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Erin R. Eldridge

taken many forms over the past century in efforts to legitimize an industry wrought with disasters, falling employment levels, human suffering, violence, and widespread environmental destruction ( Eldridge 2015 ). It is only within the past decade

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First as Tragedy, Then as Teleology

The Politics/People Dichotomy in the Ethnography of Post-Yugoslav Nationalization

Stef Jansen

suffered violent attacks, and verbal harassment was common. Omnipresent national symbolry, discriminatory employment policies and state assistance, and an aggressive police presence left no doubt that this territory had been integrated into the Croatian

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Invisible Veterans

Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman

Alice Wilson

's revolution? In the Oman of Sultan Qaboos, in theory all Omanis are equal with respect to being citizens and subjects of the state. Social mixing certainly does occur in schools, dormitories, and places of employment. Nevertheless, in Salalah, as elsewhere in

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Guarding the Body

Private Security Work in Rio de Janeiro

Erika Robb Larkins

, but rather active agents who recognized the contradictions of their bodies for security work. They also understood the benefits, however asymmetrical, that came with hospitality-based performances: stable employment and some chance for social

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Kosher Biotech

Between Religion, Regulation, and Globalization

Johan Fischer

of transnational governmentality. The training itself can be seen as a standardizing process in which learning and discipline come together. Kosher training is a way to enhance workers’ employment value, depending on their skills. Skills terminology

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Philippine Prison Marriages

The Politics of Kinship and Women's Composite Agency

Sif Lehman Jensen

Maharlika. Sara, who had been working in Saudi Arabia for 11 years before settling in Maharlika, explained that despite the various kinds of abuse the women experienced as overseas workers, such employment is preferable, as the income allowed them to provide

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Military Violence in Its Own Right

The Microsocial Foundations of Physical Military Violence in Noncombat Situations

Nir Gazit and Eyal Ben-Ari

Press . 10.1525/california/9780520241930.001.0001 Hockey , John . 2009 . “ Switch On: Sensory Work in the Infantry .” Work Employment and Society 23 ( 3 ): 477 – 493 . 10.1177/0950017009337065 Holmes , Richard . 1985 . Acts of War: The Behavior

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The Good, the Bad, and the Awkward

The Making of War Veterans in Postindependence Mozambique

Nikkie Wiegink

2002 ; Schafer 2007: 123 ). But when ONUMOZ payments of demobilized soldiers ceased in 1996 and employment generation programs were concluded in mid-1997, the Frelimo government became in charge of setting the agenda for demobilized soldiers and took a

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Jack Hunter, Annelin Eriksen, Jon Mitchell, Mattijs van de Port, Magnus Course, Nicolás Panotto, Ruth Barcan, David M. R. Orr, Girish Daswani, Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Sofía Ugarte, Ryan J. Cook, Bettina E. Schmidt, and Mylene Mizrahi

employment opportunities for Bahamians increase the vulnerability of Haitian workers. Louis highlights the fact that children born to Haitian migrants in the Bahamas are not Bahamian citizens regardless of their parents’ migratory status, spending “a lifetime

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

extended the compensations to former SWAPO veterans and provided employment with government agencies, especially following organized protests by these veterans. The narrative and legitimacy of SWAPO has been built up around the centrality of their veterans