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Post/humanitarian border politics between Mexico and the US : people, places, things

Author: Vicki Squire
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ©2015
Series: Palgrave pivot.; Mobility & politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The author assesses the politics of different humanitarian interventions in the Mexico-U.S. border region developing a unique perspective on the significance of people, places and things to contemporary border struggles."--Publisher description.
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version:
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki Squire
ISBN: 1137395885 9781137395887 1137395907 9781137395900 1137395893 9781137395894
OCLC Number: 908740316
Description: xii, 114 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Sonoran Borderzone. Introduction ; The Sonoran Desert (State Borders and the Governing of Mobility ; Asymmetric Divisions ; Unauthorised Border Crossings ; Migrant Deaths) ; The Intensification and Contestation of Control (The Politics of Control ; Humanitarian Activism between Migration and Control) ; Post/Humanitarian Politics across the Sonoran Borderzone --
A More-Than-Human Analysis of Humanitarian Border Politics. Critical Border and Migration Studies (The Proliferation of Borders ; Normalisation and Biopolitics ; Migrant Agency as Given and/or Denied) ; Humanitarian Activism (Humanitarian Ethics and Law ; Humanitarian Government and Politics ; Humanitarian Politics as Contestation) ; A More-Than-Human Analysis ; People, Places, Things --
People, Privilege and Pity. Toothbrushes in the Green Valley ; Engaging People through Things (Documenting Things ; Las Madres, No Mas Lágrimas) ; Inscribing Privilege through Pity (A Danger unto Themselves (and unto Others) ; Violating Clandestine Acts of Migration ; Exclusionary at Heart) ; Cut I : A Pitiful Humanitarianism? --
Places, Violence and Response-ability. Water Bottles in the Desert ; Changing the Desert to a Human/e Place (The Desert as a Site of Biophysical Violence ; Beyond a "Minimalist Biopolitics") ; Fighting for People by Transforming Place (Humanitarian "Littering" ; Contesting "the Human" through Things) ; Cut II : A More Response-able Humanitarianism? --
Things, Gifts and Solidarity. Hunting for "Trash" ; Renewing Things through Exchange (Things that "Go to Waste" ; Regeneration over Preservation) ; Humanitarian Recycling (Fighting for People by Transforming Things ; Gifts as a Collective Force) ; Cut III : A Solidaristic Humanitarian Politics? --
Post/Humanitarian Border Politics.
Series Title: Palgrave pivot.; Mobility & politics.
Responsibility: Vicki Squire.
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