Postcolonial asylum : seeking sanctuary before the law / David Farrier.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2011.
xi, 235 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Postcolonialism across the disciplines ; 9.
Formatted Contents Note
Before the law. A scandal for postcolonial studies ; The camp dispositif ; Overview Nothing outside the law. The colonization of the in-between ; Kenomatic fetish ; The heritage of colonial infrahumanity ; Necropolitics and national narcissism Horizons of perception. In/visible relations ; Gorgoneion ; Horizon of perception 1 : the camp in the city ; Horizon of perception 2 : the camp and the dispersal system ; Horizon of perception 3 : the camp and asylum destitution Be/held : ban and iteration. Be/held ; Bogus women ; Re/producing "home" ; Continua Allow me my destitution. Parasitic reading and reading parasites ; Dead letters ; Kalumnia and formula ; "Let me become the echo of a name to you" ; Preference and assumption Terms of hospitality. The receding refugee ; Asylos/Asylao ; The transgressive step ; The necessary other The politics of proximity. Response-ability ; Metaxis ; The journey is the film is the journey ; The limits of dignity.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-227) and index.