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Humanitarianism in a Post-Liberal World Order
Stephen Hopgood

71 countries registering a reduction in political rights and civil liberties ( Freedom House, 2018 ). All of which puts the viability of global liberal institutions increasingly in doubt. This idea of a protected place where, regardless of one’s identity (ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, sexuality, but also whether or not one is a dissident), one’s basic rights are secure is constitutively liberal. As fewer and fewer governments, and more and more people, view the existence of such a sanctuary within society as fanciful, illegitimate and

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Governing Precarity through Adaptive Design
Mark Duffield

: Realism and Post-Fordism ’, Critical Enquiry , 39 : 2 , 347 – 66 . Geotz , T. ( 2011 ), ‘ Harnessing the Poer of Feedback Loops ’, Wired , 19 June , www.wired.com/2011/06/ff_feedbackloop/ (accessed 19 November 2015 ). Green , D. ( 2014 ), ‘ The New World Development Report (on Mind, Society and Behavior): Lots to Like, but a Big Fail on Power, Politics and Religion ’, Oxfam , 16 December , http://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/lots-to-like-in-the-new-world-development-report-on-mind-society-and-behavior-but-a-big-fail-on-power-politics-and-religion

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Marie-Luce Desgrandchamps, Lasse Heerten, Arua Oko Omaka, Kevin O'Sullivan, and Bertrand Taithe

equation in Nigeria today appears to be lopsided. If you look at the distribution of power, you discover that some ethnic groups or geopolitical zones are deliberately schemed out or not considered relevant to be accommodated. Ethnicity and religion to a large extent determine who gets what in the country’s political configuration. The question of ethnicity becomes more prominent when you are dealing with issues concerning the security of the country. As it stands now, most of

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Brad Evans

York : Dover Publications ). Girard , R. ( 2005 ), Violence and the Sacred ( London : Continuum ). Gray , J. ( 2007 ), Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia ( London : Penguin ). Grossman , D. ( 2009 ), On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society ( New York : Back Bay Books ). Pinker , S. ( 2011 ), The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined ( London : Viking ). Said , E. ( 2019 ), Orientalism ( London : Penguin Classics ). Virilio , P. and Lotringer

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Visual Advocacy in the Early Decades of Humanitarian Cinema
Valérie Gorin

the new technology of cinema with the same conviction. The SCF seemed to have been more enthusiastic, being a private charity founded by two activist sisters known for their criticism of government policy during the Great War ( Mahood and Satzewich, 2009 ). Advocacy remained a core value once SCF was founded: ‘it has been our lot to champion children whose parents, country, government or religion happened to be unpopular and this has not made the work of getting funds any easier’ ( Record of the Save the Children Fund [hereafter, Record ], 1921a : 67). Operating

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Dispelling Misconceptions about Sexual Violence against Men and Boys in Conflict and Displacement
Heleen Touquet, Sarah Chynoweth, Sarah Martin, Chen Reis, Henri Myrttinen, Philipp Schulz, Lewis Turner, and David Duriesmith

and differentiation with which it intersects and which shape survivors’ lives, including considering how race, age, ethnicity, class, religion, location, sexuality and disability intersect with one another and shape sexual victimisation. These factors are not fixed variables and demand contextual knowledge. Survivors’ views and insights must be central to understanding how to respond to their needs. The contextual nature of survivors’ experiences and needs may require

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Digital Bodies, Data and Gifts
Kristin Bergtora Sandvik

interventions, such as enclosure systems and night raids, but UNHCR describes resistance to such registration practices as ‘Rejection of registration practice based on religion, customs or superstition: Disaffected groups in search of a pretext may reject the use of certain registration practices, such as invisible ink or wristbands, biometrics, or taking of photographs’ ( UNHCR, n.d.a ). My second example, inspired by the important work of Scott-Smith (2013) and Glasman (2018) , is the MUAC band

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Amikam Nachmani

reward to terrorism. Still, it has been a huge leap forward, made with an eye to the EU: the reforms were practically the EU stipulation to start accession negotiations with Turkey. Future developments will tell whether these Turkish moves will be reciprocated by Europe and the West. If positive, Turkish society will become more pluralistic, open, and liberal minded. If negative, radicalism, introversion, religionism, and excessive nationalism will rule the day in Turkey. Time will tell

in Turkey: facing a new millennium
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Amikam Nachmani

religion in Turkey, what has been achieved in this field, and the almost religious zeal – “secular fundamentalism” – in which secularism has been applied in the country: The proclamation of the Republic in 1923 was followed by the abolition of the office of the caliphate in 1924. Other steps were taken in the course of the 1920s and early 1930s towards secularizing the Republic. These included the abolition of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Pious Foundations, abolition of religious courts, proscription of male religious headgear, namely the

in Turkey: facing a new millennium
Cerwyn Moore

continuous one; each sustains the other.9 In this way rituals and specific symbols serve to produce collective identities. In the case of post-Communist Russia and Serbia, the symbolism of religion became entwined in the re-articulation of a shared sense of collective or national identity. In a sense then, as this chapter argues, the wars in Kosovo and Chechnya were not about religion per se, but rather about maintaining and iterating a coherent sense of national identity – Serbia and Russia became protectors against invaders (Turks, Muslims, Arabs). The inception of the

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