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The Anthropology of Ritual

Monitoring and Stewarding Demonstrations in Northern Ireland

Dominic Bryan

Rioting in Northern Ireland sometimes appears endemic. The control of public space, through the utilisation of rituals and symbols, has played a significant part in the violent conflict and has remained a central issue since the 1998 Multi-Party Agreement institutionalised the peace process. This article draws upon ethnographic research and anthropological models of ritual to explore policy interventions in conflict resolution over potential public disorders. In particular, it looks at the use of monitors, mediators and marshals at parades and demonstrations and describes how anthropological fieldwork has played a role in developing projects and policies that offer solutions to a cycle of intercommunal street violence.

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Sanctuary City Organizing in Canada

From Hospitality to Solidarity

David Moffette and Jennifer Ridgley

cities have recognized that collaborating with immigration law enforcement interferes with their community policing efforts and campaigns to build trust with migrant communities. Police in Canada, however, have generally opposed any attempt to limit their

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Eluding the Esculacho

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

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

Preeti Nijhar . 2005 . Community Policing: National and International Models and Approaches . Cullompton : Willan . Brown , Jennifer . 2007 . “ From Cult of Masculinity to Smart Macho: Gender Perspectives on Police Occupational Culture .” In

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Ethnographies of Private Security

Erella Grassiani and Tessa Diphoorn

. 1995 . From Fate to Choice: Private Bobbies, Public Beats . Aldershot : Avebury . Noaks , Lesley . 2000 . “ Private Cops on the Block: A Review of the Role of Private Security in Residential Communities .” Policing and Society 10 ( 2 ): 143

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American Quarantine

The Right to Housing in a Pandemic

Bonnie Honig

count as “public use.” 12 Why not housing? And clean water? Community policing? The Trump administration is not unfamiliar with the Takings clause of the US Constitution's 5th Amendment. In December 2019, just as the virus was starting to make its

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Emergent Police States

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

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

UPPs and community policing more broadly have generally stressed their progressive and modern approach to policing. We want to challenge such readings and show how violence is not external to discourses of modernity but rather negotiated and reproduced

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“Because we are the only ones in the community!”

Protest and daily life in poor South African neighborhoods

Jérôme Tournadre

administrative power that institutionalizes them. The same applies to its participatory dimension and its propensity to develop discussion areas, as evidenced by the proliferation of structures (community policing forum, development forum, RDP forum, 5 ward

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

: Oxford University Press . Brankamp , Hanno ( 2020 ): Refugees in uniform: community policing as a technology of government in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya , Journal of Eastern African Studies , (ahead-of-print). Brennan , James R. 2012 . Taifa

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Hollis Moore

. Cardoso , M. 2014 . ‘ Respect, Dignity and Rights: Ethnographic Registers about Community Policing in Rio De Janeiro ’. Vibrant: Virtual Brazilian Anthropology 11 ( 2 ): 47 – 72 . doi: 10.1590/S1809-43412014000200002 . Chazkel , A. 2009