Search results

You are looking at 11 - 16 of 16 items for :

  • Philosophy and Critical Theory x
Clear All

reduces the difficulties with respect to mutual obligations between independent states. Finally, is the claim of ASC undermined by the fact that, at least on an expanded account of what counts as subjection, it suggests that those coerced by migration laws should be part of the demos that determines those laws? (Abizadeh 2008 ). On the one hand, it can be argued that migration laws sufficiently dominate those who have good

in Democratic inclusion

challenges of citizenship and democracy in a global landscape characterized by a plurality of peoples, types of polity, multilevel governance and migration (internal and transnational). In this essay, I aim to put some pressure on the relationship between populus (i.e. the citizenry) and demos (i.e. those entitled, in one way or another, to participate in the decision-making process) in Bauböck's account. Put another way, I accept Bauböck

in Democratic inclusion

significantly in the twentieth century through postcolonial migration, or Germany which experienced comparable change through recruiting guest-workers, how far must or can theory also account for regions such as ex-Yugoslavia which did not? The ‘unequal power relations’ that, Katrin Sieg ( 2002 : 259) writes, ‘cultural transactions are [both] framed by and reproduce’ are not suddenly cut off when they reach the Balkans – as south-east European cultural theorists using postcolonial thought were first to see. Sieg also shows, however, that these transactions do not simply

in Race and the Yugoslav region
Open Access (free)

. 9 A few authors on postcoloniality and postsocialism do cite it (Owczarzak 2009 ; Veličković 2012 ). Google Scholar, though more limited for non-Anglophone scholarship, lists twenty-one citations, including two on migration cinema in Europe, seven on Hungarian and/or Romanian antiziganism, three on critical whiteness studies, one on postsocialist feminisms and five on postsocialism/postcoloniality (plus duplicates). ‘Balkan is Beautiful’, published in a well-known area-studies journal by a large English

in Race and the Yugoslav region

-determination. But the frontier has historically been and remains very much a part of global production. For example modern globalisation has shaped the development of various types of island tourism, from yachting to the discovery and development of discrete private island enclaves – the development of the Caribbean’s financial sector as well as patterns of Caribbean migration. All of these developments I connect

in Frontiers of the Caribbean
On the relation between law, politics, and other social systems in modern societies

places like Greece, as economically ineffective as the former ideologies of state socialism. Authoritarian populism is a de-​stabilising threat across Europe and many other parts of the world. The Snowden affair and the Panama Papers scandal provide ample evidence of the extent to which states around the globe are undermined by private centres of power and information that those states nonetheless feel obliged to protect for largely economic reasons. Health, environmental, and migration crises pose equally formidable challenges to the contemporary constitution of

in Critical theory and sociological theory