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Amanda J. Reinke

. For the skeptics, the creation and maintenance of an educated elite class of conflict resolvers and its associated paperwork, fee structures, and time requirements mirrors the formal legal system and thus allows structural violence to become embedded

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The Dialectics of Displacement and Emplacement

Henrik Vigh and Jesper Bjarnesen

serves to clarify and underline some of the less fruitful aspects of mobility theory as such. Part of the emphasis in mobility studies has, recently, been on quantitative degrees of mobility as indicative of stratifications or class formations. The more

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Eluding the Esculacho

A Masculinities Perspective on the Enduring Warrior Ethos of Rio de Janeiro's Police

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

social and historical contexts ( Connell 1995 ). Further, any form of masculinity is always intersecting with race, class, sexual orientation, and so on ( Shields 2008 ). Thus, gender is not an individual attribute but an emergent property of social

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Made in Nigeria

Duress and Upwardly Mobile Youth in the Biography of a Young Entrepreneur in Enugu

Inge Ligtvoet

middle-class lives? How does it affect them? Focusing on Nigeria, I argue that, even though their experience with the absent state and corruption is different than for the most vulnerable people, young, upwardly mobile people in southeast Nigeria do live

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Post-Conflict Dynamics in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Identities, Nationalization, and Missing Bodies

Katerina Seraïdari

: 141) points out that “The involvement of women in resistance and war often represents an opening in the political system, an opportunity for women to become a conscious political class with new access to the public sphere and all its attendant power

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Ethnographic Engagement with Bureaucratic Violence

Erin R. Eldridge and Amanda J. Reinke

, class politics, and the fusion of public and private ( Graeber 2015 ; Graeber et al. 2015 ). In response to this call, this collection of articles utilizes ethnographic inquiry and methodology to contribute to the growing literature on bureaucratic

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“Where Is the New Constitution?”

Public Protest and Community-Building in Post–Economic Collapse Iceland

Timothy Heffernan

downtown area. A feeling of determination hung in the air as a small group of Reykjavík's creative class—comprised of middle-aged artists, musicians, actors, writers, and academics—assembled at the first outdoor meeting in September 2017. 3 Many members of

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The Draconian Governance of Illegalized Migrants in Western States

Barak Kalir

arrived, yet this never prevented racism against them and the formation of second-class citizenship (cf. Balibar and Wallerstein 1991 ; Taylor 1994 ). 12 For more on the intimate link between European modernity, state racism, and the systematic

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Telling Tales?

Subjective Ethnography and Situated Narratives in Longitudinal Research on Violence in Nicaragua

Dennis Rodgers

his book is now more often than not taught in anthropology classes as a textbook example of “biased” ethnography. The fact that ethnographic research and writing can be subjective is of course by no means surprising; indeed, it is widely recognized

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Perspectives from the Ground

Colonial Bureaucratic Violence, Identity, and Transitional Justice in Canada

Jaymelee J. Kim

developed within the 2006 Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement, the product of a class action lawsuit in which more than 80,000 Indigenous people sought redress for the implementation of assimilatory residential schools, the last of which closed in