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Policing the French Empire

Colonial Law Enforcement and the Search for Racial-Territorial Hegemony

Samuel Kalman

concomitant security/surveillance until successfully decolonizing their territories. 4 As a result of these truisms, there has been a tremendous increase in the past two decades in the history of colonial law enforcement and justice, as scholars attempt to

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Coulthard, Glen Sean. Red Skin, White Masks

Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Elaine Coburn

’s call for engagement with colonial law as a means of challenging the colonial state’s ‘unilateral construction of our (Indigenous) rights’ (46, 45–7, 107). Although not denying the need for limited, strategic engagement with colonial political structures

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By Sentiment and By Status

Remembering and Forgetting Crémieux during the Franco-Algerian War

Jessica Hammerman

late 1940s until the mid-1950s. 20 But survival strategies quickly changed—and making claims of citizenship based on a colonial law was not an argument that worked in favor of the Jews. They had to seek out another way to justify their French belonging

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“Purely Artistic”

Police Power and Popular Culture in Colonial Algerian Theater

Danielle Beaujon

political activity. Indeed, the Renseignements Généraux, France's political police, produced the reports on Algerian theater companies. In relying on this service, colonial law enforcement adopted tactics from political surveillance to control popular

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Colonising ‘Free’ Will

A Critique of Political Decolonisation in Ghana

Bernard Forjwuor

measure the colonial based on its mutating processes is to significantly underdetermine the capacity and meaning of the colonial itself. The mutation/evolution in de jure (amendments of colonial laws as expressed in the various constitutions in Ghana