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Identities and incitements

expressed today by subjects of modernity – as well as by modern subjects – of distinct persuasions, as they articulate on the ground, in everyday spaces and public places, the West and the nation, history and globalization, the religious and the secular, and cultural politics and political cultures. To reiterate, none of this might be entirely new, but it has assumed exponential exigency today. At work

in Subjects of modernity
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local fishing for men and whelk collection on the rocks around the coast for women. In the absence of refrigeration, preserving fish by salting for domestic use or sale – a process locally known as ‘corning’ – was widespread and long established. Sailors also worked on merchant shipping for half-year periods. Since the exclusive tourism developments on the island, many Canouan

in Frontiers of the Caribbean
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Time and space

debates on the relationship between agency and structure, especially as expressed in the work of Philip Abram, Pierre Bourdieu, and Anthony Giddens, such fluctuation appeared as analytically inadequate, profoundly problematic, and often unproductive. 7 Yet my point is that these easy oppositions and ambivalent analytics carried even wider implications. Although barely expressed in this manner, it

in Subjects of modernity

disorder would also draw together migration and security in the case of sex work. The Yugoslav region was both an origin-point and (with so many foreign troops and officials present) a destination for sex-work migration, some facilitated by security contractors, IPTF officers and peacekeepers (Haynes 2008 : 1794–8). Spatialised hierarchies of modernity (eastern Europe less modern, eastern Europeans lacking agency) have informed prevailing representations of sex-workers, and women subjected to the coercive labour of ‘trafficking’, since the 1990s (Andrijasevic 2007

in Race and the Yugoslav region
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A pluralist theory of citizenship

good of all included in the jurisdiction. And the common good of all may conflict in turn with the will of the people as expressed through democratic procedures. These tensions cannot be simply resolved through theoretical fiat by giving priority to one or the other inclusion principle. They must instead be worked through in democratic processes of contestation and deliberation within each polity and “democratic iterations” (Benhabib 2004 ) across the plurality

in Democratic inclusion