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Moving Onward?

Secondary Movers on the Fringes of Refugee Mobility in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya

Jolien Tegenbos and Karen Büscher

negotiation, we introduce Michel Foucault’s notion of “governmentality” and investigate how power is exercised through language and discourse. 10 How Foucault conceptualizes the organized practices (mentalities, rationales, and techniques) through which

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Pentecostalism and Egalitarianism in Melanesia

A Reconsideration of the Pentecostal Gender Paradox

Annelin Eriksen

shift from an outward-oriented femininity to one of interiorization of femininity, following the discursive landscape of egalitarian individualism (e.g., in its Pentecostal form). This development can be compared to Foucault’s analysis of changes that

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Money, Religion, and Symbolic Exchange in Winter Sleep

Bülent Diken

, revisiting Foucault’s (2001) Fearless Speech might be useful. Crucially, the spirituality at issue here is neither reducible to religion nor religious in its essence. It can be taken as a profane concept that refers to a set of practices that arise when a

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The Post-Deportation Desperation and Refunneling of Aspirations of the Mexicans Deported from the United States

Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna

, “Violence That Builds Sovereignty.” 37 Michel Foucault, “Governmentality,” in The Foucault Effect: Studies in Governmentality with Two Lectures by and an Interview with Michel Foucault , ed. Graham Burchell, Colin Gordon, and Peter Miller (Chicago: The

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From the Auto-mobile to the Driven Subject?

Discursive Assertions of Mobility Futures

Katharina Manderscheid

subjectifications and identities. Drawing on Foucault, especially his concept of governmentality, 24 the focus is placed on the historically varying cultural forms, social orders, and discourses constitutive of being a fully accepted member of society. Or

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Racing Mobility, Excavating Modernity

A Comment

Cotten Seiler

which remained most abjectly outside of and ineligible for modern subjectivity, the political articulation of which is citizenship in a nation-state —Tamara Vukov’s concern in her essay. The exclusion that Michel Foucault characterized as “state racism

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The Chaco Skies

A Socio-cultural History of Power Relations

Alejandro Martín López and Agustina Altman

model does not apply to these Amazonian groups, despite some attempts made to adapt this idea to the Qom people ( Tola 2009 ). 7 The concept of ‘bodily regimes’ is based on Foucault’s (2002) arguments. In the case of the Guaycurú notions of the body

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Portrait: Saba Mahmood (In Memoriam)

Amira Mittermaier, Susan Harding, and Michael Lambek

difference that my Aristotle came via Gadamer and hers via Foucault. Or, to make this more immediate, Saba had a direct source and inspiration in Asad, as I did in Geertz, although in neither case were we directly taught by them. I thought, and still think

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Around Joan Wallach Scott’s Sex and Secularism

Kim Knibbe, Brenda Bartelink, Jelle Wiering, Karin B. Neutel, Marian Burchardt, and Joan Wallach Scott

the notion of discourse in Foucault’s sense. I would say that secularism is a discursive field that, in the apt characterization of Thomas Lemke (2007: 44) , includes “the delineation of concepts, the specification of objects and borders, and the

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Target Practice

The Algorithmics and Biopolitics of Race in Emerging Smart Border Practices and Technologies

Tamara Vukov

. Amid the technologies focused on regulating the life of the population ( faire vivre la population ), what Foucault calls state racism introduces a coupure , 20 or gap, in the species being of the population between those who must live and those who