Immigrant Protest : Politics, Aesthetics, and Everyday Dissent.

By: Marciniak, KatarzynaContributor(s): Tyler, ImogenPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (322 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781438453125Subject(s): Immigrants -- Political activity.;Illegal aliens -- Political activity.;Protest movements -- Case studies.;Protest movements.;Immigrants -- Political activity -- Case studies.;Illegal aliens -- Political activity -- Case studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Immigrant Protest : Politics, Aesthetics, and Everyday DissentDDC classification: 322.4086/912 LOC classification: JV6255 -- .I56 2014ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Immigrant Protest: Noborder Scholarship -- In/Visibility -- Part I: The Aesthetic Performance of Immigrant Protest -- Part II: In the Field: Acts of Immigrant Protest -- Conclusion: No Border Scholarship for a Noborder Politics -- Works Cited -- I. The Aesthetic Performance of Immigrant Protest -- 1. Dare to Wear-a Mosque! Immigrant Protest as Cross-Cultural Pedagogy -- Mosque ≠ Dome + Minaret -- Islam Is Not a Monolithic Structure -- Muslim Does Not Mean Terrorist -- The Veil Does Not Equal Oppression -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 2. The Political Aesthetics of Immigrant Protest -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 3. Becoming British: Exploring Citizenship through Arts Practice -- Becoming British -- Blood & Soil: We were always meant to meet . . . -- Notes -- Work Cited -- 4. Border Disorder -- Works Cited -- 5. Loving the Alien: Indigenous Protest and Neo-Colonial Violence in James-Cameron's Avatar -- Racial Cinema -- Anthropological Cinema -- Politics and "Avatar Activism" -- Going Native-Loving the Alien -- Protest and Representation -- Conclusion: Companion Species -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 6. Pedagogy of Rage -- Frozen River in the Classroom: "White Trash"/"Alien Trash" -- (Il)legality and Borders: the Idea of Difference -- The Affect of Rage -- Rage and Pedagogy: "An Ethics of the Affective in the Classroom" -- Coda -- Notes -- Works Cited -- II. In the Field: Acts of Immigrant Protest -- 7. On Israel/Palestine and the Politics of Visibility -- Supplementing the Field of the Visible -- The Iconic Order -- "It seems like you're living on a different planet." -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 8. Everyday Acts of Resistance: The Precarious Lives of Asylum Seekers in Glasgow -- Asylum Seekers, Dispersal, and "Non-Settlement" as the Catalyst for Action.
Placemaking through Identity-Talk and Mobilization -- Sharing Knowledge and Becoming "Insider Experts" -- Taking Solidary Action, Taking Risks -- Talking Back, Naming a Shared Reality -- Concluding Comments -- Notes -- Work Cited -- 9. Pushing the Boundaries of Asylum: Everyday Resistance in Swedish Clandestinity -- Clandestine and Clandestinity -- Methodological and Theoretical Framework -- Pushing the Boundaries -- Resistance through Local Community-Inclusion through Clandestinity -- Resistance through Counterrepresentations -- Who Is Allowed to Be a Political Subject? -- Relations to the State -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 10. Subjects that Matter? Nonidentitarian Strategies of Pro-"Migrant" and "Migrant" Protest in Germany -- FeMigra: Walking the Tightrope -- Kanak Attak: This Song is Ours -- Subjects that Matter? Nonidentitarian Strategies of Political Action Revisited -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 11. Gender and the Politics of Anti-Racist and Immigrant Protest in Greece -- Case 1: The Voiceless Victims of Globalization: Antiracist Solidarity as a Politics of Representation -- The Greek Migration and Antiracist Context -- Gender as Add-on and Moral Category in Antiracist Discourse on Migration -- Case 2: "We are your children. We want our rights": Performing a Politics of Belonging -- The Campaign "No to Racism from the Baby's Cot" -- Reiteration and Mimicry as Enactments of Citizenship -- Case 3: Hunger Striking for Rights: The Body and the Politics of the Nonidentity -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 12. Immigrant Protest and the Courts of Women -- The Aporia of Migrant Rights and National Sovereignty -- Moving Toward a New Political Imaginary -- Through the Aporia of Protest -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 13. Migrant Resistance and the Anti-Raids Campaign in London 2012 -- Migrant Bust Card -- Notes.
14. Afterword: The Human Waste Disposal Industry or Immigrant Protest in Neoliberal Time -- Wasted Lives -- The Value of Waste: The Economics of Illegality -- Conclusion: An Accumulation of Small Acts -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Notes on Contributors -- Index.
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Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Immigrant Protest: Noborder Scholarship -- In/Visibility -- Part I: The Aesthetic Performance of Immigrant Protest -- Part II: In the Field: Acts of Immigrant Protest -- Conclusion: No Border Scholarship for a Noborder Politics -- Works Cited -- I. The Aesthetic Performance of Immigrant Protest -- 1. Dare to Wear-a Mosque! Immigrant Protest as Cross-Cultural Pedagogy -- Mosque ≠ Dome + Minaret -- Islam Is Not a Monolithic Structure -- Muslim Does Not Mean Terrorist -- The Veil Does Not Equal Oppression -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 2. The Political Aesthetics of Immigrant Protest -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 3. Becoming British: Exploring Citizenship through Arts Practice -- Becoming British -- Blood & Soil: We were always meant to meet . . . -- Notes -- Work Cited -- 4. Border Disorder -- Works Cited -- 5. Loving the Alien: Indigenous Protest and Neo-Colonial Violence in James-Cameron's Avatar -- Racial Cinema -- Anthropological Cinema -- Politics and "Avatar Activism" -- Going Native-Loving the Alien -- Protest and Representation -- Conclusion: Companion Species -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 6. Pedagogy of Rage -- Frozen River in the Classroom: "White Trash"/"Alien Trash" -- (Il)legality and Borders: the Idea of Difference -- The Affect of Rage -- Rage and Pedagogy: "An Ethics of the Affective in the Classroom" -- Coda -- Notes -- Works Cited -- II. In the Field: Acts of Immigrant Protest -- 7. On Israel/Palestine and the Politics of Visibility -- Supplementing the Field of the Visible -- The Iconic Order -- "It seems like you're living on a different planet." -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 8. Everyday Acts of Resistance: The Precarious Lives of Asylum Seekers in Glasgow -- Asylum Seekers, Dispersal, and "Non-Settlement" as the Catalyst for Action.

Placemaking through Identity-Talk and Mobilization -- Sharing Knowledge and Becoming "Insider Experts" -- Taking Solidary Action, Taking Risks -- Talking Back, Naming a Shared Reality -- Concluding Comments -- Notes -- Work Cited -- 9. Pushing the Boundaries of Asylum: Everyday Resistance in Swedish Clandestinity -- Clandestine and Clandestinity -- Methodological and Theoretical Framework -- Pushing the Boundaries -- Resistance through Local Community-Inclusion through Clandestinity -- Resistance through Counterrepresentations -- Who Is Allowed to Be a Political Subject? -- Relations to the State -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 10. Subjects that Matter? Nonidentitarian Strategies of Pro-"Migrant" and "Migrant" Protest in Germany -- FeMigra: Walking the Tightrope -- Kanak Attak: This Song is Ours -- Subjects that Matter? Nonidentitarian Strategies of Political Action Revisited -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 11. Gender and the Politics of Anti-Racist and Immigrant Protest in Greece -- Case 1: The Voiceless Victims of Globalization: Antiracist Solidarity as a Politics of Representation -- The Greek Migration and Antiracist Context -- Gender as Add-on and Moral Category in Antiracist Discourse on Migration -- Case 2: "We are your children. We want our rights": Performing a Politics of Belonging -- The Campaign "No to Racism from the Baby's Cot" -- Reiteration and Mimicry as Enactments of Citizenship -- Case 3: Hunger Striking for Rights: The Body and the Politics of the Nonidentity -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 12. Immigrant Protest and the Courts of Women -- The Aporia of Migrant Rights and National Sovereignty -- Moving Toward a New Political Imaginary -- Through the Aporia of Protest -- Notes -- Works Cited -- 13. Migrant Resistance and the Anti-Raids Campaign in London 2012 -- Migrant Bust Card -- Notes.

14. Afterword: The Human Waste Disposal Industry or Immigrant Protest in Neoliberal Time -- Wasted Lives -- The Value of Waste: The Economics of Illegality -- Conclusion: An Accumulation of Small Acts -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Notes on Contributors -- Index.

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