Achieving the Ordinary: Everyday Peace and the Other in Bosnian Mixed-Ethnicity Families
Departheid: The Draconian Governance of Illegalized Migrants in Western States
Processes of Territorialization in Mexico: Indigenous Government, Violence, and Comunalidad
Unintended Securitization: Military, Medical, and Political-Security Discourses in the Humanitarian Treatment of Syrian Casualties in Israel
Hedva Eyal and Limor Samimian-Darash
II. Special Section: War Veterans and Citizenship
Introduction: War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories
Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen
The Debts of War: Bifurcated Veterans’ Mobilization and Political Order in Post-settlement El Salvador
To Be or Not to Be a Hero: Recognition and Citizenship among Disabled Veterans of the Sri Lankan Army
Matti Weisdorf and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen
Unbecoming Veteranship: Convicted Military Officers in Post-authoritarian Argentina
Eva van Roekel and Valentina Salvi
Invisible Veterans: Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman
The Good, the Bad, and the Awkward: The Making of War Veterans in Postindependence Mozambique
Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens: Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars
Liberation Autochthony: Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims
III. Book Reviews
Rasler, Karen, William R. Thompson, and Sumit Ganguly, How Rivalries End
Hever, Shir, The Privatization of Israeli Security
Schubert, Jon, Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola
Hercbergs, Dana, Overlooking the Border: Narratives of Divided Jerusalem
Ferme, Mariane C., Out of War: Violence, Trauma, and the Political Imagination in Sierra Leone
Jensen, Steffen, and Henrik E. Vigh, eds., Sporadically Radical Ethnographies of Organised Violence and Militant Mobilization
Volume 5 / 2019, 1 issue per volume (summer)
Aims & Scope
Organized violence—war, armed revolt, genocide, lynching, targeted killings, torture, routine discrimination, terrorism, trauma, and suffering—is a daily reality for some, while for others it is a sound bite or a news clip seen in passing and easily forgotten. Rigorous scholarly research of the social and cultural conditions of organized violence, its genesis, dynamic, and impact, is fundamental to addressing questions of local and global conflict and its impact on the human condition.
Publishing peer-reviewed articles by international scholars, Conflict and Society expands the field of conflict studies by using ethnographic inquiry to establish new fields of research and interdisciplinary collaboration. An opening special section presents general articles devoted to a topic or region followed by a section featuring conceptual debates on key problems in the study of organized violence. Review articles and topical overviews offer navigational assistance across the vast and varied terrain of conflict research, and comprehensive reviews of new books round out each volume. With special attention paid to ongoing debates on the politics and ethics of conflict studies research, including military-academic cooperation, Conflict and Society is an essential forum for scholars, researchers, and policy makers in the fields of anthropology, sociology, political science, and development studies.
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Editor in Chief
Erella Grassiani, University of Amsterdam
Tessa Diphoorn, Utrecht University
Alexander Horstmann, Tallinn University
Lotte Buch Segal, University of Edinburgh
Atreyee Sen, University of Copenhagen Henrik Vigh, University of Copenhagen
Arjun Appadurai, New York University
Thomas Hylland Eriksen, University of Oslo
Hugh Gusterson, George Mason University
Michael Jackson, Harvard University
Stef Jansen, University of Manchester
Keith Krause, Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding
Catherine Lutz, Brown University
Nayanika Mookherjee, Durham University
Yael Navaro-Yashin, University of Cambridge
Iver B. Neumann, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
Carolyn Nordstrom, University of Notre Dame
Ton Robben, Utrecht University
Robert Rubinstein, Syracuse University
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