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Border as "Zone of Indistinction": The State of Exception and the Spectacle of Terror Along Turkey's Border With Syria Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Sage Publications Inc, 2018)Turkey's border with Syria today is a laboratory in which biopolitics and the spectacle coincide in new ways. As a consequence of the ongoing war between the state and Kurdish insurgents, and the state of emergency accompanying it, this border region has incrementally transformed into a zone of indistinction in which the spatial concepts of inside and outside interpenetrate. As exception is normalized, the logic of the camp (in Agamben's sense) tends to become a dispositif. Exceptional routines ...