Monday, May 4, 2020

Artforum is an international monthly magazine, based in New York City, specializing in contemporary art with over 2.3 million site visitors, annually.

Author Stuart Schrader on policing and COVID-19 ("The Harm or Law") quoted research by Faculty of Law Professor and Centre for Ethics director, Markus D. Dubber:

"We don’t use the term household exactly the same way today. Now, we tend to use a word with Greek roots to mean roughly the same thing: economy. Thus, as the legal scholar Markus D. Dubber has suggested (quoting Blackstone, who codified these ideas in 1769), 'Policing meant governing the state as a household for the sake of its ‘public police and economy.’ If the concept of the household implied the existence of a householder or patriarch, in contemporary usage economy—without police attached to it—disavows any sense of who governs the economy, and how, or why."

Read the full article at Artforum