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Navigating the Politics of Anxiety

Moral Outrage, Responsiveness, and State Accountability in Denmark

Mette-Louise Johansen

carried out in close collaboration with employees from several municipal departments. The organization that deals with the tangible casework is called the Infohouse. There is a large space for discretion in the casework, which involves a cross

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“Eyes, Ears, and Wheels”

Policing Partnerships in Nairobi, Kenya

Francesco Colona and Tessa Diphoorn

taken, and the entire sequence of the patrols. Although the company owns the vehicle and pays the driver, the DPU officers determine and manage the entire procedure. Last and most important, we see some space for negotiation concerning the conditions of

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

police invading favelas and the demolition of favela homes to make space for the Olympic infrastructure. The news stories coming out of Rio's favelas during this period alerted many to the underbelly of mega-event hosting but, simultaneously, often came

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“Hot Guys” in Tel Aviv

Pride Tourism in Israel

Amit Kama and Yael Ram

to feel free and a possibility to articulate ‘gayness’ in a non-judgmental space … and a sense of belonging to a particular community” ( Vorobjovas-Pinta and Hardy 2016: 412 ). Consequently, most LGBTQ+ tourists prefer destinations celebrated as

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Iver B. Neumann

October 1993. Once again, the state resorted to violence in order to redefine public political space, shooting dead a number of parliamentarians in their offices and meeting rooms, banning newspapers and censoring others. “There will be no more leniency to

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Chava Brownfield-Stein

defined as one who “risks his life, having been trained to fight and hit the enemy in the space of close-contact operations” ( Shoval 2013 ). A combat support soldier, on the other hand, is defined as one who has “been trained to operate weapon systems

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Analyzing Resistance to Transitional Justice

What Can We Learn from Hybridity?

Briony Jones

can be seen as an inevitable result of the nature of transitional justice as a “contested space” ( McEvoy and McGregor 2008 ) in which negotiations and compromises over political, legal, and moral dilemmas take place ( Sriram 2009 ). Surprisingly

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Erin R. Eldridge

obvious but also the “little violences” produced in everyday life and conducted in “normative social spaces.” Simon Springer (2012: 138) adds that violence is not a “thing” or outcome but rather a moment shaped by social relations. Physical acts of

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Sam Jackson, Áron Bakos, Birgitte Refslund Sørensen, and Matti Weisdorf

. Second, he steps outside the micro level (understood as the dimensions of space, time, and agency) where most anthropological studies remain. Allow me to briefly detail these two methods. Thomassen examines the works and ideas of the some of the great

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The Power of Silence

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

Sterre Gilsing

Robb Larkins (2015: 11) urges us to include “the terror of these spaces of waiting” when analyzing violence. The experience of a shootout is not just listening to the shooting and moving on with one's life: it engenders the whole time from knowing