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Black Lives and Spatial MattersPolicing Blackness and Practicing Freedom in Suburban St. Louis

Black Lives and Spatial Matters: Policing Blackness and Practicing Freedom in Suburban St. Louis

Jodi Rios

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750465
eISBN:
9781501750496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750465.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book is a call to reconsider the epistemic violence that is committed when scholars, policymakers, and the general public continue to frame Black precarity as just another racial, cultural, or ... More

An Elusive CommonLand, Politics, and Agrarian Rurality in a Moroccan Oasis

An Elusive Common: Land, Politics, and Agrarian Rurality in a Moroccan Oasis

Karen E. Rignall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756122
eISBN:
9781501756146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756122.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book details the fraught dynamics of rural life in the arid periphery of southeastern Morocco. The book considers whether agrarian livelihoods can survive in the context of globalized capitalism ... More

Policing the FrontierAn Ethnography of Two Worlds in Niger

Policing the Frontier: An Ethnography of Two Worlds in Niger

Mirco Göpfert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747212
eISBN:
9781501747236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747212.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book explores what it means to be a gendarme investigating cases, writing reports, and settling disputes in rural Niger. At the same time, the book looks at the larger bureaucracy and the ... More

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