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Ontological coordination and the assessment of consistency in asylum requests

. Pandora’s Hope: Essays on the Reality of Science Studies , Harvard, MA: Harvard University Press. Latour, B., 2010. The Making of Law: An Ethnography of the Conseil d’État , Cambridge: Polity. Law, J., 1987. ‘Technology and Heterogeneous Engineering: The Case of Portuguese Expansion’, in W. E. Bijker, T. P. Hughes, T. Pinch, and D. G. Douglas, eds, The

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draw, Kosovo Polje , however, marked the beginning of the end of medieval Serbia. The legends and myths associated with Prince Lazar, the Serb leader at Kosovo Polje , provided an important link between the medieval kingdom and the emergence of a modern Serb national consciousness from the nineteenth century onwards. 9 Regardless of its ethnographic composition (discussed below), Kosovo was regarded as a key part of the

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Security/ Mobility and politics of movement

the practices of judging the credibility of asylum requests in Brazil. Through ethnographic research with various Brazilian agencies involved in the asylum procedure, the chapter is concerned with how asylum cases come to be regarded as consistent or not; consistency being a requirement for granting asylum. Annemarie Mol’s work on ontological coordination is drawn on to understand how different enactments of an asylum case

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Data becoming risk information

facilitating the enactment of anticipatory governing measures on fire emergencies. Drawing on ethnographic observation of a Fire and Rescue Service and its digital infrastructure, the chapter looks at how information is generated through, or rather out of, data gathered on fire. I focus on two crucial processes taking place in the FRS digital infrastructure here. Concentrating on the role of Quality Assurance

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Israeli security experience as an international brand

. ‘Communicating the Terrorist Risk: Harnessing a Culture of Fear?’, Crime, Media, Culture 2(2): 123–42. Neocleous, M., 2007. ‘Security, Commodity, Fetishism’, Critique 35(3): 339–55. Ochs, J., 2011. Security and Suspicion: An Ethnography of Everyday Life in Israel , Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. Pine, B. J. and J. H. Gilmore

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