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Critical Times (2023) 6 (2): 271–288.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Mareike Winchell Abstract Like plantation slavery, Indigenous servitude on Bolivian haciendas raises crucial questions about the afterlives of colonial subjection. Engaging questions of colonialism, unfreedom, and emancipation across the Americas, this article examines how Quechua Bolivians remake...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., the article seeks to answer a question that was only treated partially in the author's recent book For God or Empire . Does the mysticism of this tradition devolve into apolitical practices, or does its survival and even proliferation compel a revisioning of emancipation in history and in theory...
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Critical Times (2023) 6 (1): 85–113.
Published: 01 April 2023
... on collective hope and emancipation against his grandson's vision of an individualistic critique based on desire. It considers the critical and political writings of Husayn Muruwwa and Rabih Mroué's performances, video lectures, and interviews to explore specifically how they represent hope in relation...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (1): 33–67.
Published: 01 April 2020
... To conclude, let me recapitulate these developments in the extended Polanyian terms introduced in the first section. Propertization, in the context of dispossession, was partially in keeping with emancipation in that it set free self-owners who experienced their will as capable of the absolute volition...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (1): 50–75.
Published: 01 April 2022
... seems to have spent itself but can in fact emerge in new ways. lquintan@uniandes.edu.co © 2022 Laura Quintana 2022 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). capitalism ruination critical agency emancipation...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (2): 252–260.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Benjamin and toward Sorel's Reflections on Violence (1907) , which was a source of major inspiration for Benjamin's “Zur Kritik der Gewalt.” For Sorel, socialism is meaningless unless it sets as its promise the emancipation of the working class from all situations of domination—in other words, unless...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (1): 73–89.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... It is almost as if, for Frankfurt School critical theory, a world structured on injustice could be redeemed simply by subsequent inclusion. As Anthony Bogues argues, it is an interesting argument that suggests that empirical historical progress has occurred, and that emancipation and freedom are possible...
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Critical Times (2023) 6 (3): 493–516.
Published: 01 December 2023
... philosophy, one thus has to engage with his politics, which was deeply influenced by his own experience as someone born into the Mahar community, which was regarded as “untouchable” by upper-caste Hindus and whose members would only in the course of their political emancipation, so strongly influenced...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 552–559.
Published: 01 December 2021
...” and “Western” tragedies—“Timur” and “Faust”—Marx writes, All the English bourgeoisie may be forced to do will neither emancipate nor materially mend the social condition of the mass of the people, depending not only on the development of the productive powers, but on their appropriation by the people...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 509–516.
Published: 01 December 2021
... and truth (as a counter to ideology or power-knowledge regimes) does not exist? Like other contemporary Arabic thinkers of the past century, Amel was committed to rationalism. Further, he understood rationality to be the most fundamental battleground for emancipation in postcolonial societies plagued...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (3): 514–518.
Published: 01 December 2020
... clearly illustrates how free speech, if pursued at the expense of a broader project for social emancipation, simply ratifies and sanctifies existing hierarchies and mechanisms of power, which condition what is able to be said and done by whom and where. FIGURE 1. The contributors of the Anti-Milo...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Your Mother , but it is worth paying attention to Hartman's chapter on debt in Scenes of Subjection as well. 6 Here Hartman traces the reinstallation of bondage after emancipation through debt, which “fashion[s] obligation” through economic, legal, and moral culpability, responsibility...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 481–500.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the position of the ego, while emotions, feelings, and senses occupy the position of the “id.” Along these lines, the individual mind gets caught in a struggle between surrendering to repression by reason and the desire to emancipate itself from it. This theory's necessity dictates that the repressing mind has...
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Critical Times (2023) 6 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 August 2023
... and their anticolonial nationalist counterparts, danger became localized in a figure of “the peasant” marked by an incapacity for citizenship. In her essay, titled “Alterable Geographies: In/Humanity, Emancipation, and the Spatial Poetics of Lo Abigarrado in Bolivia,” Mareike Winchell revisits the figure...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 517–529.
Published: 01 December 2021
... movement of undermining and dissolving Asian societies, and its respective relation to English colonization” (“ItH,” 523) will be sufficient to obtain emancipation. This is a politically underdetermined conception of emancipation with an avant-garde flair. In The German Ideology , Marx and Engels...
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Critical Times (2023) 6 (2): 202–211.
Published: 01 August 2023
... writes, “There will be no political emancipation for anyone until we all recognise the corpse still lying on the road, the continuing injustice, the work that remains to be done.” 23 Yet the political condition of racial melancholia leaves no accommodation for political emancipation. Our effort...
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Critical Times (2018) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 April 2018
... illustrate the demise of the promise of emancipation once embodied in the now decaying figure of the universal democratic citizen. The main current political conundrum seems to be the way in which only one possible model of democracy, its liberal-financial version, has become hegemonic since...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (3): 538–569.
Published: 01 December 2022
... on the abolition of private property after the prospect of a successful slave revolution: “You are not to hold [the land] as private property” ( HS 83). Wedderburn was born in Jamaica in 1762, growing up legally emancipated (though unacknowledged by his father) around plantation slavery in the immediate wake...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (3): 632–644.
Published: 01 December 2022
... is to take the politics of the road blockade—a new kind of strike—seriously. Paulo Freire grasped this politics well when he wrote that emancipation requires “the affirmation of men and women as persons.” 21 He added that “the man or woman who proclaims devotion to the cause of liberation yet...
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Critical Times (2018) 1 (1): 5–22.
Published: 01 April 2018
... critique was a cognitive enterprise that produced a kind of knowledge intended to lead to enlightenment and emancipation. 41 At the other end, Foucault's theory of knowledge-power, of savoir-pouvoir, 42 amounted to a radical critique of knowledge. It aimed to unmask precisely that “great Western...