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Choreographies of Resistance
Choreographies of Resistance

Choreographies of Resistance

Mobile Bodies and Relational Politics
Tarja Väyrynen, Eeva Puumala, Samu Pehkonen, Anitta Kynsilehto, Tiina Vaittinen
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Choreographies of Resistance

Mobile Bodies and Relational Politics
Tarja Väyrynen, Eeva Puumala, Samu Pehkonen, Anitta Kynsilehto, Tiina Vaittinen
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Choreographies of Resistance examines bodies and their capacity for obstructive and resistant action in places and spaces where we do not expect to see it. Drawing on empirical research that considers cases on asylum seekers, beggars, undocumented migrants and migrant nurses, the book attests to the scope and diversity of corporeal resistance in the realm of politics. It is shown that bodies that are not assumed to have political agency can obstruct and resist the smooth functioning of disciplinary practices that nowadays form the core of migration policies. It is argued that the body is more than a mere target of politics. In so doing, the book contributes to the study of the political significance of movement, mobility and the nonverbal. The body opens up a space of political resistance and action. The resistant body poses a challenge that is both praxical and philosophical: it ultimately invites us to reconsider the meanings and content of political space, community and belonging..

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Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield International
Year
2016
ISBN
9781783486748
Topic
Politics & International Relations
Subtopic
Geopolitics
Edition
1

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