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David Owen

persecution or other violations of basic rights ( Lenard 2020 ). The second response points out that the global spread of the coronavirus was not a product of open borders because we don't live in such a world; on the contrary, we inhabit a world of highly

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Asma Abbas

, that the entire world is a postcolony, and requires epistemological and institutional frames that fully imbibe that. By this, I mean that our global political order—and even its contemporary neoliberalisms and fascisms that are often allotted different

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Ibrahim Aoude, Andrew Davidson, Sergio Fiedler, Michael Humphrey, and Owen Sichone

Jonathan Friedman, Cultural Identity & Global Process. (London: Sage Publications, 1994), pp. 253.

Amartya Sen, Development as Freedom. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), pp. 366.

Arjun Appadurai, Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998), pp. 229.

Zymaut Bauman, Globalization: The Human Consequences. (Cambridge: Polity, 1998), pp. 136.

Anthony Giddens, Runaway World: How Globalisation is Reshaping Our Lives. (London: Profile Books, 2000), pp. 104.

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The correct secret

Discretion and hypertransparency in Chinese biosecurity

Katherine A. Mason

that xenophobia had reigned over reason ( Metzl 2009 ; Stolberg and Robinson 2009 ). In this article I examine Tianmai’s disease control response in the context of a global post-SARS political aesthetic that established the free and transparent sharing

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Moving on

Italy as a stepping stone in migrants’ imaginaries

Anna Tuckett

show that understandings and imaginations of “home” and “away” are structured by unequal global power relationships in which material success and personal development are thought to be achievable only through migration ( Bal 2013 ; Gaibazzi 2014

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Birgitte Bruun

industry-funded transnational medical research for commercial gains ( Rajan 2007 ), but in Africa state- and philanthropy-funded transnational medical research for public health purposes is also often founded on the basis of the same global inequalities

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After dispossession

Ethnographic approaches to neoliberalization

Oscar Salemink and Mattias Borg Rasmussen

This collection of articles addresses the question of how unequal social relations materialize and become part of the everyday in very different settings, in the form of dispossession and disenfranchisement on the global margins. More specifically

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Sensing evil

Counterterrorism, techno-science, and the cultural reproduction of security

Mark Maguire and Pete Fussey

, as security and insecurity take on different content and have different ramifications depending on region and context. That said, some scholars assume the existence of a global archipelago of security spaces that bristle with military technologies

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Governing Global Aeromobility

Canada and Airport Refugee Claimants in the 1980s

Bret Edwards

existing regulations. At the same time, they also represented an undesirable, nonnational air traveler, a connection fused by rising tensions in Canada between global aeromobility and ideas of national belonging and citizenship. This article surveys Canada

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Think Global, Fight Local

Recontextualizing the French Army in Algeria, 1954–1962

Terrence G. Peterson

isolated conflict but one front in a global war waged by Communist revolutionaries. The Free World's “rear defensive line—its last,” Allard asserted, “passes through Algeria.” 1 Allard spoke with conviction. The vision he presented was widely shared