Focaal Special Issue: Non-Recording States

Berghahn Journals is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Focaal – Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology has been published.

In a special section titled “nonrecording states,”contributors explore why and when states knowingly refrain from recording people and their activities. This issue also features a general articles section and concludes with a forum and review article.

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal:
http://www.berghahnjournals.com/focaal

THEME SECTION: Nonrecording states
Guest Editors: Barak Kalir and Willem van Schendel

Introduction
Nonrecording states between legibility and looking away
Barak Kalir and Willem van Schendel
http://bit.ly/2li9hH6

The sanctioning state: Official permissiveness and prohibition in India
Ajay Gandhi
http://bit.ly/2lia4rP

Non- and dedocumenting citizens in Romania: Nonrecording as a civil boundary
Ioana Vrăbiescu
http://bit.ly/2miIo5S

Nonrecording the “European refugee crisis” in Greece: Navigating through irregular bureaucracy
Katerina Rozakou
http://bit.ly/2lDT2Az

“China gives and China takes”: African traders and the nondocumenting states
Shanshan Lan
http://bit.ly/2m0iUY5

State desertion and “out-of-procedure” asylum seekers in the Netherlands
Barak Kalir
http://bit.ly/2lYykhp

Articles
Interiority and government of the child: Transparency, risk, and good governance in Indonesia
Jan Newberry
http://bit.ly/2li6Cxi

Neutrality in foreign aid: Shifting contexts, shifting meanings-examples from South Sudan
Elzbieta Drązkiewicz
http://bit.ly/2mxu7Cy

Forum
Anthropology at the dawn of apartheid: Radcliffe-Brown and Malinowski’s South African engagements, 1919-1934 Isak Niehaus
Isak Niehaus
http://bit.ly/2mKaxQE

Review Article
Race, space, secularism, and the writing of history
Ashley Lebner
http://bit.ly/2mKc9tE

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