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Introduction: Competing Power: Landscapes of Violence, Migration and the State

Chapter 1. Amidst Illegality and Violence: Flight and the State
Chapter 2. Illegality and Big Ones: Disengaging Structural Violence
Chapter 3. Local Others: Residents, Bandits, Migrants
Chapter 4. Local Lives, Global Selves: New Local Imaginaries and ‘Go-and-Come’
Chapter 5. Re-presencing the Local
Chapter 6. Co-occupying Public Power: Challenges, Abuse and Structural Violence
Chapter 7. Materializing a Strange-Familiar Local: Individuals, Migrants’ Experiences and Strategies of Governance
Chapter 8. In and Out of the Local: Blame-Sharing, Faulty Persons and the State

Concluding Reflections


Competing Power

Landscapes of Migration, Violence and the State

Narmala Halstead

268 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78533-992-9 Hb Published (October 2018)

eISBN 978-1-78533-993-6 eBook