The first part of a chapter, titled “Encoding the Law the Household and the Standardisation Of Uncertainty,” for an edited volume on mapping precariousness.
The next edition of New Formations includes an essay of mine that has been the result of rethinking some of the key concepts in Contract & Contagion in the tumult of an almost two-year long boycott and divestment campaign directed against migration detention.
in South Atlantic Quarterly, 111:4, pp. 763-83 (2012).
Published, Mute, December 20, 2011. Also below
Full text from Cultural Studies Review, volume 18 number 1 March 2012, pp.153–73.
Full text, online eipcp, hardcopy of the series at Diaphanes. And in German as “Von der Prekarität zum Risikomanagement und darüber hinaus”.
Full text, The Global South, Volume 3, Number 1, Spring 2009, pp. 66-82.
Arrayed beyond and around the obvious walls of migration control, the architectures and technologies of the border proliferate.
Full text at darkmatter #2, Race/Matter, 2008. In Swedish as “Förkroppsliganden av ras,” Glänta 2, 2011. (pdf)
Full text, Mute – Web 2.0, Man’s Best Friendster, 2:4, 2007.
At the border, politics risks exposing itself to the impolitical, to a sense of movement beyond its conventional socio-political definitions, and to an expression of the political without a sovereign tone. One might say that it is this risk-which is also to say, this chance for a life otherwise-that a migratory politics seeks out. And…