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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 123–146.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Daniel E. Agbiboa Abstract This essay is about everyday encounters with the checkpoint state in a locus of enduring counterinsurgency. Specifically, the essay examines how road-transport workers in northeast Nigeria experience and negotiate the omnipresent threat of the checkpoint state...
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Published: 01 January 2022
figure 1. A security checkpoint in northern Nigeria. Courtesy of Reuters / Alamy Stock Photo. More
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Published: 01 May 2022
figure 2. Geolocated map of distribution of internal checkpoint assessments by police in the city of Urumchi, 2017–2019. Approximately 80 percent of assessments targeted Muslims. Image provided by the Intercept with permission. More
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Madiha Tahir Without the people from Pakistan’s Tribal Areas to narrate the visual evidence, one wouldn’t necessarily know what one was looking at in the photos or videos of the aftermath of drone attacks. To tell their stories, they had moved through a territory pockmarked by bombs and checkpoints...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 353–365.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., checkpoints, tunnels, and road blocks, as if the two road systems were designed to never cross paths; they are entirely inaccessible to Palestinians. Looking up at the hills near the junction between Shu’fat and Road 60, we could see Israeli settlements that seemed to fatten and multiply with each trip; soon...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
... beyond it: at first the wall’s path is marked by checkpoint boulders placed along the route. Its scale is small, and the gaps between the boulders enable pedestri- ans to pass between them. The boulders are then replaced by three-meter-high walls that are located intermittently along the barrier’s...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2022
...,” the people must, as one protest slogan goes, “be like water.” In Hong Kong, the future is open. What remains to be seen is how much space for pluralism, and therefore antagonism, can be sustained. Finally, Daniel Agbiboa contributes “The Checkpoint State: Extortion, Discontents, and the Pursuit...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 249–260.
Published: 01 March 2013
... transforms from an abstract idea about immigration or national security into a material infrastructure, consisting of walls, checkpoints, and border patrol agents, and we need to understand the experiences in these places too. Doing so enables...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 167–193.
Published: 01 May 2022
...figure 2. Geolocated map of distribution of internal checkpoint assessments by police in the city of Urumchi, 2017–2019. Approximately 80 percent of assessments targeted Muslims. Image provided by the Intercept with permission. ...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2017
... level, the Israeli military routinely sets up checkpoints to control both entrances to the West Bank and routes within it. Short trips can stretch to hours, and Palestinians are frequently detained indefinitely and without charge ( Amnesty International 2003 ; B’Tselem 2004 ; UNOCHA-OPT 2009 , 2012...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2019
... policing reorganizes spatial arrangements by constructing and maintaining boundary lines through checkpoints, raids, aerial patrols, and predictive policing technologies. Their paper enriches our understanding of policing as boundary work. Rivke Jaffe examines the temporal dimension of the police order...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 September 2019
... still more land. This process has expanded and intensified as the years have passed. The different parts of Palestine remain divided—by their territorial status, by the treatment of their population, and, as the years have gone by, increasingly by checkpoints, walls, and a permit system...
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Published: 01 May 2022
figure 1. An Uyghur woman stares into a police officer's camera while stopped at a checkpoint in Urumchi in 2017. To protect her identity, the woman's name and ID number has been obscured in this police file photo. Courtesy of Yael Grauer. More
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 325–328.
Published: 01 May 2001
... was not made up of incidental checkpoints of artistic interventions. Rather, it was a carefully mapped out and deliberate route on which visitors would encounter derelict shopping malls and abandoned buildings from the 1950s. Up...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 May 2001
... with notions of control and regulation within this space. Plan B was not made up of incidental checkpoints of artistic interventions. Rather, it was a carefully mapped out and deliberate route on which visitors would encounter...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 539–565.
Published: 01 September 2020
... promise an accessible future in a context where people have explicitly chosen a “politics of refusal” by rejecting the legitimacy of the state and its so-called democratic process ( Simpson 2017 ). 19 The braille voter slip may be comparable to the turnstile at the Israeli checkpoint. As Puar (2017...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., while racist discourse and policies directed against asylum seekers and border crossers who gather at southern checkpoints have, at the very least, garnered media attention (see Ackerman 2018 ; Axe 2018 ; Rosenthal and Schulman 2018 ). When we critique the deployment of drone technologies by the CBP...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 567–585.
Published: 01 September 1996
... and perversely addictive contemporary conditions of war - night-long shelling, armed checkpoint, mass murder-can be. How they do, after all, form chains, habits, that become ritualized bodily, albeit in quite diverse ways, ac- cording to diverse modalities of gender, class, occupation, nervous...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 447–468.
Published: 01 September 2019
... a twenty-three-year sentence for arms and drugs trafficking. After having “recaptured” Tivoli, the government established a military presence in the neighborhood that lasted over a year, posting soldiers in Dudus’s former office. The security forces installed military checkpoints at all of the entrances...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 261–281.
Published: 01 May 2012
... parents by US sol- diers at a checkpoint in Tal Afar, Iraq, in 2005. The American photojournalist Chris Hondros, who took that earlier image of Samar, was killed in Libya in April 2011, by a mortar attack in the besieged city of Misurata (another distinguished photojournalist, Tim Hetherington...