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Post-Conflict Dynamics in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Identities, Nationalization, and Missing Bodies

Katerina Seraïdari

“democratic” (in the case of Bosnia)—resorted to similar “solutions.” The three articles presented here are based on ethnographic fieldwork. They examine the experiences and narratives of people who are involved in conflict and post-conflict situations in

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The Meanings of the Move?

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

Stephen C. Lubkemann

scholarship of displacement to reflexively equate migration in conflict with loss, 1 I first aim to illustrate how the meanings and outcomes of physical mobility for individuals are far from given, but rather must be—always and everywhere (including under the

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

analysis to the national level, resistance to transitional justice may further point to the failure of transitional justice processes to transform and redistribute power within post-conflict societies. Rosemary Nagy (2008) has asserted that transitional

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Ethnographic Engagement with Bureaucratic Violence

Erin R. Eldridge and Amanda J. Reinke

austerity and efficiency, uncovered how the goal of efficiency was undermined by underlying conflicts between established bureaucrats and newly contracted professionals with precarious relations to the state (2015: 22-25). Highlighting bureaucracies as

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Antonius C. G. M. Robben

. The mediation perspective in the anthropology of violence proposed here focuses on this interface between media technologies, sensory perception, and agency as much in daily life as in conflict zones. Sight has been the privileged sense in security R

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Rethinking Resistance to Transitional Justice

Briony Jones and Thomas Brudholm

Tunisia, and engaging with theoretical debates such as the role of power in resistance, how we can identify different acts as resistance, and the motivations of the actors who engage in such acts, the articles published in this section of Conflict and

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Abhishek Choudhary, Rhys Machold, Ricardo Cardoso, Andreas Hackl, Martha Lagace, and Carly Machado

How Rivalries End By Karen Rasler, William R. Thompson, and Sumit Ganguly. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. 280 pp. 4 illus. Hardback. ISBN 978-0-8122-4498-4. The world has witnessed multiple instances of conflict and

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Peter Hervik

the early stages of this regional-turned-global conflict, while Mette-Louise Johansen studies how Danish police take on radicalized groups who have become the object of public moral outrage and how the police fear that they might become morally

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

interrogates the realm of agency in contexts marked by conflicts and political violence. In this article, I show how moral outrage lies at the intersection of the conscious and the unconscious, “the impersonal and the intimate” ( Mazzarella 2017: 199 ), and

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Ethnographies of Private Security

Erella Grassiani and Tessa Diphoorn

agents across the globe. It is precisely this dimension that an ethnographic approach uncovers, namely, how daily security practices are performed and how various, often conflicting, perceptions on security are created and connected. Other approaches