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Ronald Stade

understanding cruelty in a way that conventional peace and conflict studies cannot. Even the genre of ethnographically informed conflict studies, however, struggles with notions of perpetration, volition, and culpability. More to the point, conflict studies

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Introduction

The Social Life of Contentious Concepts

Ronald S. Stade

a village or remote province. They belong to a genre that straddles several disciplinary boundaries—conceptual history, political anthropology, cultural sociology, peace and conflict studies, international relations, and so on—and is consigned to a

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The Power of Silence

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

Sterre Gilsing

refer to sex. Especially interesting (and wry for the artists from the favela who created the genre) is, when the music is detached from the favela environment, the consequences are different. João, a human rights activist and lawyer, questions the

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

emotions inspired by Elizabeth Povinelli (2001 ; 2006 ; 2011 ) and her choice of genre sometimes works against her ambitions. Wool does what she does brilliantly, but the reader often finds herself at a strange remove from what should be so intimate, as

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

, chapter-length studies of two different topics in space and time. (Per Mikhail Bakhtin, a chronotope encapsulates how time and space are represented in different genres of narration: in an epic as distinct from a comedy, for example.) Ferme's first

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Between Labor Migration and Forced Displacement

Wartime Mobilities in the Burkina Faso–Côte d’Ivoire Transnational Space

Jesper Bjarnesen

Migration and Forced Displacement Despite the different interests of refugee studies and studies of labor migration, scholars of both genres have argued for their convergence on important points—for example, regarding the way in which migrant aspirations

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

examples, see Nujoma (2001) ; SWAPO (1981) . For a more detailed account of this genre, see Metsola (2015: 191–195 ). 4 See articles in the following newspapers: The Namibian , 10, 21 April, 9, 17 May 1995, 7 May, 26 June, 29 September, 24, 28, 31

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The Social Life of Fighting Words

The Case of Political Correctness

Ronald S. Stade

Red Book. As mentioned, the official title of the Little Red Book was Quotations from Chairman Mao , in Pinyin, Máo Zhǔxí Yǔlù . The last word in the title refers to the traditional Chinese genre of yǔlù , the paradigm of which is the Analects , a

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Recapturing the Lost

Digitalized Memories of the Rhodesian Bush War

Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard

the Institution: The Transformation of a Narrative Genre .” Nordicom Review 33 ( 2 ): 17 – 26 . doi:10.2478/nor-2013–0011 . 10.2478/nor-2013-0011 Kirkegaard , Ane Marie Ørbø . 2004 , “ A Matter of Difference? Family Planning and Gendered

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Emergent Police States

Racialized Pacification and Police Moralism from Rio's Favelas to Bolsonaro

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

help me catch those guys. Among officers, then, funk parties and funk music, especially the genre of proibidão (lit. “forbidden”), expressed the “culture of trafficking” that they thought to be common among favela residents (see Muniz and