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Between Labor Migration and Forced Displacement

Wartime Mobilities in the Burkina Faso–Côte d’Ivoire Transnational Space

Jesper Bjarnesen

tendency to take the meaning of “home” for granted as fixed in space and time may jeopardize the security and well-being of refugees as they are sent “back” to a situation that may be more distressing than the one that caused their displacement in the first

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Creative Intelligence and the Cold War

US Military Investments in the Concept of Creativity, 1945–1965

Bregje F. Van Eekelen

(1962) compiled a lengthy source book. The Armed Services Technical Information Agency issued a bibliography in 1963, and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space Company compiled a bibliography on creativity in 1964 ( Evans and Stromer 1964 ). That same year

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Frauke Mennes, John P. Hayes, David Kloos, Martha Lagace, Morten Koch Andersen, Somdeep Sen, Matthew Porges, and Sa’ed Atshan

far greater than any coercion transnational corporations experience. Depressed economic conditions, combined with terra nullius (empty space) created by TCOs and the deterioration of Mexico’s state oil company, Petróleos Mexicanos, create ideal

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The Draconian Governance of Illegalized Migrants in Western States

Barak Kalir

people, or what we can call “White spaces,” from any “invasion” by racialized Others. Indeed, discussing what he calls the Australian “invasion complex,” Nikos Papastergiadis (2009: 9) argues aggressive reactions toward refugees should be seen “as

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Iver B. Neumann

October 1993. Once again, the state resorted to violence in order to redefine public political space, shooting dead a number of parliamentarians in their offices and meeting rooms, banning newspapers and censoring others. “There will be no more leniency to

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Analyzing Resistance to Transitional Justice

What Can We Learn from Hybridity?

Briony Jones

can be seen as an inevitable result of the nature of transitional justice as a “contested space” ( McEvoy and McGregor 2008 ) in which negotiations and compromises over political, legal, and moral dilemmas take place ( Sriram 2009 ). Surprisingly

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Unbecoming Veteranship

Convicted Military Officers in Post-authoritarian Argentina

Eva van Roekel and Valentina Salvi

utopia. James Holston (2009) has coined this intrinsic difference between rights on paper and rights in practice “substantive citizenship.” Citizenship emerges from social practices that are constructed on different scales and in different spaces with

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Navigating the Politics of Anxiety

Moral Outrage, Responsiveness, and State Accountability in Denmark

Mette-Louise Johansen

carried out in close collaboration with employees from several municipal departments. The organization that deals with the tangible casework is called the Infohouse. There is a large space for discretion in the casework, which involves a cross

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“Eyes, Ears, and Wheels”

Policing Partnerships in Nairobi, Kenya

Francesco Colona and Tessa Diphoorn

taken, and the entire sequence of the patrols. Although the company owns the vehicle and pays the driver, the DPU officers determine and manage the entire procedure. Last and most important, we see some space for negotiation concerning the conditions of

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

police invading favelas and the demolition of favela homes to make space for the Olympic infrastructure. The news stories coming out of Rio's favelas during this period alerted many to the underbelly of mega-event hosting but, simultaneously, often came