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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 77–107.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Thomas Biebricher Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 Sovereignty, Norms, and Exception in Neoliberalism thomas biebricher Neoliberalism and Sovereignty: An Odd Couple? Neoliberalism is notorious not only because of the various effects attributed to its continued “ecological...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Delali Kumavie Abstract This essay argues that Lesley Nneka Arimah’s collection of short stories, What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky , evokes para-worlds that reveal and contend with the world and its norms. Examining the collection’s entwinement of magical, mythical, and animist modes...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 167–179.
Published: 01 June 2019
...? Copyright © 2019 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2019 capitalism consumerism critical theory emotions normativity Over the past twenty years the Franco-Israeli sociologist Eva Illouz has explored the interconnections between capitalism and emotions, addressing the ways in which the dominant...
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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 (2021) 30 (1): 51–86.
Published: 01 June 2021
... lowest place, rather than with the nomos and topos imposed by the (modern) world and its regime of the proper. Immanence is thought of as anti- and antenomian force, a groundless ground coming underneath the conceptual logics of the world, its normative order of things, and life lived according to its...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 67–98.
Published: 01 June 2022
... prevalent claim in black horror studies today—that black life is more frightening than the supernatural—actually originates with Baldwin’s 1976 rebuke of the film. By disidentifying with horror, Baldwin shifts attention away from paranormal evils and onto a more horrifying normative world. Sketching...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 109–142.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Kathleen Powers Abstract The prion is a self-replicating protein that infects the central nervous system. This essay applies Georges Canguilhem’s criterion for life, biological normativity, to the prion for the purpose of arguing that the existence of the prion within living systems requires...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 301–339.
Published: 01 December 2023
... is a set of techniques and technologies that aim to predictively “typify” subjects and preformat them vis-à-vis normative and statistically correlated categories of gender and race, among others. This article lays the groundwork for thinking seriality as a sociotechnics of typification, the scope and power...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 81–93.
Published: 01 June 2013
... that are entrusted to measure, evaluate, 82 qui parle fall/winter 2013 vol. 22, no. 1 and judge compliance with them, and also, norms of international customary law, such as jus cogens norms that bind even in the absence of formal treaties. Against the background of the rise...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 179–202.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and Political Norms: Hanafi Juristic Discourse in Agrarian Bengal .” Modern Intellectual History ( 2018 ). doi.org/10.1017/S1479244318000215 . Sharafi Mitra . Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772–1947 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2014 . Sturman...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2022
... might term paranormativity has further infringed on our so-called norms, unfolding in internet circles, blue-chip art institutions, and scenes of communal mourning. We need look only to the ascendance of #Witchtok, the surge of astrology apps, and the recent proliferation of art programming...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 161–184.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of 53rd State thru 43rd State where they have took down the project Robert Taylor Homes.”6 The request was to see something that is no longer visible. But the photo also acts as a method for making known the forms of vio- lence that evade normative modes of recognition...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 213–238.
Published: 01 June 2014
... artist in possession of a unique, transcendental ego who, in the classic version, deploys the norm in an exceptional way, or, in the romantic version, creates the norm. Exemplarity or exception: the normative strategy of style reveals itself in this process of distin- guishing major works from...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 309–321.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the smooth functioning of its institutions—all this, to be sure, is a means of defi ning and stabilizing these institutions and the norms that are their foundations. In this same schema gays have no fu- ture because they are marked by an essential fi nitude insofar as they “cannot...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 243–261.
Published: 01 December 2016
...: the development of a normative theory of world literature as liter- ature that opens up an “ethicopolitical horizon . . . for the existing world” (ww, 5) as well as “other possible worlds, thereby giving us resolve to respond to modernity’s worldlessness and to remake the world according to newly disclosed...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... Of course, it is certainly possible that there is much more interesting continuity than I realized. The fi rst half of Pheng Cheah’s valuable comments are devoted to this proposition. But it is not really true that I “empty [human rights] of almost all normative philosophical content...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of the basic normative language for expressing con- demnation of injustice. Social movements may thus recognize the insidious role of human rights language in certain contexts even as they simultaneously understand their own actions as framed with- in its terms. Indeed, it could be argued...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 135–160.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of freedom)— and continue to do so in the present. Yet over the last several decades, these codes have operated beyond a normative cultural logic of social identities (where they act as means of specifi cation, disciplining and representation of individuals, groups, and nations as integral 136 qui...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of fugitivity and a quotidian practice of refusal? While it may seem unusual to claim the family as anything but an anachronism of normativity, what constitutes the Ngandos’ fugitive practices is their ability to enact the very forms of imperiled domesticity and dwelling that signified normativity for so many...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 535–552.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to the marked body while also turning their relationship into a question” ( rm , 9). The coherence of these individuals as racial subjects depends on their adherence to racial norms, and in turn these racial norms make actions that deviate from those norms suspect. Using the framework of performance...