Xinjiang year zero /

Since 2017, the Chinese authorities have detained hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs, Kazakhs and other Muslim minorities in 'reeducation camps' in China's northwestern Xinjiang autonomous region. While the official reason for this mass detention was to prevent terrorism, the campaign h...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Other Authors: Byler, Darren (Editor), Franceschini, Ivan (Editor), Loubere, Nicholas (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Canberra, ACT, Australia : Australian National University Press, [2022]
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Preface / Andrea Pitzer
  • Introduction / Darren Byler, Ivan Franceschini, and Nicholas Loubere
  • Part I: Discursive roots. 1. Nation-building as epistemic violence / Ye Hui ; 2. Revolution and state formation as oasis storytelling in Xinjiang / Zenab Ahmed ; 3. Blood lineage / Guldana Salimjan ; 4. Good and bad Muslims in Xinjiang / David Brophy ; 5. Imprisoning the open air: Preventive policing as community detention in northwestern China / Darren Byler
  • Part II: Settler colonialism. 6. Oil and water / Tom Cliff ; 7. Recruiting loyal stabilisers: On the banality of carceral colonialism in Xinjiang / Guldana Salimjan ; 8. Triple dispossession in northwestern China / Sam Tynen ; 9. Replace and rebuild: Chinese colonial housing in Uyghur communities / Timothy A. Grose ; 10. The spatial cleansing of Xinjiang: Mazar desecration in context / Rian Thum ; 11. Camp land: Settler ecotourism and Kazakh removal in contemporary Xinjiang / Guldana Salimjan ; 12. Factories of Turkic Muslim internment / Darren Byler
  • Part III: Global connections. 13. The global age of the algorithm: Social credit, Xinjiang, and the financialisation of governance in China / Nicholas Loubere and Stefan Brehm ; 14. Surveillance, data police, and digital enclosure in Xinjiang's 'Safe Cities' / Darren Byler ; 15. Transnational carceral capitalism and private paramilitaries in Xinjiang and beyond / Gerald Roche ; 16. Chinese feminism, Tibet, and Xinjiang / Séagh Kehoe ; 17. China: Xinjiang :: India: Kashmir / Nitasha Kaul
  • Conclusion.