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Erin R. Eldridge

proactive responses from regulatory agencies, Sidney Shapiro and colleagues (2009) argue, is the result of political interference, laws or standards based on outdated studies or technologies, funding cuts, and a resulting demoralized workforce. The impacts

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Liminality and Missing Persons

Encountering the Missing in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Laura Huttunen

tensions between families and the state as the rightful mourners of the missing ( Sant Cassia 2005 ; see also Petrović-Šteger 2009 ), and I will follow the new technologies of identification as a practice of refixing social identity to mortal remains

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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

value transgression. Nerina Weiss (in this section), for example, shows how the moral outrage expressed by pro-Kurdish activists in Norway is part of an intergenerational history of suffering, and an affective technology of diaspora politics. In the

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Made in Nigeria

Duress and Upwardly Mobile Youth in the Biography of a Young Entrepreneur in Enugu

Inge Ligtvoet

, experienced life in Nigeria the way Azu has, we would often be confronted by similar constraints in our work and everyday living. We were almost the same age, young and independent workers relying heavily on modern technology for work and our personal lives

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Peter Hervik

include more questions—for instance, about the role of mediation technologies and the structures behind them, whether there are different kinds of “moral outrage,” what the tipping points of “moral outrage” are as indirect contestation to overt violence

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Emergent Police States

Racialized Pacification and Police Moralism from Rio's Favelas to Bolsonaro

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

—UPPs) have become a defining feature of state presence in the favelas. This has led scholars to argue that the asfalto/favela distinction is premised on differentiated technologies of power in operation by state agents, primarily police, across the urban

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Recapturing the Lost

Digitalized Memories of the Rhodesian Bush War

Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard

’s man—in which the erasure of the female and feminine is nearly complete surfaces. Men are storied as the ultimate high-tech soldier intertwining the narrative of modernity with the latest possible technology, in other words, of absolute or

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The Permeable Olympic Fortress

Mega-Event Security as Camouflage in Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Pauschinger

. On the one hand, I was able to carry out ethnography in the government's command and control centers fully equipped with cutting-edge security, surveillance, and communication technologies, and to visit the FIFA and IOC security center for interviews

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Co-constituting Bodyguarding Practice through Embodied Reflexivity

Methodological Reflections from the Field

Paul Higate

series of actors that span the everyday and the political. As Juliana Ochs notes, “Security takes shape at the intersection of government technologies and everyday sensibilities, of political rationalities, and embodied behaviour” (2011: xvi

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Alena Minchenia

international flows of capital, expertise, and technology engender formalization and institutionalization of informal grassroots initiatives. This in turn affects the preferred form and accountability of activism: actions shift from protests to more conventional