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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

.4324/9780203450994_chapter_10 HACKMAN, Melissa, Desire Work: Ex-Gay and Pentecostal Masculinity in South Africa , 216 pp., illustrations, notes, references, index. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018. Paperback, $24.95. ISBN 9781478000822. Gay and lesbian

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Elsewhere Affects and the Politics of Engagement across Religious Life-Worlds

Omar Kasmani, Nasima Selim, Hansjörg Dilger, and Dominik Mattes

. Comaroff . 1999 . “ Occult Economies and the Violence of Abstraction: Notes from the South African Postcolony .” American Ethnologist 26 ( 2 ): 279 – 303 . 10.1525/ae.1999.26.2.279 Csordas , Thomas J

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An Ethics of Response

Protestant Christians’ Relation with God and Elsewheres

Ingie Hovland

) then gave a lecture on an aspect of the history of Christian mission or on a Bible passage, while the assembled women sat still and listened. Sometimes one of the women read aloud news from female missionaries in Zululand (South Africa), Madagascar

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Jean Comaroff

Jean Comaroff, Peter Geschiere, Kamari M. Clarke, and Adeline Masquelier

Colonial frontiers, we have long been told, put conventional categories at risk. I grew up on one such frontier, itself an anachronism in the late-twentieth-century world—apartheid South Africa, where many of the key terms of liberal modernity were scandalously, publically violated. Religion was one of them. Some have argued that the act of separating the sacred from the secular is the founding gesture of liberal modern state making (Asad 2003: 13). In this, South Africa was a flagrant exception. There, the line between faith and politics was always overtly contested, always palpably porous. Faith-based arguments were central to politics at its most pragmatic, to competing claims of sovereignty and citizenship, to debates about the nature of civilization or the content of school curricula. As a settler colony, South Africa had long experimented with ways to ‘modernize racial domination’ (Adam 1971) in the interests of capitalist production, frequently with appeals to theology. After 1948, in contrast with the spirit of a decolonizing world, the country fell under the sway of Afrikaner rulers of overtly Calvinist bent. They set about formalizing a racial division of labor that ensured that black populations, the Children of Ham, remained economically subservient and politically marginal.

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The Meanings of the Move?

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

Stephen C. Lubkemann

. Shortly after Mozambique achieved independence from Portugal in 1975, the country’s hostile neighbors (the apartheid regimes of South Africa and Southern Rhodesia) instigated a civil war that would last nearly a decade and a half. Over its fifteen

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Ethnographies of Private Security

Erella Grassiani and Tessa Diphoorn

. 2016 . Routledge Research Companion to Security Outsourcing . London : Routledge . Berg , Julie . 2003 . “ The Private Security Industry in South Africa: A Review of Applicable Legislation .” South African Journal of Criminal Justice 16 ( 2

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

Reintegration versus Veteran Politics After its prolonged independence war against South African occupation, Namibia inherited an ex-combatant population that both international and domestic policy makers soon identified as a key challenge

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Shadow Soldiering

Shifting Constellations and Permeable Boundaries in “Private” Security Contracting

Maya Mynster Christensen

policing.” Based on long-term ethnographic fieldwork among private security officers in Durban, South Africa, Diphoorn has developed the framework of twilight policing to analyze the everyday performance of policing agents from a bottom-up perspective that

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“Eyes, Ears, and Wheels”

Policing Partnerships in Nairobi, Kenya

Francesco Colona and Tessa Diphoorn

of “twilight policing,” which refers to performances of security that simultaneously undermine and support the state apparatus in Durban, South Africa. Diphoorn argues that armed response security officers are increasingly taking over roles

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The Draconian Governance of Illegalized Migrants in Western States

Barak Kalir

Australia, Canada, the United States, South Africa, and most recently under the Zionist project in Palestine ( Pappe 2004 ). “Subject races” who survived annihilation and evaded removal were subsequently subjugated as minorities in their own territory to