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A Phone without Names

Distrust and Duress in Côte d’Ivoire

Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa

to norms from the village in family meetings in Abidjan. For instance, he would say, “This is not how my father told me to do it,” or, “It is said that we are born and we will die, but what we have come to do in this world, we need to accomplish

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Fighting Fire with Fire

Resistance to Transitional Justice in Bahrain

Ciara O’Loughlin

potential criticisms: first, it makes no reference to political transformation; and second, it emphasizes mechanisms over norms. As past abuses are frequently only addressed by a new (postauthoritarian) regime, transitional justice often involves an element

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Philippine Prison Marriages

The Politics of Kinship and Women's Composite Agency

Sif Lehman Jensen

conflict and precariousness that permeates their everyday lives. The prison marriages enable the women both to insert themselves in the city and to respond to norms and questions of morality, which are socially and politically embedded in the home

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Rethinking Resistance to Transitional Justice

Briony Jones and Thomas Brudholm

the way transitional justice is theorized ( Corradetti, Eisikovits, and Rotondi 2015 ; Hirsch 2012 ) and the way in which it is implemented and experienced in practice. Examples of such critiques include accusations of imposition of western norms that

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Analyzing Resistance to Transitional Justice

What Can We Learn from Hybridity?

Briony Jones

literature on transitional justice in the past ten years has highlighted the lines along which disagreement may surface, for example, lack of cultural sensitivity, imposition of international norms, and accusations of victor’s justice among others, there has

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Michael D. Jackson

of refugees to speak and act in worlds of their own making? If migrants often transgress moral norms and act outside the law, then we who seek to understand the migrant must reorient our own thinking, and acknowledge the extent to which life

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

( Sriram 2012 ). Burundi is an interesting case in point. While the government formally adhered to international obligations and norms, such as the ratification of the Rome Statute or rhetorical commitment to establish transitional justice mechanisms

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Eluding the Esculacho

A Masculinities Perspective on the Enduring Warrior Ethos of Rio de Janeiro's Police

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

concept as “the attitudes, values, and norms that are transmitted and shared among groups of individuals in an effort to collectively cope with the common problems and conditions members face.” In Brazil, the police are divided between a Civil and a

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Migrant Residents in Search of Residences

Locating Structural Violence at the Interstices of Bureaucracies

Megan Sheehan

, Matthew Hull notes, “In addition to describing the logics, aesthetics, concepts, norms, and sociology of bureaucratic texts, scholars also need to account for how documents engage (or do not engage) with people, places, and things to make (other

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

, heterosexual family ( Schwarcz 2019 ). Slaveholders assumed that the formation of families and kinship relations were not compatible with captivity and that affective and sexual relations among enslaved Africans, therefore, would not conform to acceptable norms