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Invisible Veterans

Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman

Alice Wilson

's revolution? In the Oman of Sultan Qaboos, in theory all Omanis are equal with respect to being citizens and subjects of the state. Social mixing certainly does occur in schools, dormitories, and places of employment. Nevertheless, in Salalah, as elsewhere in

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James Gerber

preferences to imported manufactured goods. As intended, the program eventually created relatively plentiful employment in Mexican border communities. This incentivized migration from the interior and led to numerous social, demographic, economic, and

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Erin R. Eldridge

taken many forms over the past century in efforts to legitimize an industry wrought with disasters, falling employment levels, human suffering, violence, and widespread environmental destruction ( Eldridge 2015 ). It is only within the past decade

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The Good, the Bad, and the Awkward

The Making of War Veterans in Postindependence Mozambique

Nikkie Wiegink

2002 ; Schafer 2007: 123 ). But when ONUMOZ payments of demobilized soldiers ceased in 1996 and employment generation programs were concluded in mid-1997, the Frelimo government became in charge of setting the agenda for demobilized soldiers and took a

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Military Violence in Its Own Right

The Microsocial Foundations of Physical Military Violence in Noncombat Situations

Nir Gazit and Eyal Ben-Ari

Press . 10.1525/california/9780520241930.001.0001 Hockey , John . 2009 . “ Switch On: Sensory Work in the Infantry .” Work Employment and Society 23 ( 3 ): 477 – 493 . 10.1177/0950017009337065 Holmes , Richard . 1985 . Acts of War: The Behavior

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Eliza Guyol-Meinrath Echeverry

president of corporate social responsibility for Nevsun, called Nevsun “a force for good in Eritrea" having financially enriched the country and provided meaningful employment for Eritreans (quoted in Martell and Blair 2016 ). While diversification of

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To Be or Not to Be a Hero

Recognition and Citizenship among Disabled Veterans of the Sri Lankan Army

Matti Weisdorf and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

, and conspicuously named, War Hero Initiative (Ranaviru Seva Authority) established in Parliamentary Act No. 54 in 1999 ( De Mel 2007 , 2016 ; Perera 2015 ). 3 Accordingly, for the youths of impoverished Sinhalese, rural families with few employment

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

extended the compensations to former SWAPO veterans and provided employment with government agencies, especially following organized protests by these veterans. The narrative and legitimacy of SWAPO has been built up around the centrality of their veterans

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Pac'Stão versus the City of Police

Contentious Activism Facing Megaprojects, Authoritarianism, and Violence

Einar Braathen

booming parts of the city. Civil construction, domestic work, and street vending were the typical breadwinning activities. As a result of this type of employment, people in Manguinhos became less interconnected. Nevertheless, in Rio's postindustrial

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The Draconian Governance of Illegalized Migrants in Western States

Barak Kalir

Country Wages, Employment and Growth .” Journal of Economic Perspectives 9 ( 2 ): 23 – 44 . 10.1257/jep.9.2.23 Galvin , Treasa M. 2015 . “ ‘We Deport Them but They Keep Coming Back’: The Normalcy of Deportation in the Daily Life of