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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Simon During Precarity is a double condition. On the one hand, it denotes a socioeconomic position of insecurity and poverty, often particularly associated with statelessness. On the other, as is here argued, it denotes an anthropological or existential condition, one for which human beings are...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 129–141.
Published: 01 August 2015
... postcrisis Japan. In what has become a trend toward singular living and solitary existence—sometimes called Japan's “relationless society” ( muen shakai )—those without human or economic capital are put at risk. The precarity of living/dying without a safety net of others is one sociological fact examined in...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 251–253.
Published: 01 February 2016
...- mies of precarity, immunity, and biopolitics in the everyday life of the city. ...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 243–246.
Published: 01 February 2007
... currently finished a coauthored book titled Imperceptible Politics: Experience, Migration, Precarity, on contemporary forms of political sovereignty and new radical social movements. Bruce Robbins is professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia Uni- versity. He has also taught at the...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 113–127.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Security Precarity—whether this is a matter of finance or of natural, environ- mental concerns—is, in this context, narrowed down to the abstract mea- sure of energy. Labor, as well as outside ecological conditions, is not part of the configuration of precarity. The assumption is: as long as...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of risk society for the poor and disenfranchised. 190 boundary 2 / February 2018 occur throughout the novel, creating a mode of nonlinear language that dovetails with the nonlinear collage of stories and the ideas about the indi- vidual they imply in an era of intersectional precarities...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2017
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 185–199.
Published: 01 August 2015
... “middle stream” (chūryū) of social stratification. Shibuya Nozomu argues that more than any objective standard of income, resources, and status, middle class is defined by an ethos that naturalizes the built-in­ precarity and strains of living in a capitalist society, and that one can be...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 February 2017
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
... / November 2017 lized mode of settlement and the ensuing precarity of this position. At least so it appears in Brenner’s prose. Such an affiliation is of limited appeal, of course, beyond the literary imagination. Yet it signals the need for a model of cohabitation in Palestine that does not...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., 1919), begins, “What is knowledge 7 It continues: “The meaning of the two syllables zhi and shi is not without a cer- tain precarity since, from advanced scholarship to everyday com- mon sense, all are currently “covered under the word ‘knowledge The problem was social, not linguistic. Under...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 135–172.
Published: 01 February 2007
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016