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The Weight of Absence

Rick Turner and the End of the Durban Moment

Billy Keniston

extent possible, authoritarian and hierarchical methods of working together; and place a corresponding trust in ‘the educative function of participation’, the ability of people to develop the capacity to control their own lives through the act of

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Lesley Gill

, and especially anthropologists, play in countering the creeping authoritarianism and growing inequality of our times? What kind of leverage can intellectual labor have on social reality? How can intellectuals broaden the boundaries of political

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Takamichi Sakurai

of authoritarian political regime’ ( Bach 2006: 192 ). The eminent theorist of fascism Roger Griffin further defines fascism as a ‘revolutionary form of ultra-nationalism that attempts to realize the myth of the regenerated nation’ (2012: 1). On the

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Robin Rodd

regional political surveys ( Latinobarómetro 2016 ). The 2017 Economist Intelligence Unit Democracy Index ( Economist Intelligence Unit 2018 ) presents a bleak picture of a world trending towards the solidification of new authoritarianisms, and declining

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Quarantine and Its Malcontents

How Liberians Responded to the Ebola Epidemic Containment Measures

Umberto Pellecchia

quarantine contributed to increase levels of stigmatisation, tore apart communities and became tangled up within existing inequalities. Due to the compulsory and authoritarian nature of the mandatory isolation imposed by state-related agencies, it became a

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Not Soft Power, But Speaking Softly

‘Everyday Diplomacy’ in Field Relations during the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Jeremy Morris

characterized by increasing authoritarian and coercive measures, people living in Russia have commensurately become the objects of revanchist great power rhetoric, xenophobia and other strategies for masking or distracting from political failure at home – the

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Pınar Melis Yelsalı Parmaksız

examining Turkish modernization. 15 However, in this article, I aim to understand the way that modernization operated to validate an authoritarian political power (i.e., a single-party regime) on the basis of a specific understanding of gender relations

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Unbecoming Veteranship

Convicted Military Officers in Post-authoritarian Argentina

Eva van Roekel and Valentina Salvi

After violence ceases, war veterans often reside in trouble, as their rights, responsibilities, belongings, and entitlements remain subject to a volatile moral domain of contestation and endorsement in post-conflict societies. In post-authoritarian

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Demos and Nation

Misplacing the Dilemmas of the European Union--In Memory of Stanley Hoffmann

Charles S. Maier

countries were living under the Nazi yoke, and Brussels 2017 were Berlin 1942. For all of the EU’s vaunted achievement in spreading democratic values to Eastern Europe, leaders in Poland and Hungary seem intent upon imposing conformist if not authoritarian

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A Spectre Haunting Europe

Angela Merkel and the Challenges of Far-Right Populism

Joyce Marie Mushaben

among these groups, the socialist-capitalist axis and the authoritarian-libertarian axis. As of 2015 I would add a third dimension, the cosmopolitan-particularistic axis, encompassing the values, fears of social exclusion and “undervalued” personal