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Alena Minchenia

the police and court actions, singled the professional protesters out from others. It should be noted that financial issues were one of the most controversial themes in the field. On the one hand, references to “Western money” were often used by the

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Pac'Stão versus the City of Police

Contentious Activism Facing Megaprojects, Authoritarianism, and Violence

Einar Braathen

started to be rolled out in 2007. The total spending reached R$509 billion ($200 billion) by 2010. The money came from the public budgets (60 percent from the federal budget, 40 percent from federated states and municipalities), not from foreign financial

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Suburban Dissent

Defining Neighborhood Space and Place in Perth, Western Australia

Jocelyn D. Avery

came together to express their grievances about fines that were levied against landowners who had not spent sufficient money developing their land allotments, and the waste of public money on poor infrastructure. Later that year, the plank that served

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Eluding the Esculacho

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

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

with a gun, drugs, and money, he will present the drugs and the weapon, but not the money, he keeps that. “War spoils” is the term the officer uses. Even after the UPPs “occupied” favelas, armed drug traffickers remained within the territories

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Racialized Governance

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

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

, we work, we pay taxes … The working class doesn't have money to rent apartments, that's why we go to the favelas.” In Rio de Janeiro, urban planning cannot be meaningfully separated from security concerns. The contents of such concerns are outcomes

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Sheikhs and the City

Urban Paths of Contention in Sidon, Lebanon

Are John Knudsen

associations, Bahia Hariri has built a complex clientelist network that attracts foreign and local development money. From her base in the upscale Majdelyoun neighborhood (see Figure 1 ), she stands atop of a web of local associations and party

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

livelihoods and soon started to demonstrate, demanding jobs, money, and official recognition from the government. Early responses included a demobilization gratuity, vocational training, rehabilitation of the war-disabled, and resettlement schemes ( Colletta

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Introduction

Performance, Power, Exclusion, and Expansion in Anthropological Accounts of Protests

Aet Annist

where decisions need to be backed by money. At the same time, the symbolic value of the professional protesters’ views is low, as their authenticity is doubted. As a result of those processes, democracy itself becomes distrusted, and a cynical