 5, 2015
​“Whose side are we on?” is a famous and pertinent question asked of social science research by sociologist Harold Becker in a 1967 article of the same title.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Whether it’s the UN ranking nations in terms of a global happiness index, our National Gas Company’s ad campaign asking “are you the happiest?” or a massive brand like Coca-Cola claiming they sell hap
Sunday, March 1, 2015
​My last two columns asked questions about transforming the status quo, such as what are some solutions to our politics of full employment and the local increases in dead-end jobs?
Sunday, February 15, 2015
It has become impossible today to describe Carnival as a festival of national inclusion—as some once did. That said, there are still some long-established aspects that continue to shine through.
Sunday, February 1, 2015
A common complaint I hear informally from some graduates at the UWI concerns the disconnect between what they know and the jobs they get or are offered.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
According to anthropologist Barbara King, one alternative to the 2014 Merriam-Webster Dictionary word of the year “culture” is “privilege.”
Sunday, January 4, 2015
​Any list of troubles in our local Police Service would include excessive use of force, blurred lines between police and military, an intense focus on policing the poor, failure to police the wealthy

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