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Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
..., and even embarrassing. The Aid Bunny and Trauma Teddy were central to the analytical development of the concept of the mere. The aged and often abjectly lonely knitters of these “humanitarian gifts”—no longer “productive members of society,” thus “useless”—also dwelt in the realm of the mere. Humanitarian...
Published: 12 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387930-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8793-0
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 23 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386001-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8600-1
Published: 09 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393221-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9322-1
Published: 24 August 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002086-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0208-6
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
...Militarized Humanitarianism ...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374602-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... In 2007, the Australian government seized by compulsory acquisition seventy-three remote Aboriginal communities and townships to “stabilize and normalize” what was constructed as a national emergency humanitarian crisis. Chapter 1 models the so-called crisis of remote Aboriginal communities...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter is a study of Nuruddin Farah’s Gifts . It examines the novel’s articulation of an alternative model of giving to that of Western humanitarian aid, which has deprived the Somali people of their autonomy and humanity because it dehumanizes them by reducing them to the passive victims...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... After an overview of the history of the legal creation of the category of “refugee” and the creation of the international refugee regime, the chapter reviews the history of refugee resettlement in the United States. The discussion reveals that the humanitarian management of refugees is centrally...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372554-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7255-4
Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7310-0
Published: 15 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004356-048
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0435-6
Series: a Camera Obscura Book
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373100-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7310-0
... The introductory chapter situates participatory initiatives that equip dehumanized subjects with documentary media as humanitarian media interventions. It defines the concept of “immediations” as a documentary ethic that prioritizes immediacy over analysis. Whereas documentary tropes...
Published: 15 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004363-038
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0436-3
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... as dehumanizing forms of violence—initiated a hunger strike that publicly revealed the state’s lie that it administered a humanitarian camp for the refugees. In response, U.S. courts developed a legal standard for compromised immunity that brought about the end of the carceral experiment. This history sheds light...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 11 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390626-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9062-6
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372554-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7255-4
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-047
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5