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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 243–261.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan A review of Cheah Pheng , What Is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature ( Durham : Duke University Press , 2016 ). Cited in the text as ww . Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 Divisions of Labor Between Cheah’s Worlds ragini...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 343–372.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Christopher McGowan Abstract This article argues that Steve McQueen’s Hunger (2008) represents an unexpected but compelling mutation of the genre of postindustrial labor film. Hunger depicts the protests of Irish republican prisoners inside the Maze Prison that culminated in the 1981 Irish hunger...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 119–157.
Published: 01 June 2021
...’ subjection to large-scale organizations and divisions of labor is at the heart of artificial intelligence. As such, questions of procedures are key to understanding the power assumed by institutions wielding artificial intelligence. Most media-historical accounts of the development of contemporary artificial...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 207–220.
Published: 01 December 2016
... laborers within the Americas during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. By way of these emergent “intimacies of four continents,” Lowe moves against and through the Eurocentric accounts of modern liberalism’s origins—including those that pinpoint its origins...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 3–27.
Published: 01 December 2010
.../summer 2010 vol.18, no.2 [f]rom the Eurocentric point of view, reciprocity, slavery, and in- dependent commodity production are all perceived as a histori- cal sequence prior to commodifi cation of the labor force. They are precapital. They are [supposedly] not only...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 145–177.
Published: 01 June 2020
... the country absorb? Which kind of refugee is Denmark obliged to receive according to UN declarations? Should immigrants and refugees have access to education, health care, and the labor market, and, if so, how soon? Is it better to “assist” refugees and immigrants in distant “safe zones” (so that they do...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 159–184.
Published: 01 June 2021
... economists such as Oskar Lange were questioning the importance of units of calculation such as money and labor time in the formation of prices. Hayek agreed with his mentor Mises but framed the antisocialist argument differently: the economic order was, he claimed, an issue of spontaneous knowledge rather...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 215–227.
Published: 01 December 2015
... tumultuous time in West Germany, History and Obstinacy is part of the tradition of critical theory’s interest in capitalism that began with Karl Marx’s analysis of alienated labor in Capital and contin- ued on to Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno’s diagnosis...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 29–54.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of the family life cycle, with the growth and labor of children and with the passage of a series of ritual and productive cargos (a set of obligations known as the thaki or “road” to adulthood). The Andean order of inheritance favors the younger son or daughter, granting the youngest sibling arable...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., it is the labor required for the production of commodities that regulates their exchange in a capitalist market. Inasmuch as workers sell their own capacity for labor in the mar- ket like a commodity, through the wage bargain, competition even- tually sets its price—the wage—at a level...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 June 2010
... modernity views sorrow by and large as a problem to be fi xed, even as premodern, and/or the inverse, as its own general condition, medieval culture typi- cally understood sorrow as a task to be faced, a work of mourning to be taken up, and therefore also a labor under which one could...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 235–247.
Published: 01 June 2013
... required to pay, monitored the work of rural administrators, and regulated forced labor (JH, 89). Other reforms ameliorated prison conditions and sentencing, criminalized animal cruelty, and changed agricultural policy and criminal law to enjoin peasants into fi ghting...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 63–88.
Published: 01 June 2015
... that per the widely accepted protocols of university labor practices he was indeed fi red— from a tenured position at University of Illi- nois, Urbana- Champaign (uiuc) in August 2014, just weeks before he was about to start teaching, ostensibly for tweets deemed “uncivil.” These tweets were written...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 475–510.
Published: 01 December 2018
... newsletters, and membership solicitations, the PPWA archival collection comprises mostly scrapbooks and correspondence. The differentiation in record keeping suggests a gendered labor divide within Pan-Pacific internationalism. Satterthwaite often confided in letters that she was perpetually “swamped...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 219–232.
Published: 01 June 2011
... administra- tive positions). The showdown with labor is not over: the PSC’s contract expired in October 2010, and both the current governor and the mayor want to freeze wages and force pension and health- care givebacks. At the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), where I teach, we...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 15–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
... inherited from these two doctrines a particular con- struction of subsistence or traditional society, itself a product of indirect rule and colonial anthropology. This conception of tradi- tional Africa, although entrenched to this day, was profoundly chal- lenged by a series of labor uprisings...
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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 (2016) 25 (1-2): 137–177.
Published: 01 December 2016
...,” in which nothing is at stake except “negatives: losses, devastation, threats,” from “the old industrial confl ict of labor against capital” that was (once upon a time) conceivable as a struggle for “positives: profi ts, prosperity, consumer goods.”1 Written in the af- termath...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 135–160.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., and understanding (perceiving and naturalizing) social divisions of labor, discrepan- cies of privilege, resources, and life chances and qualities— have been crucial for fulfi lling. But how? What is the role, for example, of racial logics in the work of empire? If struggles of decoloniza...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 307–333.
Published: 01 December 2019
... . “ The Ethnicity of Caste .” Anthropological Quarterly 78 , no. 3 ( 2005 ): 543 – 84 . Saha Poulomi . An Empire of Touch: Women’s Political Labor and the Fabrication of East Bengal . New York : Columbia University Press , 2019 . Shaffer Jim . “ The Indo-Aryan Invasions: Cultural Myth...