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The Many Faces of the State

Living in Peace and Conflict in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Nasir Uddin and Eva Gerharz

supportive or dominant. Many Pahari adivasi regularly experience the hegemony of the state in the form of phrases and terms of reference used by Bengalis, based on which public discourses have been formed in the CHT. Pahari adivasi are considered a “third-class

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Eliza Guyol-Meinrath Echeverry

Africa and Brazil, Philippe Bourgois (1989) noted the ways in which Central American banana plantations exploited class and ethnic divisions among workers to increase their profits, and Suzana Sawyer (2004) found that neoliberal capitalist

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Shadow Soldiering

Shifting Constellations and Permeable Boundaries in “Private” Security Contracting

Maya Mynster Christensen

Afghanistan. This includes research from within the fields of critical military and gender studies that explores the intersections of colonial histories, global neoliberal forces, and the classed, gendered, and racialized inequalities of labor relations in the

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Abhishek Choudhary, Rhys Machold, Ricardo Cardoso, Andreas Hackl, Martha Lagace, and Carly Machado

more strongly the different hierarchies of class and the power inequalities that have determined Jewish-Arab relations across divides. How, for example, do these hierarchies change how we interpret narrated memories of Arabs who were washing the dishes

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

elite and middle-class counterparts working as politicians and civil servants. Over time, Namibian ex-combatant and veteran politics have evolved relationally through a cumulative series of claims and responses, with every major phase starting from

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Migrant Residents in Search of Residences

Locating Structural Violence at the Interstices of Bureaucracies

Megan Sheehan

everyday life [shifting] our attention to pathologies of class, race, and gender inequalities” (2004: 19). These “little” or everyday violences are the product of structures that translate social difference into outcomes that negatively impact some groups

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

Walter Reed (WR) is marked by perpetual tensions between the ordinary and the extraordinary. Despite the best of intentions as well as meticulous consideration of American middle-class values in design and decoration of The Fisher House, a nonprofit

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Pac'Stão versus the City of Police

Contentious Activism Facing Megaprojects, Authoritarianism, and Violence

Einar Braathen

2006 ). This article will try to identify such interconnections. The structural type of violence kills slowly, and it causes deaths because, for example, “medical and sanitary resources are concentrated in the upper classes” ( Galtung and Høyvik 1971

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Introduction

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

Aet Annist

full members of society. The still transforming relations between emerging classes in post-socialist countries are built on shame and scorn. Interactions also within classes are fraught with difficulties, which drives people to distance from each other

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Achieving the Ordinary

Everyday Peace and the Other in Bosnian Mixed-Ethnicity Families

Keziah Conrad

often bound up with religious practice, but they are also governed by local norms and customs, and reflect standards of class, gender, age, and social standing. Any meal, Mary Douglas argues, encodes a “message … about different degrees of hierarchy