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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Wendy Brown Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 Is Marx (Capital) Secular? wendy brown Money is the alienated ability of mankind. —Marx, Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 Religion is only the illusory sun about which man revolves so long as he does...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 217–245.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Mohamad Amer Meziane Abstract This essay examines the effects of the critique of religion on the critique of capital and how the former confines the latter. It asks: What remains of the concepts of alienation or fetishism if they all stem from an anthropology of religion that seems to be criticized...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 163–197.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and represents, however, is not the whole of a frictionless and seamless accumulation of capital but a nonsynchronous, polemical, and critical totality of struggle and antagonism. Sekula turns the shipping container from a stand-in for a system of commodity circulation to an allegorical sign of the continuing...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 121–155.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and manipulating atmospheres in retail and commercial settings has become a feature of contemporary capitalism, the essay discusses the political potential of “organizing a climate” via the case of the recent indignados movement in Spain. The essay suggests that atmospheres can play an important role in opening up...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 167–179.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Elisa Russian Abstract In this interview the Franco-Israeli sociologist Eva Illouz retraces her relationship to critical theory from the 1980s to the present. The conversation explores the reasons behind Illouz’s initial reluctance to adopt a critical stance toward capitalism, her rediscovery...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 199–243.
Published: 01 June 2023
... argues that the collapse of race into a form of “reduced capacity,” like class or gender, is the way antiblackness articulates itself for political economy, but the slave’s incapacity cannot then be reducible to capital or critical reconfigurations of social reproduction. The oikos , in this reading...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 189–229.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the Arab and Muslim world) to Cameroon, thus stressing her protagonists’ uneasy positioning within the colonizer-colonized, West-East divides and connecting Zionist racialization to broader, global processes of colonial capitalism. By exploring her elaborate readings of photographs in the novel, the essay...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of Marxism that, concomitant with major shifts in global capitalism, set the scene for subsequent scholarly accounts of culture that have privileged the fragment, the supplement, the remainder, the site, the margins, and the like over against the totality. The second part consists of an analysis of two works...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 395–428.
Published: 01 December 2023
... truly be “really subsumed” under capital. The article concludes by pondering the political dimension to these theories of autonomy, which mirror in important ways debates within communization circles over subsumption, programmatism, and the aesthetics of revolution. thomasoliverwaller@gmail.com...
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Qui Parle (2024) 33 (1): 105–124.
Published: 01 June 2024
... scenes makes it possible to see people and places excluded from the American dream as essential products of its logic. sean.muller@columbia.edu Copyright © 2024 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2024 addiction affect anthropology capitalism deindustrialization They looked in vain...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2023
...? I approach the first of these two queries by revisiting Marx’s Capital and its relationship to totality as an enabling condition of the critique of political economy. Through recourse to Hegel’s Science of Logic and Michael Theunissen, Hans-Friedrich Fulda, and Rolf-Peter Horstmann’s Critical...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 267–283.
Published: 01 June 2023
... clarify the stakes of Nichols’s own theoretical work. Nichols is clear-eyed about those shortcomings, noting that “there is little sense given [in Bensaïd] of how to relate different temporal-spatial conjunctures of capital and empire” and little real regard “to the agency of the ‘dispossessed’ themselves...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 179–200.
Published: 01 December 2001
... another Today, in the eerily silent land- scape of post-election America, we can understand the new president's joke as an expression of what we might call, if we felt up to the wink and the nod, the holy trinity of the resurgent American Right: free-market capitalism...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 201–218.
Published: 01 December 2001
... felt up to the wink and the nod, the holy trinity of the resurgent American Right: free-market capitalism, neo-imperialist militarism, and fun- damentalist Christianity. As I write this essay, the television trum- pets news of a regressive tax cut, an increase in pay...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 245–266.
Published: 01 June 2023
.... Courtesy of the artist. Photo by James Thornhill. © Studio Claire Fontaine. Courtesy of Claire Fontaine. I cannot help but interpret Untitled (Destroy and Rejuvenate) in the context of Benjamin’s rich elaboration of messianic time in contradistinction to the empty, homogeneous time of capital...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
... minority poor communities and the vast majority of city residents in the global South. Climate change is one, especially threatening, violent production in a long history of imperial capitalism and colonial violence. In response, Dawson calls for nothing short of immediate revolutionary action, while also...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 3–34.
Published: 01 June 2014
... inextricable. If we want to understand how powers are reconfi gured by the debt economy, we must fi rst of all establish the links between economics and politics. —Maurizio Lazzarato, The Making of Indebted Man During the 2008 fi nancial collapse, the concomitance of fi nancial capital...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 97–130.
Published: 01 December 2007
... motives poets have for writing poetry. —Walter Benjamin' It is the singular achievement of Walter Benjamin's late texts on Baudelaire to have sketched for us one possible way that the subject might get through capital, one way that it (or "we") might...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 143–182.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of cheap sexualized labor to attract foreign — largely U.S. — capital investment.' In 1980, the time of the no- vella's writing as well as of its setting, the Philippine economy was more tied to international financial institutions than ever, having become dependent...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 41–74.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of the political surface of the global economic situation is very much in tune with a softer, more frivolous popular consciousness on display among the many journalists and cultural critics who are keen on rehabilitating another interwar historiographical construct: Werner Sombart’s “late capitalism.” We are told...