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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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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
... such an impulse. On the other hand, the mobility of this affluent elite can be contrasted with a similarly increased, but this time enforced, mobility of more compromised categories of persons such as refugees, asylum seekers, and illegal immigrants of one kind and another. Since 9/11 in particular...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 388–406.
Published: 01 November 2022
... should be central to that institution's therapeutic regime was a foundational claim of the first 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...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
... 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 visions (61...
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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
... World cities where they live. We thus face the daunting prospect of a future in which mobility itself may become a luxury good, available only to the affluent—except, of course, for those forced into (often illegal) forms of mobility as refugees and asylum seekers, desperately trying to escape...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... another possible globalization, one of interconnectedness and solidarities on the basis of shared suffering and not shared blood. Highly racialized codes of performance in US culture sustain a conventional interpretation of Africa as the root of black diasporic solidarity, asylum from the edicts...
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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 (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 (2019) 15 (3): 289–302.
Published: 01 November 2019
... autonomists sought political asylum in France in the 1970s and 1980s, coming into mutually enriching contact with a number of major French thinkers. Indeed, given that several autonomists cite Debord approvingly (e.g., Hardt and Negri 2000 : 188, 321–23; Virno 2004 : 60–61), it would be folly to deny...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... dramatic case in which the HRA effectively bound Parliament is in relation to the government's derogation from 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...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... . Mamo Laura . 2007 . Queering Reproduction: Achieving Pregnancy in the Age of Technoscience . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . McKinnon Sara . 2009 . “ Citizenship and the Performance of Credibility: Audiencing Gender-Based Asylum Seekers in U.S. Immigration Courts .” Text...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 July 2016
... “element of surveillance of central control” 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...
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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 (2009) 5 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... by the demarcation of a ‘they’” (2005: 15): the ethnic minority, the immigrant, the asylum seeker, the religious or political extremist, the terrorist, and so on. From this point of view we can never achieve peace: not internally within a culture or society, nor externally between different cultures and societies...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and power are at odds and exclusive of each other. During the initial period of the lecture courses at the Collège de France (including The Punitive Society ), Foucault explores the complex of institutions dealing with madness (the asylum and mental hospital), illness (the clinic), and crime...