SAW Awards Annual Book Prize to Hansen, Little and Milgram

The 2014 Society for the Anthropology of Work Book Prize was awarded in November at the 113th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. The 2014 SAW Book Prize was for an edited collection judged to be the best in the field of the anthropology or work published in the past three years. The criteria […]

Anthropology of Work at #AAA2014

We look forward to seeing colleagues in the “anthropology of work” in Washington DC in December for the AAA Annual Meeting. Samuel Weeks (UC Los Angeles) and I co-edited the program; we are pleased to announce the wonderful SAW events that will take place at the meetings. SAW Business Meeting, Friday, December 5, 6:30-7:45 pm […]

Reflections from the Field

An Experience as a SAW Intern One of the first memories I have of my internship with United Workers, a human rights organization based in Baltimore, was attending a housing roundtable which had been organized to address the dearth of affordable housing for low-income residents of Baltimore City. At the table sat attorneys, community leaders, […]

The Hobbyist Exception

The rules for operating a drone in the United States today are anything but simple. Public entities like universities and police departments can apply for a Certificate of Authorization, which allows them to fly a specific unmanned aircraft in a defined volume of airspace. Private companies have been out of luck unless they use an […]