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Introduction

Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

democracy often used to negate the existence of racism in Brazil. In their work, this myth is foundational for the ideology of white domination in the country. It acts to conceal, or to “camouflage” (Pauschinger, this issue), racism in Brazil through a

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Emergent Police States

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

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

first decades of the 1800s register no arrests of white Europeans, as Rio's police forces were conceived to protect the interests of the white, wealthy elite and to uphold a national order founded on slavery and racism ( Holloway 1993 ). Consequently

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Suburban Dissent

Defining Neighborhood Space and Place in Perth, Western Australia

Jocelyn D. Avery

ongoing embedded racism, Aboriginal people are overrepresented in the youth and adult criminal justice system and as candidates for residence in the DJC. The community at the center of the conflict I address in this article is composed of up to six

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

Fundamentalism,” takes us to New Zealand, where Jackson outlines the historical and political contexts behind the identity politics of identifying as Maori. He argues, for instance, that when liberal pakeha sometimes accuse Maori of “inverse racism,” this is a

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The Power of Silence

Sonic Experiences of Police Operations and Occupations in Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

Sterre Gilsing

, naturalized and then policed as either ‘black’ or ‘white’ … ‘whiteness’ appears inaudible, undetectable as anything other than a sounded marker of normalcy” ( 2018: 119 ). Although the history and social reality of race and racism in the United States and

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The Permeable Olympic Fortress

Mega-Event Security as Camouflage in Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Pauschinger

of a more global and public discussion about racist police brutality and shone a light on the pervasiveness of racism in organizational structures of police forces. The highlighting of such institutional racism by civil society has raised calls for

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Racialized Governance

The Production and Destruction of Secure Spaces in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

)—a specifically Brazilian mode of urban displacement especially attuned to colonialist legacies of racism and class stigma (2019: 126). This approach echoes scholars such as Ananaya Roy and Aihwa Ong (2011) , Asher Ghertner, and Christopher Gaffney

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Portrait

Talal Asad

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

narrow-mindedness of the public religious rhetoric I thought I had left behind was increasingly confounded by the doctrinaire secularism and subtle—and often, not so subtle—racism that I encountered in Britain (I wasn't yet familiar with France). But what

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Marla Frederick, Yunus Doğan Telliel, and Heather Mellquist Lehto

seemed to be the overarching zeitgeist of the moment, overshadowing more social justice-oriented ministries that tied poverty and health crises to a history of institutionalized racism and not a lack of individual faith. It is no real irony that Paula

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

book, then, should be used not only by students of religion, Caribbean studies, or Haiti, but also in larger conversations about race and racism in the Atlantic world. It is a welcome counterpoint to discussions that tend to be dominated by a North