However, if, like Slavoj Zizek, we ask: "are 'international terrorist organizations' not the obscene double of large multinational corporations--the ultimate rhizomic
machine, all-present, and yet with no clear territorial base?" ("Welcome" 276-77), the ambiguities and ironies of the title come to seem easily explicable.
The reader will have to cope with phrases such as: 'Frequently such valorization is actualized through deterritorializing and rhizomic
processes that challenge the arborescent structures of state ordering' (p.
as a point of origin or a line of influence (even in a rhizomic
The figure of the rhizome has enabled us to reflect on our writing and see the possibilities inherent in moments of 'being stuck.' Thinking through the PhD supervision process as rhizomic
pedagogy (Kuby et al., 2016) we turn away from any model that positions the process as structural or generative in a linear form (Deleuze & Guattari, 1987).
(55) Omishto's reasoning and rhetoric lays ontological ground for kincentric ecology and connects the human and nonhuman worlds utilizing indigenous epistemology in rhizomic
Auge catalogued those typical spaces of super-modernity: airports, shopping malls and the like, endlessly repeated rhizomic
In the Introduction, Fazzino engages not only with recent work in transnational and Beat studies, but also extends tentacles more widely, linking his study to work in postcolonial studies, Marxist perspectives attentive to economic disparities, earlier American literary traditions (Whitman, Emerson, Thoreau, Henry Miller), and "ecoglobalism." Especially insightful and innovative here are discussions of Immanuel Wallerstein's "world-systems analysis" and Jakob von Uexkull's notion of Umwelt, or bubbles "which radically decenter human consciousness and imagine a dense, rhizomic
web of inputs and interactions among all life forms" (22).
In these new forms of dissidence that increasingly define prodemocracy, ecological movements, and cyberactivism, political subjectivity depends on the global linking of autonomous cells and regional networks in transversal and rhizomic
structures that favor horizontal, non-hierarchical and transspecies connections (Peters, 2013).
Handelman, Don, 2013, "Self-Exploders, Self-Sacrifice, and the Rhizomic
Organization of Terrorism," in Galina Lindquist, and Don Handelman, eds., Religion, Politics and Globalization: Anthropological Approaches, New York: Berghahn Books, pp.
In the infinitely complex and rhizomic
molecular landscape of the body, intelligences are transferred, memorised, and acted upon.
To be rhizomic
is to connect in ways that are "acentered, non-hierarchical, nonsignifying" (Deleuze & Guattari, 1987: 21).