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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 105–137.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Ariella Azoulay CITIZENS OF DISASTER Ariella Azoulay Common definitions of the term "citizen" can be divided into three main types. The first describes the citizen's status vis-a-vis the state: "A citizen is a resident of permanent status in the state, with full legal rights...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 139–166.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Nikita Dhawan Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 Coercive Cosmopolitanism and Impossible Solidarities nikita dhawan In postcolonialism we don’t know our friends. —Gayatri Spivak, “Attention: Postcolonialism!” In recent years, an increasing number of global citizens’ move...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 81–93.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of “the rights of man and the citizen” to a disembodied politics of global and inter- national human rights. He relies on Arendt’s famous analysis of the “right to have rights” in The Origins of Totalitarianism to make this case. Arendt writes: We become aware of the existence...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... The political community is the institutional basis for the existence of rights. This is why the rights of man were also the rights of a citizen. A human right in its strictest sense qualifi es the right as one that presupposes for its fullest realization the political community of all human beings...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 145–177.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., productivity, and trade. It is a matter of facilitating the autonomous processes of human life, which are not easily containable within a nation’s borders. 11 From the perspective of security, governmental actions that exert sovereignty by binding citizens to a territory may be at odds with the aim...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., Extreme Cities , 219 . 16. As one might expect, actor-network theory is alluded to amid the citizen’s musings on history. 15. For specifics, see Althusser, Philosophy of the Encounter. 14. Clover’s 2016 book Riot. Strike. Riot draws on Giovanni Arrighi’s analysis of the stages...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 553–572.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to critique. I believe that Cramer and Gest inadvertently yet dangerously fall back on viewing their white working-class subjects as reasonable, if misguided and misunderstood, political citizens; they argue for greater recognition and inclusion of white working-class concerns instead of critiquing whiteness...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 31–56.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Molly McGarry Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 Base, Vile, and Depraved Blasphemy and Other Moral Genealogies molly mcgarry When British citizen Sebastian Horsley set off from London to pro- mote his new book, Dandy in the Underworld: An Unauthorized Autobiography, and landed...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 223–251.
Published: 01 December 2011
... as a human being, when in fact politics takes form as the artifi ce of speaking and acting as a member of an organized community, for example, as a citizen of a nation-state, something quite different from be- ing a member of a biological species. This biologistic assumption not only removes human...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 135–160.
Published: 01 December 2015
... expelled from humanity who petition for asylum from the ravages of that existence beyond the pale of empire. Seeing in the latter the making of a new humanitarian or- der, Mahmood Mamdani argues, “If the rights of the citizen are pointedly political, the rights of the human...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 147–161.
Published: 01 December 2014
... citizens were asked to forget about the civil war. Such an act of oblivion defi nes, for Loraux, the essential character of the politi- cal, which is constituted neither by war, as Schmitt asserts, nor by peace, as Sternberger claims, but rather by an order that is founded...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 June 2006
... by Western governments.12 Today this is one of the most popular fields of NGOs' activity, where citizens take part in national matters and international rela- tions without paying much regard to state authorities and govern- mental policies. They do so because, whether...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 115–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of the state as such, the communal body requires not only obedience to the laws but also affective and imaginative ties.15 The state lives in and through its citizens; it is not, like in Hobbes, an artifi cial person with a central organ at the top, but an affective body with legal...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 29–54.
Published: 01 December 2010
... in 1874, the structure of the republican habitus contin- ued to function through the invisible axis of the “two republics” (one of the subjects, the other of the citizens).6 As a matter of fact, Rivera Cusicanqui: Postcolonial Modernity 31 women and Indians only...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 85–96.
Published: 01 June 2004
... and Rousseau. If Helvetius, entirely in agreement with the rationalist tradition, explains: the fatherland is only its citizens; to make a real entity out of the fatherland, means to call up many false thoughts," then it is Rousseau who establishes the myth of the nation...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 June 2013
... monopoly on legitimate violence, or that state legitimacy is procured by the se- curity granted to the citizens who submit to it, the person or per- sons who exercise sovereignty always remain obliged to confi rm this legitimacy by seeking to obtain the consent— at least a cer- tain degree of consent...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and sovereignty had an internal connection; rights authorized the erection of sovereignty and sparked a politics of negotiation and contestation among fellow citizens. As Arendt put it, “If the laws of [a] country did not live up to the demands of the Rights of Man, [citizens] were...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 35–47.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., something 36 qui parle fall/winter 2011 vol.20, no.1 that was refl ected in student protests surrounding the decision making. Scotland is currently still providing higher education to its citizens without charging fees, although university budgets for teaching and research...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 117–135.
Published: 01 June 2011
... that the global economic recession of 2008 would reveal once and for all the destructive force of neoliberal capital- ization, the “vampiric octopus” masquerading as free-market ef- fi ciency and neutrality. But once again citizens in the overdevel- oped West fi nd themselves puzzling over stories of billion...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 271–278.
Published: 01 June 2011
... democracy means little in the face of a controlling minority that cannibalizes revenue from the country’s lands and extends its parasitic operation through the ex- propriation of citizens’ tax into a system of private wealth. Its for- mal inauguration started with the Magna Carta; today the erosion...