The Journal of Contemporary Thought
Winter Issue - 20




Introduction: Decolonial Readings of Nations, States,

Nation-States, and Statelessness

- Lewis R. Gordon, Ramón Grosfoguel and Eric Mielants


Degrees of Statelessness: Vulnerability and Political Capital
Jane Anna Gordon


Statelessness and Nation-States: Reflections on

Conceptual (In)visibility

- Eric Mielants


Palestine, Land of Utopias

- Sonia Dayan-Herzbrun


Even If They Have Their Own States...: The Immiseration

of Indigenous Peoples in the US
Thomas Biolsi


"`Tis distance lends enchantment to the view" - Distance as a 

Mode of Domination: Legal Elements of the Slave and

Colonial Periods

- Veronique Helenon


In Search of Full Citizenship:

The French West Indian Case (1948-2009)

- Felix Germain


Nkrumah and Neo-Colonialism: The Mutual Influences

between African and African-American Struggles

- Kwame Nimako


Ambiguous Citizenship as Impediment to Social Mobility

in The Netherlands: The Case of Afro-Caribbean Dutch

- Artwell Cain


Labor, Migration, and Race: Toward a Secular 

Model of Citizenship

- Lewis R. Gordon


International Migration's Missing Concepts: Coloniality of

Power, Cultural Racism and the Geopolitics of Knowledge

- Ramón Grosfoguel