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“Going vertical” in times of insecurity

Constructing proximity and distance through a Kenyan gated high-rise

Zoë Goodman

era. However, residential enclosure is increasingly ubiquitous, securitized, and vertical—and ever more significant to the demarcation of social boundaries. The Jaffery Complex's marketing slogan “Live in Confidence!” captures this conjunction: it

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Racialized Governance

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

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

. Bruno Carvalho points out that Rio is indeed a “porous city,” where throughout history, people have made myriad connections across spatial and social boundaries. Such porosity, however, has not eliminated social and racial segregation. Carvalho, notes