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How Rivalries End By Karen Rasler, William R. Thompson, and Sumit Ganguly. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. 280 pp. 4 illus. Hardback. ISBN 978-0-8122-4498-4.

The Privatization of Israeli Security By Shir Hever. London: Pluto Press, 2018. 256 pp. Hardcover. ISBN 978-0-7453-3720-3.

Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola By Jon Schubert. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2017. 270 pp. 5 illus. Hardcover. ISBN 978-1-5017-1369-9.

Overlooking the Border: Narratives of Divided Jerusalem By Dana Hercbergs. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2018. 284 pp. 46 illus. Hardcover. ISBN 978-0-8143-4108-7.

Out of War: Violence, Trauma, and the Political Imagination in Sierra Leone By Mariane C. Ferme. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. 336 pp. Paperback. ISBN 978-0-52029-438-7.

Sporadically Radical: Ethnographies of Organised Violence and Militant Mobilization Edited by Steffen Jensen and Henrik E. Vigh. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press. 290 pp. Paperback. ISBN 978-8-76354-602-7.

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  • Grassiani, Erella. 2017. “Commercialised Occupation Skills: Israeli Security Experience as an International Brand.” In Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement, ed. Matthias Leese and Stef Wittendorp, 3756. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

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  • Halper, Jeff. 2015. War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification. London: Pluto Press.

  • Khalili, Laleh. 2013. Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

  • Ochs, Juliana. 2010. Security and Suspicion: An Ethnography of Everyday Life in Israel. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

  • Weizman, Eyal. 2007. Hollow Land: Israel's Architecture of Occupation. London: Verso.

  • Edmonds, Penelope. 2010. “Unpacking Settler Colonialism's Urban Strategies: Indigenous Peoples in Victoria, British Columbia, and the Transition to a Settler-Colonial City.” Urban History Review 38 (2): 420.

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  • Gershon, Shafir. 1996. Land, Labor and the Origins of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 1882–1914. Berkeley: University of California Press.

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  • Hackl, Andreas. 2018. “Immersive Invisibility in the Settler-Colonial City: The Conditional Inclusion of Palestinians in Tel Aviv.” American Ethnologist 45 (3): 113.

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  • Wolfe, Patrick. 2006. “Settler Colonialism and the Elimination of the Native.” Journal of Genocide Research 8 (4): 387409.

  • Bakhtin, Mikhail M. 1981. “Forms of Time and of the Chronotope in the Novel: Notes toward a Historical Poetics.” The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays. Ed. Michael Holquist. Trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Austin: University of Texas Press. 84258.

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  • Das, Veena. 2007. Life and Words: Violence and the Descent into the Ordinary. Berkeley: University of California Press.

  • Ellis, Stephen, and Gerrie Ter Haar. 2004. Worlds of Power: Religious Thought and Political Practice in Africa. New York: Oxford University Press.

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  • Ferme, Mariane. 2001. The Underneath of Things: Violence, History, and the Everyday in Sierra Leone. Berkeley: University of California Press.

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  • Finnström, Sverker. 2009. “Gendered War and Rumors of Saddam Hussein in Uganda.” Anthropology and Humanism 34 (1): 6170. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1548-1409.2009.01024.x.

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  • Jackson, Michael. 2011. Life within Limits: Well-Being in a World of Want. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011.

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