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A Contracorriente     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ab Imperio     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Acciones e Investigaciones Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ACME : An International Journal for Critical Geographies     Open Access  
Acta Borealia: A Nordic Journal of Circumpolar Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Acta Politica Estica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, European and Regional Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Administory. Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsgeschichte     Open Access  
Administrative Science Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 195)
Affirmations : of the modern     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
AFFRIKA Journal of Politics, Economics and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Africa Conflict Monitor     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Africa Insight     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Africa Institute Occasional Paper     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Africa Intelligence     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Africa Renewal     Free   (Followers: 6)
Africa Review : Journal of the African Studies Association of India     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Africa Today     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
African Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 66)
African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
African Diaspora     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
African East-Asian Affairs     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
African Identities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
African Journal of Democracy and Governance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
African Journal of Rhetoric     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
African Renaissance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
African Yearbook of Rhetoric     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Africanus     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Africa’s Public Service Delivery and Performance Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Afrika Focus     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Afrique contemporaine : La revue de l'Afrique et du développement     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Agenda Política     Open Access  
Agenda: A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Agrarian South : Journal of Political Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Akademik Hassasiyetler     Open Access  
Akademik İncelemeler Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Akademik Yaklaşımlar Dergisi     Open Access  
Alternatives : Global, Local, Political     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Altre Modernità     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
América Latina Hoy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
American Communist History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
American Enterprise Institute     Free   (Followers: 2)
American Foreign Policy Interests: The Journal of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Political Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 353)
American Political Science Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 302)
American Political Thought     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
American Politics Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
American Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Anacronismo e Irrupción     Open Access  
Anais de Constitucionalismo, Transnacionalidade e Sustentabilidade     Open Access  
Analecta política     Open Access  
Análise Social     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ankara University SBF Journal     Open Access  
Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Sklodowska, sectio M – Balcaniensis et Carpathiensis     Open Access  
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46)
Annuaire suisse de politique de développement     Open Access  
Annual Review of Economics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 42)
Annual Review of Political Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 193)
Anuario Latinoamericano : Ciencias Políticas y Relaciones Internacionales     Open Access  
AQ - Australian Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription  
Arabian Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Arctic Review on Law and Politics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arena Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Armed Conflict Survey     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Asia Minor Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asia Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Asia-Pacific Journal : Japan Focus     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Asia-Pacific Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Asian Affairs: An American Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Asian Journal of Comparative Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Asian Journal of German and European Studies     Open Access  
Asian Journal of Political Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Asian Politics and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Astropolitics: The International Journal of Space Politics & Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
AUDEM : The International Journal of Higher Education and Democracy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Aurora. Revista de Arte, Mídia e Política     Open Access  
Australasian Review of African Studies, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Australian Journal of International Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Australian Journal of Political Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Balcanica Posnaniensia Acta et studia     Open Access  
Baltic Journal of European Studies     Open Access  
Baltic Journal of Political Science     Open Access  
Bandung : Journal of the Global South     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Basic Income Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Beleid en Maatschappij     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
BMC International Health and Human Rights     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Bohemistyka     Open Access  
Brazilian Political Science Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Brésil(s)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
British Journal of Canadian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
British Journal of Political Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 204)
British Journal of Politics and International Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
British Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
British Review of New Zealand Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Brookings Papers on Economic Activity     Open Access   (Followers: 61)
Bulletin d'histoire politique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Bustan     Hybrid Journal  
CADUS - Revista de Estudos de Política, História e Cultura     Open Access  
Cahiers de l'Urmis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cahiers de Sciences politiques de l'ULg     Open Access  
Cambio 16     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Cambridge Review of International Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Canadian Foreign Policy Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Canadian Journal of Political Science/Revue canadienne de science politique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24)
Çanakkale Araştırmaları Türk Yıllığı     Open Access  
Caucasus Survey     Hybrid Journal  
Central and Eastern European Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Central Asian Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Central Banking     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Central European Journal of Public Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
China : An International Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
China perspectives     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
China Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52)
China Report     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
China Review International     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
China-EU Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Chinese Journal of Global Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Chinese Journal of International Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Chinese Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Cittadinanza Europea (LA)     Full-text available via subscription  
Civil Wars     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union     Open Access  
Class, Race and Corporate Power     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cold War History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Commonwealth & Comparative Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Communication, Politics & Culture     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Communist and Post-Communist Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Comparative Political Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 206)
Comparative Politics (Russia)     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Comparative Strategy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Competition & Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Complexity, Governance & Networks     Open Access  
Conferences on New Political Economy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Confines     Open Access  
Conflict and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Conflict Management and Peace Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Conflict Trends     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Conflict, Security & Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 384)
Conflicto Social     Open Access  
Congress & the Presidency: A Journal of Capital Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Conhecer : Debate entre o Público e o Privado     Open Access  
Conjunctions. Transdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Participation     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Constellations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Contemporary Italian Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Contemporary Japan     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Contemporary Journal of African Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Contemporary Political Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43)
Contemporary Review of the Middle East     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Contemporary Security Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Contemporary Southeast Asia: A Journal of International and Strategic Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
Contemporary Wales     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Contenciosa     Open Access  
Contexto Internacional     Open Access  
Cooperation and Conflict     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
CosmoGov : Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan     Open Access  
CQ Researcher     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Criterio Jurídico     Open Access  
Criterios     Open Access  
Critical Asian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Critical Review : A Journal of Politics and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Critical Reviews on Latin American Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Critical Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44)
Critical Studies on Terrorism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36)
Cuadernos de Coyuntura     Open Access  
Cuadernos de historia de España     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cultura de Paz     Open Access  
Cultura Latinoamericana     Open Access  
Cultural Critique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Culture Mandala : The Bulletin of the Centre for East-West Cultural and Economic Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Debater a Europa     Open Access  
Décalages : An Althusser Studies Journal     Open Access  
Decolonization : Indigeneity, Education & Society     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Defence Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Defense & Security Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Democracy & Education     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Democratic Communiqué     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Democratic Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Democratization     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
Democrazia e diritto     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Demokratie und Geschichte     Hybrid Journal  
Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Der Donauraum     Hybrid Journal  
Desafíos     Open Access  
Development and Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 55)
Digest of Middle East Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Diplomacy & Statecraft     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Diplomatic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Diritto, immigrazione e cittadinanza     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Dissent     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Diversité urbaine     Full-text available via subscription  
Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward terrorism and genocide     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
East European Jewish Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
East European Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Economia Politica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
Ecopolítica     Open Access  
eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government     Open Access   (Followers: 9)

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ACME : An International Journal for Critical Geographies
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  • Decolonising postcolonial thinking

    • Authors: Marcelo Lopes de Souza
      Pages: 1 - 24
      Abstract: Radical intellectuals and researchers have become accustomed to a kind of ‘ideological comfort zone,’ based on the tacit assumption that there must necessarily be a correspondence between the convictions and critical and anticolonial values of scholars and activists, on the one hand, and their concrete behaviour as individuals, on the other hand. It would be great if that were so, of course; unfortunately, this is a naïve oversimplification.
      This article contains reflections based on three decades of an intense interaction of a geographer born and based in a ‘semiperipheral’ country (Brazil) with numerous colleagues from his own country as well as many other countries (in the Americas, Europe and Africa). During this time, I have learned a lot about the permanence of subtle forms of colonialism even among ‘northern’ colleagues recognised by their peers as progressive. However, I have also observed many problems commonly credited to ‘colonialism’ also at the national and local level in my own country, and this experience has convinced me that the typical indignation on the part of ‘southern’ progressive intellectuals in the face of ‘northern’ Eurocentrism is legitimate but rather insufficient  and often a little hypocritical. There are deep-rooted, ‘structural’ contradictions, so that elements of ethnocentric and/or sociocentric thinking can be often found even in the works and above all behaviour of ‘postcolonial,’ left-wing social scientists.
      While geographers certainly cannot be excluded from this critical assessment, geography potentially offers some important tools for the analysis of the problem from a viewpoint broader than it is usually the case: the epistemological lenses of multiscalarity are particularly relevant here. Hence, I would like to provide with this paper a re-assessment of a problem that has been intensely discussed for several decades, but this time from a perspective that clearly benefits from a special attention devoted to spatiality, as perceived by a ‘southern’ researcher. Moreover, I am also interested in making my ethical-political point of view  the left-libertarian thought and praxis very explicit, not only for the sake of intellectual honesty but also in order to explore the question about possible specificities of left-libertarians (anarchists, neo-anarchists and libertarian autonomists) vis-à-vis Marxists.
      PubDate: 2019-01-28
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2019)
  • Feminist countertopographies of smallholder irrigation farming

    • Authors: Martina Angela Caretta, Florence Jemutai Cheptum
      Pages: 25 - 48
      Abstract: Although encouraged by feminist and critical geographers, dissemination of research results back to research participants is seldom carried out and reported to the wider research community. Lack of engagement with these ethical and methodological issue goes against the call for responsible geographies, which materialize through the bridging of the divide between scholars in the Global North and researched communities in the Global South. Building upon a feminist geographical postcolonial transnational perspective, this article, co-authored by the researcher and the local research assistant, presents two episodes of active cross-cultural, cross-language dissemination that took place at the conclusion of a four-year PhD research project on smallholder irrigation farming in East Africa. We argue that by engaging with and linking two women’s groups across countries with similar struggles, triggering participant-led active dissemination activities, the researcher can use his/her privileged position to further the cause of oppressed groups. Grounded on the concepts of border crossing and countertopographies, we contend that geographers need to heighten ethical disciplinary debates by drawing inspiration from postcolonial transnational feminist praxis.
      PubDate: 2019-01-28
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2019)
  • Vers une recherche-création : textes, corps, environnements.

    • Authors: Nathalie Blanc, Marine Legrand
      Pages: 49 - 76
      Abstract: Résumé : Cet article aborde la « recherche-création » comme support pour reformuler les rapports entre arts et sciences sociales via le dialogue entre texte, corps et environnement. Nous nous appuyons sur le récit de plusieurs expériences de résidences art-sciences pour nous interroger sur la portée transformatrice de telles expérimentations, au croisement entre dimensions esthétiques, cognitives et sensibles : faisant un pas de côté par rapport à la généalogie de la notion de recherche-création, l’approche proposée ici se définit comme pratique valorisant la documentation du réel, dans l’optique d’en tester les limites. Face aux défis sociaux posés par les crises écologiques contemporaines, il s’agit dès lors, en nous installant dans les interstices des normes discursives propres à chaque discipline, de prolonger les recherches-actions, du côté de nouvelles formes d’engendrement des situations. Impliquant l’environnement vécu, matriciel, sonore, elles participent ainsi à redonner à l’activité de raisonner sa pluralité et ses incarnations. Abstract : This article presents research-creation as a mean for renewing the links between arts and social sciences, through a dialogue between texts, bodies and environments. Starting with the narration of different art-science residencies, we question their transformative potential at the confluence of esthetical, cognitive and sensitive dimensions. A step aside from usual definitions of research-creation, the conception developed here is defined as a practice that highlights the documentation of reality in order to test its limits. Face to contemporary ecological crises, and associated challenges, we follow the cracks between different academic discursive norms to engage in the production of new situations, understood as plural and carnal reasoning practices embedded in sensed and lived environmental matrix.
      PubDate: 2019-01-28
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2019)
  • Fieldwork Undone

    • Authors: Alice Beban, Laura Schoenberger
      Pages: 77 - 103
      Abstract: Our field research on land conflict in Cambodia was thwarted on multiple fronts. In this paper, we reflect on how our field work was undone and show how this led us to advocate alternative methodologies for understanding violence in places where long-term ethnography may not be possible. Our assemblage of methods revealed land grabs as more than an object; we instead came to see it as a ‘networked object’ that is tied into, and made up of, wider webs of power unmoored from the moment of displacement, whose effects travel through bodies and across space. We shifted towards embracing the potency of affective encounters as moments that force us to look, interpret and think differently. We argue that attention to the feeling and embodiment of everyday encounters can lead to a different understanding of the violence of land conflict; a violence that works through bodies, across space, forecloses futures, and implicates the researcher within this system.
      PubDate: 2019-01-28
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2019)
  • Situating Border Imperialism

    • Authors: Levi Gahman, Elise Hjalmarson, Amy Cohen, Sutapa Chattopadhyay, Enrica Rigo, Sarah Launius, Geoffrey Boyce, Adam Aguirre, Elsa Noterman, Eli Meyerhoff, Amílcar Sanatan
      Pages: 104 - 106
      Abstract: Introduction to the Special Issue: Border Imperialism
      PubDate: 2019-01-28
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2019)
  • Border Imperialism, Racial Capitalism, and Geographies of Deracination

    • Authors: Levi Gahman, Elise Hjalmarson
      Pages: 107 - 129
      Abstract: This article provides an extended overview and explicatory synopsis of border imperialism. Drawing primarily from the insights of Harsha Walia’s Undoing Border Imperialism, we aim to situate the concept in interdisciplinary literature and show how it can be effective for scholars, activists, and organizers alike committed to political education, transformative research and organizing, and struggles for emancipation. In addition, we illustrate how as an analytical framework it is useful towards understanding the myriad interlocking dynamics generated by the convergence of borders, race, and migration. Focusing on the bordering regimes of what are now called the United States of America and Canada we also: offer a diagnosis of how colonial power and borders produce geographies of deracination; underscore the inextricable links borders have with Western neo(liberal) worldviews, settler colonialism, and white supremacy; highlight the relationship amongst racial capitalism, the state, biopower, and nationalism; offer a snapshot of how intersectional feminism is useful when engaging with migrant struggle; and finally, take to task common misconceptions and myths about migration and migrants. The goal of the piece is thus to incite action, academic and otherwise, towards centering dignity in research and activism, undoing border imperialism, and advancing decolonization.
      PubDate: 2019-01-28
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2019)
  • Borders and Marxist Politics in the Caribbean: An Interview with Earl
           Bousquet on the Workers Revolutionary Movement in St. Lucia

    • Authors: Earl Bousquet, Interviewed by: Amílcar Sanatan
      Pages: 246 - 264
      Abstract: In this interview, Earl Bousquet, a founding member of the Workers Revolutionary Movement (WRM) in St. Lucia, reflects on the period of progressive left activism and Marxist movement building during the 1970s and 1980s in the Caribbean. The interview focuses on his conceptualisation of socialism in the Caribbean, the history of radical politics in the 1970s and reflections on the Grenada Revolution (1979-1983). This historical interrogation was central to laying the foundation for discussing border imperialism in the region. Bousquet describes his first-hand experiences of applying Marxism-Leninism as a political model to the situation of St. Lucia and the wider English-speaking Caribbean and the pitfalls of orthodoxy in attempted carbon-copy application of scientific socialism. He emphasizes the need for Caribbean solidarity among progressives and the constant review of the effectiveness of “creative application” of social and political theory.
      PubDate: 2019-02-03
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2019)
  • Borders re/make Bodies and Bodies are Made to Make Borders: Storying
           Migrant Trajectories

    • Authors: Sutapa Chattopadhyay
      Pages: 149 - 172
      Abstract: The concept of borders continues to be notoriously obscure, due to its conceptual complexity, historicity and political situatedness. Equally contestable are concepts such as migrant and migration. Conceptually, I draw from Harsh Walia’s Border Imperialism and border studies that center on the context-particular histories of European colonialism and imperialism. Central to the manuscript is the interlacing of geopolitics and the everyday in ways that show the explosion of borders and peculiar dissection of borders on particular migrants. Borders re/make bodies and bodies are made to make borders in the variety of ways across different sites. In the first half of the manuscript, I argue that these compelling conceptual and methodological approaches are pivotal to challenging Eurocentric representations of migrants and positivist research traditions, while in the second half I forge an understanding of the biopolitics of borders. My research findings are developed from 10 in-depth narratives mainly collected from Bangladeshi migrants in Madrid and Rome. Alongside participatory (action) research methods and migrant narratives, I recall my own precarious work experiences and identity as a migrant, in Europe, which are parallel but quite distinct from the experiences of the researched. This research has deepened my understanding of migrants and borders and de-centered my conceptualizations prior to this field work. Most significantly, I strive to meet two challenges: provide a critical discussion on my use of feminist-informed methodology, and forward an analysis of the situation of migrants from the Global South in Europe through their voices by emphasizing the need for ethnographically-informed works to foreground significant aspects of migrant trajectories and their everyday lives.
      PubDate: 2018-02-17
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2018)
  • “Slavery hasn’t ended, it has just become modernized”: Border
           Imperialism and the Lived Realities of Migrant Farmworkers in British
           Columbia, Canada

    • Authors: Amy Cohen
      Pages: 130 - 148
      Abstract: Border imperialism is a powerful framework for understanding the ways that colonial states manage borders in order to restrict movement of migrants and secure neoliberal economic interests. The present commentary, based on research carried out in British Columbia, Canada, utilizes ethnographic data to highlight the impacts of border imperialism on the everyday lives of temporary migrant farmworkers. First, I discuss how Mexican and Caribbean migrants’ lives are impacted by displacement from farms in their ‘home’ countries. Next, I provide an overview of Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program and argue that it (along with other circular migration schemes) is a powerful weapon of border imperialism designed to construct migrant precarity and uphold deeply-held notions of “Canadianness.” Finally, I discuss the racialization and criminalization of migrant farm workers and present workers’ testimonials to demonstrate how these processes result in migrants’ exclusion from the nation-state and local communities. Ultimately, I argue that scholars and activists struggling for migrant justice must center the demands of workers in their activism.
      PubDate: 2017-12-31
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2017)
  • Re-gendering the Border: Chronicles of Women’s Resistance and Unexpected
           Alliances from the Mediterranean Border

    • Authors: Enrica Rigo
      Pages: 173 - 186
      Abstract: During the summer of 2015, 69 Nigerian migrant women intercepted at sea were transferred from Sicily to the detention centre of Rome-Ponte Galeria in view of being deported from Rome-Fiumicino airport. A media campaign denounced the fact that the women were potential victims of trafficking, but only a few were admitted for protection status by Italian authorities while, on 17 September, twenty were forcefully repatriated to Lagos. By drawing on this case, the article will critically discuss the gendering process recently undergone by the Italian southern border as well as practices of political subjectivity which deconstruct discursive and normative criteria that hierarchize instances of free movement.
      PubDate: 2017-12-27
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2017)
  • Drawing the Line: Spatial Strategies of Community and Resistance in
           Post-SB1070 Arizona

    • Authors: Geoffrey A Boyce, Sarah Launius, Adam O Aguirre
      Pages: 187 - 216
      Abstract: In North America, and globally, the topics of immigration and immigration policy have become among the most divisive fault lines of political struggle and debate. In this paper, we reflect upon the State of Arizona’s embrace of the “Attrition Through Enforcement” (ATE) doctrine as exemplary of contemporary U.S. anti-immigrant policies that target the social reproduction of non-citizens. Reflecting on ATE and movements against it, we argue for the inadequacy of scholarly and activist approaches that would normatively deploy frameworks of “citizenship” or demands for “no borders” to articulate the stakes and composition of contemporary immigration struggles. Borrowing from political scientist Joel Olson and his concept of “democratic Manichaeism,” we argue instead the imperative to radically confront and unsettle the normative divisions between citizen and non-citizen that anti-immigrant actors and policies would police. Through two case studies in Tucson, Arizona, we examine the possibilities and challenges related to mobilizing such a Manichaean framework through the quotidian spaces of everyday life. We conclude by proposing “community composition” as both a political agenda and a methodological framework through which to attend to everyday geographies of belonging and exclusion while confronting the normative political categories that structure the nation-state and justify its violence.
      PubDate: 2017-05-03
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2017)
  • Revolutionary Scholarship by Any Speed Necessary: Slow or Fast but for the
           End of This World

    • Authors: Eli Meyerhoff, Elsa Noterman
      Pages: 217 - 245
      Abstract: Advocates of ‘slow scholarship’ have called for building relations of care and solidarity across the university. This requires tracing how academia’s unequal temporal architecture makes some people’s temporally privileged situations interdependent with others’ more oppressed temporalities. Understanding such interdependencies is necessary for going beyond mere allyship and toward becoming accomplices in a shared struggle for mutual liberation. But these relations can be obscured by romanticizing the academic project. To de-romanticize academia, we offer a critical, decolonial history of the university. We highlight how, on the one hand, intertemporal relations are mediated through people’s inter-relations with and through the land and, on the other hand, how they are masked by colonial ways of thinking. Nostalgia for the university is often tied with an ideal of liberal democracy. Feelings of anxiety about ‘speed-up’ originate in the liberal ideal of the slowly deliberative citizen in the public sphere. Against giving into anxieties about ‘speed-up,’ we show that this over-politicizing of temporality has the converse effect of depoliticizing other important political struggles. While jettisoning these problematic assumptions of ‘slow scholarship’ advocates, we maintain their desires for building relations of care and solidarity. Revealing the university’s temporal architectures involves tracing, for example, how the (slow) scholarship of (tenured) faculty is already dependent on the (sped-up) time and labor of graduate students, lecturers, and service workers  – as well as the temporalities of off-campus domestic workers and incarcerated persons. Further, these intertemporal relations intersect with other dynamics, including racism, sexism, labor exploitation, and bureaucracy. We offer an experiment with this approach of inter-temporally reflective scholarship through analyses of the #theRealUW and #DismantleDukePlantation movements at our own campuses of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Duke University. This allows us to envision possibilities for solidarity across different struggles, for expanding alternative temporal sub-architectures, and for amplifying already existing forms of resistance in the university’s undercommons. 
      PubDate: 2017-12-31
      Issue No: Vol. 18, No. 1 (2017)
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