Publications

Broadcasts

Appearances in 2005 on the Politics Show (BBC1), The Robert Elms Show (BBC London) and Today in Parliament (Radio 4) to talk about the House of Lords.

Wrote and presented a two part radio series on ‘An Anthropology in the House of Lords’, for Radio 4’s Westminster Hour (2007).

Interviewed by Caroline Quinn on the BBC’s Radio 4’s Westminster Hour, 7th April 2013, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p017d610

MPs – do they really work for you? Faculti Media, 26th September 2015, video about findings, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xf11u_IS6Oc

Emma Crewe talks about her book the House of Commons: an anthropology of MPs at work on BBC’s Book Talk, interviewed by Mark D’Arcy for 15 minutes on 20th June 2015, rated 7/10, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b061gxrh

On Radio BBC’s Thinking Aloud with Laurie Taylor to talk about book on the House of Commons (19th October 2016).

Authored Books

Crewe, Emma (2015) Lords and Commons: a short anthropology of Parliament. London: Haus Curiosities.

Crewe, Emma (2015) House of Commons: an anthropology of MPs at work. London and New York: Bloomsbury.

Crewe, Emma and Axelby, Richard (2013) Anthropology and Development: Culture, morality and politics in a globalised world. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Crewe, Emma (2005) Lords of Parliament: manners, rituals and politics. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Crewe, Emma and Harrison, E. A. (1998) Whose Development? An Ethnography of Aid. London; New York: Zed Press.

Edited Books

Crewe, Emma and Müller, Marion G., eds. (2006) Rituals in Parliaments: political, anthropological and historical perspectives on Europe and the United States. Frankfurt am Main; New York: Peter Lang.

Book Chapters

Crewe, Emma (in press) ‘Contemporary Clerkly Culture: Magi or Mandarins?’ In (ed.) Paul Evans, Essays on the History of Parliamentary Procedure, Bloomsbury Academic: London & New York.

Crewe, Emma (in press) Anthropology of Parliaments, in (eds. Olivier Rozenberg & Eric Thiers) Traité d’études parlementaires, Larcier, Brussels.

Crewe, Emma (2014) Westminster MPs: performing politics, in Shirin M. Rai and Rachel E. Johnson, Democracy in Practice: Ceremony and Ritual in Parliaments. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Crewe, Emma (2006) 'Rituals and the Usual Channels in the British House of Lords.' In: Crewe, Emma and Müller, M., (eds.), Rituals in Parliaments. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Crewe, Emma (2005) 'Enhancing Influence through Effective Communication.' In: Raman, M. and Sharma, S. and Mishra, B., (eds.), Communicating at Work: Shifting Paradigms and Emerging Trends. New Delhi: Jain Brothers.

Crewe, Emma (2004) 'Context, Evidence and Links: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Research-Policy Process.' In: Court, Julius and Hovland, Ingie and Young, John, (eds.), Bridging Research and Policy in Development: Context, Evidence and Links. London: Intermediate Technology Publications.

Crewe, Emma and Harrison, E. A. (2004) 'Is Culture a Barrier to Change?' In: Edelman, M. and Haugerud, A., (eds.), The Anthropology of Development and Globalization. Oxford: Blackwell.

Crewe, Emma (1997) 'The Silent Traditions of Developing Cooks.' In: Grillo , R. D. and Stirrat, R. S., (eds.), Discourses of Development: Anthropological Perspectives. London: Berg. (Explorations in anthropology)

Crewe, Emma (1995) 'Indoor Air Pollution, Household Health and Appropriate Technology: Women and the Indoor Environment.' In: Bradford, B. and Gwynne , M., (eds.), Down to Earth: Community Perspectives on Health, Development and the Environment. Washington: Kumarian Press.

Crewe, Emma (1991) 'Indoor Air Pollution, Household Health and Appropriate Technology: Women and the Indoor Environment in Sri Lanka.' In: Clark, John, (ed.), Democratizing Development: the role of voluntary organizations. Kumarian Press.

Articles

Crewe, Emma (in press) Reading the Runes, the politics of ‘evidence’ in law-making in the UK, Redescriptions: Political Thought, Conceptual History and Feminist Theory.

Crewe, Emma (2017) ‘Ethnography of Parliament: finding culture and politics entangled in the Commons and the Lords’, Journal of Parliamentary Affairs, vol 70, no 1, pp.155-172.

Crewe, Emma (2014) 'Ethnographic Research in Gendered Organisations', Politics and Gendervol 10, pp.1-7.

Crewe, Emma (2014) 'Doing Development Differently: rituals of hope and despair in an international NGO', Development in Practice, 24 (1), pp. 105-117.

Crewe, Emma (2010) 'Protecting children in different contexts: exploring the value of rights and research.' Journal of Children’s Services, 5 (1). pp. 43-55.

Crewe, Emma (2010) 'An Anthropology of the House of Lords: socialisation, relationships and rituals.' Journal of Legislative Studies, 16 (3). pp. 313-324.

Crewe, Emma (2007) 'La Loyauté dans une paire de collants. Règles, rites et symboles à la Chambre des lords.' Ethnologie Française, 37 (2). pp. 243-254.

Crewe, Emma (2007) 'Towards better outcomes for children: Alternative Perspectives on International Development.' Journal of Children’s Services, 2 (4). pp. 59-70.

Crewe, Emma and Sarkar, Ashoke K. (2006) 'Strategic Communication and Institutional Links in Technology Research and Development.' Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development, 5 (1). pp. 21-40.

Crewe, Emma and Fernando, P. (2006) 'The Elephant in the Room: racism in representations, relationships and rituals.' Progress in Development Studies, 6 (1). pp. 40-54.

Crewe, Emma and Kothari, Uma (1998) 'If people stay in one place there is no progress: Gujarati migrants’ search for modernity.' Gender and Development, 6 (1). pp. 13-20.

Crewe, Emma (1995) 'Small Men Making Machines for Progress.' Journal of Social Studies (68). pp. 45-65.

Submissions to Select Committees

Crewe. E. (2017) Written evidence to the Administration Committee of the House of Commons, (quoted in their report Election Planning and Service, 2016-17, HC588 on pp. 12, 31).

Crewe. E. (2017) Oral evidence to the Administration Committee of the House of Commons, http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidence...

Crewe, E. (2015) Written evidence on the governance of the House of Commons, House of Commons Governance Committee, GOV0030

Crewe, E. (2015) Oral evidence on the Governance of the House of Commons,  House of Commons Governance Committee HC 692, http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidence...

Crewe, E. (2015) Supplementary written evidence on the governance of the House of Commons, House of Commons Governance Committee, GOV0089.

Ahmed, N., Z. Ahmed, M. Ayenew, E. Crewe, R. Fox and M. Korris (2014) Parliamentary strengthening SOAS/Hansard Society. Submission to the International Select Committee on ‘Parliamentary Strengthening’. PAS0012, 14th October 2014. http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidence...

Crewe, E. (2013) Induction of Westminster MPs, Submission to the House of Commons Administration Committee Inquiry on ‘First Few Weeks in Westminster’, April, HC 193, 9th September 2013.  Evidence 52 at http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201314/cmselect/cmadmin/193/1...

Crewe, E. (2013) The Effectiveness of Select Committees. Submission to the Liaison Committee Inquiry on Select Committees effectiveness, resources and powers. SCE0022, 11th December 2013. http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/WrittenEvidence.svc/EvidencePd... Also invited to give oral evidence to a private session of the Liaison Committee.