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About borderlands Volume 3 Number 1, 2004


       Unassumable Responsibility:
       New Perspectives on Freedom, Justice & Obligation

       Editors: Catherine Mills & Fiona Jenkins


Catherine Mills & Fiona Jenkins
Unassumable Responsibility


Rosalyn Diprose
Responsibility in a Place and Time of Terror

Fiona Jenkins
Dialogue in the Aftermath:
On Good, Evil and Responsibility after September 11

Jean-Philippe Deranty
Agamben’s Challenge to Normative Theories of Modern Rights

Frances Daly
The Non-citizen and the Concept of ‘Human Rights’

Andrew Schaap
Assuming Responsibility in the Hope of Reconciliation

Ann Murphy
The Political Significance of Shame

Paul Miller
Truth Overboard: What does It Mean for Politicians and Statesmen to Assume Responsibility for their Words of Mass Destruction?

William McClure
Triumph of the Spectacle






Robyn Ferrell
Desire and Horror: Conceiving of the Future

Jack Reynolds
Derrida and Deleuze on Time, the Future and Politics

Paula Keating
The Conditioning of the Unconditioned: Derrida and Kant

Stan van Hooft
Ricoeur on Responsibility

Stephen Muecke
Sex Tourism and the Ethics of Contingent Responsibility

Catherine Mills
Contingency, Responsibility and the Law: a response


Robyn Westcott
Negotiating the ‘Double Position’
(Claire Carroll and Patricia King, Ireland and Postcolonial Theory, Cork UP, 2003)

Dinesh Wadiwel
Animal by Any Other Name?
(Charles Patterson, Eternal Treblinka, Lantern, 2002 and Giorgio Agamben, The Open: Man and Animal. Stanford, 2004)

Jason Read
Writing in the Conjuncture
Étienne Balibar, We, the People of Europe? Reflections on Transnational Citizenship, Princeton UP, 2004)




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