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Kumarini Silva's Brown Threat: Identification in the Security State PDF

By Kumarini Silva

ISBN-10: 1517900026

ISBN-13: 9781517900021

ISBN-10: 1517900034

ISBN-13: 9781517900038

What is “brown” in—and beyond—the context of yank identification politics? How has the concept that replaced when you consider that September 11? within the such a lot sustained exam of those inquiries to date, Kumarini Silva argues that “brown” isn't any longer conceived of completely as a cultural, ethnic, or political id. in its place, after Sept. 11, the Patriot Act, and the wars in Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan, it has additionally develop into an idea and, certainly, a technique of identification—one rooted in xenophobic, imperialistic, and racist ideologies to focus on those that don't well healthy or join principles of nationhood. 

Interweaving own narratives, ethnographic learn, analyses of renowned occasions just like the omit the United States competition, and movies and television indicates corresponding to the Harold and Kumar franchise and Black-ish, Silva maps junctures the place the ideological, political, and mediated terrain intersect, leading to an urge for food for all issues “brown” (especially South Asian brown) by way of U.S. shoppers, whereas political and nationalist discourses and felony buildings (immigration, emigration, migration, outsourcing, incarceration) conspire to manage brown our bodies either inside of and out of doors the United States. 

Silva explores this contradictory dating among illustration and truth, arguing that the illustration mediates and manages the anxieties that come from modern international realities, during which brown areas, like India, Pakistan, and the center East pose key financial, defense, and political demanding situations to the U.S.. whereas racism is rarely new, what makes this generation of brown new is that any one or any workforce, at any time, may be branded as deviant, as a threat. 

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