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Processes of Territorialization in Mexico

Indigenous Government, Violence, and Comunalidad

Philipp Wolfesberger

but has a conflictive relation with state legislation and the party system. This research analyzes how the different configurations of indigenous autonomous government in Cherán and Tlahuitoltepec are viable forms of social organization for providing

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

trend of alarmist discourse about Muslim reform movements in milieus in Bamako. With the transformation of the northern conflict from a Tuareg rebellion to a complex emergency involving al-Qaeda-linked militants and Salafi jihadist groups, and with the

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Understanding Experiences and Decisions in Situations of Enduring Hardship in Africa

Mirjam de Bruijn and Jonna Both

explained elsewhere, the effects of such impositions are not the same for everybody, but what is the same is that people are influenced and take decisions they would probably not take if the long exposure to conflict and war, to oppression and ecological

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Mirjam de Bruijn

period, literally means “we are tired.” These protests were geared against the regime of Idriss Déby, who has been president of Chad since 1990. Chad’s political context is defined by a seemingly endless situation of near-conflict / civil war and regimes

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The Social Life of Contentious Concepts

Ronald S. Stade

, however, social immersion and learning a language are necessary to understand the meanings of concepts and to realize that the meaning of key concepts tends to be contested and how concepts are instrumentalized in political conflicts. Different people

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Along the Lines of the Occupation

Playing at Diminished Reality in East Jerusalem

Fabio Cristiano and Emilio Distretti

) defines the erasure of Palestinian national space (e.g., properties, land, villages, and private houses) during and following the 1948 Nakba as “spacio-cide.” Space also channels conflicting narratives in the production of imaginaries and their virtual

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The Social Life of Fighting Words

The Case of Political Correctness

Ronald S. Stade

consequence, there was a sharp reversal to Stalinism, officially labeled a purge of “rightist elements” (see, e.g., Walden 2015 ). This set the stage for the ideological conflict between China and the Soviet Union that ended in an open split between the two

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

to the literature on conflict studies, political violence, medical anthropology, gender studies, and disability studies, Sacrificial Limbs: Masculinity, Disability, and Political Violence in Turkey is likely to put Turkey on the map of world

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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

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Beyond Economy and Religion

Resources and Socio-cosmic Fields in Odisha, India

Roland Hardenberg

each other, and there might be a conflict of values (ibid.: 100). Second, there is one more or less undifferentiated socio-cosmos, within which the same resources affect social as well as cosmic relations. In this ‘monist’ case, a ‘paramount value