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Rethinking the Anthropology of Violence for the Twenty-First Century

From Practice to Mediation

Antonius C. G. M. Robben

more on mediating devices to control populations and detect suspects and enemies. The ethnographic study of violent social practices should not be abandoned, but new technologies require additional attention to processes of mediation. Media anthropology

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The Digital Age Opens Up New Terrains for Peace and Conflict Research

Josepha Ivanka Wessels

rapidly and increasingly dependent on digital information technologies ( Castells 1999 ; Eriksson and Giampiero 2007 ; Nouri and Whiting 2015 ). We simply cannot imagine life without digital technology anymore. This rapid intrusion of digital technology

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Ethnographic Engagement with Bureaucratic Violence

Erin R. Eldridge and Amanda J. Reinke

Books Blog , 24 September . http://berghahnbooks.com/blog/new-anthropology-of-bureaucracy-graeber-bear-mathur . Graeber , David . 2015 . The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy . Brooklyn, NY : Melville

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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

value transgression. Nerina Weiss (in this section), for example, shows how the moral outrage expressed by pro-Kurdish activists in Norway is part of an intergenerational history of suffering, and an affective technology of diaspora politics. In the

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Religious Plurality, Interreligious Pluralism, and Spatialities of Religious Difference

Jeremy F. Walton and Neena Mahadev

Russia. Nevertheless, Caldwell is emphatic that, in order to pursue this mix of religious dedication and progressive politics within the bounds of a state that is widely believed to deploy the residual surveillance technologies left behind by the Soviets

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Understanding Experiences and Decisions in Situations of Enduring Hardship in Africa

Mirjam de Bruijn and Jonna Both

facilitate the alleviation of the duress in their country, duress that is primarily attributed to an enduring, repressive regime? The author addresses this question directly. Related to a similar area of information and communication technologies (ICTs), Inge

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era . New York : New York University Press . Pojman , Louis . 2001 . “ Justice as Desert .” Queensland University of Technology Law & Justice Journal 1 ( 1 ): 88 – 109 . https

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

, Technology and Civilization , ed. Nathan Schlanger , 57 – 74 . New York : Berghahn Books . McDaniel , Justin . 2011 . The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magical Monk: Practicing Buddhism in Modern Thailand . New York : Columbia University Press . 10