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Cultural Politics (1 March 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 and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 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 (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... so often accompany 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 331–338.
Published: 01 November 2005
... “hygienism” or his attempt to “aerate” Paris 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 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 terms. Her...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... remarkable clarity and logical precision” ( Schreber 2000: 335 ). When Schreber was finally released from many years in an insane 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... 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 of a modernity forged by European powers and solidified by the cultural imperialism of the United States...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 54–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 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 image of luxury...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... 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 for three years, the Law Lords ruled that the government's derogation from human rights was illegal: the antiterrorist measures were...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., we are always dealing with the creation of a ‘we’ which can exist only 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... University Press . McKinnon Sara . 2009 . “ Citizenship and the Performance 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 July 2016
... 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 and the continual monitoring of daily...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
... daily grind, of the tedium of caretaking (say, of sharing energies with beloved 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... (the asylum and mental hospital), illness (the clinic), and crime, and the knowledge systems concerning the abnormal—culminating in the publication of Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison in 1975, one of the most cited books in the social sciences. It is evident, however, as Elden points...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 139–161.
Published: 01 July 2019
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 162–183.
Published: 01 July 2019
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 202–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
... language, “would the foreigner still be a foreigner and could we speak of asylum or hospitality in regard to him?” (15–17). Hospitality therefore requires an overcoming of this disjunction, an opening in which host and guest, arriving from two different mother tongues, can communicate. This opening within...