By considering multiple perspectives on the problem of networking and networks in public policy circles, as well as the wider professional world, this article aims to both draw out and blur boundaries and definitions among multiple levels of networking as an analytic concept, a fieldwork method and a practice observed among policymakers. In making this distinction and explaining it in relation to theorisations of fieldwork rapport and 'complicity,' the article attempts to show that the distance and collegiality that defines professional networking is a viable and potentially quite insightful mode, means and method for conducting fieldwork, particularly for multisited anthropology of public policy projects. To that end, this article offers both conceptual ideas, as well as practical advice for conceiving and conducting fieldwork for an anthropology of public policy project.
Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London
, Romanians’ legal status in the UK shifted, between illegal and regularized, “supported by an increasingly buoyant migrant economy of brokerage, kinship and professional networks” ( Trandafoiu 2013: 101 ). Certain areas in Romania have developed a culture of
Community life and violence in a neofascist movement in Italy
Maddalena Gretel Cammelli
interwoven with militants’ lives in multiple ways. For instance, CasaPound is also a professional network that complements existing neofascist networks in Rome. As militants themselves noted, CasaPound merchandise and Zeta Zero Alfa T-shirts, CDs, and
“Studying Up” the Global Division of Labor and Mobility in the Humanitarian Industry in Jordan
's transient. They're here and they're in Iraq next, or in Lebanon, or Egypt, or Geneva … so you have a network you can rely on when future posts open up” (Alex, interview, 20 June 2018). Indeed, expat hubs open up social and professional networks and