Crime and Punishment

Adaner Usmani

Adaner Usmani

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Studies
Research Interests: Inequality, Social Policy, Labor and Social Movements, Crime and Punishment.... Read more about Adaner Usmani
640 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
2019 Apr 16

Mary Pattillo: Statutory Inequality: The Logics of Monetary Sanctions in State Law

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

Department of Sociology - Colloquium Series presentation by Mary Pattillo, Northwestern University.

 

Statutory Inequality: The Logics of Monetary Sanctions in State Law

Abstract:
Who pays for the institutions of the criminal justice...

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2019 Feb 19

Department Colloquium Series - Sarah Brayne: Policing Data

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

Department of Sociology Colloquium Series presentation by Sarah Brayne, University of Texas at Austin.

Abstract: 

In the past decade, two structural forces intersected: the growth of criminal justice surveillance and the rise of so-called ‘big data.’ The most technologically advanced police departments now use predictive algorithms, network analyses, and other advanced analytic tools for patrol,...

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2018 Feb 20
2018 Feb 06

Department of Sociology Colloquium Series: Javier Auyero: Unpacking Collusion: Traffickers, Cops, and Violence at the Urban Margins

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

Deparment of Sociology Colloquium Series presentation by Javier Auyero, University of Texas at Austin, Urban Ethnography Lab.

Abstract:

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2017 Feb 28

Jean Comaroff: The Truth About Crime: Law, Sovereignty, and the Metaphysics of Disorder in South Africa and Beyond

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450
Politics and Social Change Workshop presentation by Jean Comaroff, Professor, Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies. Read more about Jean Comaroff: The Truth About Crime: Law, Sovereignty, and the Metaphysics of Disorder in South Africa and Beyond

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