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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of a globalizing economy and an equally political, but perhaps far more contingent, commitment to the culturally motivated defense of the security of national or territorial borders. It is commonplace to point to the economic and structural changes created by globalizing Western economies...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 359–380.
Published: 01 November 2006
... created, maintained, and policed in an era of globalization and technoscience. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 Policymakers in New Zealand took two very different kinds of “border control” decisions in 2003. In one step, they tightened immigration procedures by making the process for...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... emerge as a peaceful, open, and postnational community, fortress Europe increasingly relies on a process of (re)walling, evoking the legacy of the camp and redrawing colonial boundaries. Europe’s borders serve as expressions of “necropower” and contemporary biopolitical attempts at subjugating and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Alison Mountz The border, once conceived of as a line on a map, is changing spatially into a form more akin to an archipelago: it is transnational, fragmented, biometric, intimate, and contracted out with proliferating spaces of confinement. The border is reconstituted and sovereign power...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... author argues that these representations play a central role in the reproduction of the Western professional middle class, and in the cultural constitution of a global middle class — professional, affluent, urban, and affiliated by an aesthetic regime of civility that transcends national borders. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2009
... functions: bomb smoke evokes the image of cellular respiration, while mining excavations resemble so much scarring. Terrorist explosions bring to mind the misfiring of synapses, and the strengthening of borders makes manifest our most paranoid impulses. In this vein, the Cuban Missile Crisis was an...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
... reproductive technologies How do we come to understand the making of kin in a time when (in)fertile bodies and biogenetic substances cross the borders of nation-states? What controversies are at stake when infertile Indian couples travel to Dubai for fertility treatments or when Eastern European women...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 November 2018
... borders or boundaries (as per its etymology), based on inclusion and exclusion, and according to certain criteria. This is a power that can be “harnessed by forces of rationality and governmentality that categorize and administer people, words, and things” (18). Yet on the other hand, the list has the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... coastline, the threshold of the ocean, is the last frontier of history. History is not just about centuries and events. It's also about places. And borders are historical sites over which wars have been waged, on which people have been massacred so that they could be invaded or destroyed. Yet I think these...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 283–306.
Published: 01 July 2012
... ( Tesoriero 2008 ) and by BBC News ( Briggs 2006 ), infertile Western couples seeking to produce a child through ARTs were traveling across national and international borders to access IVF and its variants. Although little was known about this type of “tourism,” ethicists and legal scholars began to examine...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 237–264.
Published: 01 July 2009
... retrieval of the antagonistic registers of “the political.” Marginalized in liberal accounts of politics and political agency, the conflictual dynamics that underscore social-political practices have amplified in a world grappling with an intensification of transversal border relations. The tensions...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 147–174.
Published: 01 July 2007
... to the others outside, the national community seeks to differentiate itself, to maintain its fundamental discreteness, protecting its borders and asserting its sovereignty; to belong to the community is to be contained within a bounded culture. Imagined in this sense, the community is always fated to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., globalization creates new borders and new immunities that put into question traditional dichotomies. In political terms: Leftist values are realized through the promotion of a Rightist programme. Solidarity and success ask for asymmetry, exclusivity, selectivity, protectionism, and irreversibility (p. 413...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
... spatial times and geometries … giving singular and absolute depictions of the space in question. Topological idioms draw attention to spatial figures where insides, outsides, edges, borders, intervals are continuous (not demarcated) and where it is the mutable quality of relations that determines distance...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
... also found in Silko's Almanac of the Dead , where indigenous people and a wider underclass are mobilized by economic repression to “take back the land.” In a chapter focused on the militarized Mexican border, Beck examines this novel's exposure of the counterrevolutionary potentialities within...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 36–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the overt, I have, for some years now, found myself depicting our time with a sense of unreality bordering on the more unsettling absurd. When one insists upon taking social commentary and making it one’s source material, the temptation is to express one’s anger, to vent the fury of one’s reaction...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 300–302.
Published: 01 November 2017
... mission . . . something to be made, created, built” (2)—the European continent has been “ allergic to borders —indeed to all fixity and finitude ” (7). You maintain, in the most civilized spirit, that “the European life is conducted in the presence and the company of the others and the different, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2018
... previously protected by them. Thus state borders lie in ruins because of the drone’s disregard of sovereignty and laws of war, changing our very existence. Building on a commonly used metaphor to describe the nature of the drone’s presence on society, Shaw compares life under the rule of the Predator...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... “imperial defense” against contagious diseases that could threaten Western capitalism ( Shah 2001: 179 ). In the United States, such screening practices were consolidated under Immigration Services, which used scientific management theories to police the circulation of bodies across national borders...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 48–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., document, intervene in or engineer a present-day event or temporary space. Recurring preoccupations include: border zones, no-mans-lands, translations, transitions, and the slippages where cultures intersect; security cultures, archives, architectures of democracy, and national imaginaries; places where...