Upcoming Event October 22, 2015: Plural Security and the City Seminar On Thursday, October 22, the University of Amsterdam, the Conflict Research Unit of Clingendael Institute and the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law are organizing a knowledge event: Plural Security in the City, to be held at the University of Amsterdam in the […]
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In a new article, published by the British Journal of Criminology, SECURCIT post-doctoral researcher Tessa Diphoorn introduces the concept of twilight policing, “which refers to punitive, disciplinary and exclusionary policing practices that simultaneously undermine and support the state, resulting in actions that are neither public nor private, but ‘twilight’.”. Based on twenty months of ethnographic […]
Based on twenty months of ethnographic fieldwork in Durban, South Africa, SECURCIT post-doctoral researcher Tessa Diphoorn analyzes the role of bodily capital in the daily practices of armed response officers, in a new article in Medical Anthropology. The full text can be found here.
In cities across the world, security has become one of the most prominent concerns in people’s everyday lives. In an increasingly pluralized landscape of security, people rely on a broad range of security providers. In addition to public security forces such as the police and the military, non-state actors such as private security companies, neighborhood […]
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