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Published: 29 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375999-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7599-9
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... feature of the modern state that liberal democracies share: the growing need to generate and manage secret knowledge in order to sustain sovereignty. It shows how this process generates a distinctive economy of secrecy and suspicion and a new modality of authority that profoundly impacts conceptions...
Book Chapter

By Neel Ahuja
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... Iraq War smallpox state secrecy bioterrorism neoconservatism ...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
.... removal of Saddam Hussein from the Iraqi presidency. The ability to mobilize such fears occurred in the gap between state secrecy and publicity of animal experimentation and dual use research in popular writings on bioterrorism. By managing the secret/public divide, the security state effectively...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
.... This chapter considers the ways in which these two phenomena act in concert to interpellate the American public—referred to as “civilians,” a figure that the chapter explores—to the call of war. Rather than understanding state secrecy as the only—or even as the primary—obstacle to a critical and participatory...
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... in Iraq and Afghanistan appear in the public domain. This chapter considers the ways in which these two phenomena act in concert to interpellate the American public—referred to as “civilians,” a figure that the chapter explores—to the call of war. Rather than understanding state secrecy as the only...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... This chapter examines the silence of the Bangladeshi state and civil society on 1947/partition and juxtaposes it with the extensive memorialization and inherent contestations in the national celebrations of 1971/Muktijuddho (the Bangladesh Liberation War). It outlines the historical...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375227-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... through which weakness is constructed and inequality reinscribed rather than being a natural state of gender. By exploring the relationship between scorn, honor, rape, sexuality, narratives of remembrance, and the emergence of “public secrets” (what people remember to forget)—and how these are interwoven...
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... that working on conspiracies poses to historians—namely, the risk that they too will become entrapped in conspiracies and their unexpected byproducts. Protocols of the Elders of Zion France Russia Juliette Adam Okhrana The national security state crafts an enormous volume of materials...
Book Chapter

By Nayanika Mookherjee
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
...One This chapter examines the silence of the Bangladeshi state and civil society on 1947/partition and juxtaposes it with the extensive memorialization and inherent contestations in the national celebrations of 1971/Muktijuddho (the Bangladesh Liberation War). It outlines the historical...
Published: 22 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012849-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1284-9
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 13 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385837-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8583-7
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... that local residents should do more to improve their own health. This chapter examines how childhood asthma gets cast as a citizenship issue, inspiring national debate over whether the state is the ultimate guarantor of citizens’ rights. I argue that by drawing on prevalent tropes about working-class labor...