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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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War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories

Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

; Harnisch and Pfeiffer 2018 ; Meinert and Whyte 2017 ). Likewise, we caution against the stereotyping of war veterans as inherently violent and a potentially destabilizing force. In contrast to such normative approaches, the findings presented in this

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The Debts of War

Bifurcated Veterans’ Mobilization and Political Order in Post-settlement El Salvador

Ralph Sprenkels

remaining trapped in stereotypical representations of ex-combatants as time bombs, threats to fragile peace processes, or harbingers of protracted conflict ( Denissen 2010 ; Mashike 2004 ; Özerdem 2010 ; Themnér 2013 ). This article takes a different

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Guarding the Body

Private Security Work in Rio de Janeiro

Erika Robb Larkins

. Afterward, he apologized profusely, reminding me that he would never act that way in real life and making sure I understood that he was not the negative stereotype he performed in the simulation. Nonetheless, he wouldn’t look at me for the rest of class

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

of hers, finds himself. Charles, a longtime Butare resident, is Hutu, though ethnic labels are outlawed in Rwanda. His work ethic and generosity evoke contradictory ethnic stereotypes among the public (57). No matter what Charles does—joining in

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Eluding the Esculacho

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

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

, and maintain their authority, stimulates behaviors such as suspiciousness and stereotyping based on appearance in order to deal with insecurities in interactions with strangers in the streets (see also Paoline 2003 ). Police officers that patrol Rio

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The Good, the Bad, and the Awkward

The Making of War Veterans in Postindependence Mozambique

Nikkie Wiegink

stereotypical to consider war veterans, especially when idle and unemployed, a threat to peace ( McMullin 2013 ; Wiegink 2015b ), such imaginaries of violent potential may provide war veterans associations with a unique leverage in negotiations with, for

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Racialized Governance

The Production and Destruction of Secure Spaces in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

conversations about their activism, residents underlined that they were a harmonious community—that even their protests were peaceful ( Huidobro Goya and Ystanes 2017 ). The residents in resistance also countered the negative stereotypes about their community by

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Shadow Soldiering

Shifting Constellations and Permeable Boundaries in “Private” Security Contracting

Maya Mynster Christensen

authored by contractors themselves has provided data that challenges more stereotypical images of private security contractors ( Higate 2012b ). While these studies offer important insights into contractors’ discourses and representations directed at an

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

harbored of the others’ behavior by giving rise to unpredicted solidarity and a sense of intimacy among the demonstrators, thus undermining ingrained stereotypes on transethnic and transpolitical relations. Through moral shock, participants empathized with