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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

demonstrations by SWAPO ex-combatants. This happened in 1990, in 1995, in 1997–1998, and again in 2006. The relative strength of the Namibian state and economy facilitated this dynamic by enabling the domestic formulation of policies without heavy involvement of

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The Permeable Olympic Fortress

Mega-Event Security as Camouflage in Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Pauschinger

public shows of strength. An example could be military parades through the streets, or the open torture and killing of convicted criminals. The king, in this sense, used spectacle as a form of power to remind his subjects that he had the power to decide

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Understanding Experiences and Decisions in Situations of Enduring Hardship in Africa

Mirjam de Bruijn and Jonna Both

Agency in Africa: An Introduction .” In Strength Beyond Structure: Social and Historical Trajectories of Agency in Africa , ed. Mirjam de Bruijn , Rijk van Dijk , and Jan-Bart Gewald , 1 – 15 . Leiden : Brill . Vigh , Henrik . 2006

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Suburban Dissent

Defining Neighborhood Space and Place in Perth, Western Australia

Jocelyn D. Avery

development several hundred meters farther down the road from the DJC. Despite the determination of the protesters, and the strength of their campaign, there are clearly people who do not mind sharing the neighborhood space with a DJC, but this may also be an

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Sheikhs and the City

Urban Paths of Contention in Sidon, Lebanon

Are John Knudsen

the supporter, the greater the need to publicly withdraw their support. By a local estimate, the number of supporters fell to about 10 percent of the Assir movement's pre-conflict strength (senior Sunni scholar, interview, Sidon, 7 December 2017). Some

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

-making. This, as testified by Eramian, is a project on shaky ground. As one woman told her, “People say I'm strong, they praise me for what I've been able to do. I have my strength, but I feel like I could lose it at any moment. Then what would I become?” (120

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Pac'Stão versus the City of Police

Contentious Activism Facing Megaprojects, Authoritarianism, and Violence

Einar Braathen

dictatorship was gone. In this change process, a movement of residents’ associations ( associações de moradores ) gained strength in Rio de Janeiro and other large cities ( Assies 1994 ; Dagnino 1994 ; Holston 1998 ). However, there were important differences

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

Veer argues, however, that this alleged weakness can be turned into a reflexive strength without leaving the field to pure critique and deconstruction. Comparison should be “not a relatively simple juxtaposition and comparison of two or more different