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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Human rights, refugee protest and immigration detention.
London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (XII, 245 pages) : online resource|
|Contents:||Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; 1: Introduction; Why This Book?; A Brief Note on Terminology; Refugee, Asylum Seeker or Detainee?; Identifying Individuals; Bureaucratic Terms; Structure of the Book; References; 2: 'We Are Human.' Re-humanising Human Rights; Dehumanising Categories; Some Problems with Human Rights in Modernity; The Right to Have Rights; The Human Condition as the Basis for Human Rights; Meaningful Speech and Action; Plurality: Equality and Distinction; Human Rights as Mutual Guarantee; Regaining the Right to Have Rights Rights as a Criminal Direct Communication Beyond the Bureaucracy; An Alternative Polis: Mutual Recognition Among Detainees; Conclusion; References; 3: Power and Resistance. Everyday Resistance to Immigration Detention; Conceptualising Power and Resistance; Conceptualising Detainee Resistances; Tangible Functions; Existential Functions; Detainee Analyses; Secret Camps; Asylum Seekers Portrayed as Criminals, Terrorists and a Threat; Political Capital and Deterrence; Strategy; Farshid and Shahin; Dr Aamer Sultan; Legal Strategy; Medical Strategy; Media Strategy Post-Detention Activism Conclusion; References; 4: Escape; Escape as Civil Disobedience; Woomera Detention Centre; Curtin Detention Centre; Port Hedland Detention Centre; Criminal Charges; Judicial Responses; Rights as a Criminal; Escape as Escape; Tariq's Story; Conclusion; Bibliography; Court Cases; 5: Hunger Strike, Lip Sewing and Self-harm; Hunger Strike and Self-harm in Australian Detention Centres; The Story of One Hunger Strike: Woomera Detention Centre, January 2002; Reading Refugee Protest; A Brief History of Hunger Strikes; Emotion and Political Action The Politics of Personal Despair Individual and Collective Action; Embodying and Rejecting a Corporeal State; Communicative Acts; Conclusion; Bibliography; 6: Riot; The Story of One Riot: Woomera Detention Centre, August 2000; The Structure of a Riot; Naming a 'Riot'; Understanding Riots; General Pre-conditions; Long- or Deeply-Held Grievances; No Access to Redress; Generalised Hostile Beliefs; Close Proximity and Communication; Breakdown in Authority-Community Relations; Immediate Pre-conditions; Precipitating Incident: The Trigger Communication and Exceptional Norm Building Mobilisation and Escalation; Policing the Riot; Conclusion; Bibliography; Court Cases; 7: Immigration Detention Globally; Categorisation-Who Gets Detained?; Duration; Harmful Effects of Prolonged Detention; Conditions; Getting Out of Detention; Detention as Arbitrary and Lacking Safeguards; Detainee Resistance; Conclusion; References; 8: Conclusion; Bibliography; Appendix: Details of Interview Participants; Index|