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GLQ (2017) 23 (1): 154–156.
Published: 01 January 2017
... PROSTITUTION Sexual Commerce as Precarity and Possibility in Mumbai, India Maura Finkelstein Street Corner Secrets: Sex, Work, and Migration in the City of Mumbai Svati P. Shah Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. xvii + 280 pp. Within activist...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (1): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2018
... precarity performance aesthetics References Austin J. L. 1975 . How to Do Things with Words . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Berlant Lauren . 2011 . Cruel Optimism . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Berlant Lauren . 2017 . “ Big Man .” Social...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (3): 431–433.
Published: 01 June 2017
... once within and beyond academe (163). Indeed, the term precarity takes on significance in specific social contexts, which need to be articulated by fine ethnographic works such as this one. According to the same logic, ethnographic methods are always derived from, and embedded in, given...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 249–272.
Published: 01 June 2015
... instances are embedded in. To do so would be to fall victim to what Sharpe and Brown rightly term “the romance of precarity.”32 Under the spell of this romance, sympathetic identification with the plight of subaltern populations automatically recuses the sympathizer from accounting for the historical...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (1): 165–168.
Published: 01 January 2015
... “global Asian queer boy” in partial service to the “postcolonial father state” (91). Here Lim mines English language-­theater in Singapore to investigate how the state both disciplines and liberates queer subjects, whose precarity would seem largely con- tingent on whether they acquiesce to...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (4): 649–656.
Published: 01 October 2019
... vulnerability as the basis for making ethical claims on the state, queer studies scholars have turned to vulnerability and af liated concepts, such as precarity and dispossession, as the basis for understand- ing human interdependencies, obligations, and ethical responsibilities. Feminist SOCIAL SCIENCES REVIEW...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 365–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
... today’s global North — including visions of freedom both staked on the reproduction of the nuclear family and on the refusal of it — are imbricated in racialized forms of car- bon privilege that disperse social and biological precarity.6 Thus Fanon’s empha- sis on colonialism’s spatial reproduction...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 183–207.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and persistence.”44 This emphasis on histo- ries of damage is in keeping with one consistent provocation across the diffuse and multiple body of work that we seek to name, imperfectly, by “queer theory”: its emergence as a response to precarity. Queer theories grounded in...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 63–101.
Published: 01 January 2020
.... Thus I argue that the rentier paradigm fails to take into account how the relationship between the citizen and the state extends beyond the economic: namely, how the structures of privilege and precarity give rise to the production of the indebted subject. In particular, the post- oil generation in the...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 151–159.
Published: 01 January 2020
... I were a director. To avoid work- ing within this rigid organizational culture based on the normative lifeline and lifestyle, many gay men pursued flexible employment as freelancers, even at the cost of greater precarity. Also worrisome for gay men was their imagined future as single men with- out...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 381–387.
Published: 01 June 2011
... bear responsibility within such a scene, it follows from the fact that no one escapes the threat of precarity or the need for social and political orga- nizations that safeguard living creatures against injury and destruction. In this sense, the obligations at issue are not...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (2): 215–222.
Published: 01 April 2016
... international conflicts and forms of permanent and semi- permanent war and warfare. In such a context, what kinds of queer organizing, archives, theory, prac- tices, visibilities, institutions, knowledge production projects emerge? The precar- ity of queer life is not exceptional in these...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (4): 599–616.
Published: 01 October 2019
... precarity, that acts as a tactic of survival, refusing externally laid limits and impositions of pain. As such, it is a narrative that refuses to close. And this refusal of narrative closure brings with it an equally forceful refusal of the kind of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES: NOTES TOWARD A QUEER NARRATOLOGY 607...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (1): 149–158.
Published: 01 January 2012
... debilitated body. To make my second and related point, then, I want to shift the registers of this conversation about “queer suicide” from pathologization versus normativization of sexual identity to questions of bodily capacity, debility, disabil- ity, precarity, and populations...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 January 2020
... incivil- ity that disrupts fantasies of inclusion and transition. As interdisciplinary studies programs face increasing budget cuts and institutional precarity and as the current government administration threatens recently secured rights to marriage and kin- ship, demands to cooperate incessantly dismiss...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 April 2020
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GLQ (2014) 20 (1-2): 13–39.
Published: 01 April 2014
... difficulties and impasses facing Latin@s who embrace a queer identity, since the characters find themselves torn between, on the one hand, their loyal- ties to the restrictive yet sustaining structures of gang life and, on the other, the precarity of inventing new queer modes of existence through their...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 39–59.
Published: 01 January 2021
... roles of nonsecular actors like gods and goddesses appear as footnotes or spec- tacular ethnographic details that are peripheral or incidental to the more central question, in this case, of the thirunangais precarity, which is seen as primarily born of their sexual/gender difference. Even though they...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 501–520.
Published: 01 October 2015
... started the Stonewall Riots and ignited the Gay Liberation Movement.” RuPaul’s comment coincides with a photograph of Marsha P. Johnson laughing and reclining on a sofa. No mention is made of her continued activism or death in 1992. RuPaul does not address the unequal experiences of precarity that...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 April 2017
.... The fact that “Reynaldo” is one of the book’s most overtly fictional texts (and a ghost story at that), how- ever, also underscores the precarity of the queer kinship that Cuadros imagines. Reynaldo’s position within a reconfigured, queered Mexican extended family is...