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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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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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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

of scholarship has critically unpacked many problematic notions of this policy discourse. These studies have deconstructed ex-combatant stereotypes, zooming in on the reasons of participants for their conflict involvement, as well as their social

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The Permeable Olympic Fortress

Mega-Event Security as Camouflage in Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Pauschinger

which I was doing fieldwork—young men whom they considered unfit for this white mega-event consumerist festival at that particular moment. In contrast, I could walk more or less freely around, as someone corresponding with the stereotype of a legitimate

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Changing Narratives of Intimate Partner Violence

A Longitudinal Photo-Ethnography

Heith Copes, Lindsay Leban, and Jared Ragland

connect with and humanize Misty and the others in her stories. We recognize the importance of interpreting photographs within their context as decontextualized images may have the unintended consequence of reinforcing negative cultural stereotypes ( Becker