(S)he Shall Not Be Moved : Gender, Bodies, and Travel Rights in the Post-9/11 Era. / Sjoberg, Laura.

In: Security Journal, Vol. 28, 14.04.2015, p. 198-215.

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In: Security Journal, Vol. 28, 14.04.2015, p. 198-215.

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title = "(S)he Shall Not Be Moved: Gender, Bodies, and Travel Rights in the Post-9/11 Era",
abstract = "Using examples from the gendered targeting of airport security assemblages post-9/11, this article points out that the travelable body is straight; healthy; identifiable in sex, gender and race; not clearly religious; and, depending on where it is in the world, of a particular race and/or ethnicity. This article looks at the securitized production of the travelable body through gender lenses. It reads several key changes in people{\textquoteright}s rights to movement as gendered, as significant and as signifying fundamental changes in (gendered) security orders. Particularly, building on Cynthia Enloe{\textquoteright}s use of the idea of secure states containing insecure women to critique both the actual security of the state and women{\textquoteright}s position in it, this article makes the argument that the gendered violations of people{\textquoteright}s rights to movement and bodily integrity post-9/11 is a step backwards both for human security within the state and for the national security of the state.",
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