Incluye bibliografía e índice CONTENIDO: State and its margins: comparative ethnographies. -- Between threat and guarantee: justice and community in the margins of the peruvian state. -- Checkpoint: anthropology, identity, and the state. -- Deterritorialized citizenship and the resonances of the Sierra Leonean State. -- Anthropologist discovers legendary two-faced Indian! margins the state, and duplicity in postwar Guatemala. -- AIDS and witchcraft in post-apartheid South Africa. -- Operability: surgery at the margins of the state. -- Productivity in the margins: the reconstitution of state power in the chad basin. -- The signature of the state: the paradox of illegibility. -- Contesting displacement in Colombia: citizenship and state sovereignty at the margins. -- Where are the margins of the state?