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

), urban and infrastructural development is seen as a site where “the New Angola is … materialized” (181). But this is an ethnography in the urban rather than of the urban. Here, space is only the background of social reality, a container in which

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Mirjam de Bruijn

Theocharis and Will Lowe (2016) refer to African youth as central players in this digital epoch. Social media have evidently created a space for the expression of political discontent, a space that was previously unavailable or impossible. In this article, I

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Pac'Stão versus the City of Police

Contentious Activism Facing Megaprojects, Authoritarianism, and Violence

Einar Braathen

institutions to secure citizen participation in urban settings were in place in Brazil before Lula took office ( Rolnik 2011 ). In assessing the dynamics of different forms of citizen engagement, I draw on the distinction between invited and invented spaces of

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

space that also reveal ambitions of territorial takeover by the use of violence, and (3) prominent Wahhabi adherents’ lack of distancing from—and thereby assumed association with—militant Islamists in the north. This lack of explicit distancing from

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Antonius C. G. M. Robben

soldiers prone to rely on computerized judgments through delegated agency. Battle space becomes increasingly virtual through a generative mediation with a distinct visual culture and decision-making process that therefore require urgent research attention

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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

peaceful demonstrations—communicating a moral standing in relation to global or transnational conflicts and crisis. Yet, these expressions are almost always bound to the time and space of the local cultural, geopolitical, and social context in which they

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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

state at the margins by distinguishing three dimensions of marginality: (1) as the peripheries or territories that the state has yet to penetrate; (2) as spaces, forms, and practices through which the state is continually both experienced and undone

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Made in Nigeria

Duress and Upwardly Mobile Youth in the Biography of a Young Entrepreneur in Enugu

Inge Ligtvoet

in duress. Despite the fact that they often have more resources (financial and social) available to them, their long-term experience with a failing, absent government and with corruption does indeed affect and even limit the space in which they can

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Migrant Residents in Search of Residences

Locating Structural Violence at the Interstices of Bureaucracies

Megan Sheehan

diverse actors. Situated in the interstices of these multiple bureaucratic articulations is fertile ground for the flourishing of structural violence. These in-between spaces are precisely what migrants must navigate through as they settle in Chile

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"Our Future Is Already in Jeopardy"

Duress and the Palimpsest of Violence of Two CAR Student Refugees in the DRC

Maria Catherina Wilson Janssens

analysis of the Chadian context, Marielle Debos also questions the limit between war and peace. She considers violence “diffuse” and that “the logic of war leaves its mark on the times and spaces in which fighting is suspended” (2016: 5). Instead of using