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Erin R. Eldridge

obvious but also the “little violences” produced in everyday life and conducted in “normative social spaces.” Simon Springer (2012: 138) adds that violence is not a “thing” or outcome but rather a moment shaped by social relations. Physical acts of

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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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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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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

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Sam Jackson, Áron Bakos, Birgitte Refslund Sørensen, and Matti Weisdorf

. Second, he steps outside the micro level (understood as the dimensions of space, time, and agency) where most anthropological studies remain. Allow me to briefly detail these two methods. Thomassen examines the works and ideas of the some of the great

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The Power of Silence

Sonic Experiences of Police Operations and Occupations in Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

Sterre Gilsing

Robb Larkins (2015: 11) urges us to include “the terror of these spaces of waiting” when analyzing violence. The experience of a shootout is not just listening to the shooting and moving on with one's life: it engenders the whole time from knowing

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Achieving the Ordinary

Everyday Peace and the Other in Bosnian Mixed-Ethnicity Families

Keziah Conrad

,” attaining the ordinary takes on added difficulty and moral urgency ( Maček 2009 ; Jansen 2015 ; Segal 2015 ). I also join Veena Das (2015) and others who point to the everyday not so much as a space of conformity but as an eventful space of ongoing

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First as Tragedy, Then as Teleology

The Politics/People Dichotomy in the Ethnography of Post-Yugoslav Nationalization

Stef Jansen

it. Nationalization’s appeal, then, should be understood at least partly as rooted in its capacity to project hope and self-realization for some. As Renata Salecl has pointed out, nationalism constructs “a symbolic space in which we can appear

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Perspectives from the Ground

Colonial Bureaucratic Violence, Identity, and Transitional Justice in Canada

Jaymelee J. Kim

violence against Indigenous peoples cannot be addressed here; however, treaty rights, land rights, resource extraction, and desecration of sacred spaces consistently were mentioned as impediments to transitional justice. For transitional justice to be