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Pat Noxolo

Pat Noxolo is a senior lecturer in human geography at Birmingham University.

Her research lies at the intersection of the sub-disciplines of development, cultural and postcolonial geography. In particular, she explores questions of cultural difference in relation to global poverty and inequality, in/security and theorisations of space and place.

Recent publications include: A shape which represents an eternity of riddles: fractals and scale in the work of Wilson Harris, in Cultural Geographies 23, 3: 373-385; (2014) Towards an embodied securityscape: Brian Chikwava’s ‘Harare North’ and the asylum seeking body as site of articulation. Social and Cultural Geography.15: 291-312

Publications

Books edited

(2009) (with Huysmans, J.) Community, Citizenship, and the ‘War on Terror’: Security and insecurity. Palgrave. ISBN: 978-0-230-20121-7. 211 pp.

Journals and book articles

2016) Locating Caribbean Studies in unending conversation, in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 34, 5: 830-835
(2016) Provocations beyond one’s own presence: towards cultural geographies of development? Social & Cultural Geography, 6: 773-777
(2016) A shape which represents an eternity of riddles: fractals and scale in the work of Wilson Harris, in Cultural Geographies 23, 3: 373-385
(2016) Postcolonial approaches to development, in Grugel, J., and Hammett, D. (eds) Palgrave Handbook of International Development, Palgrave ISBN: 9781137427236
(2015) Moving Maps: African-Caribbean Dance as Embodied Mapping. PocoPages Diasporas and Cultures of Mobilities, Vol 2 Diaspora, Memory and Intimacy edited by Sarah Barbour, Thomas Lacroix, David Howard et Judith Misrahi-Barak, series PoCoPages, Coll. "Horizons anglophones" (Montpellier : Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée). 7538 words
(2014) Towards an embodied securityscape: Brian Chikwava’s ‘Harare North’ and the asylum seeking body as site of articulation. Social and Cultural Geography.15: 291-312
(2012) One world, big society: a discursive analysis of the Conservative Green Paper on International Development. Geographical Journal.178. 31-41
(2011) Postcolonial economies of development volunteering. McEwan, C., Hughes, A., and Pollard, J. (eds) Postcolonial Economies. Zed. pp. 205-229. ISBN: 9781848134041
(2009) My paper, my paper: reflections on the embodied production of postcolonial geographical responsibility in academic writing. Geoforum. 40: 55-65
(2009) An ‘ordinary’ couple.  Samantha Lewthwaite, Jermaine Lindsay, and the “securitisation” of community. Noxolo, P. and Huysmans, J. (eds.) Community, Citizenship, and the ‘War on Terror’: Security and insecurity. Palgrave. Pp. 113-133. ISBN: 978-0230201217
(2009) Negotiating security: governmentality and asylum/immigration NGOs in the UK. Dodds, K. and Ingram, A. (eds.) Spaces of Security and Insecurity: Geographies of the War on Terror. Ashgate. Pp. 131-147. ISBN: 978-0754673491
(2009) Freedom, fear, and NGOs: balancing discourses of violence and humanity in securitising times. Duffield, M. and Hewitt, V. (eds.) Empire, Development and Colonialism: the Past in the Present. James Currey. Pp. 130-146. ISBN: 978-1847010117
(2006) Claims: a postcolonial geographical critique of partnership in development discourse. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. 27: 254-269
(2006) Race, place and the marketing of British rurality. Journal of Rural Enterprise and Management. 2: 63-75
(2004) Balancing Acts?  Empire, Race and Blairite Discourses of Development. Johnson, R. and Steinberg, D.L. (eds.) Blairism and the War of Persuasion: Labour’s Passive Revolution: The Culture and Politics of Blairism. Lawrence and Wishart. ISBN: 978-0853159926
(1997) Racism and Respect: Black Pride, Black Youth, Black Workers. D. Garratt, J. Roche and S. Tucker (eds.) Changing Experiences of Youth. Sage/The Open University. Pp. 26-31. ISBN: 9780761953753

Joint articles published

(2015) (with Madge, C. and Raghuram, P.) Conceptualizing international education, in Progress in Human Geography, 39, 6: 681-701
(2014) (with Featherstone, D.) Commentary: Co-producing Caribbean Geographies of In/security. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. 39: 603–7
(2014) (with Madge, C., and Raghuram, P) Conceptualising international education: from international student to international study. Progress in Human Geography. Online first. DOI: 10.1177/0309132514526442
(2014) (with Raghuram, P. and Madge, C.) Rising Asia and Postcolonial Geography. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. 35:119-135
(2013) (with Preziuso, M) Postcolonial Imaginations: Approaching a “Fictionable” World Through the Novels of Maryse Condé and Wilson Harris. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 103: 163-179
(2012) (with Preziuso, M) Moving matter: language in Caribbean literature as translation between dynamic forms of matter. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. 14: 120-135
(2012) (with Raghuram P., and Madge, C) Unsettling responsibility: postcolonial interventions. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. 37: 418-429
(2009) (with Madge, C. and Raghuram, P.) Engaged pedagogy and responsibility: a postcolonial analysis of international students. Geoforum. 40. 434-451
(2009) (with Raghuram P. and Madge, C.) Rethinking responsibility and care for a postcolonial world. Geoforum. 40: 5-13
(2009) (with Huysmans, J.) Introduction: The politicisation of community, citizenship and identity. Noxolo, P. and Huysmans, J. (eds.) Community, Citizenship, and the ‘War on Terror’: Security and insecurity. Palgrave. ISBN: 978-0230201217
(2008) (with Raghuram, P. and Madge, C.) ‘Geography is pregnant’ and ‘Geography’s milk is flowing’: metaphors for a postcolonial discipline? Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 26: 146-168
(2004) (with Madge, C, and Raghuram, P) Bodily Contours: Geography, Metaphor and Pregnancy. Women and Geography Study Group (eds.) Geography and Gender Reconsidered. Women and Geography Study Group ISBN 0-902447-26-2

 
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