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Biometrics: Bodies, Technologies, Biopolitics
Introduction: Biopolitics of Biometrics 1. A Genealogy of Biometric Technologies 2. The Biometrics of Infrastructural Whiteness 3. "Identity Dominance": Biometrics, Biosurveillance, Terrorism and WarExpand
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State Violence and the Execution of Law: Biopolitcal Caesurae of Torture, Black Sites, Drones
Introduction: Anatomies of State Violence and the (In)Execution of Law 1. Biopolitical Caesura of State Violence 2. Shadow Archives of Torture 3. Biopolitcal Hierarchies of Life 4. Epidemiologies ofExpand
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Race as Category Crisis: Whiteness and the Topical Assignation of Race
In this essay, I examine whiteness along two different axes. First, I discuss, in the context of Richard Dyer's White , the manner in which discussions of whiteness tend to be decontextualised andExpand
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Australia and the insular imagination: Beaches, borders, boats, and bodies
elaboration of a ‘diaspora of transnational film’ (167). Diasporas of Australian Cinema does not offer an exhaustive account of diasporic cinema in Australia. This is beyond the scope of the project.Expand
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Crisis heterotopias and border zones of the dead
In this essay, I examine transnational relations of biopower and colonialism in the context of two islands, Lampedusa and Christmas Island. By examining the manner in which both islands have beenExpand
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Whiteness and the Blackening of Italy: La guerra cafona, Extracommunitari and Provisional Street Justice
In this essay, I briefly revisit the historical moment of Italian unification, drawing attention to its violent colonial dimensions and the twenty years of insurgent southern brigandage that eruptedExpand
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Penal Asylum: refugees, ethics, hospitality
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The somatechnics of race and whiteness
In this special issue of Social Semiotics, we seek to strengthen the links between critical theories of race and whiteness, and the concept of somatechnics – a neologism intended to suggest, by sup...
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In Silico Race and the Heteronomy of Biometric Proxies: Biometrics in the Context of Civilian Life, Border Security and Counter-Terrorism Laws
Following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the U.S. government and other governments and organizations throughout the world became greatly interested in this emerging [biometric] humanExpand
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