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Making Harmful Traditional Practices

Saida Hodžić

in The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2, Making Harmful Traditional Practices, examines the Ghanaian problematization of cutting as a “harmful traditional practice,” and contextualizes it within governance discourses and policies ... More


Remaking inequalities in the neoliberal institution

Christy Kulz

in Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Firstly this chapter discusses how Dreamfields’ 'oasis in the desert' allegedly built to transform urban children is changing urban culture in unanticipated ways. Besides grafting cultural capital ... More


The biopolitics of recognition

Thibaut Raboin

in Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the Uk: Constructing a Queer Haven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter is dedicated to the analysis of the state management of refugees. It looks at credibility as a central part of the biopolitics of LGBT asylum, and argues that as a mode of veridiction, ... More


Students navigating and negotiating the conveyor belt: aspiration, loss, endurance and fantasy

Christy Kulz

in Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how students navigate and negotiate Dreamfields’ demands from their situated positions. Unlike other research showing how masculinities are often built on displays of resistance ... More


Bringing the state back in: understanding neoliberal security

John Lea and Simon Hallsworth

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

John Lea and Simon Hallsworth discuss the restrictiveness of Wacquant's characterisation of the neoliberal state as a penal state. They argue that Wacquant's notion of the ‘centaur state’ whose ... More


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