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Migration, Empire, and Liminality

Sex Trade in the Borderlands of Europe

Tracie L. Wilson

lower morals and were therefore often suspected of engaging in paid sex. This belief resulted in increased surveillance of lower-class women at the turn of the century, 32 including the subjection of women to gynecological exams by police physicians and

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Calm Vessels

Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major, and Kristina Sole

contemporary pregnant bodies are ones that need to be carefully managed, not only by the woman but also by the medical expert: it can be argued, those who do not partake in this personal care and self-surveillance are blamed for not acting responsibly (see also

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The End of the European Honeymoon?

Refugees, Resentment and the Clash of Solidarities

Siobhan Kattago

the very people they wish to protect. ‘While humanitarianism works to address the urgency of suffering (offering emergency shelter, food and medical care), it is based on a dual logic of protection and surveillance’ ( Ticktin 2016a: 29 ). For example

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Publications and Conferences

Joel W. Abdelmoez, Lucia Volk, and Marcia C. Inhorn

migrants and impoverished local populations, among whom refugees often come to live. Can we speak of ‘counting’ refugees without also acknowledging the problems of registration and surveillance? How do the concepts and terms that we use affect refugee

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Stiletto Socialism

Social Class, Dressing Up, and Women's Self-Positioning in Socialist Slovenia

Polona Sitar

approach is an extension of an older Western Cold War logic, which characterized state socialism “as essentially a culture of surveillance, privation, economic management and colourless lifestyles.” 25 In addition, as David Crowley and Susan Reid note

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The South Side of Heaven

A Journey along the Iranian Collective Memory in Iran-Iraq War Memorial Sites

Younes Saramifar

surveillance and suppression of unsanctioned memories and histories scarcely permit their emergence. Figure 11: Faw combat zone alongside the Arvand water frontier. © Younes Saramifar I portrayed the south of heaven by pictures and words to

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Hilla Dayan, Anat Stern, Roman Vater, Yoav Peled, Neta Oren, Tally Kritzman-Amir, Oded Haklai, Dov Waxman, Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Alan Dowty, and Raffaella A. Del Sarto

abruptly, but the surveillance and profiling system of the emerging permit regime became ubiquitous and was there to stay. The Shin Bet—Israel's domestic secret service, its logics and its modus operendi —is the main institutional protagonist of this study

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Whose Austria?

Muslim Youth Challenge Nativist and Closed Notions of Austrian Identity

Farid Hafez

not led to political reactions such as the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 that implied mass deportations and allowed for more surveillance and racial profiling in the country ( Maira 2010 ). Austria’s Islam politics remained much more liberal towards Muslims

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Emma Findlen LeBlanc

imposed from above and can thus only be realized through ‘systemic surveillance, disciplining and punishment’ – in short, ‘violence’. By contrast, historical societies subject to Islamic law were ‘largely self-governing’, because Islamic law proper was a

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Kinship among the Ġorbat of Babol

How an Anthropology of Childhood Reveals Kinship Structure

Mitra Asfari

participation in the domestic economy, but only girls take care of younger children of their lineage. At this stage, the child is able to go to work and to circulate in the city alone. The Ġorbat boy tries to free himself from the surveillance of adults in order