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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

and Le Firmin have witnessed crisis after crisis. Crisis in the CAR seems to be not an anomaly but rather the norm. Growing up there amounts to growing up among ethnic rivalries, mutinies, a failing democracy, and state neglect. Henrik Vigh utilizes

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Chava Brownfield-Stein

norms relating to law enforcement powers and not by the laws of armed conflict. As human rights lawyer Michael Sfard put it: “Lethal force against unarmed civilians who do not pose danger is illegal … This is the crux of the case” ( Surkes 2018 ). The

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Yagil Levy

, “About Us,” (accessed 22 November 2018). References Bearman , Peter S. 1991 . “ Desertion as Localism: Army Unit Solidarity and Group Norms in the U.S. Civil War .” Social Forces 70 ( 2 ): 321 – 342 . 10

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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

norm. In our final step, we look at the politics of representation—local manifestations of stateness or bureaucracy, where local politicians take on a special importance. At this point, the state is represented by individuals who originate from the

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Achieving the Ordinary

Everyday Peace and the Other in Bosnian Mixed-Ethnicity Families

Keziah Conrad

something that happens every single day, but it is part of the expected rhythm of events marking the passage of the year. It is a marked occasion, but fully within the realm of the ordinary, an instantiation of norms and habits, roles and relations that

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The Draconian Governance of Illegalized Migrants in Western States

Barak Kalir

removals ( Andersson 2014 ; Moffette 2018 ; Kalir 2017a ). This violent response to unauthorized mobility in Spain is the norm in the EU, where the European Commission's report on progress toward accession of new member states has recommended, for example

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

Aet Annist

divisions between those who feel at ease in joining in and those who hesitate and pull out. In fact, even protests that are related to the general theme of the protest may be considered unbefitting if they deviate from the established performative norms and

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Emergent Police States

Racialized Pacification and Police Moralism from Rio's Favelas to Bolsonaro

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

shaped by hypermasculine gender norms (see also Sørbøe; Ystanes and Salem, this issue). Thus, he was able to follow the police officers in a broad range of situations, from patrol in the favelas, tactical training with the special units, community council

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Iver B. Neumann

has been particularly active in arguing that only by fighting the emerging European norms that accept homosexuality and same-sex marriages can “Russian civilization contribute to building a peaceful and civilized life on the planet,” as the then

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Navigating the Politics of Anxiety

Moral Outrage, Responsiveness, and State Accountability in Denmark

Mette-Louise Johansen

effort to create “responsible, accountable governance by ensuring that discretion is not abused and that due process is the norm” (2005: 4; see also Diamant 1962 ; Weber [1968] 2006 ). Du Gay’s argument resonates with the recent body of literature that