Publications

The following list largely includes links to online .pdfs or online vendors. You can also get to my academic publications through my google scholar profile or through research gate. In case you cannot access any of these texts, let me know and I’ll send you a .pdf.

Research Monographs

Van Oorschot, Irene. (2021) The Law Multiple: Judgment and Knowledge in Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Special Issues

M’charek, A., Irene van Oorschot, R. Benschop, J. Harambam, eds. (2014/2015) Monsters in de Sociologie. Special Issue Sociologie on Actor Network Theory 10(3/4). (In Dutch)

Peer-reviewed Articles

Wissink, L. and I van Oorschot. (2021) Affective Bureaucratic Relations: File Practices in a European Deportation Unit and Criminal Court. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, online first.

Van Oorschot, Irene. (2020) Culture, Milieu, Phenotype: Articulating Race in Judicial Practice. Social & legal Studies, online first.

Van Oorschot, Irene, P. Mascini & D. Weenink (2017). Remorse in Context(s): A Qualitative Exploration of Remorse and its Consequences. Social & Legal Studies, 26 (3), 359-377.

P. Mascini, Irene. van Oorschot, D. Weenink & G. Schippers (2016). Understanding Judges’ Choice of Sentence Type as Interpretative Work: An Explorative Study in a Dutch Police Court. Recht der Werkelijkheid – Cahiers d’Anthropologie du Droit, 37 (1), 32-49.

Van Oorschot, Irene & W. Schinkel (2015). The Legal Case File as Border Object: On Self-reference and Other-reference in Criminal Law. Journal of Law & Society, 42 (4), 499-527.

Van Oorschot, Irene. A. M’charek, J. Harambam & R. Benschop (2014) Monsters in de Sociologie: De Wondere Wereld van ANT [Monsters in Sociology: The Wondrous World of ANT]. Sociologie, 10 (3/4), 226-241.

Van Oorschot, Irene (2014). Het Dossier-in-Actie: Vouw- en Ontvouwpraktijken in Juridische Waarheidsvinding. [Case Files in Action: Folds and Folding Practice in Judicial Truth-Telling] Sociologie, 10 (3/4), 301-318.

Van Oorschot, Irene (2014). Seeing the Case Clearly: File-Work, Material Mediation and Visualizing Practice in a Dutch Criminal Court. Symbolic Interaction, 37 (4), 439-457.

Van Oorschot, Irene (2014). Negotiating Knowledges Abroad: Non-Western Students and the Global Mobility of Knowledge. Compare: a Journal of Comparative and International Education, 44 (6), 895-915.

Van Oorschot, Irene. (2013). Qat, Cosmopolitanism, and Modernity in Sana’a, Yemen.  Arabian Humanities: International Journal of Archaeology and Social Sciences in the Arabian Peninsula, 1 (1).

Van Oorschot, Irene. (2010). Dissecting the Self: The Reincarnations of Saint Orlan. Amsterdam Social Science, 2 (1), 29-45.

Chapters in edited volumes

Van Oorschot, Irene. and A. M’charek. (forthcoming) Un/Doing Race: On Technology, Individuals, and Collectives in Forensic Practice’. The Handbook for the Anthropology of Technology, eds. M. Hojer-Bruun and C. Hasse. London: Palgrave MacMillan

Hopman, R., Irene van Oorschot, and A. M’charek. (forthcoming) From Promise to Practice: Anticipatory Work and the Adoption of Massive Parallel Sequencing in Forensics. Techno-Legal Worlds, eds. V. Toom, M. Wienroth, and A. M’charek. London: Routledge.

Servant-Miklos, G. and Irene van Oorschot. (2020) Collaboration, Reflection, and Imagination: Rethinking Assessment in PBL Education for Sustainability. Educate for the Future: PBL, Sustainability, and Digitization. Aalborg: Aalborg University Press.

M’charek, A. and Irene van Oorschot. (2019) What About Race? ANT Companion Reader, eds. A. Blok, C. Roberts, I. Farias. London: Routledge.

Van Oorschot, Irene (2018) Doing Times, Doing Truths: The Legal Case File as a Folded Object. Regulating Time, E. Grabham and S. Beynon-Jones (eds.) Social Justice Series, Routledge.

Van Oorschot, Irene, P. Mascini. (2018) Cases under Construction. Empirical Legal Research in Action: Reflections on Methods and their Applications. W. van Boom, P. Desmet, and P. Mascini. (eds). Edward Elgar Publishing.

Van Oorschot, Irene, J. Harambam, L. Buijs & M. Siebel (2014) Een Interview met Latour: Modes of Existence, Diplomatie, en de Sociologie. [An Interview with Latour: Modes of Existence, Diplomacy, and Sociology] Sociologie, 10 (3/4), 370-374.

Articles in newspapers, periodicals, and literary journals

Van Oorschot, Irene. Woekerpraktijken en het Tekort van de Kritiek [Fugitive Practice and the Limitations of Social Critique]. Sociologie Magazine, August 2020.

Van Reekum, R., M. van den Berg, Irene van Oorschot, W. Schinkel, J. Bier, and S. Bracke. Without a Plan, no Serious Academic Teaching in September. Four Questions to University Boards in the Covid-19 Crisis. Science Guide, May 13, 2020 (online).

Schinkel, W., M. van den Berg, S. Bracke, Irene van Oorschot, and J. Bier. Academics are not a Vital Profession: For another University Approach to Covid-19. Science Guide March 20, 2020 (online).  

Van Oorschot, Irene. (2019) Polemiseren of Problematiseren? Naschrift. [Polemics or Problematics? Postscript] Dutch Jurists’ Magazine no. 10.

Van Oorschot, Irene. (2018) Gelijke Gevallen? Over Factoren, Verhalen, en de Performativiteit van Methoden. [Like Cases Alike? On Case Factors, Narratives, and the Performativity of Methods.] Dutch Jurists’ Magazine, no. 32.

Van Oorschot, Irene. (2017) Lachen, Man. Over Humor en Feminisme [Laughing Matters: On Humor and Feminism]. In online Literary Magazine Rekto Verso.

Van Oorschot, Irene. (2017) Feministisch Leven: Een Experiment [Feminist Living: An Experiment] In literary magazine nY 34.

Harambam, J and Irene van Oorschot. Copyright? Copywrong! NRC Next, June 11, 2012