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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

morality, political power, and social relations. We seek to explore how moral outrage is expressed in a wider social context by emphasizing its narrative structures, raising questions about the interactions, negotiations, and the exchanges that it animates

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Experiential Landscapes of Terror

Sunčana Laketa, Sara Fregonese, and Damien Masson

with state narratives and global discourses. They address and analyze experience though a range of theoretical concepts, emphasizing affective atmospheres, intimacies, emotions, and sensoria that compose the experiential landscapes of terror. Rather

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

shared Buddhist phenomena (items of comparison such as texts, deities and rituals) beyond the Theravāda family. Steven Collins’s (2016) collection, Readings of the Vessantara Jātaka, deals with this popular narrative of the penultimate human birth of

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Marla Frederick, Yunus Doğan Telliel, and Heather Mellquist Lehto

the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in the abolitionist movement to the work of black churches in the civil rights movement and ongoing battles for racial justice. With this triumphalist narrative of ‘the black church’, more conservative

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Understanding Experiences and Decisions in Situations of Enduring Hardship in Africa

Mirjam de Bruijn and Jonna Both

violence in Moyen-Congo (nowadays Congo-Brazzaville). The author shows how a process of violence and repression almost coerces people to take up a specific political position. The colonial state is an obvious repressive actor in this narrative

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

interpretation can more readily be incorporated into the narrative itself. This necessitates experimenting with and rethinking the conventions of writing ethnography. Unlike many academic tomes, this book is a compelling read, as the author makes his own voice

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Eluding the Esculacho

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

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

narrativas institucionales en Argentina: Renombrando escuelas de policía ” [Police reforms and institutional narratives in Argentina: Renaming police schools]. Dados: Revista de Ciências Sociais 56 ( 3 ): 605 – 633 . 10.1590/S0011

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Pac'Stão versus the City of Police

Contentious Activism Facing Megaprojects, Authoritarianism, and Violence

Einar Braathen

(Pakistan), uses the war narrative to subvert the logic of real violence affecting the region. “What motivated us to organize the roda was oppression, specifically police oppression” ( Fenizola 2019 ). This way, the youth opposed the “silence” in the

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The State of Emergency at Home

House Arrests, House Searches, and Intimacies in France

Flora Hergon

.1702.0209 . Graham , Stephen. 2016 . Vertical: The City from Satellites to Bunkers . London : Verso . Grard , Julien. 2008 . “ Duty to Tell your Story: The Narrative of Oneself, Always Started Again ” [In French.] Les Politiques de l

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Emergent Police States

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

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

racialized and gendered identities for themselves. Police officers would often share stories and information that highlighted the perceived immorality of favela residents and brutality of drug traffickers. These stories were contrasted with narratives of