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Mbembe

Vincent W. Lloyd

in Religion of the Field Negro: On Black Secularism and Black Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277636
eISBN:
9780823280575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277636.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Cameroon-born political theorist Achille Mbembe has produced a body of work that deeply engages with Christianity: the role of Christianity in postcolonial and particularly African contexts, the ... More


Nothing Outside the Law

in Postcolonial Asylum: Seeking Sanctuary Before the Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314803
eISBN:
9781846317132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317132.003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines the sovereign claims, ‘there is no more outside’, and ‘there is nothing before the law’ and how they are enabled by sovereignty's occupation of boundary spaces and the operation ... More


Legitimacy, violence and extraction in the practice of building states

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

in Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter offers the theoretical framework for the sociological analysis of peacebuilding. Its aim is to set two core arguments of the book: firstly that peacebuilding processes have a plural, ... More


The Post-Genocidal African Subject: Patrice Nganang, Achille Mbembe and the Worldliness of Contemporary African Literature in French

Michael Syrotinski

in Transnational French Studies: Postcolonialism and Litterature-monde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314834
eISBN:
9781846316265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316265.017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Whereas the 2007 littérature-monde manifesto seeks to break with the Francocentrism of Francophonie in favour of a radically decentred and transnational French-language literature, Manifeste d'une ... More


Seismic Space: Camps, Cemeteries, Squares, and Monuments

in Law in Crisis: The Ecstatic Subject of Natural Disaster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762564
eISBN:
9780804772426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762564.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter turns to the spaces defined by the law and politics of disaster—and particularly the extent to which these spaces become ecstatic backdrops for the articulation of ecstatic subjects. ... More


Postcolonialism and Deconstruction: The Francophone Connection

Michael Syrotinski

in Postcolonial Thought in the French-speaking World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310546
eISBN:
9781846319808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846319808.018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

After years of sustained critical attention to Anglophone texts and contexts, postcolonial theory has established some sort of a connection, albeit belatedly, with the Francophone world. The three ... More


The Death and Life of Colonial Mortality Bills

Molly Farrell

in Counting Bodies: Population in Colonial American Writing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190277314
eISBN:
9780190277338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277314.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Chapter Four investigates the forms of human accounting in colonial newspapers across North American port cities. Applying the methods of literary criticism to materials that were once the province ... More


Epilogue: Conjugating like a State

Rahul Rao

in Out of Time: The Queer Politics of Postcoloniality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190865511
eISBN:
9780190865559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865511.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter returns to a puzzle running through the book, namely how to account for the ways in which queerness mutates to become a metonym for imperialism/anti-imperialism, paganism/Christianity, ... More


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