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Published: 20 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386735-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8673-5
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...
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: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392880-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9288-0
Series: The World Readers
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-113
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 13 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395751-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9575-1
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...
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: On Decoloniality
Published: 09 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002574-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0257-4
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012955-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1295-5
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 ...
Book Chapter

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
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... black feminism bare life biopolitics critical ethnic studies black studies ...
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...
Book Chapter

By Swanee Hunt
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
... has treated women as victims of gruesome sexual violence. They were. But the popular genocide canon barely touches on women in their wisdom, perseverance, and strength. Through personal stories, the book preserves a record of a unique moment in Rwandan history and one that holds broader relevance...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
... This chapter details the establishment of the occupation itself in different parts of the Dominican territory. Even as Spanish troops had barely arrived, a number of anticolonial mobilizations occurred. The new administration managed to crush these, including a center-island campaign...