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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Judith Butler Abstract Indefinite detention is a legal norm and practice that is increasingly acceptable throughout the world. It consists of arrest and forcible detention without a clear communication of crimes committed, and it can last indefinitely, since it deprives the detained of recourse...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 June 2020
... the interconnected structures of enclosure and expulsion. Copyright © 2020 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2020 graphic arts refugeehood Palestinian diaspora border imperialism migrant detention Our age—with its modern warfare, imperialism, and the quasi-theological ambitions of totalitarian rulers...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 35–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
... to justice. The weekly pro- tests were called off in 1999 due to the intensity of police repres- sion, after many occasions of “ridicule and insults, ill- treatment, or even detention and imprisonment.”1 But they recommenced a decade later, gaining impetus with several high-profi le...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 175–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the point as a knowing insider, Pessoa made a claim for which his teachers in Durban might have put him in detention: “The plays and poems of Shakespeare are, from the pure artistic standpoint, the greatest failure that the world has ever looked on” (215). It is just...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 263–278.
Published: 01 December 2016
... observes the po- litical activities of refugees (what Agamben might call “bare life”) in detention centers (“spaces of exception”) in Body Counts: The Vietnam 278 qui parle fall/winter 2016 vol. 25, nos. 1–2 War and Militarized Refuge(es) (Oakland: University of California...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 June 2018
... analysis further in her essay “Indefinite Detention,” published in her collection Precarious Life : “For Agamben, the state reveals its extralegal status when it designates a state of exception to the rule of law and thereby withdraws the law selectively from application. The result is the production...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 197–225.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and total annihilation. The "bare life" of homo sacer is not to be found only in the zones of exception that Agamben identifies — detention facilities, organ transplantations, death row, etc. — but rather can be found everywhere, in the uni- versal nuclear threat to which we are all subjected...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 107–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
... are instructed, as was Solzhenitsyn during his own detention, to be- come the next “George Fletchers”: to build a vocoder and a sound spectrograph for telephone encryption and surveillance. In his re- view of The First Circle, Raymond Williams queried the privileging of voice reproduction and identifi...