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David G. Anderson

This article gives an overview of the primary records of the 1926-1927 Turukhansk Polar Census Expedition. The author argues that rather than being an exercise in statistical surveillance, the expedition can be better characterized as a classical expedition of discovery. The article describes the structure of the expedition and the documents that were collected, places the expedition in a history of the surveillance of aboriginal peoples, and presents a research program for re-analyzing the data in light of the contemporary interests of Siberian indigenous peoples.

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Gender and Empire

The Imprisonment of Women in Eighteenth-Century Siberia

Gwyn Bourlakov

state and imperial servitors is found in the account of Iusupova's defiant behavior shortly after she arrived at the Dalmatov Vvedenskii Convent. Surveillance of her actions and behavior was delegated to the nuns Epikhariia, Evtropiia, Evstoliia, Trifena

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Liberal Whispers and Propaganda Fears

The American Jewish Committee and Israel’s Palestinian Minority, 1948–1966

Geoffrey P. Levin

remained in Israel after 1948, curtailing their rights even though they received Israeli citizenship. The military government, combined with related land confiscation legislation, meant that these citizens faced severe surveillance, restrictions on

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The Making of a Capital

Jerusalem on Israeli Banknotes

Na'ama Sheffi and Anat First

historically contingent and characterized by contextual features and power relations” ( Paasi 2011: 62 ). In both past and present, walls define various modes of state power. The Berlin Wall (1961–1989), established as a state surveillance and control system

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Uzi Meshulam and the ‘Mishkan Ohalim’ Affair

The Influence of Radical Ultra-Orthodoxy

Motti Inbari

’s supporters, police mounted a siege of Meshulam’s home in the town of Yehud. Approximately 100 members of Mishkan Ohalim joined Meshulam at his home, fencing off the compound, conducting surveillance, and occasionally firing at the police. Meshulam, for his

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Liberalism in Israel

Between the ‘Good Person’ and the ‘Bad Citizen’

Menachem Mautner

. [In Hebrew.] Tel Aviv : Yedioth Ahronot . Levy , Yagil . 2010 . “ The Hierarchy of Military Death .” [In Hebrew.] Pp. 101 – 119 in Abandoning State/Surveillance State: Social Policy in Israel 1985–2008 , ed. Chana Katz and Erez Tzfadia

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Menachem Keren-Kratz

production of various food items. Innovative optical equipment is used to monitor the manual transcription of holy parchments used for Torah, tefillin, and mezuzot . Ha-Edah Ha-Haredit has also used highly sophisticated surveillance video technology to

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Chava Brownfield-Stein

, an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) for remote-fire missions. 1 These multi-mission systems are part of a panoply of advanced technologies such as ‘smart fences’, thermal video cameras, sensors, high-tech balloons, and other surveillance apparatuses

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Nir Gazit and Yagil Levy

-Police Assemblage .” Critical Sociology 45 ( 7–8 ): 1133 – 1147 . 10.1177/0896920518794269 Dandeker , Christopher . 1990 . Surveillance, Power and Modernity . Cambridge : Polity Press . Delehanty , Casey , Jack Mewhirter , Ryan Welch , and

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Israel's Ground Forces in the Occupied Territories

Policing and the Juridification of Soldiering

Eyal Ben-Ari and Uzi Ben-Shalom

-level soldiers described being mindful of the detrimental consequences of surveillance by the media and NGOs. To analyze the IDF's ground forces we employ the concept of institutional or organizational ‘logics of action’ ( Jackall 1988: 112 ; Thornton and