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Guarding the Body

Private Security Work in Rio de Janeiro

Erika Robb Larkins

, it is now complemented by what I call a “security as hospitality” model. “Hospitality security” is aimed at providing a differentiated form of service to Brazilian and global elites in secured spaces of leisure and consumption: shopping malls, concert

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Amanda J. Reinke

increasingly common that they then enter what I term the informal-formal justice nexus—the juridical gray space at the intersection of formal and informal conflict resolution mechanisms where practitioners like Steve work ( Reinke 2016 ). At the nexus of the

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Abhishek Choudhary, Rhys Machold, Ricardo Cardoso, Andreas Hackl, Martha Lagace, and Carly Machado

), urban and infrastructural development is seen as a site where “the New Angola is … materialized” (181). But this is an ethnography in the urban rather than of the urban. Here, space is only the background of social reality, a container in which

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Mirjam de Bruijn

Theocharis and Will Lowe (2016) refer to African youth as central players in this digital epoch. Social media have evidently created a space for the expression of political discontent, a space that was previously unavailable or impossible. In this article, I

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Pac'Stão versus the City of Police

Contentious Activism Facing Megaprojects, Authoritarianism, and Violence

Einar Braathen

institutions to secure citizen participation in urban settings were in place in Brazil before Lula took office ( Rolnik 2011 ). In assessing the dynamics of different forms of citizen engagement, I draw on the distinction between invited and invented spaces of

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

space that also reveal ambitions of territorial takeover by the use of violence, and (3) prominent Wahhabi adherents’ lack of distancing from—and thereby assumed association with—militant Islamists in the north. This lack of explicit distancing from

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Antonius C. G. M. Robben

soldiers prone to rely on computerized judgments through delegated agency. Battle space becomes increasingly virtual through a generative mediation with a distinct visual culture and decision-making process that therefore require urgent research attention

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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

peaceful demonstrations—communicating a moral standing in relation to global or transnational conflicts and crisis. Yet, these expressions are almost always bound to the time and space of the local cultural, geopolitical, and social context in which they

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Jack Hunter, Annelin Eriksen, Jon Mitchell, Mattijs van de Port, Magnus Course, Nicolás Panotto, Ruth Barcan, David M. R. Orr, Girish Daswani, Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Sofía Ugarte, Ryan J. Cook, Bettina E. Schmidt, and Mylene Mizrahi

French philosophy, is a great achievement. In A Diagram for Fire , Bialecki analyzes the experiences of Vineyard Christians—their architectural spaces and language; their living room seminars and discussions; their doubts and mistakes, such as the

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The Many Faces of the State

Living in Peace and Conflict in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Nasir Uddin and Eva Gerharz

state at the margins by distinguishing three dimensions of marginality: (1) as the peripheries or territories that the state has yet to penetrate; (2) as spaces, forms, and practices through which the state is continually both experienced and undone