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Shadow Soldiering

Shifting Constellations and Permeable Boundaries in “Private” Security Contracting

Maya Mynster Christensen

policing.” Based on long-term ethnographic fieldwork among private security officers in Durban, South Africa, Diphoorn has developed the framework of twilight policing to analyze the everyday performance of policing agents from a bottom-up perspective that

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“Eyes, Ears, and Wheels”

Policing Partnerships in Nairobi, Kenya

Francesco Colona and Tessa Diphoorn

of “twilight policing,” which refers to performances of security that simultaneously undermine and support the state apparatus in Durban, South Africa. Diphoorn argues that armed response security officers are increasingly taking over roles

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The Draconian Governance of Illegalized Migrants in Western States

Barak Kalir

Australia, Canada, the United States, South Africa, and most recently under the Zionist project in Palestine ( Pappe 2004 ). “Subject races” who survived annihilation and evaded removal were subsequently subjugated as minorities in their own territory to

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Recapturing the Lost

Digitalized Memories of the Rhodesian Bush War

Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard

from the South African government and Portugal’s President António de Oliveira Salazar ( Barroso 2013 ). A week later, on 19 November 1965, Kwame Nkrumah (n.d.: 95) issued a press statement stating that he had “requested the Secretary-General of the

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Fighting Fire with Fire

Resistance to Transitional Justice in Bahrain

Ciara O’Loughlin

the “neighborhood effect,” through which critical states influence the adoption of norms in surrounding states through a socialization process ( Finnemore and Sikkink 1998: 902 ). Argentina and South Africa are obvious examples of “critical states

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Coronavirus with “Nobody in Charge”

An open reflection on leadership, solidarity, and contemporary regional integration

Harlan Koff and Carmen Maganda

human mobility, borders, and inclusive societies, which were presented during his keynote address to the 2019 RISC-RISE Consortium's international conference. Dr. Turton's contribution presents his analysis of transformations in modern South Africa

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The Good, the Bad, and the Awkward

The Making of War Veterans in Postindependence Mozambique

Nikkie Wiegink

Rhodesia (currently Zimbabwe) as a destabilizing force to wreak havoc in newly independent and socialist Mozambique ( Emerson 2014 ; Hall and Young 1997 ). After Zimbabwe's independence, the South African Defense Forces took over the support of Renamo

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

defines who is a victim and who is a perpetrator but also consequently shapes the kinds of testimonies that “good” victims and perpetrators are allowed to give. In the case of South Africa, Claire Moon (2006: 273) argues that the discourse on

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Co-constituting Bodyguarding Practice through Embodied Reflexivity

Methodological Reflections from the Field

Paul Higate

.8.2.02a00010 Diphoorn , Tessa . 2013 . “ The Emotionality of Participation: Various Modes of Participation in Ethnographic Fieldwork on Private Policing in Durban, South Africa .” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 42 ( 2 ): 201 – 225 . 10

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Regional integration from “below” in West Africa

A study of transboundary town-twinning of Idiroko (Nigeria) and Igolo (Benin)

Olukayode A. Faleye

, Wismans, & Hillenius, 1995 ). Examining the catalyst for the growth of twin towns/cities in the US– Mexico and South Africa–Lesotho borderlands, Coplan asserts: This is the primary reason for the particular relation on both the US-Mexico and SA