Index of Titles Filed Under 'Necropolitics'

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Border Thinking: Disassembling Histories of Racialized Violence aims to question and provide answers to current border issues in Europe. Central to this investigation is a refugee crisis that is primarily a crisis of global Western capitalism and its components: modernization, nationalism, structural racism, dispossession, and social, political, and economic violence. In this volume, these notions and conditions are connected with the concept of borders, which seems to have disappeared as a function of the global neoliberal economy but is palpably reappearing again and again through deportations, segregations, and war. How can we think about these relations in an open way, ...
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We cannot meaningfully criticize the destruction of cultural heritage in the Middle East if we do not question the apparatuses, institutions, and mindsets that lead to terror and destruction in the first place. Just as state apparatuses can make the deaths of enemies ungrievable, cultural and educational institutions can make demolished buildings into something un-memorable.
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Stop and Go: Nodes of Transformation and Transition is the result of an eponymous research project by architect and artist Michael Hieslmair and cultural historian Michael Zinganel, in collaboration with the geographer Tarmo Pikner the historian and anthropologist Emiliya Karaboeva. The immersive, mobile, and multi-local project focused on the transformation of important road-traffic corridors connecting the former East and West of Europe, which are now used frequently by lorry drivers, commuters, migrants, and tourists. A number of case studies and contributions in this book examine locations (such as terminals, service stations, and distribution centers) that are situated between Vienna, Tallinn ...
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PublisherThe Avery Review2020
Cruz Garcia and Nathalie Frankowski listen to the post-colonial loudreaders of Puerto Rico; Louise Hickman takes stock of the devices and affective labor involved in flying while disabled; Evan Kleekamp browses the “impaired commodities” of Emily Barker’s art; Jen Rose Smith traces Native resistance to seasonal salmon fisheries in coastal Alaska in the summer of COVID-19; and Francisco Quiñones looks behind Luis Barragán’s walls to consider the role of domestic labor in shaping Mexican modernism.

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