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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 (2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... testing of Haitian refugees at the GBNB is thus both selective and unusual. The entry bar has been recently lifted due to extensive queer, HIV, and immigrant rights activism, and the treatment of the Haitian asylum seekers in the 1990s was a key case used by activists to get the entry bar lifted ( Ordover...
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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 (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): 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 (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 (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 (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 (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...