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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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War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories

Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

worthy of punishment or exclusion) ( Malaquias 2007 ; Rueda and Vázquez 2015 ), be pitied and stigmatized as disabled victims ( Gerber 2012 ), or something in between ( Banégas 2012 ; Wiegink 2013 ). Which depictions of war veterans gain more societal

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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

is almost solely described as an experience triggered by a critical event, deviant actor, or transgression of values and rights, and subsequently directed toward the transgressor or those held responsible for the transgressor’s punishment ( Goodenough

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Understanding Experiences and Decisions in Situations of Enduring Hardship in Africa

Mirjam de Bruijn and Jonna Both

.76.2.180 Lombard , Louisa , and Sylvain Batianga-Kinzi . 2014 . “ Violence, Popular Punishment, and War in the Central African Republic .” African Affairs 114 ( 454 ): 52 – 71 . 10.1093/afraf/adu079 Mahmood , Saba . 2006 . “ Feminist Theory, Agency

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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

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

( Larkins 2013 ). Importantly, police brutality was a way to assert police authority and impose Brazilian social hierarchies in the favelas. In the decades following the return of democracy, Brazilian police officers executed collective punishment in the

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

the politicians or the people who sent us. We just did what you told us to do” (U10). The reason for this sense of betrayal is linked to an idea of punishment for the outcome of the war. They feel society in general was unsettled by them, and because

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Emergent Police States

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

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

collective punishment in the form of massacres against favela populations, have been commonplace ( Robb Larkins 2015 ). More recently, as part of Rio's preparation to the 2016 Summer Olympics, the Pacifying Police Units (Unidades da Polícia Pacificadora

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Eluding the Esculacho

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

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

Perpetuate Domestic Violence .” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 84 ( 5 ): 997 . 10.1037/0022-3514.84.5.997 Wacquant , Loïc . 2003 . “ Toward a Dictatorship over the Poor? Notes on the Penalization of Poverty in Brazil .” Punishment