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Racialized Governance

The Production and Destruction of Secure Spaces in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

, medicine, and government—are notably less porous. The city's porosity has also decreased throughout history as “spaces of mixture became a target for state-sponsored modernization projects, hygienist practices, intellectual discourses, and city planning

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

modernization” (p. 43). He outlines recurrent far-right perceptions of victimhood (where progressive policies meant to expand civil rights “victimize” those in traditional positions of power, i.e., white men) and motifs of heroism (where an individual “burns

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

shared. Notes 1 There are of course exceptions, for example, the march for Ugur Mumcu, a journalist killed in 1993. 2 Kemalism is the founding ideology of the Republic and refers to the top-down modernization promoted by Atatürk and the elite in power. 3

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Invisible Veterans

Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman

Alice Wilson

armed combat as “veterans” of the Front. When Sultan Qaboos took power in 1970, his launching of Oman's modernization, which he dubbed its “renaissance” ( nahda ), and his intensification of the counterinsurgency war led to the emergence of the first

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

because they disqualify “indigenous conceptions of justice as a distraction from the grand ‘modernizing’ mission of Western societies” and are thus ideologically attached to “a colonial denial of local self-determination in the name of liberalization and

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Matthew Carey, Ida Nielsen Sølvhøj, Eve Monique Zucker, Younes Saramifar, and Louis Frankenthaler

contemporary literature, Waugh points out how the relationship between the Vietnamese and nature is getting increasingly disjointed because of industrialization and modernization, leading to profound feelings of alienation (pp. 242, 249). Adopting a similar

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

ways that merged concerns related to public health with projects of modernization. During the republican era, these efforts were imbued with racialized anxieties about the status of the new nation, and urban development interventions often aimed to

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Violence and Identification

Everyday Ethnic Identity in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Torsten Kolind

one should not confuse with the nationalism of the late 1980s. Several writers have argued that Bosnia and Herzogovina has never been truly modernized, that is, communitarianism (the prevalence of ethnic identities in social relations) has continued to

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Emergent Police States

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

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

ethnographic practice by extensively engaging with Brazilian scholars and by highlighting the role of transnational discourses of modernization in legitimizing state violence. This article is the product of eight months of participant observation with the

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The Many Faces of the State

Living in Peace and Conflict in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Nasir Uddin and Eva Gerharz

distribution of jhum fields. The postcolonial trend away from a traditional economic system, spurred by modernization and development efforts, has led to class divisions. Although mechanisms that generated poverty had already been present in traditional local