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Ethnographies of Private Security

Erella Grassiani and Tessa Diphoorn

. “ Intimidation, Reassurance and Invisibility: Israeli Security Agents in the Old City of Jerusalem .” Focaal 75 : 14 – 30 . 10.3167/fcl.2016.750102 Hansen , Thomas Blom , and Finn Stepputat . 2005 . Sovereign Bodies: Citizens, Migrants, and States in

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Understanding Experiences and Decisions in Situations of Enduring Hardship in Africa

Mirjam de Bruijn and Jonna Both

people in the region underwent the same fate. Others chose refuge, which was often, though not always, synonymous with rebellion. Despite his forced conversion, Adoum was now a Muslim praying five times a day. He had also become a seasonal migrant to N

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Unintended Securitization

Military, Medical, and Political-Security Discourses in the Humanitarian Treatment of Syrian Casualties in Israel

Hedva Eyal and Limor Samimian-Darash

images of attack and invasion are attached to the new Syrian migrants and how a security discourse emerges out of the perceptions this gives rise to: In a highly publicized NGO report, a port police officer is quoted saying “at any moment, they could

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When the Outrage Becomes Personal, and the Urge to Act Unbearable

Therese Sandrup

involvement (2008: 75). Both Alek and Orhan have personal histories of migration, and well-established social networks in their places of origin. They also define themselves as Muslims. Various studies have showed that most migrants and their children retain

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“Eyes, Ears, and Wheels”

Policing Partnerships in Nairobi, Kenya

Francesco Colona and Tessa Diphoorn

in Niger .” Journal of Modern African Studies 50 ( 1 ): 53 – 74 . 10.1017/S0022278X11000607 Hansen , Thomas B. , and Finn Stepputat . 2005 . Sovereign Bodies: Citizens, Migrants, and States in the Postcolonial World . Princeton, NJ

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Navigating the Politics of Anxiety

Moral Outrage, Responsiveness, and State Accountability in Denmark

Mette-Louise Johansen

. His family were also well known to the social workers in Aarhus owing to their social problems. In other words, this family were stereotypical representatives of the kind of people who cause moral panic in Danish society: the migrant family living on

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Duress and Messianism in French Moyen-Congo

Meike J. de Goede

during the railway construction that many perished ( Azevedo 1981 ; Sautter 1967 ). While faced with structural food shortages themselves, people in the Pool district supplied food and migrant labor for Brazzaville. In addition, because of longer

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Unbecoming Veteranship

Convicted Military Officers in Post-authoritarian Argentina

Eva van Roekel and Valentina Salvi

. 2009 . “ Citizenship through Veteranship. Latino Migrants Defend the US Homeland.’ ” Anthropology News 50 ( 5 ): 8 – 9 . https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1556-3502.2009.50508.x . 10.1111/j.1556-3502.2009.50508.x Plotkin , Mariano Ben , and Eduardo

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Liminality and Missing Persons

Encountering the Missing in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Laura Huttunen

during my visits. NOTES 1 Irregular migration causes the disappearance of a growing number of people in unclear circumstances in today’s world. One can claim that the disappearance of paperless migrants, often as victims of human trafficking, is a form of

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The Many Faces of the State

Living in Peace and Conflict in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Nasir Uddin and Eva Gerharz

and a means to integrate the CHT into the national space, by outnumbering the Pahari adivasi population ( Adnan 2004: 48 ). This provoked the Shanti Bahini to regard the settlers as suitable targets. Many Bengali migrants settled close to the