The first part of a chapter, titled “Encoding the Law the Household and the Standardisation Of Uncertainty,” for an edited volume on mapping precariousness. Continue reading
A collection of recent writings/discussions, all of which turn around an analysis of transformations of border control systems: Continue reading
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. Continue reading
This paper focuses on the conjunctures between contemporary financial speculation, national security and border control systems for what these can illustrate about changing practices of race and racism. Continue reading
Spinoza’s understanding of the affects can illuminate much, but I do not think it amounts to a critical or radical politics of the affective. So while I finish a post on the politics of affect that is more to do with current theories and politics around affect, I thought I would reiterate some of the argument in C&C, but that I discuss further in another essay, “Spinoza’s Affections.”
[This is the abstract to the second and forthcoming essay in the series on financial bonds.
In 1843, the Philadelphia Dollar Newspaper published the winning entry in its writing competition, awarding Edgar Allan Poe the sum of $100 for his short story “The Gold-Bug.” Continue reading
Implicit or not, there persists a view of capitalism in which the border is understood as extraneous to the inherent tendencies of capital. In this, capital and the state are regarded as distinctive logics, the first inclined to overtake limits, the second emphasising limit as such. […] Continue reading
in South Atlantic Quarterly, 111:4, pp. 763-83 (2012).
Paper for MLA Queering Value Panel, January 6th, 2012 (Seattle).