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The Permeable Olympic Fortress

Mega-Event Security as Camouflage in Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Pauschinger

state to punish and correct disorder in society, Daniel Goldstein (2004: 25, 182 ) develops this notion further and demonstrates in his ethnography of lynching in urban Bolivia that spectacular violent performances can configure a mechanism of

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The Power of Silence

Sonic Experiences of Police Operations and Occupations in Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

Sterre Gilsing

pacification in an adapted way ( Menezes 2018 ). Therefore, they can be better understood as spectacular performances of power by the state ( Robb Larkins 2015 ). During operations, security personnel perform the state both to others and to themselves ( Savell

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Barbara Robertson and Mark J. Flowers

must be verified before drawing conclusions about the impact of the aid on the student's performance. Furthermore, class sections normally tend not to be distributed by themselves. A wider cross-section of students is necessary to draw such conclusions

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Environmental Expertise as Group Belonging

Environmental Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies

Rolf Lidskog and Göran Sundqvist

proactive measures ( Mol 1996 ). Not only policies but also practices have changed, and environmental performance has been boosted in many areas, such as air pollution and CFC emissions. Ecological rationality is slowly catching up with economic rationality

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Liliana L. Jubilut

development of specific entry processes, the introduction of entry quotas, a commitment to supporting performance upon admission, follow-ups with strategies in place to address any difficulties based on the students’ specific background, in addition to the

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Introduction

Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

order that is imposed on local communities. Together, these contributions highlight the racial dynamics of the religiously infused gendered performances that have been elevated to the top of the national political system in recent years with Bolsonaro

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Listening with Displacement

Sound, Citizenship, and Disruptive Representations of Migration

Tom Western

; perhaps the most brutally patrolled border of all ( Papadopoulos and Tsianos 2013 ). Citizenship is something performed, and these performances are ethical, cultural, creative, social, and often pleasurable. Figures 3 and 4. Citizenship for sale in Greece

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

back in Romania now. Or who knows where.” By the time we got to this point in the interview, some of Marius's mates came to join the conversation in the Romanian cafe in North London where we met. Such narratives, told with gusto, are performances that

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Sam Pryke

. He says that the improvement was definite: ‘Students performance in quizzes and exams were significantly improved upon the implementation of Socrative from 66.76% in 2015 to 72.4% in 2016, and from 46.48% in 2015 to 59.45% in 2016’. However, he notes

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Enacting inclusivity in the preparation of emerging scholars

A response to programme reform in higher education

Saran Stewart, Chayla Haynes, and Kristin Deal

programme due to the emphasis on diversity and the scholarship produced by the faculty. As I examined my writings from the last year, three themes emerged: (1) performance, (2) (re)visibility of power and privileged structures, and (3) the confluence of