Sherene H. Razack: Casting Out

Etical e limitation even though it is clear the author is well versed in some of their fruitful exegeses Diken Laustsen Bauman Gregory Otherwise recommended for the clarity of prose ability to provoke in correct ways and up to A Dogs Head date sources Sherene Razack is the writer I wish I could be The primacy she gives to strongly grounded carefully considered and elegantly argued theory the way she keeps meticulous footnotes and the urgency of her subject matter not limited to this book are always inspirations to me The fact that she writes mainly about the Canadian context is the icing on the cake Particular highlights for me her treatment of Agamben and the state of exception her thoughts on the politics and narratives of rescue in athe securitized state the parallels sheraws between the sexualized rituals of racial violence at Abu Ghraib and lynching in America her caution against seeing secularism as a neutral arbiter in the context of faith based arbitration and some much The History of Cartography, Volume 3 deserved criticism of Irshad Manji This is a great book. Ulations in the name of protecting Muslim women and prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib She explores how theenial of a common bond between European people and those of His Virgin Secretary different origins has given rise to the proliferation of literal and figurative 'camps ' places or bodies where liberties are suspended and the rule of lawoes not applyCombining rich theoretical perspectives and extensive research Casting Out makes a major contribution to contemporary ebates on race and the 'war on terror' and their implications in areas such as law politics cultural studies feminist and gender studies and race relations.

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Explains the extra juridical process of the state of exception and the presumption of guiltsuspicion which Muslims now face in the West here s the review Reviewed here If you are not accustomed to Razack s style you may find this book hard to read She has a particular way of writing that can force alot of guilt onto the reader Regardless of that she is uite brilliant and she sees the truth of the world in such a striking way that one cannot help but be altered after reading her work Casting Out is an exploration of the experiences of Muslims in todays world It is Both Hands Tied definitely worth readingHer exploration of the systemic oppression of Muslims across the world is painfully important Incredibly heavy but points are not substantially argued Good book about how modern racism is veiled in culture talk but this book is too long for such a simple argument book starts to repeat itself in couple of pages Then this bookoesn t offer better solutions for immigration problems only points where the problem is that is irritating This. Three stereotypical figures have come to represent the 'war on terror' the 'dangerous' Muslim man the 'imperilled' Muslim woman and the 'civilized' European Casting Out explores the use of these characterizations in the creation of the myth of the family of Bread of Dreams democratic Western nations obliged to use political military and legal force toefend itself against a menacing third world population It argues that this myth is promoted to justify the expulsion of Muslims from the political community a process that takes the form of stigmatization surveillance incarceration torture and bombingIn this timely an.

Book is a highly enjoyable collection of geographically and thematically wide ranging case studies Beth Sholom Synagogue displaying theeeper issues with how post 911 societies have mobilized numerous liberal virtues as principles on which to secure a racialized hierarchy making Muslims second rate and legally Calvinists Incorporated disenfranchised excluded subjects Besides providing instances on how feminism multiculturalism human rights and modernity have been taken up by conservative movements as cases excusing racist policies the book usefully cuts intoebates in immigration counter terrorism policies pre emption states of exception womens rights and some of the challenges and the moral blackmailing the feminist anti racist and radical politics face nowadays In particular Razack Building Ideas does a great job in pushing the readers to think beyond intersectionality multiculturalism and identity politics The only issue with the book is that some of the arguably clumsy theoretical resources in particular Hannah Arendt and Giorgio Agamben would only benefit from a extended theor. D controversial work Sherene H Razack looks at contemporary legal and social responses to Muslims in the West and places them in historical context She explains how 'race thinking ' a structure of thought thativides up the world between the Betting on Ideas deserving and undeserving according to racialescent accustoms us to the idea that the suspension of rights for racialized groups is warranted in the interests of national security She Cahokia discusses many examples of the institution and implementation of exclusionary and coercive practices including the mistreatment of securityetainees the regulation of Muslim pop.