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Christiaan Beyers

In the context of transitional justice, how does the reinvented state come to be assumed as a social fact? South African land restitution interpellates victims of apartheid- and colonial-era forced removals as claimants, moral and legal subjects of a virtuous 'new' state. In the emotional narratives of loss and suffering called forth in land claim forms, the state is addressed as a subject capable of moral engagement. Claim forms also 'capture' affects related to the event of forced removals as an unstable political resource. However, within an ultimately legal and bureaucratic process, the desire for recognition is typically not reciprocated. Moreover, material settlements are indefinitely delayed due to political and institutional complications. The resulting disillusionment is counterweighed by persistent aspirations for state redress.

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Barak Kalir

). The Dutch state issues an order for out-of-procedure subjects (hereafter, OOPSs) to leave the Netherlands within 28 days or face potential detention and forced removal. If OOPSs do not opt for an assisted voluntary return program (for example, via the

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Borders and justice

A postscript

Mary Bosworth

understanding of the criminal justice system but also revealed its intersection with other coercive state practices through the forced removal of children ( Harding 1999 ). In each of these examples, recognition of our shared humanity is the beginning, but it

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The Draconian Governance of Illegalized Migrants in Western States

Barak Kalir

administration. Forced removal has thus been exponentially growing, reaching almost 6 million illegalized migrants in the past 24 years. In this same period, the United States also administered 22 million “returns,” which are formally defined as “the movement of

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Navigating the Politics of Anxiety

Moral Outrage, Responsiveness, and State Accountability in Denmark

Mette-Louise Johansen

of child neglect. The Infohouse employees were very well aware of this particular issue. A few years before Aisha’s case, they had been involved in a case resulting in the forced removal of a child from his father on the grounds of radicalization. The

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Decolonizing Development in Diné Bikeyah

Resource Extraction, Anti-Capitalism, and Relational Futures

Melanie K. Yazzie

had everything to do with the extraction of life happening through mining, forced removal, and disease in rural parts of the Navajo reservation where industry operations had also set up shop. Both locations were geopolitical coordinates connected

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Richard Bessel

, see Shane O’ Rourke, “Trial Run: The Deportation of the Terek Cossaks 1920,” in Removing Peoples: Forced Removal in the Modern World , ed. Richard Bessel and Claudia Haake (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 255–280. 38 Laura Engelstein

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From Villainous Letch and Sinful Outcast, to “Especially Beloved of God”

Complicating the Medieval Leper through Gender and Social Status

Christina Welch and Rohan Brown

this rationale in his punishment of those guilty of adultery, and males guilty of having favored prostitution, which involved the forced removal of the nose. 39 Nearly all medieval depictions of lepers in literature are male. We have mentioned

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The triple-sidedness of “I can't breathe”

The COVID-19 pandemic, enslavement, and agro-industrial capitalism

Don Nonini

-nineteenth century. The Indian Removal Act of 1830 under Andrew Jackson culminated the violent displacement of Indian nations from their territories during the previous decade with their forced removal and elimination from the “new lands” of the Mississippi Gulf

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Racialized Governance

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

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

: Plano de Desenvolvimento Urbano, Econômico, Social e Cultural [The people's plan for Vila Autódromo 2016: Plan for urban, economic, social and cultural development]. Rio de Janeiro : AMPVA . Anthony , Constance G. 2013 . “ Urban Forced Removals