The first Open Access volume of Conflict and Society has published!

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The first Open Access volume of Conflict and Society is now available online!


Conflict and Society is a part of the 2020 Berghahn Open Anthro Collection:


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Volume 6


I. General Articles

Curating Conflict: Four Exhibitions on Jerusalem

Sa’ed Atshan and Katharina Galor


Philippine Prison Marriages: The Politics of Kinship and Women’s Composite Agency

Sif Lehman Jensen


Sheikhs and the City: Urban Paths of Contention in Sidon, Lebanon

Are John Knudsen


II. Special Section: Racialized and Gendered Dynamics in Urban Security

Introduction: Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic

Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem


Eluding the Esculacho: A Masculinities Perspective on the Enduring Warrior Ethos of

Rio de Janeiro’s Police

Celina Myrann Sørbøe


Emergent Police States: Racialized Pacification and Police Moralism from Rio’s Favelas

to Bolsonaro

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen


The Permeable Olympic Fortress: Mega-Event Security as Camouflage in Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Pauschinger


The Power of Silence: Sonic Experiences of Police Operations and Occupations in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas

Sterre Gilsing


Pac’Stão versus the City of Police: Contentious Activism Facing Megaprojects, Authoritarianism, and Violence

Einar Braathen


Racialized Governance: The Production and Destruction of Secure Spaces in Olympic

Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães


III. Special Section: The Anthropology of Protest

Introduction: Performance, Power, Exclusion, and Expansion in Anthropological Accounts of Protests

Aet Annist


Suburban Dissent: Defining Neighborhood Space and Place in Perth, Western Australia

Jocelyn D. Avery


Belarusian Professional Protesters in the Structure of Democracy Promotion: Enacting Politics, Reinforcing Divisions

Alena Minchenia


“Where Is the New Constitution?”: Public Protest and Community-Building in Post–Economic Collapse Iceland

Timothy Heffernan


IV. Book Reviews

Book Reviews

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


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