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The Power of Silence

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

Sterre Gilsing

take shape. In this article, I discuss how police actions in favelas produce social hierarchies through sound and silence. Sound is a technology of power. The powerful use sound to divide the population into different groups, and this happens along

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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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Curating Conflict

Four Exhibitions on Jerusalem

Sa'ed Atshan and Katharina Galor

-tech innovation lab specializing in augmented and virtual reality that pioneers the use of new and interactive digital technologies to “enrich the visitor experience” along with the more traditional activities ( Schindler 2017 ; on the use of digital technology

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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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Emergent Police States

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

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

—UPPs) have become a defining feature of state presence in the favelas. This has led scholars to argue that the asfalto/favela distinction is premised on differentiated technologies of power in operation by state agents, primarily police, across the urban

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The Permeable Olympic Fortress

Mega-Event Security as Camouflage in Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Pauschinger

. On the one hand, I was able to carry out ethnography in the government's command and control centers fully equipped with cutting-edge security, surveillance, and communication technologies, and to visit the FIFA and IOC security center for interviews

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Suburban Dissent

Defining Neighborhood Space and Place in Perth, Western Australia

Jocelyn D. Avery

August . Price , Matilda . 2013 . “ Justice Sites for Impaired Spark Anger .” The West Australian , 17 June . Pryer , Wendy . 2000 . “ Pyrton Prison Site Setback .” The West Australian , 15 March , 41 . TADWA (Technology for

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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