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Accumulating insecurity : violence and dispossession in the making of everyday life

Author: Shelley Feldman; Charles C Geisler; Gayatri A Menon
Publisher: London ; Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011.
Series: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 9.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Glenn Feldman examines the 1901 referendum in Alabama to introduce a constitution that would effectively disenfranchise the majority of African Americans in the state. The property qualification  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelley Feldman; Charles C Geisler; Gayatri A Menon
ISBN: 9780820338729 0820338729 9780820338736 0820338737 9780820326153 0820326151
OCLC Number: 666878002
Description: x, 339 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : a new politics of containment / Shelley Feldman, Gayatri A. Menon, and Charles Geisler --
From the welfare state to the militarized market : losing choices, controlling losers / Martha T. McCluskey --
Poverty as an everyday state of exception / Julie A. Nice --
Beyond displacement : gentrification of racialized spaces as violence : Harlem, New York, and New Orleans, Louisiana / Paula C. Johnson --
Schooled in/security : surplus subjects, racialized masculinity, and citizenship / Deborah Cowen and Amy Siciliano --
Dispossessing law: arbitrary detention in Southern Thailand / Tyrell Haberkorn --
Spectacle of terror, spectacle of security / Nicholas de Genova --
Securing life : human trafficking, biopolitics, and the sovereign pardon / Claudia Aradau --
Surveillance and securitization : the new politics of social reproduction / Shelley Feldman --
Securing the market of war : the Middle East partnership initiative / Zakia Salime --
Accumulating insecurity among illegal immigrants / Charles Geisler --
Protest-as-violence in oil fields : the contested representation of profiteering in two extractive sites / Anna Zalik --
National security versus public safety : femicide, drug wars, and the Mexican state / Melissa W. Wright --
Capitalizing humanity : the global disposition of people and things / Pheng Cheah.
Series Title: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 9.
Responsibility: edited by Shelley Feldman, Charles Geisler, and Gayatri A. Menon.

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