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Belonging in a New Myanmar

Identity, Law, and Gender in the Anthropology of Contemporary Buddhism

Juliane Schober

users of digital media in order to create social networks, shape public opinion, and mobilize supporters ( Brooten and Verbruggen 2017 ). Well-known examples of how new communications technologies have amplified Buddhist public discourse in Myanmar

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

public outrage in the south. The perceived threats of northern groups moving south, as well as the 2012 coup d’état by army commanders in Bamako, stirred something in the public opinion in southern Mali: the crisis went from being defined as a “northern

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

which he was the founder and editor in chief. Though the murderer was arrested, a consistent part of public opinion placed responsibility on state apparatuses, as Dink had not been protected despite the threats he had received. Ten years after the murder

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Kim Knibbe, Brenda Bartelink, Jelle Wiering, Karin B. Neutel, Marian Burchardt, and Joan Wallach Scott

reason for this strong association is indeed, as Scott argues, the Orientalism embedded—sometimes subtly, sometimes overtly—within the various discourses of secularism. Like many public opinion makers, feminists do find it difficult to go beyond the

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Perspectives from the Ground

Colonial Bureaucratic Violence, Identity, and Transitional Justice in Canada

Jaymelee J. Kim

. The Gitxaala are arguing that the project review panel did not take into consideration public opinion or Aboriginal title and rights. Likewise, the Haisla state that their heritage was not considered and that the Crown’s responsibility to First Nations

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Military Violence in Its Own Right

The Microsocial Foundations of Physical Military Violence in Noncombat Situations

Nir Gazit and Eyal Ben-Ari

military checkpoints in the West Bank, the separation fences, the military courts, and Palestinian villages. They document what they see and what local Palestinians report to them. Through their reports, they seek to influence public opinion in Israel and

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Using International Criminal Law to Resist Transitional Justice

Legal Rupture in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Mikael Baaz and Mona Lilja

from international public opinion and eventually the French president René Coty granted a partial pardon, and commuted the death sentence to forced labor ( Widell 2012: 118 ). Bouhired was eventually released from prison and turned into a national hero

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The Power of Silence

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

Sterre Gilsing

, which makes it a “case of the police” ( Lopes and Facina 2012: 195 ). By the time the UPPs started occupying different favelas, the negative public opinion about funk parties had paved the way for an official prohibition of the bailes . Not only