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Emergent Police States

Racialized Pacification and Police Moralism from Rio's Favelas to Bolsonaro

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

transforms the exercise of governmental powers at the imperial core, as well as shape dominant political discourses around authority, race, gender, and the rule of law (see Leite 2017 ). Paul Gilroy's treatment of imperialism offers additional insight into

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The Power of Silence

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

Sterre Gilsing

experiences of security are diverse, as Anjuli Fahlberg (2018) has argued for the case of a favela in eastern Rio de Janeiro, we can see distinctions along the lines of race and gender that inform us about the logic of how security policies are organized and

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Introduction

Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

Jair Bolsonaro into office. 3 This relatively sudden turn from a popular and lauded left-leaning government during the 2000s to a far-right president in the 2010s—elected on promises to overturn PT policies and restore traditional hierarchies of race

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Suburban Dissent

Defining Neighborhood Space and Place in Perth, Western Australia

Jocelyn D. Avery

about how race, class, gender, and disability are inscribed on the neighborhood. Understanding that memory, language, and history affect how these cultural inscriptions are constructed and maintained or modified, I have adopted a spatial approach to show

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Racialized Governance

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

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

of “race” into the analysis of governance, whereas Fullilove's concept of root shock allows us to connect this to the experiences of those targeted by racialized urban development in contemporary Rio de Janeiro. In combining these two analytical and

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The Permeable Olympic Fortress

Mega-Event Security as Camouflage in Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Pauschinger

race. The sport mega-event security architecture was inserted into these scenarios in order to, on the one hand, secure the Olympic Games, but on the other, to hide the class and racial inequalities that define the city's bloody urban conflict from

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

” ( Geschiere 2011: 339 ). Yet, claims and politics of belonging that use such distinctions as territorial origins, ethnicity, religion, language, race, or tradition have been particularly pronounced in contemporary Africa ( Berry 2009 ; Fourchard and Segatti

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(Counter)Terrorism and the Intimate

Bodies, Affect, Power

Sunčana Laketa

)terrorism. This strand of research attends to embodied difference, thus providing critical insights on how these discourses rely on particular gender tropes, as well as deploy ideas on sexuality and race. The field of cultural studies has been particularly

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Telling Tales?

Subjective Ethnography and Situated Narratives in Longitudinal Research on Violence in Nicaragua

Dennis Rodgers

problematic for longitudinal research, as Annette Lareau has described in the second edition of her book Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life (2011). This offers a very honest discussion about the negative reaction of the youths and families she

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Eluding the Esculacho

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

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

social and historical contexts ( Connell 1995 ). Further, any form of masculinity is always intersecting with race, class, sexual orientation, and so on ( Shields 2008 ). Thus, gender is not an individual attribute but an emergent property of social