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Borders, ticking clocks and timelessness among temporary labour migrants in Israel
Robin A. Harper and Hani Zubida

their alternate timescapes do not match their new reality. In this chapter, we consider how TLM in Israel experience time. We use the concept ‘borders’ expansively to demarcate not just political borders, but social borders, time borders and even life-cycle borders. (Political borders and clock time are social constructions, like other social borders.) We explore how time generates social and/or political borders and conversely, how crossing state borders generates new concepts of time. We show that when time borders are embedded in the TLM experience, time becomes

in Migrating borders and moving times
Mark Doidge, Radosław Kossakowski and Svenja Mintert

. Yet by playing with these symbols, they are reinforcing the social construction of masculinity. They are simply trying to enact a reified and mythical way of being a man. Being masculine does not necessarily mean that violence is inevitable, that space needs to be defended or that women have to be objectified. These constructions of masculinity are both reifying and contradictory. DOIDGE__9780719027624_Print.indd 121 08/01/2020 10:19 122 Ultras One part of ultras mentality is about being deliberately transgressive, particularly in relation to greater regulation

in Ultras
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The witnessing of development success
Stewart Allen

conclusive representations of development discourse. To counteract this face-value reading, he advocates reading texts backwards to reveal the social processes, divergent points of view and negotiations that produced them. Texts in this way are re-conceptualised as sites of struggle and contestation, rather than fixed symbolic entities. Thus, textual documents are never merely symbolic worlds of practice to be read as fixed entities, nor are they merely social constructions; their hidden depths are to be teased apart and revealed as reflections of wider developmental

in An ethnography of NGO practice in India
Towards atypology of the treatment of corpses of ‘disappeared detainees’ in Argentinafrom 1975 to 1983
Mario Ranalletti

The treatment of corpses in Argentina  165 murderer.79 In our view, this indoctrination was a determining factor in the social construction of the cruelty displayed by the perpetrators during the phase of mass violence. Its main function was to ensure that extreme violence was exercised in response to different challengers, who were understood to be participants in a global offensive against Catholicism. The indoctrination turned to traditional knowledge and standards to justify, even trivialize, the extreme violence in terms of defending the Catholic religion. When

in Destruction and human remains
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Christian Suhr

my fieldwork I would shift contexts abruptly, often several times a day, between Islamic healing rituals and lectures on God's demands on our daily conduct in the mosques, discussions about the social construction of truth among colleagues in the Department of Anthropology at Aarhus University, and heart-breaking attempts by nurses in the psychiatric institutions to convince their patients to take their antipsychotic drugs. As the months and years proceeded it became increasingly difficult not to bring back experiences from the field to my private life, my dreams

in Descending with angels
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Centralising emotions in football fandom
Mark Doidge, Radosław Kossakowski and Svenja Mintert

shifted the power, status and wealth of certain clubs and marginalised many others. This has provoked intense emotions, and fans have ­mobilised accordingly. The presentation of the ‘correct’ emotion is also sanctioned through power structures. Moreover, ‘power is exercised through and reproduced in our feelings, and it is forceful and effective precisely because of that’ (Gould, 2010: 39). Who can use emotional responses, and when, are exercised through power relations. Reinforcing the social construction element of emotions, this can range from socially appropriate

in Ultras