Volume 39, Numbers 1 & 2, Spring/Summer 2011

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note: Security, Safety, Safe

pp. 9-12
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Introduction: Safe

pp. 14-27
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Eruptions: NYC MustTagAliens

pp. 28-38
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UN/SAFE ZONE I. PRIVATE/SELF

Beginning and Ending

pp. 40-42
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We’re Still Vulnerable: Todd Haynes’s Safe in 2011

pp. 43-47
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When Safety Becomes a Duty: Gender, Loneliness, and Citizenship for Urban Women

pp. 48-69
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It’s important to know

p. 70
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Channel Surfing

pp. 71-76
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From Civility to Self-Defense: Modern Advice to Women on the Privileges and Dangers of Public Space

pp. 77-94
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Dirty Work and Deadly Agents: A (Dis)Embodied Weapons Treaty and the Illusion of Safety

pp. 95-119
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Clean White Bone

pp. 120-128
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Sex, Safety, and the Trauma of AIDS

pp. 129-138
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UN/SAFE ZONE II. HOME/FAMILY

A Shot in the Dark: Vaccinations and Redundant Risks

pp. 140-160
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Our Year of Hiding from Microwaves

pp. 161-166
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A Looser Version of the Same History

p. 167
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Afterwards

pp. 168-169
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“In His Own Home”: Gendering the African American Domestic Sphere in Contemporary Culture

pp. 170-187
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No Safe Place

pp. 188-199
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Bare Biceps and American (In)Security: Post-9/11 Constructions of Safe(ty), Threat, and the First Black First Lady

pp. 200-217
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The 101st Note on Violence

pp. 218-219
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UN/SAFE ZONE III. INTERSTITIAL ARTICULATIONS

Classic Revisited: Excitable Speech

Resignifying Excitable Speech

pp. 222-226
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On Vulnerability as Judith Butler’s Language of Politics: From Excitable Speech to Precarious Life

pp. 227-235
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Response: Performative Reflections on Love and Commitment

pp. 236-239
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UN/SAFE ZONE IV. PUBLIC/COMMUNITY

Flowers Called, for Months No Answer

pp. 242-243
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The Career Girl Murders: Gender, Race, and Crime in 1960s New York

pp. 244-261
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Refusing Safety: The Feminist Struggle to Be Revolutionary

pp. 262-269
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Fear and Loathing: Public Feelings in Antiprison Work

pp. 270-290
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The Long Arc of Safety: A Review of Three Recent Works on the History, Logic, and Rhetoric of Security

pp. 291-295
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UN/SAFE ZONE V. NATIONAL/GLOBAL

The Rogue Quotation Mark

pp. 297-299
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Gray Bus

pp. 300-314
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Cleared for Takeoff: Air Passenger Efficiency Training in the Post-9/11 Era

pp. 315-327
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Poor Thing

pp. 328-329
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Flicker: (Homophonic translation of Werner Aspenström’s “Den Underliga Flickan”)

p. 330
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Host: (Homophonic translation of Werner Aspenström’s “Höst”)

p. 331
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Extract from a Report on the Origins of the Present Crisis

pp. 332-338
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ALERTS AND PROVOCATIONS

Waiting-to-Death, or Security and Asylum-Seeking in a Hospital ER

pp. 340-350
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