Jeffrey T. Martin

 Jeffrey Martin

Contact Information

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

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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 Anthropology of Modern China
  • ANTH 515 Ethnographic Methods and Sociocultural Theory
  • ANTH 499 Political and Legal Anthropology
  • ANTH 499 The Anthropology of Policing
  • ANTH 499 Police Science and Administrative Technology in China
  • GCL147 Police, Culture, and Inequality
  • GEOG199 Ferguson and Beyond: Race, Space, and Policing in 21st-Century America
  • ANTH 399 Asian Martial Arts

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

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.
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 How Law Matters to the Taiwanese Police Anthropology News 53 10 2012, p. 10.
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 The Hukou and Traditional Virtue: An Ethnographic Note on Taiwanese Policing Theoretical Criminology 17 2 2013, p. 261-269.
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, and Peter K Manning Policing The Southern Chinese Seaboard Crime, Law & Social Change 61 4 2014, p. 369-76.
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 Policing an Occupied Legislature: Symbolic Struggle Over the Police Image in Taiwan’s Student Movement Hong Kong Law Journal 45 1 2015, p. 229-248.
Calling the Police, More or Less Democratically Theoretical Criminology 20 4 2016, p. 462-481.

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.
Martin, Jeffrey T, and Fangquan Liu Policing After the Revolution: The Emergence of Professional Police in New China Sage Handbook of Global Policing edited by Ian Loader, edited by Ben Bradford, edited by Jonny Steinberg, edited by Beatrice Jauregui. Policing After the Revolution: The Emergence of Professional Police in New China Edited by Ian Loader, Edited by Ben Bradford, Edited by Jonny Steinberg, Edited by Beatrice Jauregui, London Sage 2016.
Martin, Jeffrey T Police Culture: What It Is, What It Does, and What We Should Do With It The Anthropology of Police edited by Kevin Karpiak, edited by William Garriott. Police Culture: What It Is, What It Does, and What We Should Do With It Edited by Kevin Karpiak, Edited by William Garriott, NY Routledge 2017.
Martin, Jeffrey T Affect: Virtual Force Writing the World of Police: The Difference Ethnography Makes edited by Didier Fassin. Affect: Virtual Force Edited by Didier Fassin, Chicago University of Chicago Press 2017.