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Emma Findlen LeBlanc

imposed from above and can thus only be realized through ‘systemic surveillance, disciplining and punishment’ – in short, ‘violence’. By contrast, historical societies subject to Islamic law were ‘largely self-governing’, because Islamic law proper was a

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From Selfies to Sexting

Tween Girls, Intimacy, and Subjectivities

Antonio García-Gómez

highlighted the variety of, and sometimes contradictory, punishments imposed on young girls for sending nude photos of themselves ( Lunceford 2011 ). In spite of this growing body of research, there remains much uncertainty about the interrelationships between

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Putting Anthropology into Global Health

A Century of Anti–Human African Trypanosomiasis Campaigns in Angola

Jorge Varanda and Josenando Théophile

-screening. Attendance was mandatory. Absence meant physical punishment for the local chief and/or for the absentees. By the 1950s, the usual examination process consisted in the capturing of personal and physical data, and the provision of a physical exam that started

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“Loving and Cruel, All at the Same Time”

Girlhood Identity in The Craft

Emily Chandler

punishment” ( Simmons 2002: 22 ). This makes The Craft a compelling portrayal of the sway the tyranny of niceness holds over girls’ lives. The tyranny of niceness is the pervasive idea, as Brown and Gilligan (1992) argue, that in order to be considered

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American Extraterritorial Legislation

The Data Gathering behind the Sanctions

Ali Laïdi

imposes punishments as severe as those imposed by the United States against Havana, Tehran and even Moscow. 7 Moreover, some international jurists feel that the term ‘sanction’ seems unsuited to the actual context, since a sanction must come from a

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Geographical Imagination, Anthropology, and Political Exiles

Photographers of Siberia in Late Imperial Russia

Tatiana Saburova

experience of the exiles in Siberia—work, family life, illness; and the political and social impact of the exile system on Siberia and the political regime, which established and expanded the system of punishment. 7 This article first asks why it was that

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Talal Asad

Talal Asad, Jonathan Boyarin, Nadia Fadil, Hussein Ali Agrama, Donovan O. Schaefer, and Ananda Abeysekara

claim to have resolved a major source of suffering and violence within and between states by redefining the place of ‘religion’. After encountering the writings of Foucault, who not only wrote illuminatingly about punishment but also insisted that to

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A Gloomy Carnival of Freedom

Sex, Gender, and Emotions among Polish Displaced Person in the Aftermath of World War II

Katarzyna Nowak

prostitution, seen as violent coercion, and to prostitutes, who had to be rescued from their plight through charity. 90 Punishment for the orgy of freedom—in the form of social condemnation, separation, exclusion from the community and from the emigration

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The sanctioning state

Official permissiveness and prohibition in India

Ajay Gandhi

, and stable social spheres where expressions of conformity and punishment, norm and transgression, were at issue. In contrast, I focus on social authorities in a heterogeneous, globally networked milieu that is nevertheless saturated by nationalist

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

SWATF and Koevoet from any open punishment or revenge but has not prevented SWAPO and its supporters from expressing their persistent disdain against these former enemies, branded as “mercenaries” or “traitors.” What separates all the above from the