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About borderlands Volume 5 Number 2, 2006


       States of Exception
       Editors: Jane Mummery, Bruce Buchan & Lorenzo Veracini


Jane Mummery
States of Exception


Matthew Sharpe
A Coincidentia Oppositorium? On Carl Schmitt and
New Australian Conservatism

Raffaela Puggioni
Refugees reception and the construction of identities:
encountering Kurdish refugees in Italy

Jason Adams
Redrawing the 'Imaginary Lines': Exceptional Space
in an Exceptional Time

Claire Sutherland
ASEAN Discourse: The Rhetoric of Human Rights
and Asian Values






Arthur Saniotis
Why is Amrozi Smiling? 'Misrecognition' and the Politics of Terror

Suren Pillay
Thoughts on the Government of Death in War: the elusive
search for Afghanistan's dead

Shakira Hussein
Among the Other Sisterhood: reflections on encounters
with the women's wing of the Jamaat-i-Islami (Pakistan)


Brian Goldstone
On Democratic Secularism
(William Connolly, Why I Am Not a Secularist, Minneapolis:
University of Minnesota Press, 1999; Jeffrey Stout, Democracy
and Tradition,
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004)

Ben Wellings
Human Rights: Lives and Intersections
(Kay Schaffer and Sidonie Smith, Human Rights and Narrated Lives:
The Ethics of Recognition.
Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Lawrence Niewojt
Spatial Practices and the Rejection of "Modern Aspirations" in Australia
(Allaine Cerwonka, Native to the Nation: Disciplining Landscapes and Bodies in Australia. University of Minnesota Press, 2004.)