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Walking as a Metaphor

COVID Pandemic and the Politics of Mobility

Avishek Ray

Schiller and Ayse Caglar call “city-making,” furnish urbanenclaves.” 6 In Boston, for example, the Uber app is twice as likely to cancel rides booked by Afro-American riders, 7 and thereby racializes urban mobility. Some city roads, for instance

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Racialized Governance

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

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

completely decimated ( Cavalcanti 2017: 226 ). This harks back to the historical emergence of favelas following the demolition of cortiços and illustrates that the use of favela removals to create urban enclaves reserved for the elites has never quite

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

-exception framework. Taken together, the security interventions of this period produced a hyper-militarized urban landscape with spectacular security measures implemented in and around enclaves for the privileged. In these urban enclaves, or Olympic fortresses

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Ebola and Accusation

Gender and Stigma in Sierra Leone’s Ebola Response

Olive Melissa Minor

social mobilisation activities included door-to-door visits to convey EVD transmission and prevention information in hard-to-reach urban enclaves and rural villages. CHCs also participated in Oxfam’s Active Case Search (ACS) strategy, designed to rapidly