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The shifting boundaries of politics in Norwegian healthcare
Anette Fagertun

volume). The current overall and consensual political framing of the welfare state as in ‘crisis’ is understood as constituting a hegemonic narrative, and representing a critical juncture that creates a ‘window of opportunity’ for radical change in public welfare (see also Vabø 2015 ). At this juncture, labour conditions and employment arrangements in the municipal healthcare sector seem to fall outside most policy frames, something that is indicative of a non-recognition of labour as a political category in this context as well as of a change in the boundaries of

in Intimacy and mobility in an era of hardening borders
Contested boundaries and new solidarities
Sílvia Bofill-Poch

crisis that began in 2008 and the return of almost the full burden of care to families impoverished by the crisis have only exacerbated this situation, making these female workers even more vulnerable. The new legislation from 2011 and 2012 aimed to improve the working conditions of domestic workers. However, research has shown that the financial crisis has undermined the legislation, supporting a moral economy in which families that have been forced to cut costs feel justified in violating the law and contributing to the poor wages and labour conditions of domestic

in Intimacy and mobility in an era of hardening borders
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Al-‘imaara (the building) as topos
Mona Abaza

, pairing with ‘smart’ high technologies of surveillance and control running the city port. This runs parallel with pervasive feudal bonds to the rule of the al-Maktum family, who run the country like a big neo-liberal city-corporation (Kanna 2010: 110). This dream world exists alongside harsh labour conditions for the large imported population of immigrants, mostly Asian. It is no secret that the securitised archipelago has flourished at the expense of the over-exploitation Tale I: Al-‘imaara (the building) as topos 45 of Asian workers. Mike Davis has also

in Cairo collages