Bret Gustafson is associate professor of sociocultural anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. His work focuses on the anthropology of politics and the political, particularly Latin American social movements, state transformation, and the politics of development.
Posts by Bret Gustafson
In 2023, the Bond franchise celebrates its 70th anniversary. Very few franchises, with the exception of the Universal Classic Monsters and Godzilla series have enjoyed such a long life in popular media like film. Like them, the Bond franchise has seen many new beginnings which continually restart the property, which perpetually reset it, and which are bound to do so again.