Nicholas De Genova's scientific contributions

Publications (2)

Article
This chapter analyzes the spectacle of security. Elaborating on Guy Debord's theses to demystify US establishment ideology, it reveals how history is buried in culture through discourses of “terrorism,” “security,” and “consumption.” The theme of “regeneration through violence” (Pearl Harbor related to the bombing of the Twin Towers) serves to secu...
Article
In his "Address to the Nation" on the evening of September 11, 2001, and persistently reiterated thereafter, George W. Bush enunciated the self-congratulatory litany by which we were to understand that "the terrorists" were obsessed with "America" and targeted it because it is "the brightest beacon for freedom and opportunity in the world." Soon th...

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... This is not a trivial matter. For, the relevance of this particular map is that, unfortunately, it does not represent a rarity but the norm, not only in cartography but in the larger discourse and 'spectacle industry' that undocumented migration has become (De Genova 2011;Jones 2016). ...