The property rights of refugees and internally displaced persons.
The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: Beyond Restitution explores how the protection of housing and property rights can contribute to durable solutions to displacement. The focus of most of the international communitys recent protection efforts has been on returning displaced persons to their homes following armed conflict. This prioritization has been entrenched … Continue reading The property rights of refugees and internally displaced persons.
How will the children come home? Emplacement and the creation of the social body in an Ethiopian returnee settlement.
In K.F. Olwig & E. Gullov (Eds.), Children’s places: Cross-cultural perspectives (pp. 77-94). London: Routledge.
Global governmentality: Governing international spaces,
Foucault’s thoughts on governmentality have made a significant impact on the studies of power and governance in modern societies. However, most studies of governmentality confine themselves to the exploration of power within nation-states. Global governmentality extends Foucault’s political thought towards international studies, exploring the governance of the global, the international, the regional and many other … Continue reading Global governmentality: Governing international spaces,
Governing Europe: Discourse, governmentality and European integration
Governing Europe is the first book to systematically link Michel Foucault’s hypotheses on power and ‘governmentality’ with the study of European integration. Through a series of empirical encounters that spans the fifty-year history of European integration, it explores both the diverse political dreams that have framed means and ends of integration and the political technologies … Continue reading Governing Europe: Discourse, governmentality and European integration
Putting the migration-security complex in its place
This book offers the first comprehensive and critical investigation of the specific modes of risk calculation that are emerging in the so-called War on Terror. Risk and the War on Terror offers an interdisciplinary set of contributions which debate and analyze both the empirical manifestations of risk in the War on Terror and their theoretical … Continue reading Putting the migration-security complex in its place
“Feminist Geopolitics Revisited: Body Counts in Iraq”
Feminist geography and political geography still represent two solitudes within the discipline. While increased traffic between these different parts of the discipline points to a degree of intellectual engagement, there remains a paucity of feminist thought in political geography. This article examines recent scholarship on feminist political geography, with a view to applying its insights … Continue reading “Feminist Geopolitics Revisited: Body Counts in Iraq”
Refuge or Refusal:
2007 “Violent Geographies is essential to understanding how the politics of fear, terror, and violence in being largely hidden geographically can only be exposed in like manner. The ‘War on Terror’ finally receives the coolly critical analysis its ritual invocation has long required.” John Agnew, Professor of Geography, UCLA “Urgent, passionate and deeply humane, … Continue reading Refuge or Refusal:
The politics of protection: Sites of insecurity and political agency
Following the end of the Cold War the security agenda has been transformed and redefined, academically and politically. This book focuses on the theme of protection. It moves away from the dominant question of whom or what is threatening to the crucial questions of who is to be protected, and in the case of … Continue reading The politics of protection: Sites of insecurity and political agency
Terror, insecurity and liberty: illiberal practices of liberal regimes after 9/11
This edited volume questions the widespread resort to illiberal security practices by contemporary liberal regimes since 9/11, and argues that counter-terrorism is embedded into the very logic of the fields of politics and security.Although recent debate surrounding civil rights and liberties in post-9/11 Europe has focused on the forms, provisions and legal consequences of security-led … Continue reading Terror, insecurity and liberty: illiberal practices of liberal regimes after 9/11
Disaster diplomacy: How disasters affect peace and conflict
Kelman, I. (2011). Disaster diplomacy: How disasters affect peace and conflict, Routledge. London. 1. The Origins of Disaster Diplomacy 2. Moving Forward with Disaster Diplomacy 3. Hypotheses and Research Questions 4. Empirical Evidence: Case Studies 5. Analyses and Typologies for Disaster Diplomacy 6. Explaining Disaster Diplomacy’s Successes 7. Explaining Disaster Diplomacy’s Failures 8. Spin-offs 9. … Continue reading Disaster diplomacy: How disasters affect peace and conflict