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The Politics of Affect
How do we fashion a new political imaginary from fragmentary, diffuse and often antagonistic subjects, who may be united in principle against the exigencies of capitalism but diverge in practice, inExpand
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The Politics of Aging: Globalization and the Restructuring of Youth and Childhood
This paper explores the ways that constitutive elements of globalization—including a celebration of risk, reduction in state funding for social reproduction in developed nations and pressures toExpand
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At the Horizons of the Subject: Neo-liberalism, neo-conservatism and the rights of the child Part One: From ‘knowing’ fetus to ‘confused’ child
The inability of the child to represent his or her own interests as a legal subject (by definition), and the continued interest of the state in the child as a futurity or resource locks the child inExpand
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Situating the Anthropocene: planetary urbanization and the anthropological machine
The anthropological machine is the discursive framework, the dispositif that grounds “Western man” in a sense of civility, secured through a violent division within and between the human andExpand
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Abnormal, the "New Normal," and Destabilizing Discourses of Rights
A boy was taken from his elementary school in handcuffs after his classmates turned him in for drawing pictures of weapons. The 11-year-old fifth grader was not charged with a crime in the WednesdayExpand
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Inaccessible childhoods: evaluating accessibility in homes, schools and neighbourhoods with disabled children
ABSTRACT Accessible built environments are a critical component of Canada’s commitment to disabled children’s ‘right to enjoy full and decent lives’ [United Nations Convention on the Rights of theExpand
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At the Horizons of the Subject: Neo-liberalism, neo-conservatism and the rights of the child Part Two: Parent, caregiver, state
This paper is the second of two that examine the paradoxical relationship of the child to the liberal notion of the subject. Together they explore the range of contexts in which children'sExpand
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Commentary: Imagining Bodies
It was Michel Foucault who suggested that the flesh was first ‘pinned to the body’ in the sixteenth century. At the time, the Church moved from interrogating sin through the intentions of the sinnerExpand
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