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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 39–71.
Published: 01 December 2007
...George Ciccariello-Maher Copyright © 2007 Qui Parle 2007 TOWARD A RACIAL GEOGRAPHY OF CARACAS: NEOLIBERAL URBANISM AND THE FEAR OF PENETRATION George Ciccariello-Maher As I begin this essay, it is the twelfth of October, the "Day of Discovery," which marks the arrival...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 101–142.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the figure of the urban stranger and passerby to argue for an aesthetics and ethics of social anonymity that does not rely on or demand identification and that thereby remains open to the risk, surprise, and pleasure of shared existence. In doing so, I theorize intimacy as that which remains unnameable...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 5–38.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and mechanisms of urban margin- alization in France and the United States. To do so, I examine not the substance but the substrate of the racialized urban tensions that have manifested themselves with increased virulence in these two societies during the two closing decades of the century — the soci...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 29–54.
Published: 01 December 2010
... market, and “castil- ianized” (speaking Spanish). Invariably, this citizen was an urban young male, dressed in a tailored suit, imitating the behavior of the Westernized elite.10 The initial version of this modernization project was expressed in the Law of Expropriation (Ley de Exvinculación...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 553–572.
Published: 01 December 2017
... her interviewees’ political views mobilized in a period of contentious politics. 5 In the process Cramer discovered the complex and often resentful attitudes of Wisconsin’s rural voters toward any manifestation of urban governance. While trained in collecting polling data, Cramer adopts a broader...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 171–184.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of miniature texts.4 I had read these texts against the background of Andreas Huyssen’s article “Modernist Miniatures: Literary Snapshots of Urban Spaces.” Published in pmla back in 2007, it came with a sense of both nov- elty and belatedness. Novel, because in it a major critic...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 143–182.
Published: 01 December 2003
... into effect by means of a liberative gesture on the part of the periphery. In the experience of contemporary Philippine urban life articulated by Perez we witness the concrete rendering of this moment and of the 146 NEFERTI X.M. TADIAR way such a global achievement and its fallout...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., saints in the latter. Both structures are seen as parts of a single system because they define the opponents between whom an unceasing struggle for political dominance takes place. More precisely, because both urban and tribal populations are Muslim, all owing at the very least a nominal...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 165–170.
Published: 01 June 2001
... career, his Futurist beginnings, and his urban landscape paint- ings of the late 1910s and early 1920s. These urban landscapes are some of the most striking of Sironi's oeuvre. Deeply brooding, dark, and weighty canvases, they stake out a visual ground distinct from other Italian modernist...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Spencer Adams As suggested in the opening of this review, the themes and problems of the novel mirror especially closely the concerns of Extreme Cities , Ashley Dawson’s account of urban conflict and catastrophic climate change. Dawson, an urbanist and postcolonial specialist at the City...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 57–102.
Published: 01 June 2001
... confrontation between the urban-based Ecole de Paris - supposedly dominated by Jewish artists of foreign extraction — and an indigenous Ecole francaise, made up of former Fauves who had "returned to the soil" to rediscover their own French roots.' They found evidence...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 181–188.
Published: 01 June 2019
... encounter. The forms included here reflect various histories of this search for identity, seen from the perspective of the socioeconomic margins of contemporary Brazil. I was born and raised in a mixed-race family in the urban peripheries of southern Brazil. Thus I have witnessed firsthand how...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 147–149.
Published: 01 December 2007
... on urban marginality, embodiment, the penal state, ethnoracial domination, and social theory translat- ed in a dozen languages. His recent books include Body and Soul: Notebooks of An Apprentice Boxer (2004), The Mystery of Ministry: Pierre Bourdieu...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 145–177.
Published: 01 June 2020
... that some urban areas might encourage degeneracy and immoral habits among particular urban segments has a long history, as Thomas Osborne and Nikolas Rose demonstrate. “Spatializing” the city in terms of zones of distinct social fabrics originated with statistical studies in the early nineteenth century...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 81–83.
Published: 01 June 2004
...- munistic being-together free of coercion and innocent of the urban disease of alienation. According to Tonnies, it is a form of living Qui Parle,Vol. 15, No. 1 Fall/Winter 2004 82 TODD CRONAN with deep roots in a self-subsistent, agricultural, way of life and one...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 275–297.
Published: 01 December 2011
... eucalyptus better—or a protected, diverse forest, off limits and slow to grow, or, yet again, bare windswept soil? The vagabondage of species, their dispersion across the planet, casts a troubling light on ecology. Scientists had not foreseen the category of “urban” ecology. We also speak of human...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 587–589.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of Word Processing . Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press , 2016 . Kotkin Joel . The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us . Evanston, IL : Agate , 2016 . Monga Célestin . Nihilism and Negritude: Ways of Living in Africa , translated by Velguth...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 87–115.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of geographical and cul- tural horizons came a marked shift in ecocritical thinking about the exemplary landscape or landscapes it should seek to engage. First-wave ecocriticism typically privileged rural and wild spaces over urban ones. Against this, second-wave ecocriticism contend- ed that that wall...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 139–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of the daily Brazilian newspapers. These periodicals, published in the cosmopolitan bus- tle of the urban centers, had kept citizens informed through articles and daily wires; nevertheless, the enemy's faces and the region's physical appearance had remained unknown. Given...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 15–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... There is also no question that the structural adjustment programs of the 1980s and 1990s radi- cally compounded Africa's economic problems by deliberately decimating the wages of urban workers and, more inadvertently, undermining state clientage networks that served as an informal (but highly...