The first part of a chapter, titled “Encoding the Law the Household and the Standardisation Of Uncertainty,” for an edited volume on mapping precariousness.
A collection of recent writings/discussions, all of which turn around an analysis of transformations of border control systems:
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.
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…
[This is the abstract to the second and forthcoming essay in the series on financial bonds.
[The intro of a text co-authored with Dick Bryan (forthcoming)] Social benefit bonds, otherwise referred to as social impact bonds, are a very recent innovation in the fields of social policy and finance.
in South Atlantic Quarterly, 111:4, pp. 763-83 (2012).
Paper for MLA Queering Value Panel, January 6th, 2012 (Seattle).
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.
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…