Jeffrey Martin

Contact Information

Department of Anthropology
607 S Mathews Ave.
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

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Assistant Professor

Additional Campus Affiliations

Research Interests

  • Sociocultural anthropology; policing, politics, law, security, justice, governance, administration and democracy; China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Education

  • B.A in Mathematics, University of Oregon
  • Ph.D in Anthropology, University of Chicago (2006)

Courses

  • EALC 550 The Ethnography of Chinese Modernity
  • ANTH 499 The Anthropology of Policing

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Martin, Jeffrey T The Confucian Ethic and the Spirit of East Asian Police: A Comparative Study in the Ideology of Democratic Policing Crime, Law & Social Change 61 4 2014, p. 461-90.
Martin, Jeffrey T, and Peter K Manning Policing The Southern Chinese Seaboard Crime, Law & Social Change 61 4 2014, p. 369-76.
Martin, Jeffrey T, and Wayne Chan Hong Kong Style Community Policing: A Study of Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market Crime, Law & Social Change 61 4 2014, p. 401-16.
Martin, Jeffrey T The Hukou and Traditional Virtue: An Ethnographic Note on Taiwanese Policing Theoretical Criminology 17 2 2013, p. 261-269.
Martin, Jeffrey T Legitimate Force in a Particularistic Democracy: Street Police and Outlaw Legislators in the Republic of China on Taiwan Law & Social Inquiry 38 3 2013, p. 615-642.
Martin, Jeffrey T How Law Matters to the Taiwanese Police Anthropology News 53 10 2012, p. 10.
Martin, Jeffrey T Volunteer Police and the Production of Social Order in a Taiwanese Village Taiwan in Comparative Perspective 3 2010, p. 33-49.
Martin, Jeffrey T A Reasonable Balance of Law and Sentiment: Social Order in Democratic Taiwan from the Policeman’s Point of View Law & Society Review 41 3 2007, p. 665-697.

Book Contributions

Martin, Jeffrey T Police as Linking Principle: Rethinking Police Culture in Contemporary Taiwan Policing and Contemporary Governance: The Anthropology of Police in Practice edited by William Garriott. Police as Linking Principle: Rethinking Police Culture in Contemporary Taiwan Edited by William Garriott, NY Palgrave 2013, p. 157-180.