This Fall, Chris Garces, author of "The Cross Politics of Ecuador's Penal State," agreed to answer a few questions from CA intern Robert Samet. What follows are Garces' thoughts on sacrifice, prison reform in Guayaquil under President Rafael Correa, and the overall trajectory of his research in Ecuador.
Virtual Issue: Security
Over the last twenty years Cultural Anthropology has published a range of articles focused on media in different cultural contexts, and on media and cultural production. Authors have queried how transformations in media technology have changed the way media is conceived, produced and circulated, and the way developments in media have contributed or run parallel to political-economic developments and social re-alignments.