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.


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

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

Müller, F. & Steinke, A. (2018). Criminalising encounters: MINUSTAH as a laboratory for armed humanitarian pacification. Global Crime.

Volinz, L. (2018). Crafting and reinforcing the state through security privatisation: territorialisation as a public–private state project in East Jerusalem. Policing and Society.

Volinz, L.  (2018). ‘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.


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.