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Introduction

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to demonstrate the important contribution of writing and literary fiction to understanding the relationship between colonialism, ... More


Immigration as Emergency

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the 1980 Mariel Boatlift to show how policy and popular culture worked dialectically in matters of immigration. Media coverage was initially positive, framing President Jimmy ... More


Food, the Emergency and the lower-class Irish body, c.1939–45

Bryce Evans

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The ending of the Anglo-Irish Economic War (1932-8) is often represented as a watershed in British-Irish relations. However, it was soon followed by renewed trade hostility. Between 1940 and 1945, ... More


Migrants, medics, matrons: exploring the spectrum of Irish immigrants in the wartime British health sector

Jennifer Redmond

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Irish medical migrants had a visible presence in twentieth-century British hospitals, particularly during the Second World War. This chapter outlines the profile of migrants returning from Britain to ... More


States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Stephen Morton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book investigates the multiple ways in which states of emergency and the exercise of colonial sovereignty have been mediated in literary and cultural texts, and examines the contribution that ... More


Inaugurating Neoliberal Crimmigration

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the criminalization of Latin American immigrants and Latina/os in media, policy debates, and law, and in relation to the prison-industrial system. In 1980s films, romanticized ... More


Conclusion: Crossing Neoliberalism?

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the legacy of Reaganite immigration discourse in policy and popular culture. With consideration of more recent discourse about immigrants in policy debate and media, it is shown ... More


Alone among neutrals: Ireland’s unique experience of tuberculosis during the Second World War

Anne Mac Lellan

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how and why Ireland’s tuberculosis problem exacerbated during the Emergency. It demonstrates that 1942 saw 4,300 tubercular deaths across the country, an incidence rate not seen ... More


Sovereignty, Sacrifice and States of Emergency in Colonial Ireland

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter one traces the language, rhetoric and imagery of emergency in Anglo-Irish literature and law in colonial Ireland. It begins by considering how the rhetoric of the Fenian threat in newspapers ... More


States of Emergency, the Apartheid Legal Order and the Tradition of the Oppressed in South African Fiction

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter three considers how the writing of Richard Rive, Alex la Guma, J.M. Coetzee, and Zoë Wicomb highlighted the role of emergency legislation in the formation of South Africa’s apartheid state, ... More


Torture, Indefinite Detention and the Colonial State of Emergency in Kenya

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter four considers how the state of emergency in Kenya from 1952 to 1959 has been codified in the literary and legal rhetoric of British colonialism, and criticised by postcolonial African ... More


Narratives of Torture and Trauma in Algeria's Colonial State of Exception

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter five considers how the colonial state of emergency in Algeria was framed and contested in a range of literary and legal texts. The chapter begins by considering the way in which the ... More


The Palestinian Tradition of the Oppressed and the Colonial Genealogy of Israel's State of Exception

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter six examines the significance of emergency law during the period between the British mandate in Palestine and the formation of the State of Israel, and considers the ways in which literary ... More


The Work of Technisches Hilfswerk in Housing Repair

Andreas Seebacher

in Rebuilding Mostar: Urban Reconstruction in a War Zone

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239031
eISBN:
9781846313905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313905.009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the work of the German federal emergency organisation Technisches Hilfswerk (THW) in Mostar. It focuses on the repair of buildings and flats covered by two different ... More


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