The Architectural Review: Migration at the Margins

Connects global migration with urban marginalization, exploring how “race” maps onto place across the globe, state, and streetThe Migrant’s Paradox insists on a recognition of the overlapping forces of racial capitalism which produce certain streets as marginal and edge conditions, and construct parts of the world as uninhabitable. Edge conditions require a constant negotiation of borders: of multiple national borders, legal boundaries and linguistic barriers among others.

Hall asks us to look "both from the outside in and the inside out," to look again and pay attention to the often ordinary and banal spaces that make up cities. In reading and writing these streets – and the spaces connected to them – Hall draws out the complex layers of dispossession and wide geographies of entanglement that mark and define these edge territories.

Read the full essay at The Architectural Review. 

University of Minnesota Press Podcast

More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands

Allotment Stories: Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O'Brien.

A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States

Saving AnimalsElan Abrell and Kathryn (Katie) Gillespie on sanctuary, care, ethics.

How popular debates about the so-called digital generation mediate anxieties about labor and life in twenty-first-century America

Making creative laborers for a precarious economy: Josef Nguyen, Carly Kocurek, and Patrick LeMieux.



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