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Performance, Power, Exclusion, and Expansion in Anthropological Accounts of Protests

Aet Annist

authoritarian rule. The author approaches the case from the theoretical angle of performativity to capture the hopelessness of the struggle against unflinching authoritarianism. Placed in the context of foreign aid to promoting democracy, the protests are

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Racialized Governance

The Production and Destruction of Secure Spaces in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

. Making Rio an Olympic City After Brazil's return to democracy in 1985, Rio's authorities largely abandoned favela removals because of their association with previous authoritarian regimes ( Magalhães 2013 ). However, after heavy rains devastated many

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Alena Minchenia

.1080/13510347.2014.899585 . 10.1080/13510347.2014.899585 Bedford , Sophie . 2017 . “ ‘The Election Game’: Authoritarian Consolidation Processes in Belarus .” Demokratizatsiya 25 ( 4 ): 381 – 405 . Bennett , Elizabeth A. , Alissa Cordner , Peter Taylor Klein

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

thinking is a global movement affecting us all. The case of Rwanda, however, with its violent past, uncertain future under authoritarianism, and endemic rural poverty, highlights questions of self and others in particularly stark terms for understanding the

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Mirjam de Bruijn

own hands and to create a space for themselves in the authoritarian state that Chad is: a state in which their parents’ generation has not been able to create such space. For these youth, Facebook posts are expressions of duress that we define as the

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

provides a survey of the American far right, which he describes as a form of authoritarianism that “marches under the Cross and the Flag” (p. 14). Building on his earlier work on the far right (most prominently, his groundbreaking The Politics of

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Eluding the Esculacho

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

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

wider academic production on police violence in Brazil that emphasizes how the police institution—against a backdrop of structural inequalities and a lingering authoritarianism from the military dictatorship—has served as a tool of “necropolitics

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Jeremy F. Walton and Piro Rexhepi

BIK and BFI were frequently sidelined as ‘extremist’ voices and subsequently removed, disgruntled imams and community leaders began to organize external resistance to the official institutions. 11 While resistance to increasingly authoritarian modes

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

-legal mechanisms to address past human rights violations and their legacy in the aftermath of a conflict or an authoritarian regime in order to ensure a just and peaceful future (see, e.g., Bell 2009 ; Arthur 2009 ; Teitel 2003 ). Over the past ten years, a

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The Social Life of Fighting Words

The Case of Political Correctness

Ronald S. Stade

Levinson , and Nevitt Sanford . 1950 . The Authoritarian Personality . New York : Harper & Brothers . AfD (Alternative für Deutschland) . 2016 . Für unser Land—für unsere Werte: Landtagswahlprogramm 2016 der AfD Baden-Württemberg . Stuttgart