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Queer in the Time of Terror

Rahul Rao

in Third World Protest: Between Home and the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199560370
eISBN:
9780191721694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560370.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Third World queer activists are increasingly caught between two discourses that challenge their self‐assertion: first, an occasionally orientalist cosmopolitan discourse of ‘LGBT rights’ that regards ... More


Queer International Relations

Cynthia Weber

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

How are sovereignty and sexuality entangled in contemporary international politics? What understandings of sovereignty and sexuality inform contemporary theories and foreign policies on development, ... More


Revisiting Gendered States: Feminist Imaginings of the State in International Relations

Swati Parashar, J. Ann Tickner, and Jacqui True (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190644031
eISBN:
9780190644079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644031.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

State sovereignty and autonomy in the twenty-first century are both under challenge and continually reasserted in diverse ways through gender, sexuality, and race-making. This paradox makes it ... More


Sovereignty, Sexuality, and the Will to Knowledge

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter suggests that the discipline of international relations and the field of transnational/global queer studies suffer from mutual neglect. The effect of this mutual neglect is that ... More


Sovereignty, Sexuality, and the ‘End of Man’

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 7 concludes by considering the limits of the will to knowledge about ‘homosexuality’ and the ‘homosexual’ in the dual registers of sexuality and sovereignty through Foucault’s provocations ... More


The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade

Deborah Cowen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680870
eISBN:
9781452949024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book investigates the world of logistics, tracing its movement over the last 60 years from the battlefield to the boardroom, and back again. With a focus on chokepoints - national borders, zones ... More


Heteronormative and Penile Frustrations: The Uneasy Discourse of the ArmorGroup Hazing Scandal

Chris Hendershot

in Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199364374
eISBN:
9780199364404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364374.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter conducts a queer rereading of the textual interpretations of and reactions to a sexualized hazing incident involving Armorgroup contractors tasked with guarding the US embassy in Kabul. ... More


Introduction The Citizenship of Stuff in the Global Social Factory

Deborah Cowen

in The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680870
eISBN:
9781452949024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction provides an overview of the text. This book offers a genealogical investigation of the modern art and science of logistics. It is centrally concerned with two major and related ... More


The Revolution in Logistics: “America’s Last Dark Continent”

Deborah Cowen

in The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680870
eISBN:
9781452949024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 traces the long life and mobile meaning of logistics. It outlines the military history of logistics before turning to the ‘revolution in logistics’ of the 1960s, the birth of a corporate ... More


From National Borders to Global Seams: The Rise of Supply Chain Security

Deborah Cowen

in The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680870
eISBN:
9781452949024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 traces the birth of ‘supply chain security’ and examines the problem of disruption as part of the assemblage of the infrastructures, technologies, institutions, labour forces, and ... More


The Labor of Logistics: Just-in-Time Jobs

Deborah Cowen

in The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680870
eISBN:
9781452949024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 looks at the labor of logistics and situates recent initiatives to secure workers in a much longer tradition of managing the bodies and movements of productive labor.


The Geo-Economics of Piracy: The “Somali Pirate” and the Remaking of International Law

Deborah Cowen

in The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680870
eISBN:
9781452949024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 investigates the crisis of Somali piracy as a problem of supply chain security. Firmly within the global social factory, the crucial shipping corridor of the Gulf of Aden has become a ... More


Logistics Cities The “Urban Heart” of Empire

Deborah Cowen

in The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680870
eISBN:
9781452949024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 explores the urban revolution in logistics. It considers the rise of the ‘logistics city’ - a hybrid form that combines the exceptional spaces of the military base and the corporate export ... More


Conclusion Rough Trade?: Sex, Death, and the Queer Nature of Circulation

Deborah Cowen

in The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680870
eISBN:
9781452949024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680870.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion looks to the corporate media campaigns and the branding of logistics as alternately lovable and lethal in human and more-than-human worlds. It visions of violence and desire in the ... More


The Always Deviant LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores those fleeing persecution targeting non-conforming gender identity and sexual orientation. However, these asylum seekers find that they must present narratives that prove they ... More


Queer Intellectual Curiosity as International Relations Method: Developing Queer IR Theoretical and Methodological Frameworks

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 offers two theoretical and methodological approaches for analyzing figurations of the ‘homosexual’ and sexualized orders of international relations. The first combines Michel Foucault’s ... More


The ‘Perverse Homosexual’ in International Relations: The ‘Underdeveloped’ and the ‘Undevelopable’

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 traces how heteronormativities figure the ‘homosexual’ as perverse in domestic and international discourses of development and underdevelopment, arguing that figurations of the ... More


The ‘Normal and/or Perverse Homosexual’ in International Relations: The ‘Eurovisioned Bearded Drag Queen’

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 argues that a range of diverse figurations of ‘homosexuality’ and the ‘homosexual’ in international politics exceed categorization as exclusively normal or perverse in relation to sex, ... More


Toward a Queer Political Economy of Crisis

Nicola Smith

in Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190204235
eISBN:
9780190204266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204235.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter considers what it might mean to queer “the” economic crisis, given that same-sex and other non-normative sexualities are routinely erased in debates about “the economy.” However, it is ... More


Mother Russia in Queer Peril: The Gender Logic of the Hypermasculine State

Cai Wilkinson

in Revisiting Gendered States: Feminist Imaginings of the State in International Relations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190644031
eISBN:
9780190644079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644031.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The notion of “Mother Russia” has long played a central role in the articulation of Russian statehood. Drawing on Peterson’s “lens of protection,” this chapter interrogates how “Russia as Motherland” ... More


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