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Bardem in Bond

Joint Blog Post with Fiona Noble Shadows and Mirrors: Otherness and Stardom in Skyfall *Spoiler alert   In his seminal work Orientalism, Edward Saïd exposes the constructedness and mutual dependence of the categories of the West and the Orient.  His … Continue reading

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Juárez: A dangerous place to be a woman

Sam Hawken The Dead Women of Juárez London: Serpent’s Tail, 2011. *This contains some spoilers* If you want a review without spoilers see, Mrs Peabody’s excellent blogpost: http://mrspeabodyinvestigates.wordpress.com/2011/12/21/17-sam-hawken-the-dead-women-of-juarez/ According to the attorney general’s office in Mexico the number of femicides in … Continue reading

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How to tame terror or, can you love war?

El Salvador is not one of my areas of specialisation.  It is not a country that has received much attention outside of the field of post-conflict, trauma specialists, and those interested in the US sphere of interest, on the one … Continue reading

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