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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: 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
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...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... Bhopal human rights globalization 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...
Book Chapter

By Charles T. Lee
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... in the recent 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...
Book Chapter

By Catherine Besteman
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... 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.” The chapter recounts the process of ethnogenesis through which Somali Bantu refugees in Dadaab...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... contemporaneous ethnic Mexican organizations, ANMA consciously asserted a nonwhite identity that reflected the larger political commitments of its leftist ideology. race Mexican Americans leftist nonwhite white black feminism bare life biopolitics critical ethnic studies black studies ...
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...
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...