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Teens’ perceptions and experiences of peace walls, flags and murals
Madeleine Leonard

Northern Ireland. They create divided spaces within a ‘shared’ city, acting as visible reminders of Belfast’s troubled past and calling into question its success as a ‘post conflict’ society. Focusing on five divided cities, Berlin, Beirut, Belfast, Jerusalem and Nicosia, Kliot et al. ( 1999 : 171–2) outline how politically divided cities can be placed on a continuum of partition, beginning with the pre

in Teens and territory in ‘post-conflict’ Belfast
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Jonathan Benthall

This chapter was originally the entry on Yusuf al-Qaradawi in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics (Oxford, 2014). A collection of articles edited by Gräf and Skovgaard-Petersen ( 2009 ) may be recommended for further reading. Since the encyclopedia went to press, tensions between Qaradawi and the al-Sisi government in Egypt were heightened after

in Islamic charities and Islamic humanism in troubled times
Memory and security without visibility
Charlotte Heath-Kelly

security has been explored through the remakings of bombsites. The book has explored the deployment of architecture and memorialisation upon post-terrorist space to mitigate the resonance of mortality and to reconstruct imaginations of perpetuity and undisrupted sovereignty. Being ‘seen’ is crucial here. Just as political violence enacts insecurity in a visual manner by destroying space, reconstruction

in Death and security
The case of post-tsunami reconstruction in Aceh
Jonathan Benthall

Muslims in the area to work with them, leaving more fundamentalist groups to gain some ascendance in the wider population of Aceh (Marshall 2011a : 197). *** Most research to date on Islamic charities has given special attention to political aspects, which inevitably come to the fore in conflict zones and in areas of mixed religious affiliations

in Islamic charities and Islamic humanism in troubled times
Analysing the example of data territorialisation
Andreas Baur-Ahrens

industries, politics, and the public. This applies also to national storage requirements such as those in Malaysia, Australia, or South Korea: the position of national providers strengthens as their products have to be considered in order to enable communications, even if they cannot compete in the market. Government authorities In the second part of this analysis, changes to power

in Security/ Mobility
Jonathan Benthall

, reaffirming my opinion. Professor Nathan J. Brown, an American academic expert on Middle East politics, also wrote to Clinton in October 2010 in full support of the content of the affidavit. It cannot be demonstrated that submissions on behalf of the ACLU actually caused Clinton to exercise her discretionary authority on account of ‘national security and foreign policy

in Islamic charities and Islamic humanism in troubled times
Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

perceptions of salient threats to which we referred at the end of Chapter 4, or in mitigating perceptions of threats such that citizens may, for example, feel less intolerance and aggression towards outgroups. In this chapter we turn our gaze squarely onto this aspect of the everyday politics of security threats. We examine three dimensions of the relationship between elite and non-elite perceptions

in Everyday security threats
Eric James and Tim Jacoby

principles were important to most organizations working in Afghanistan but they were heavily influenced by the politically charged environment. Finally, humanitarians understood that they are part of the stability and state-building process in Afghanistan and, for that reason, those issues relating to co-option and politicization are less significant than is commonly assumed

in The humanitarian-military complex in Afghanistan
Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

four specific threats of terrorism, immigration, the economy, and environmental degradation at the global, national, community, and personal levels – and political attitudes and behaviours. While there are other reasons to understand the origins of perceptions of security threats, the issue becomes of less political import if these perceptions do not lead to the kinds of compromises in democratic

in Everyday security threats
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Security/ Mobility and politics of movement
Marie Beauchamps, Marijn Hoijtink, Matthias Leese, Bruno Magalhães and Sharon Weinblum

about organized crime, global terrorism, undocumented migration and other dangerous mobilities’ (Walters 2006 : 199) that render movement a central political concern. While contemporary liberal politics actively encourages and enables mobility for the sake of our modern lifestyle and the economic benefits that it yields, it also seeks to render the flows of such mobility knowledgeable and controllable

in Security/ Mobility