Sociology: Grievability

Ariss, R. 2004

‘“Bring out your dead”: law, human remains and memory’, Canadian Journal of Law and Society, 19:1, 33-54.

Balkan, O. 2019

‘Not in my graveyard: citizenship, memory, and identity in the wake of the Boston marathon bombing’ in D.W. McIvor & A. Keller Hirsch (eds) The Democratic Arts Of Mourning: Political Theory And Loss, London: Lexington Books, 83-101.

Baraybar, J. & Azevedo, V.  2022

‘Peruvian thanatoscape and posthumous biographies of prisoners: dispersion and re-appropriation of undesirable corpses’, Death Studies, 47:6, 714-726.

Klaufus, C. & Weegels, J. 2022

From prison to pit: trajectories of a dispensible population in Latin America’, Mortality, 27:4, 410-425.

Sepputat, F. 2018

‘Governing the dead in Guatamala: public authority and dead bodies’ in A. Robben (ed.) (2018) A Companion to the Anthropology of Death, John Wiley & Sons, 1-16.


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