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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 2019) 15 (2): 139–161.
Published: 01 July 2019
... that were prevalent especially in the southern plantation model of incarceration. These same procedures, however, resulted in the increasing removal of prisoners from the sphere of legal, judicial, and, more broadly, public discourse and oversight. This article analyzes how the failure to prosecute...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
... transnationalized reproduction. The authors conclude that reproductive movements and fragmentary bodies confront legal and administrative systems in interesting and often highly complex ways. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 fertility travel reproductive flows globalized reproduction assisted...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 283–306.
Published: 01 July 2012
... them to become reproductive tourists—a phenomenon defined in this article as “reproductive exile.” Reproductive exile bespeaks the “forced” nature of fertility travel, when infertile couples must leave their home country in order to access safe, effective, affordable, and legal infertility care. Their...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... while working with different types of source material: from technical obstacles (invisible phenomena that require lenses and other optical devices) to socio-political mediation (government secrecy and the search for declassified imagery), to legal encumbrances (accusations of “piracy” and copyright...
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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 2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the logical clarity of such philosophical polarizations maintains a tendency toward collapse. Introducing its key concerns through Badiou, the article provides a schematic outline of the history of philosophy’s gendered relation to the state legal archive through Plato, Kant, and Hegel and ends by...
Published: 01 November 2007
of normalcy to its psychotic limits. The work questions the gay movements’s insistence on legalized marriage as the only answer to social inequities caused by homophobia and patriarchy. Dyke Action Machine!, “Gay Marriage: You Might As Well Be Straight.” 1997. Offset poster. 18 × 24 inches. 5,000 More
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2011
... court records and in contemporary literary accounts such as Charles Johnson's A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates (1724). However, it is also easier to write about early-modern maritime bandits because their status as “pirates” – as criminals and legal outcasts...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... However, there is also an increase in activities taking place internationally, including legal reproductive tourism—women who seek help abroad for treatments not available in their home country but accepted in another country. 1 These activities also include the increasing quasi-legal and entirely...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 149–178.
Published: 01 July 2009
... memory art military dictatorship the disappeared haunting Jacques Derrida Robert Cover A great legal civilization is marked by the richness of the nomos in which it is located and which it helps to constitute. The varied and complex materials of that nomos establish paradigms for...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... found in the penultimate chapter of her book, which describes the fuzziness of the law in new domains of public life and property. Rofel suggests that the desiring self is constituted within a new geometry of tensions. In legal debates around homosexuality, intellectual property, and consumer fraud, she...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 311–320.
Published: 01 July 2011
... therefore voluntary modes that are emblematic of neoliberalism and control. In introduction to Edited Clean Version Guins immediately posits the distinction between the legal definition of 2 Live Crew's As Nasty as They Wanna Be (1990) as obscene and the “widely played and freely available” content of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... on these changes, putting human rights at the center of projects for global social democracy in which the internationalizing state is displaced as the center of legal and democratic legitimacy to become just one node in a network of institutions and organizations securing human rights to individual...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Architecture’s collaborations that aided in assessing the responsibility of state and corporate actors in humanitarian law violations, together with visual and theoretical essays that interrogate the scientific objectivity assumed of forensics as it is commonly deployed in the international legal court...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 391–393.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the current trend toward superrecognition, the process by which our real-life faces are connected to digital profiles, banking information, and medical, school, and legal records, in a way that affects every aspect of our lives. In the last chapter, Edkins approaches facelessness. By exploring the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... 2001 ; Thompson 2005 ). Based on the transnational surrogacy case described above, this essay asks how motherhood and citizenship are managed and performatively “made up” by the different actors involved. 2 The Norwegian case illustrates how transnational surrogacy ignites legal, ethical, and cross...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... borders – in terms of a more aggressive policing of any likely intrusion – but also in actually redrafting the geographic and legal boundaries of the Australian state (the excision of some outlying islands, for instance) in order to reduce the opportunities available to such persons to land on Australian...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 288–292.
Published: 01 November 2017
... (the Pelagian heresy, discussed elsewhere by Bauman), but such simple metaphysics has limited value. The problem of judging the Holocaust as a crime against humanity forced the legal system to invent new legal categories that are essential today. The great value of Bauman’s essay is its effective...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... being, emerging again someplace else. The tribunals are an institutionalized form of the concentrated gaze of legal-rational authority, one of the primary processes of modern systematic disenchantment of the world. As such, tribunals seek the eradication of trickster Leprechauns from political culture...