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Navigating the Politics of Anxiety

Moral Outrage, Responsiveness, and State Accountability in Denmark

Mette-Louise Johansen

. His family were also well known to the social workers in Aarhus owing to their social problems. In other words, this family were stereotypical representatives of the kind of people who cause moral panic in Danish society: the migrant family living on

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War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories

Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

; Harnisch and Pfeiffer 2018 ; Meinert and Whyte 2017 ). Likewise, we caution against the stereotyping of war veterans as inherently violent and a potentially destabilizing force. In contrast to such normative approaches, the findings presented in this

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Guarding the Body

Private Security Work in Rio de Janeiro

Erika Robb Larkins

. Afterward, he apologized profusely, reminding me that he would never act that way in real life and making sure I understood that he was not the negative stereotype he performed in the simulation. Nonetheless, he wouldn’t look at me for the rest of class

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

of hers, finds himself. Charles, a longtime Butare resident, is Hutu, though ethnic labels are outlawed in Rwanda. His work ethic and generosity evoke contradictory ethnic stereotypes among the public (57). No matter what Charles does—joining in

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Eluding the Esculacho

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

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

, and maintain their authority, stimulates behaviors such as suspiciousness and stereotyping based on appearance in order to deal with insecurities in interactions with strangers in the streets (see also Paoline 2003 ). Police officers that patrol Rio

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A Phone without Names

Distrust and Duress in Côte d’Ivoire

Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa

mentioned that such stereotypical characteristics raised suspicion among the rebels or were used as a pretext to either extort money or recruit the person on the spot (see Heitz-Tokpa 2014 ). The rebels asked him many questions: Who was he? Where was he

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Shadow Soldiering

Shifting Constellations and Permeable Boundaries in “Private” Security Contracting

Maya Mynster Christensen

authored by contractors themselves has provided data that challenges more stereotypical images of private security contractors ( Higate 2012b ). While these studies offer important insights into contractors’ discourses and representations directed at an

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Racialized Governance

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

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

conversations about their activism, residents underlined that they were a harmonious community—that even their protests were peaceful ( Huidobro Goya and Ystanes 2017 ). The residents in resistance also countered the negative stereotypes about their community by

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

of scholarship has critically unpacked many problematic notions of this policy discourse. These studies have deconstructed ex-combatant stereotypes, zooming in on the reasons of participants for their conflict involvement, as well as their social

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

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

Lorenzo D’Orsi

harbored of the others’ behavior by giving rise to unpredicted solidarity and a sense of intimacy among the demonstrators, thus undermining ingrained stereotypes on transethnic and transpolitical relations. Through moral shock, participants empathized with