Author profile: Jonas Skorzak

Resisting Necropolitics: Reconceptualizing Agency in Mbembé and Agamben

Resisting Necropolitics: Reconceptualizing Agency in Mbembé and Agamben

Mbembé’s “living dead” and Agamben’s “bare life” should be reconceptualized as performative acts in line with Butler’s theory, allowing for agency and acts of resistance.

Returning Rohingya: What Does the “Voluntary” in “Voluntary Repatriation” Mean?

Returning Rohingya: What Does the “Voluntary” in “Voluntary Repatriation” Mean?

To examine the voluntariness of voluntary repatriation for Rohingya refugees, a new definition of voluntariness based on acceptable alternatives and capabilities is used.

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