The perceived crisis triggered by the current refugee influx highlights the contradiction at the heart of human rights discourse. Modern humanity has been constructed as both European and as universal; the racialized “Other” against whom the “modern human” disturbs...
A reminder that while Europe debates its refugee "crisis," the small country of Jordan is taking in many more refugees. 1.5 million refugees in a country of 6 million with limited water sources: and the World Food Program has run out of money to support the...
Overview and day by day documentation of the refugee protest at Ohlauerstr, Berlin. After the refugees were removed from the center, several remain homeless. Nachgeschichte Nachgeschichte Der gesamte Einsatz der Polizei hat insgesamt fast fünf Millionen Euro gekostet....
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Violence and Gender in the "New" Europe: Islam in German Culture
"Weber's study undertakes a much-needed comprehensive investigation of the contemporary 'regime of gender violence,' that is, the key role violence has played in defining the position of Muslims in the German public sphere (in the larger European context). Through nuanced theorizing as well as careful historical contextualization, Weber develops an intersectional framework for analyzing gendered violence in a way that does not reinforce racialized discourses of cultural and/or religious difference." [more...]
Palgrave Macmillan, January 2013
ISBN: 978-1-137-00708-7, ISBN10: 1-137-00708-7