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Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373100-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7310-0
... by a Katrina survivor. The author argues that participatory media extends the predatory cultural logic of disaster capitalism when it enlists disaster victims to supply the unmediated contact with imperiled life (“bare liveness”) that televised catastrophe performs but fails to deliver. The chapter concludes...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-113
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392880-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9288-0
Published: 20 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386735-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8673-5
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... black feminism bare life biopolitics critical ethnic studies black studies ...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 13 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395751-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9575-1
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376378-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7637-8
...Non-Native Questions<subtitle>Genealogical States and Colonial Bare Life</subtitle> This chapter focuses on the legal status of multiracial people in British Central Africa and how they challenged categories of native and non-native by fitting into neither. colonial law racial descent...
Published: 30 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376491-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7649-1
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012955-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1295-5
Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 09 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002574-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0257-4
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... This chapter conceptualizes bareness in a contemporary context where the dialectic between seeing and being seen or unseen has defined social recognition. To analyze this new regime of civility, it looks at the recent European “veil wars.” How have the right to see and the privilege to disappear...
Published: 07 April 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024347-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2434-7
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 09 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021964-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2196-4
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... civility bareness veil vigilantism Wonder Woman ...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... black feminism bare life biopolitics critical ethnic studies black studies ...
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By Charles T. Lee
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... Giorgio Agamben bare life tactics domestic workers’ movements nonexistent rights ...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay contends that the concepts of bare life and biopolitics severely limit how we understand current uneven global power structures and foreclose the possibility of their abolition. Bare life and biopolitics discourse not only misconstrues the deep anchoring of race and racism...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... work of the critical philosopher Giorgio Agamben, whose influential notion of “bare life” invisibilizes the ingenious agency of abject subjects. The chapter looks at how migrant domestic workers re-create their own spaces of inclusion and “rights” within the working households and produce traces...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... This chapter focuses on refugee agency to explore how refugees find and create spaces for action, collaborate with activists to elude and challenge structures of control, and articulate an alternative politics of identity and self-determination beyond their identity as exemplars of “bare life...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027263-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9368-8
... Apartheid South Africa's infrastructures distilled systemic and epistemic racism into their purest forms, weaving them into the fabric of everyday life. The opening chapter builds on insights by philosopher Charles Mills to argue that apartheid laid bare the profoundly technopolitical character...