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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

back in Romania now. Or who knows where.” By the time we got to this point in the interview, some of Marius's mates came to join the conversation in the Romanian cafe in North London where we met. Such narratives, told with gusto, are performances that

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The District Leadership Cadre of the Stasi

Who Were These Men and Why Did They Not Crush Mass Protest in 1989?

Uwe Krähnke, Anja Zschirpe, Philipp Reimann, and Scott Stock Gissendanner

drunkenness in uniform - Intimate relations Watchfulness and Protecting Undercover Operations 9 Compromising undercover operations - Neglect of watchfulness Performance of Duties 8 Thoughtless action on duty - Neglect of supervision of subordinates

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Listening with Displacement

Sound, Citizenship, and Disruptive Representations of Migration

Tom Western

; perhaps the most brutally patrolled border of all ( Papadopoulos and Tsianos 2013 ). Citizenship is something performed, and these performances are ethical, cultural, creative, social, and often pleasurable. Figures 3 and 4. Citizenship for sale in Greece

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Unpacking Gender Images across Angela Merkel’s Four Campaigns for the Chancellorship, 2005–2017

Joyce Marie Mushaben

was not particularly disadvantaged by the media: in fact, she faced less direct criticism from the Bild Zeitung than did Schröder and his spd -Green government. 24 Voters re sponded positively to her television debate performance, less concerned

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The Left Party and the AfD

Populist Competitors in Eastern Germany

Jonathan Olsen

As is evident in the articles in this special issue, several main narratives developed following the 2017 German national election. The main headline, of course, was the Alternative for Germany’s (AfD) precedent-shattering election performance. Not

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Imagined Germany and the Battle of Models in South Korea

Rival Narratives of Germany in South Korean Public Spheres, 1990–2015

Jin-Wook Shin and Boyeong Jeong

with Germany's economic systems and performance. “Social” Market Economy? Or Social “Market” Economy? Most of the articles on the German economy linked their interpretations of Germany with issues regarding the problems and tasks facing the

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Christopher E. Forth

manhood. For the British as well as the French, the credible performance of masculinity often required an unsustainable balancing act: on one hand, the polished refinements of the “civilized” gentleman that, when seen as excessive, might cause him to seem

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Camille Robcis and Benjamin Poole

). Performances of theater, literature, and history sought to enlighten the masses with (national) culture. Unsurprisingly, these programs gratified paternalistic elites (on both the left and the right) more than popular audiences, who preferred the (often

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From Political Fringe to Political Mainstream

The Front National and the 2014 Municipal Elections in France

Gabriel Goodliffe

Following Marine Le Pen’s record electoral performance in the 2012 presidential elections, in which she won an unprecedented 17.9% of the vote, the Front national (FN) resumed its electoral progress in the 2014 municipal elections. * In March 2014

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Lessons from Refugees

Research Ethics in the Context of Resettlement in South America

Marcia Vera Espinoza

respect. At the end, as Nando Sigona (2014: 378) asserts, the interview process is a “performance in which the meanings of questions and responses are contextually grounded and jointly constructed.” However, as reflexive as my encounters were, I cannot