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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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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

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Migration, Empire, and Liminality

Sex Trade in the Borderlands of Europe

Tracie L. Wilson

lower morals and were therefore often suspected of engaging in paid sex. This belief resulted in increased surveillance of lower-class women at the turn of the century, 32 including the subjection of women to gynecological exams by police physicians and

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The End of the European Honeymoon?

Refugees, Resentment and the Clash of Solidarities

Siobhan Kattago

the very people they wish to protect. ‘While humanitarianism works to address the urgency of suffering (offering emergency shelter, food and medical care), it is based on a dual logic of protection and surveillance’ ( Ticktin 2016a: 29 ). For example

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Stiletto Socialism

Social Class, Dressing Up, and Women's Self-Positioning in Socialist Slovenia

Polona Sitar

approach is an extension of an older Western Cold War logic, which characterized state socialism “as essentially a culture of surveillance, privation, economic management and colourless lifestyles.” 25 In addition, as David Crowley and Susan Reid note

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Hilla Dayan, Anat Stern, Roman Vater, Yoav Peled, Neta Oren, Tally Kritzman-Amir, Oded Haklai, Dov Waxman, Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Alan Dowty, and Raffaella A. Del Sarto

abruptly, but the surveillance and profiling system of the emerging permit regime became ubiquitous and was there to stay. The Shin Bet—Israel's domestic secret service, its logics and its modus operendi —is the main institutional protagonist of this study

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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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Kinship among the Ġorbat of Babol

How an Anthropology of Childhood Reveals Kinship Structure

Mitra Asfari

participation in the domestic economy, but only girls take care of younger children of their lineage. At this stage, the child is able to go to work and to circulate in the city alone. The Ġorbat boy tries to free himself from the surveillance of adults in order