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“Where Is the New Constitution?”

Public Protest and Community-Building in Post–Economic Collapse Iceland

Timothy Heffernan

), where the first settlers of Iceland held outdoor gatherings, socialized, traded, resolved disputes, and bore witness to the recitation of their collective legal code ( Hastrup 1985: 121 ). In doing so, the settlers established a parliamentary assembly

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Lines in the Sacred Landscape

The Entanglement of Roads, Resources, and Informal Practices in Buriatiia

Anna Varfolomeeva

-Nur settlements. The extracted jade is brought to cities and sold to Chinese buyers whose contacts are shared by word of mouth (AFD B8). The jade trade is “fast money” and, if one is lucky, it is possible to earn enough in a few days to buy a car or make some

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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

. Crucially, this financial value can be realized only when a player is transferred to another club. This has resulted in intense financial speculation and increased trading of young Ghanaian players by academy (and club) owners who are searching for the next

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Carceral Repair

Methane Extraction in Lake Kivu, Rwanda

Kristin Doughty

, manifest for example in the Niger Delta, where many people hold the idea that victims of the slave trade were transformed from black bodies to black crude oil, and thus oil is ‘ancestral promise’ ( Adunbi 2015: 6–7 ). In characterizing Rwanda's post

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Elaine MacKinnon

maintain a healthy milk supply, for even extra rations for mothers were not adequate. Furthermore, Nadezhda had to trade some of her provisions to bribe a guard to bring extra wood for the one stove in the middle of the tent. She contracted mastitis, but

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The Power of Silence

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

Sterre Gilsing

of my friends from the favela described it as follows: “When the BOPE comes, they come to kill ( eles vem pra matar mesmo ).” While the official objective of the operations is said to be a crackdown on drug trade, the operations continued during

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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 framed it differently. Several suggested he was a “thug” that had surely been involved in the drug trade. Furthermore, they would argue that the real tragedy in this case was the consequences it had had for the police, as many “good” officers were

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Between social footprint and compliance, or “what IBAMA wants”

Equinor Brazil's social sustainability policy

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen

case of oil spill accidents. I do not have qualitative data on this project. 9 Chico Mendez was a Brazilian rubber tapper, trade union leader, and an environmental and human rights activist who was assassinated by a rancher in 1988. 10 Petrobras has

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A Crystal Ball for Forests?

Analyzing the Social-Ecological Impacts of Forest Conservation and Management over the Long Term

Daniel C. Miller, Pushpendra Rana, and Catherine Benson Wahlén

outcomes. There are some notable exceptions, however, such as a study examining the trade-offs between short-term and long-term benefits spatially and temporarily in a mangrove protected area in Tanzania ( McNally et al. 2011 ). The authors show that

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The Permeable Olympic Fortress

Mega-Event Security as Camouflage in Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Pauschinger

bullet killed a sleeping child, and the inhabitants of the neighborhood were exposed to the steady urban conflict and kept in the crossfire of the police and the drug trade (interview, 2 September 2014). Thus, these politics of death were hidden through