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About borderlands Volume 8 Number 1, 2009


       Acting Sovereign: Interventions
       in a Politics of Gendered Protectionism
        Editors: Goldie Osuri, Tanja Dreher & Elaine Laforteza


Goldi Osuri, Tanja Dreher & Elaine Laforteza
‘Acting sovereign’ in the face of gendered protectionism


Nicole Watson
Of course it wouldn’t be done in Dickson! Why Howard’s
Battlers Disengaged from the Northern Territory
Emergency Response

Irene Watson
Aboriginality and the Violence of Colonialism

Goldie Osuri
(Im)possible Co-existence: notes from a bordered,
sovereign present

Shakira Hussein & Alia Imtoual
A fraught search for common political ground:
Muslim communities & alliance-building in post-9/11













Tanja Dreher
Eavesdropping with permission: the politics of listening for safer
speaking spaces

Elaine Laforteza
Speaking into safety: Orientalism in the classroom

Paula Abood
Race and the City: Series One

Sue Stanton
Letter from Darwin


Sue Stanton, Shakira Hussein, Alia Imtoual,
Nicole Watson & Goldie Osuri
Reflections and Insights: The Gender, Violence and
Protection Workshops and Forum