Frossard, C.M. and R. Jaffe (forthcoming). Security and Technology in Kingston and Recife. In: Setha Low (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City: Engaging the Urban and the Future. London: Routledge.

Volinz, L.  (forthcoming). ‘The State Effects of Public and Private Security Providers at East Jerusalem’s National Parks’ in J.P Burgess et al (eds.) Socially Responsible Innovation in Security: Critical Reflections. Routledge.


Jaffe, R. (2018). Cities and the Political Imagination. The Sociological Review.

Jaffe, R. (2018). A Conversation with Gloria Wekker. Development and Change.


Colona, F., & Diphoorn, T. (2017). “Eyes, Ears, and Wheels”: Policing Partnerships in Nairobi, Kenya. Conflict and Society, 3(1), 8-23.

Diphoorn, T. (2017). An Ethnographic Approach to Non-State Security: Participation Observation among Private Security Officers. In: Schneiker, Andrea and Andreas Kruck (eds.) Researching non-state actors in international security: theory & practice. London: Routledge.

Diphoorn, T. (2017). Who do you Call? Private Security Policing in Durban, South Africa. In: Paul Higate & Mats Utas (eds.), Private Security in Africa – From the Global Assemblage to the Everyday. Zed Books.

Diphoorn, T. (2017). Moonlighting: Crossing the public-private policing divide in Durban, South Africa. In: Beek, Jan, Göpfert, Mirco, Owen, Olly, and Jonny Steinberg (eds.) Police in Africa: The Street Level View. London: Hurst Publishers.

Grassiani, E. (2017). Commercialized occupation skills: Israeli security experience as an international brand. In: Matthias Leese and Stef Wittendorp (eds.), Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Grassiani, E. & T. Diphoorn (2017). eds. Private Security, Conflict and Society 3.

Grassiani, E. & T. Diphoorn (2017). Introduction: Ethnographies of Private Security. Conflict and Society 3.

Müller, F. (2017). Urban informality as a signifier: Performing urban reordering in suburban Rio de Janeiro. International Sociology 32(4): 493-511.


Colona, F. & R. Jaffe. (2016) Hybrid Governance Arrangements. European Journal of Development Research 28(2): 175-183. 2016

Diphoorn, T. (2016). “Surveillance of the Surveillers”: Regulation of the Private Security Industry in South Africa and Kenya. African Studies Review 59(2): 161-182.

Diphoorn, T. & H.M. Kyed (2016). Entanglements of private security and community policing in South Africa and Swaziland. African Affairs 115(461): 710-732.

Diphoorn, T. & E. Grassiani. (2016). Securitizing Capital: A Processual-Relational Approach to Pluralised Security. Theoretical Criminology, Forthcoming.

Frossard, C.M. (2016). The Spectacular Favela: Violence in Modern Brazil [Review of the book The Spectacular Favela, by E.R. Larkins]. Etnofoor 27(2): 185-187.

Grassiani, E. & Volinz, L. (2016). Intimidation, reassurance and invisibility: Israeli security agents in the Old City of Jerusalem. Focaal 3: 14-30. 

Harbers, I., R. Jaffe & V. Cummings. (2016) A Battle for Hearts and Minds: Citizens’ Perceptions of Formal and Irregular Governance Actors in Urban Jamaica. Política y Gobierno 23(1): 97-123.

Jaffe, R. & De Koning, A. (2016) Introducing Urban Anthropology. Oxford and New York: Routledge.

Volinz, Lior (2017) ‘Comparative Military Urbanism: Topographies of Citizenship and Security Threats in Brussels and Jerusalem,’ International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Spotlight On “The City at War'”.


Bos, F. & R. Jaffe. (2015) A Rejuvenated Approach to Urban Development and Inequality: Young People’s Perceptions and Experiences in Rio de Janeiro. Habitat International 48: 106-112.

De Koning, A., R. Jaffe & M. Koster. (2015) Introduction: Citizenship Agendas in and beyond the Nation-State. Citizenship Studies 19(2): 121-127.

Diphoorn, T. (2015) Twilight Policing: Private Security and Violence in Urban South Africa. Oakland: University of California Press.

Diphoorn, T. (2015) The ‘Bravo Mike Syndrome’: Private Security Culture and Racial Profiling in South Africa. Policing and Society, DOI: 10.1080/10439463.2015.1089869.

Diphoorn, T. (2015) Twilight Policing: Private Security Practices in South Africa. British Journal of Criminology, DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azv057

Diphoorn, T. (2015) “It’s all about the body”: The Bodily Capital of Armed Response Officers in South Africa. Medical Anthropology, DOI: 10.1080/01459740.2015.1027342.

Grassiani, E. & T. Diphoorn, (2015). eds. Security, Special Issue of Etnofoor 27(2).

Diphoorn, T. & E. Grassiani. (2015). Introduction: Security. Etnofoor 27 (2).

Grassiani, E. (2015).  Moral Othering at the Checkpoint: the Case of Israeli Soldiers and Palestinian Civilians. Critique of Anthropology 35 (4).

Grassiani, E. (2015). Vriendschap in tijden van actie: de lente aan de UvA. In:  Mark Geels and Tim van Opijnen (eds.) Nederland in Ideeën 2016: Dit is het Mooiste ooit. Amsterdam: Maven Publishing.

Grassiani, E. & T. Diphoorn. (2015). eds. Security, special issue of Etnofoor 27 (2).

Gupta, J., H. Verrest & R, Jaffe. (2015) Theorizing Governance. In: Joyeeta Gupta, Karin Pfeffer, Hebe Verrest and Mirjam Ros-Tonen (eds.), Geographies of Urban Governance: Advanced Theories, Methods and Practices, p. 27-43. Dordrecht: Springer.

Jaffe, R. (2015) From Maroons to Dons: Sovereignty, Violence and Law in Jamaica. Critique of Anthropology 35(1): 47-63.

Jaffe, R. (2015) Between Ballots and Bullets: Elections and Citizenship in and beyond the Nation-State. Citizenship Studies 19(2): 128-140.

Jaffe, R. (2015) Kingston: Violence and Resilience. In: Kees Koonings and Dirk Kruijt (eds.), Violence and Resilience in Latin American Cities, p. 122-133. London: Zed Books.

Jaffe, R. & E. Grassiani. (2015). Securing Logistics Hubs: The Role of Private Security. In: Rocky R. Meads, Laurence L. Mccabe and Anthony M.H. Clayton (eds.) Logistics Hubs: Opportunities, Threats and Risks. The Moneague Papers, Caribbean Security and Strategy Conference, Moneague, Jamaica.

Klaufus, C. & R. Jaffe. (2015) Latin American and Caribbean Urban Development. European Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 100: 63-72.

Koster, M., R. Jaffe & A. De Koning (eds.). (2015) Citizenship Agendas in and beyond the Nation-State. Special Issue of Citizenship Studies 19(2).

Meikle, T. & R. Jaffe. (2015) ‘Police as the New Don’? An Assessment of Post-Dudus Policing Strategies in Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Criminology 1(2): 75-100.


Bal, E., E. Grassiani & K.M. Kirk (2014) Neoliberal individualism in Dutch universities Teaching and learning anthropology in an insecure environment. Learning and Teaching, 7 (3), 46-72.

Diphoorn, T. (2014) Private Security Governance in South Africa. In: Haferburg, Christopher and Marie Huchzermeyer (eds.) Urban Governance in Post-apartheid Cities: Modes of Engagement in South Africa’s Metropoles. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart and Scottsville: UKZN.

Diphoorn, T. & J. Berg (2014) Typologies of Partnering Policing: Case studies from urban South AfricaPolicing and Society 24(4): 425-442

Grassiani, E. (2014) Soldiering under Occupation: Spaces of Morality. Dialogue, 2014 (7), 63-64.

Grassiani, E. & R. Jaffe (2014) De Staat Voorbij: Privatisering en Globalisering van Beveiliging. #kijkSW, 8, 14-15.

Grassiani, E. & M. Swinkels (2014) Introduction: Engaging with Border. Etnofoor, 26 (1), 7-12.

Grassiani, E. & D. Verweij (2014) The Disciplinary Gaze of the Camera’s Eye: Soldiers’ Conscience and Moral Responsibility. Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, 15 (3), 5-22.

Jaffe, R. (2014) Crime Watch: Mediating Belonging and the Politics of Place in Inner-City Jamaica. In: Hannah Jones and Emma Jackson (eds.), Stories of Cosmopolitan Belonging: Emotion and Location, p. 159-169. London: Routledge.

Jaffe, R. (2014) Toward an Anthropology of the Caribbean State. Small Axe 18(1): 173-180.

Jaffe, R. & E. Grassiani (2014) Securing the City: Challenges to Human Rights. In T. van Lindert & D. Lettinga (Eds.), The future of human rights in an urban world: exploring opportunities, threats and chalenges (Changing perspectives on human rights) (pp. 51-56). Amsterdam: Amnesty International Netherlands.

Jeursen, T. & C. van der Borgh (2014) Security Provision after Regime Change: Local Militias and Political Entities in Post-Qaddafi Tripoli. Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 8 (2-3), 173-191.

Salverda, T. & E. Grassiani (2014) Introduction: Anxiety at the Top. Comparative Sociology, 13 (1), 1-11. doi: 10.1163/15691330-12341291


Diphoorn, T. (2013) The Emotionality of Participation: Various Modes of Participation in Ethnographic Fieldwork on Private Policing in Durban, South AfricaJournal of Contemporary Ethnography 42(2): 201-225.

Grassiani, E. (2013). Soldiering under occupation: processes of numbing among Israeli soldiers in the Al-Aqsa Intifada. New York: Berghahn Books.

Jaffe, R. (2013) The Hybrid State: Crime and Citizenship in Urban Jamaica. American Ethnologist 40(4): 734-748.

Jaffe, R. (2013) Visual Culture and Criminal Iconization in Kingston, Jamaica: A Photo-Essay. Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writings 13(1): 131-139.


Grassiani, E. (2012). Militarizing the Enemy’s Home, Israel/Palestine: a Photo EssayCritical Planning, 19 (Summer 2012), 105-112.

Jaffe, R. (2012) Crime and Insurgent Citizenship: Extra-state rule and belonging in urban Jamaica. Development 55(2):219-223.

Jaffe, R. (2012) Criminal Dons and Extralegal Security Privatization in Downtown Kingston, Jamaica. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 33(2): 184-197.