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Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389460-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8946-0
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397298-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9729-8
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396352-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9635-2
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... of a chaotic economy, exposes society to a level of abuse that makes some kind of corrective indispensable. This corrective was char- ity, benevolent mutual aid. 3 Confronted with its own effects, the liberal re- gime was forced to correct, amend, contradict itself. Charity benevolent aid, the ensemble...
Published: 09 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021605-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2160-5
... modeling, arbitrage is also framed in broader popul­ar and regulatory discourses as a benevolent force ensuring fair pricing for all market participants. In this chapter, I unpack arbitrage s paradoxical role in finance theory, its theoretical role in market efficiency and the broader neoliberal concep...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... liability,3 benevolent aid practices, patronage, philan- thropy, and the use of savings banks, relief and retirement funds, and insurance companies. The goal is to envision these practices in their positivity, from the point of view of their rationality. The hisTory of resPonsibiliTy 3 But what sort...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... intervention was, by definition, excluded. To this was added the prob lem posed by the princi ple of state funding. Did this funding fall within the traditional framework of benevolent aid, and should it be or ga nized as such, as a voluntary contribution? Or, on the contrary, did the intervention...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... into the domestic terrain in a benevolent, feminist guise. ...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... reduce the unpredictable and unavoidable. One may hypothesize that the experience of the accident, which, since the eigh teenth century, constituted the dominant experience of evil, displaced this other experience that essays on theodicy expressed and tried to explain: how an infinitely benevolent God...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... governments, opened closed economies, restored ­human rights, and brought relief to many who wer­ e impoverished. It was for me a time of great irony. Born in a low-­income community in a largely rural region of southwestern Louisiana, I now found myself a spokesperson for benevolent wealth. Life had...
Published: 09 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021605-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2160-5
... endorsement of arbitrage s efficiency-­promoting function, or what I w­ ill call the benevolent-­efficiency narrative. Something for Nothing turns out to be a careful and well-r­ easoned at- tempt to interrogate the ethics of arbitrage from inside the model world in which it is already assumed to be a public...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... the anti-trafficking movement as a case study, it further demonstrates how human rights discourse has become a key vehicle both for the transnationalization of carceral politics and for the reincorporation of these policies into the domestic terrain in a benevolent, feminist guise. In November 2012...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... King Henry to the Emperor Alexander To his Imperial Majesty of all the Russias March 20, 1819 Sire, Fame has spread to the most distant countries the report of the noble and generous feelings with which your Imperial and Royal Majesty is inspired towards all nations. This universal benevolence has...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012627-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1262-7
... of rentable space, a location rather than a person, a housing for the souls of white folks rather than a material space for Black life. And most of these processes of zombification, whether real or imagined, take the form, as they do in Get Out, of a benevolent patronage that reflects a deep belief that what...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... that the British associated with the Indian rebellion of 1857 58 and other violent pro- tests against their self- supposed benevolent rule. One of the starkest expressions of this association was John Tenniel s famous 1857 cartoon The British Lion s Vengeance on the Bengal Tiger, which appeared in Punch...
Published: 23 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021513-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2151-3
... was of the benevolent rather than the dictatorial type. Of course, this benevolent pattern d­ idn t preclude a variety of economic and po­liti­cal manipulation that favored the upper-m­ iddle-c­ lass individual and ­family ­owners. While the ­owners cer- tainly enjoyed wealth and privilege that their workers did...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013167-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1316-7
... of Americanization and integration, post- racialism, or vic- timization. Captive Maternals as prey, pleasers or combatants have been a staple in the American imagery. Ms. Sally: When Your Rapist Is a POTUS I ve never once ever heard anyone called a benevolent rapist. TITUS KAPHAR in Are We Actually Citizens...
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By Carolyn Hardin
Published: 09 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021605-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2160-5
... be the only one to profit from it.5 Add to this the fact that arbitrage trades often require network differentials in the form of technological or structural advantages and it becomes clear that, far from a benevolent mechanism producing fair, ef- ficient prices for all, arbitrage involves a highly...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... in first aid and nutrition. The auxiliary performed benevolent community work and pro- vided public health services to black neighborhoods, specializing in infant health and home care and in some localities working in conjunction with established social service agencies (MGP 3...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... of the “Black Star Line.” 4. “Professor” Arlington Newton, since his arrival here has been speaking at the meetings of the St. Kitts Universal Benevolent Association about the Black Star Line and has been urging his hearers to invest their money in it. Some of the leading members of the Association...