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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 145–177.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., and the development of ghettos. From the perspective of the welfare project, the immigrants became “risky” as they were profiled in terms of their higher probability of developing suboptimal or dysfunctional behaviors that endanger the welfare state. The Danish experience is analyzed from a broader thesis...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 June 2011
... promises and then withdrawing from the scene 62 qui parle fall/winter 2011 vol.20, no.1 in a catastrophically self-fulfi lling cycle: when capital leaves spaces deemed too risky, credit appears in its stead; when debtors cannot make payment, credit seizes its collateral...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 219–232.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and spurred on by risky speculation and predatory lending practices, Wall Street bankers, insurers, and real estate companies were able to pocket billions before the bubble burst. We all know what happened next: big government came to the rescue, bailing out the “too big to fail” banks to the tune...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 63–88.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of civility evokes colonial violence and is a prime aff ective logic in liberal regimes of racial- ization, immigration, welfare reform, the war on terror, occupation, humanitarian endeavors—the list goes on. As Salaita points out in his interview, civility is a discourse that “forces...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 233–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
...” and maintains that “kin making and rebalancing human numbers had to happen in risky embodied connections . . . not in the abstract” ( sw , 138). Yet however radical and open and imaginative this Malthusian fable is, perhaps more radical and interesting would be an openness to utterly new configurations...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 249–269.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to a certain, if risky, horizon of promise, allowing us to dream according to outrageous protocols of becoming. The shutdown marked by Trump has thrown an axe into my imaginaire , momentarily congealed as a frozen sea, to speak with Kafka. BTW, I always speak with Kafka, and I must now revert to his recast...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 295–382.
Published: 01 December 2017
... rendered as literal and actual as it is portentous and symbolic, even as it escapes sensory capture. This uncanny earth draws us into a disenchanted, risky symbiosis. The new geomancy begins with the disenchantment of earth—not in the familiar Cartesian sense used to justify its relentless...
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