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Suburban Dissent

Defining Neighborhood Space and Place in Perth, Western Australia

Jocelyn D. Avery

working-class suburbs that fall within or adjacent to the Town of Bassendean (2020) and approximately 10 kilometers from the Perth city center. I aggregate the suburbs as West Guildford. It is suggestive of Benedict Anderson's “imagined political

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“Eyes, Ears, and Wheels”

Policing Partnerships in Nairobi, Kenya

Francesco Colona and Tessa Diphoorn

that the security arrangements in middle-class Nairobi allow for the state apparatus to be a necessary actor—albeit not the only one—in security provision. “Give Me 500!” In August 2015, the first author joined a patrol in an upper-class neighborhood of

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Sheikhs and the City

Urban Paths of Contention in Sidon, Lebanon

Are John Knudsen

of Salafist and other Islamist groups. Turning conventional wisdom on its head, Bayat argues that the groundswell of Islamic militancy, and of Islamism more generally, is not the urban poor but the educated middle class. My study lends support to

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The Meanings of the Move?

From “Predicaments of Mobility” to “Potentialities in Displacement”

Stephen C. Lubkemann

least some classes of social actors, in ways that profoundly shaped the meaning and organization of movement itself by migrants and other warscape inhabitants. By brief way of background, Liberia’s descent into political turmoil began in 1980, not long

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Latin America

A challenging prospect for regionalism

Ernesto Vivares

that range from economies of solidarity to highly sophisticated organized crime. Viewing from above, that used to be the normal for the region's elites and middle classes, but in the last three decades, conflicts and crises have spread and deepened

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From philanthropy to impact investing

The case of Luxembourg

Shirlita Espinosa

, age groups, and social classes. All interviews were conducted in person, apart from the one telephone interview with Luxembourg’s Honorary Consul to the Philippines, and all were recorded with the interviewee’s permission. I obtained further data

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

gendered state practices associated with the mega-events, including policing practices, forced evictions, and demobilization of local activism, to explore how the governing classes conceptualize Brazilian society. In particular, we analyze how these

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

anthropology as never before. The book is based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted by Salih Can Açıksöz in Istanbul between 2005 and 2008 with working-class, disabled veterans of the Kurdish conflict. The preface powerfully expresses the quandaries of a

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Dudziro Nhengu

migrants often classified as illegal (Ibid). The first one is the migrants’ demographic profiles, which in the context of this analysis may entail their gender, class, ethnicity, religion, political and social marginalization, and a lack of socioeconomic

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Amanda J. Reinke

. For the skeptics, the creation and maintenance of an educated elite class of conflict resolvers and its associated paperwork, fee structures, and time requirements mirrors the formal legal system and thus allows structural violence to become embedded