Prof. Dr. Markus Kienscherf

Markus Kienscherf

John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies

Department of Sociology

Assistant Professor

Address
Lansstr. 7-9
Room 301 c
14195 Berlin
Fax
+49-(0)30-838-454240

Office hours

Tuesday, Feb. 25 from noon - 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 12 from noon - 2 p.m.
Thursday, Mach 26 from noon - 2 p.m.

And appointment by email.

Teaching and research interests include:

  • Political Sociology

  • Governmentality Studies

  • Security Studies

  • Social Movements

  • Critical Criminology

Publications

Monographs

(2013) US Domestic and International Regimes of Security: Pacifying the globe, securing the homeland, Routledge Critical Security Studies, London, New York: Routledge.


Articles

(2018) 'Race, class and persistent coloniality: US policing as liberal pacification’. Capital & Class,
https://doi.org/10.1177/0309816818815246

(2016) 'Producing “responsible" self-governance: counterinsurgency and the violence of neoliberal rule'. Critical Military Studies 2 (3), 173-192.

(2016) 'Beyond Militarization and Repression: Liberal Social Control as Pacification'. Critical Sociology 42 (7-8), 1179-1194.

(2015) 'Zwischen legitimem Regieren und imperialem Krieg. Die Widersprüchlichkeit westlicher Aufstandsbekämpfungsstrategien’, Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, 6 (3), 347-357.

(2012) ‘Security assemblages and spaces of exception: The production of (para-) militarized spaces in the US war on drugs’, Radical Criminology 1 (Fall 2012): 19-35.

(2011) ‘A programme of global pacification: US counterinsurgency doctrine and the biopolitics of human (in)security’, Security Dialogue 42 (6): 517-535.

(2010) ‘Plugging cultural knowledge into the U.S. military machine: The neo-Orientalist logic of counterinsurgency’, Topia – Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, 23-24: 121-143.


Misc. Publications

(2017) ‘"A Struggle for Control and Influence": Western Counterinsurgency and the Problematic of Autonomy'. In: Moe LW and Müller M-M (eds) Reconfiguring Intervention: Complexity, Resilience and the 'Local Turn' in Counterinsurgent Warfare. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 29-50.

(2015) 'Rassismus ohne Rassisten: Die strukturelle Benachteiligung von Afroamerikanern trotz formaler Gleichbehandlung'. Zur Sache BW: USA - Fremd und Vertraut: Das ambivalente Verhältnis zwischen Amerika und Deutschland, 28, 18-20.

(2011) Review of Human Terrain: War Becomes Academic, directed by James Der Derian, David Udris and Michael Udris, Bullfrog Films, 2010, 49th Parallel, 25 (Autumn 2011).

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