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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 457–472.
Published: 01 December 2023
... prison abolitionism on her own scholarship, citing Critical Resistance founder Ruth Wilson Gilmore and Davis herself as influences. For these authors—and abolition-feminists more broadly—responding to sexual violence is a matter of political organizing rather than individual service provision...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 199–243.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Sara-Maria Sorentino Abstract Apparent similarities between Marxism and Afro-pessimism on questions of abstraction, social reproduction, and abolition have curiously not marked the beginning of a conversation. To gauge the dimensions of this halted conversation, this article explores the uses...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 229–247.
Published: 01 December 2021
... racial and gender abolition—thoroughgoing abolition—and the impossibility of knowing ahead of time the identification of the being before us and the tortuously elegant openness to having our assumptions undermined and the utter cessation of biological, binaristic, sociohistorical determinism. Like, how...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 241–248.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., it represented an 80 percent cut in the overall teaching budget, the abolition of state funding for the arts, humanities, and social sciences, and the larg- Porter: Student Unrest, University Unrest 243 est single shift in funding in the history of the English...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 December 2003
... down to the South with these tomes — these Freedmen Bureau books on everything from hygiene, to how to speak and what to do. Some are white and some are black. And this is very much like 1964 with SNCC and the white Freedom Riders, and maybe very much like 1999, with the prison abolition...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Clarence-Smith’s 2006 Islam and the Abolition of Slavery ); and titles with less reception because they were published in French, Arabic, or Persian. 23 Despite appearances, my purpose is not a cataloging of studies of slavery in the Indian Ocean world, though I do hope to reflect its startling...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 251–266.
Published: 01 June 2018
... an enormous amount of historical context in a concise, fast-moving, epigrammatic style, from Ivan the Terrible’s sixteenth-century reign through the mid-nineteenth-century abolition of legal serfdom, the development of Russian agrarian radicalism and then Russian Marxism, and the short-lived Revolution...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 271–280.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in this history, when we (Nietzsche writes “we” to be polite) have refuted truth as “useless” and “superfluous” and have called for the abolition of the real or the true world, Nietzsche asks, “What world is left? the apparent one perhaps?” And answers, “But no! with the true/real world we have also abolished...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 553–572.
Published: 01 December 2017
... prefer to use white without capitalization. Following Joel Olson ( Abolition of White Democracy , xix), I treat white as a political category like citizen or feminist instead of as a clear ethnic or cultural identity. 2. For the context and content of Obama’s speech, see Fowler , “Obama...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 207–220.
Published: 01 December 2016
... with settler colonialism in the Americas, transatlantic African slavery, and Asian contract labor by reading British Colonial Offi ce, Foreign Offi ce, and House of Commons Parliamentary Papers pertaining to Chinese and Indian emigration (ifc, 16).4 Against the typical narra- tion of the abolition...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 373–389.
Published: 01 December 2019
... critique of posthumanism in Habeas Viscus . 8. Wolfe, What Is Posthumanism? , xv . 9. Kim, “Abolition,” 27 . 10. In other words, humans attribute to animality everything that they devalue, and in so doing they construct the generic term animal to gather together a wide variety...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 December 2020
... after British abolition—as Richard Huzzey notes, “Britain’s role in the ‘scramble for Africa’ at the end of the nineteenth century was strongly influenced by anti-slavery traditions”—and the Khoisan group, whom colonists like Martin refer to as “Hottentots,” was in part composed of formerly enslaved...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to England. The “slave ship” found its resting place in the country of origin of the Brookes diagram when the British Museum purchased the installation for its bicentenary commemoration of Britain’s 1807 abolition of the slave trade. Due to its large-scale rendition of the antislavery woodcut print, a copy...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 145–169.
Published: 01 June 2006
... abolition. Douglass' response to Smith was that the slave-holding ethic shared by many of the Constitution's framers had always informed its legal interpretation, and that it was wrong and misguided to think that the judicial system could have a sepa- rate existence from...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 193–203.
Published: 01 June 2010
... fall/winter 2010 vol.19, no.1 fi nite both coincide and do not coincide,” like the mist and the landscape, than to say, as Žižek does, “that the infi nite ‘is only’ the absurdly self-grounding fi nite.” In short, “the tediously mysterious abolition of mystery” is opposed...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 217–245.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., asserts Marx. To liberate humans from religion requires not a separation of the state and the church but their mutual abolition. The concept that structures Marx’s deduction is the concept of limit. What requires the existence of religion in the structure of the secular state, in the political form...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 85–96.
Published: 01 June 2004
... on the street must acquire, partly because of his occupation, partly because of the indispensable prestige, have multiplied a thousandfold. The civilizing effect of such equipment is unmistakable: the progressive abolition of domestic voluntary work for women...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 63–90.
Published: 01 December 2003
... is to make legible, para- doxically, what can only be seen from the inside, from the Patient's own point of view as he reminiscences: the repeated drawing makes reappear what the analysis reveals has had to be abolished internally, the lines of tic-tac-toe symbolize that abolition external- ly...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 231–295.
Published: 01 December 2022
... will history be held accountable in a society where the ethical has always included the accumulation of Black corpses? If it will be answerable to the long Black tradition of abolition (not a nineteenth-century event but an ongoing process the world has not achieved), then it must attempt to abolish the Human...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 395–428.
Published: 01 December 2023
... in the abolition of the proletariat as a class. Despite the diatribe against “mass personalization” and consumerist individualism in The Coming Insurrection , for example, the collective “we” that is supposed to form the basis for revolutionary action—“creatures among creatures, singularities among singulars...