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Kin-Work in a Time of Jihad: Sustaining Bonds of Filiation and Care for Tunisian Foreign Combatants

“It’s exhausting to create an event out of nothing”: Slow Violence and the Manipulation of Time

Affective Atmospheres of Terror on the Mexico–U.S. Border: Rumors of Violence in Reynosa’s Prostitution Zone

Triggering Change: Police Homicides, Community Healing, and the Emergent Eventfulness of the New Civil Rights

Living the Laughscream: Human Technology and Affective Maneuvers in the Iraq War

Anticipatory States: Tsunami, War, and Insecurity in Sri Lanka

Making Art from Uncertainty: Magic and Its Politics in South African Rugby

Witness: Humans, Animals, and the Politics of Becoming

Socialities of Indignation: Denouncing Party Politics in Karachi

"Xenophobia" in South Africa: Order, Chaos, and the Moral Economy of Witchcraft

Why Ethnography Matters: On Anthropology and Its Publics

Affect and Rearticulating the Racial “Un-Sayables”

Beyond Fact or Fiction: On the Materiality of Race in Practice

Existential Damages: The Injury of Precarity Goes to Court

A Kidnapping in Basra: the Struggles and Precariousness of Life in Post-invasion Iraq

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Witchcraft, Bureaucraft, and the Social Life of (US) Aid in Haiti

“Somehow it Happened”: Violence, Culpability, and the Hindu Nationalist Community

Violence, Just in Time: War and Work in Contemporary West Africa

Ecologies of Empire: On the New Uses of the Honeybee

The Cross Politics of Ecuador's Penal State

Physical Training, Ethical Discipline, and Creative Violence: Zones of Self-Mastery in the Hindu Nationalist Movement

From the Enemy's Point of View: Violence, Empathy, and the Ethnography of Fakes

The Songs of the Siren: Engineering National Time on Israeli Radio

Fathers, Sons, and the State: Discipline and Punishment in a Wolof Hinterland

El Campo: Faciality and Structural Violence in Farm Labor Camps

Getting by the Occupation: How Violence Became Normal during the Second Palestinian Intifada

The Humanitarian Politics of Testimony: Subjectification through Trauma in the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict

An Acoustic Register, Tenacious Images, and Congolese Scenes of Rape and Repetition

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