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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... carrying out detention in places between states. These geographic shifts of border enforcement are tied to the securitization of migration and require a degree of complicity with violence in peripheral zones. The shifting of resources offshore serves, in part, to call public attention away from other sites...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Max Haiven Walmart is not only the world's single largest retailer and private employer, it is also a crystallization and an agent of a broader paradigm shift toward “securitization”: the convergence of financial and security-oriented logics of risk management. This paper examines the way Walmart...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... violations committed by the state. Some essays describe how the contemporary securitized state is a sensorium of surveillance, with technologies that aim to capture various forms of sensory data that then become legible or recognizable through various visual techniques. With military sensor technologies...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 296–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... indifference” as well as over those who “in anonymity make social and economic decisions which open the door to tragic situations like this” (22). Bauman’s book continues with some fresh reflections on familiar topics, including insecurity, securitization, and human security (though Bauman does not use the...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... repression of its own implications in this drama suggests this division is repeated psychologically. Alison Mountz (2015) argues that this is achieved through a heightened discourse of securitization. She maintains that the hypervisibility of border enforcement and militarization goes hand in hand with...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... fails to measure up and that instead of “passing” unnoticed one becomes a ridiculous parody. The pixel mask is fully visible as a mask—a public statement of one’s invisibility, one’s cooperation with or containment by law enforcement and securitization techniques. It does not operate to hide a threat...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 331–338.
Published: 01 November 2005
... and Scales 2003: 209–18 ). Virilio's city of panic, be it Paris or Baghdad, is thus extraordinarily dissimilar to that of Haussmann and his supporters in the hygiene and aeration, auto, and aero industries because it concentrates on the importance and meaning of the securitization and militarization...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
... longer of goods but of symbols, which includes self-financing (GM’s soft credit for purchasers, for example) and the supplementation of surplus-value derived from production with surpluses derived from securitization, in which debts are bundled and sold, with the original debtor acting as the effective...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2020
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... economic imperative to become a self-regulating, self-directing entrepreneur capable of continual adaptation to the flexible and highly volatile market. While Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri (2012) list the indebted, the mediatized, the securitized, and the represented as the key subjective figures that...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ; Lazzarato 2012 ) through a mixture of personal credit card and mortgage debt, investment of public pension funds, and securitization. Financial intermediaries then enable rentier behavior and global tax avoidance and evasion on behalf of the global super-rich ( Epstein and Jayadev 2005 ; Shaxon 2011...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
... economized and securitized world, than coming across a despotic imperative that blurs the distinction between law and unlaw. Thus populations seem to have adopted a habitual obedience to the dictates of the market and the state authorities. Ours is a world that can live with “strong” leaders, some of whom...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 315–330.
Published: 01 November 2019
... neoliberal policies for an upward redistribution of wealth, including increased tuition, putting more and more students into debt, the “contingentization” of faculty, the securitization of campuses, the ballooning of administrative bureaucracies and intensifying of their control over every aspect of campus...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 92–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... facilitation of personal and corporate risk taking. As Martin (2007) perceptively notes, the future ceases to be a sacred space of radical possibility and is instead profaned, subjected to endless speculation and measurement in the name of securitization. Hence, little latitude remains for the radical...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 March 2011
... illustrated by the $6.5 trillion of “securitized mortgage debt” that triggered the current economic crisis, the practice is to turn debt into a commodity, consolidate it with other debts based on the likelihood of it being repaid, and then resell the consolidated “pool” of debt in pieces. But the practices...