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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cathy Hannabach In this article I analyze the gender, racial, sexual, and national ideologies at play in the incarceration and forced sterilization of HIV-positive Haitian refugees at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in the 1990s. Focusing on legal and medical technologies—specifically asylum law...
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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 4 The now-empty asylum seekers’ tent center in Haderslev, Denmark, September 15, 2016. Rasmus Degnbol, Europe's New Borders (2015). More
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... reconfigured through the blurring of on- and offshore sites and migrations. Amid security “crises,” states use geography creatively to undermine access to legal representation, human rights, and avenues to asylum. Enforcement operations reach offshore, moving the border to the locations of asylum seekers...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jenny Stümer The escalating death tolls of migrants seeking to enter Europe are a dramatic testimony to the cynical, dehumanizing, and violent fortification of the European Union, whereby refugees and asylum seekers have become the emblematic figures of contemporary political exclusion. Rather than...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... with the nation state or with the official identities available to them? 1. See, for instance, Collins, Noble, Poynting, and Tabar, Kids, Kebabs, Cops and Crime (1998) on the race and crime issues, while D. Marr and M. Wilkinson's (2003) Dark Victory presents a detailed account of the asylum-seeker...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 388–406.
Published: 01 November 2022
... asylum era—traceable at least to the moral treatments of William Tuke at York in the late eighteenth century (see Edgington 1997 ). Even the precise effects claimed for asylum green spaces are unchanged in the intervening centuries: as Clare Hickman ( 2013 : 36) points out, the idea that that physical...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 112–135.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Figure 4 The now-empty asylum seekers’ tent center in Haderslev, Denmark, September 15, 2016. Rasmus Degnbol, Europe's New Borders (2015). ...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
... ” label, he describes the works of relatively unknown artists who were hospital orderlies, African American janitors, retired butchers, or schizophrenics in an insane asylum. Somehow their paintings were discovered and made available to spectators who have been captivated by the remarkable and enduring...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
... the director to critique the inhumane treatment of asylum seekers, by portraying their virtual imprisonment in a run-down high-rise apartment building at an out-of-season British seaside resort, Tanya is not, the film is careful to show us, really interested in the possibility of a better life in material...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 331–338.
Published: 01 November 2005
... by providing it with plazas necessary for the relaxation of the circulating crowds also let loose equivalent schemes such as the construction of the Sainte-Anne asylum in addition to the remand centre of la Santé. What Virilio is exploring at this juncture is of course the emergence of the ideologies...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... mayor of Frankfurt, and the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung . Wallmann ran a xenophobic racist election campaign in 1980 and forced many Ethiopian and Afghani asylum seekers out of the state of Hessen. Roger Karapin (2002 : 205) explains that “the asylum issue again played a role...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 17–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and asylum seekers, desperately trying to escape circumstances over which they have little or no control. Here we see that mobility is not for everyone, and a variety of Ban-Opticon databases designed to police the mobility of different categories of persons determine who can have access to which types...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... culture sustain a conventional interpretation of Africa as the root of black diasporic solidarity, asylum from the edicts of a modernity forged by European powers and solidified by the cultural imperialism of the United States. But Marley saw that a mythic return to Africa could not be the basis...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... asylum, he personally argued successfully that his tutelage be rescinded, though he never resumed his profession as a judge. The court documents related to his case eloquently articulate the ability to be lucid and mad. The Judgment of the Royal Superior Court of Dresden of July 14, 1902, clearly states...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 54–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... displaying people lined up outside of the National Bank or reads about the suffering of migrants in a column next to images of people waiting in line for asylum (see Kapoor 2013 ; Poppendieck 1998) . These lines—although not unrelated to them—are rarely seen in direct intersection with the contrasting...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 289–302.
Published: 01 November 2019
...,” including the experience of mass boredom. There is, finally, a degree of intellectual cross-fertilization at play here—Debord spent considerable time in Italy and commented on the political situation there, whereas Negri and other autonomists sought political asylum in France in the 1970s and 1980s, coming...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... European human rights in order to detain, for an indefinite period and without charge, terrorist suspects who could not be deported as their status as political asylum seekers had been accepted under international human rights law. In December 2004, when sixteen suspects had been detained without charge...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 July 2016
...” represents a “structure of domination” that is “at work in more and more modern organizations, such as mental asylums, schools, hospitals, and the military and secret services . . . . power is imposed upon people through the bureaucratic surveillance of populations, the routine gathering of information...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
... souls in asylums or nursing homes, or of doing pro bono work in homeless shelters). Is it possible to remove the dross from care so as to make it a term that rallies the passions for the other in an era of the selfie, of the “me/I” or “ moi/je ” where the first-person singular holds sway? Care...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of Credibility: Audiencing Gender-Based Asylum Seekers in U.S. Immigration Courts .” Text and Performance Quarterly 29 , 3 : 205 – 21 . Melhuus Marit Howell Signe . 2009 . “ Adoption and Assisted Conception: One Universe of Unnatural Procreation; An Examination of Norwegian Legislation...