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Eluding the Esculacho

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

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

concept as “the attitudes, values, and norms that are transmitted and shared among groups of individuals in an effort to collectively cope with the common problems and conditions members face.” In Brazil, the police are divided between a Civil and a

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Migrant Residents in Search of Residences

Locating Structural Violence at the Interstices of Bureaucracies

Megan Sheehan

, Matthew Hull notes, “In addition to describing the logics, aesthetics, concepts, norms, and sociology of bureaucratic texts, scholars also need to account for how documents engage (or do not engage) with people, places, and things to make (other

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

, heterosexual family ( Schwarcz 2019 ). Slaveholders assumed that the formation of families and kinship relations were not compatible with captivity and that affective and sexual relations among enslaved Africans, therefore, would not conform to acceptable norms

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From Yehuda Etzion to Yehuda Glick

From Redemptive Revolution to Human Rights on the Temple Mount

Shlomo Fischer

’, however, is life lived in the light of the higher destiny; it seeks to fulfill the full content of Jewish religious and national life. In Ben-Dov and Etzion’s terminology, “the norm of the life of Israel” (1985a: 23) is achieved by the establishment of

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Peter Hervik

do not fully accept common norms and values in Denmark. This is alarming!” StØjberg’s statement can best be seen as an attempt, first, to cultivate “moral outrage” for the purpose of fostering community bonding between “Danes” and “non

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Corinna Mullin and Ian Patel

agency is not simply that which is exercised in the “consolid[ation] and/or subver[sion]” of norms, but also entails the “perform[ance], inhabit[ation], and experienc[e] [of norms] in a variety of ways.” Citing Pierre Bourdieu, Mahmood (2004: 18

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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

the norms. The reason for this state of affairs is that, apart from a very small number of individuals in any population, human beings have an inbuilt aversion (reinforced by strong social sanctions) to using violence against other human beings, as

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Guarding the Body

Private Security Work in Rio de Janeiro

Erika Robb Larkins

from one image to the other, is how private security in Rio relies on the labor of two different kinds of dark-skinned bodies, which perform two varieties of security behavior. While a militarized hypermasculinity has long been the norm in the industry

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Understanding Experiences and Decisions in Situations of Enduring Hardship in Africa

Mirjam de Bruijn and Jonna Both

living through changes in beliefs, norms, and violent rules imposed by different regimes and rebel groups since the start of civil war in 1965—and before that, through colonial conquest and slave raiding ( Abdoulaye Adoum 2017 ; Debos 2009 ). As

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"Our Future Is Already in Jeopardy"

Duress and the Palimpsest of Violence of Two CAR Student Refugees in the DRC

Maria Catherina Wilson Janssens

and Le Firmin have witnessed crisis after crisis. Crisis in the CAR seems to be not an anomaly but rather the norm. Growing up there amounts to growing up among ethnic rivalries, mutinies, a failing democracy, and state neglect. Henrik Vigh utilizes