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Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Christine Hentschel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Security in the Bubble is about the struggles of urbanites to come to terms with life in the city as dangerous. This book examines newly emerging aesthetic, affective and inclusionary spatialities of ... More


Handsome Space: Governing through Flirting

Christine Hentschel

in Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

“Handsome Space” analyzes a vision of security as a space-specific good that can best be achieved through the powers of aesthetics and affect. It is about the making of safe bubbles (i.e. bars, ... More


Instant Space: Governing through Fleeing

Christine Hentschel

in Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

“Instant Space” follows the personal crime-related “navigation” systems of urban residents when they circulate through the city. While handsome space embraces the powers of flirting (in place-bound ... More


Making Love to the City

Christine Hentschel

in Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The concluding chapter formulates a number of prospects and challenges to a scholarship committed to understanding and critiquing contemporary forms of urban security governance and emerging ... More


The Trouble with Peacemaking: False Dichotomies and the Politics of Restorative Justice

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

After examining the potential foundation for indigenous theories of rape, this chapter critiques some purported “indigenous” responses to rape. This chapter in particular notes that an oversimplistic ... More


Teaching War and Feeling Fear: Public School Reform during the Global War on Terror

Nicole Nguyen

in A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816698264
eISBN:
9781452955209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698264.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The first chapter locates Milton High School within national efforts to install militarized regimes of discipline in public education through the corporate takeover of schools, wage war under the ... More


A Matter of Life and Death: Spinoza and Derrida

Alexander García Düttmann

in Spinoza Now

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672806
eISBN:
9781452946887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672806.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the relation between life and death by staging a dialogue between Spinoza and Derrida. Spinoza asserts that a free man fears death least of all. This entails that freedom ... More


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