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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (132): 209–219.
Published: 01 October 2018
... in the context of your visual archive, because it is entirely consistent with the ontology of the photographic image. Ever since Barthes, we have known that there’s something about photography that anticipates and attempts to counteract death. Black precarity in the United States—as your “Coda” powerfully shows...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (132): 173–179.
Published: 01 October 2018
... and alienated existence. As such, these open-air film screenings inside China’s construction compounds are at once scenes of cinematic magic and disenchantment. Copyright © 2018 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2018 China labor construction precarity film China’s...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (135): 95–118.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and precarity secured through the protected categories that emerged from the 1964 Civil Rights Act to argue for funding dollars. Gay police-reform organizations were able to convince everyday people, other organizations, and city officials that gays and lesbians formed a unique cluster of risk and reward...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (124): 90–101.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., and it has fundamentally reorganized the subsistent dynamic between local populations and the natural world, as well as dis- placed Mapuche peasant populations. Unlike similar documentaries that emphasize precarity and displacement as the primary motifs of indigenous experience, Huichaqueo...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 52–74.
Published: 01 January 2021
... find Luís Maurício Machado manumitting Luísa in 1882 and donating to her and Thereza what was left of his possessions, the gesture echoed the strategies used by other precarious masters decades before. However, the meager assets he bequeathed to his former slaves suggest a new level of precarity...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2014
...- curity as “risk” disguises the fact that this precarity ultimately serves to reproduce the current financialized paradigm. This was vividly dramatized in the subprime mortgage meltdown: poor home owners were plied with high-­risk loans that most pushers knew to be ticking time bombs. These loans...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 37–51.
Published: 01 January 2021
...’ ability to extract care work from black women did not. Truth’s Narrative advanced a wide-ranging critique of the ways in which white women pushed the dirtiest and most demanding household tasks—including elder care—onto black women who never received the money or respect necessary to avoid precarity...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (122): 38–46.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the ethical precarity of her position in an unfinished archive of which she is not in custody. Although the archive of Weil’s unedited tapes of Susan and several other unidentified transwomen he interviewed is incomplete and we can’t anticipate how he intended to intervene on, edit, or display...
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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (138): 1–9.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Interestingly, as the field of fascist studies began to open to the possibility of considering movements outside Europe as fascist, the 2008 economic crisis unleashed a sense of fear and precarity that has resulted in a comeback of rhetorical strategies and political practices that the media has, for the most...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 13–36.
Published: 01 January 2021
... to be framed in terms of its vulnerability and precarities as researchers point out; but I argue that one has to look beyond the discontinuous, exceptional, and “different” when we analyze older persons and aging. It is vital to understand the politics of place, family, and generational relations that make...
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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (138): 145–170.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of neoliberalization. They centered on young people living amid economic precarity, with many of them lacking regular employment. 32 At the same time, they dovetailed with more radical anti-globalization trends that were spreading across the globe in the wake of the 1999 WTO Seattle protests. 33 In Japan...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (120): 131–144.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., first, by disorienting what many visitors think that they know about a major world event, placing queerness into the history of internment. Second, it testifies to the precarity some sexual subjects — particularly transnational ones — have in relation to states. Third, it directs visitors...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 182–196.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of a distant big other, producing waves of uncertainty and precarity that for so long had been a way of life for so many elsewhere. The Occupy Wall Street uprisings, the student strikes in Quebec, and the indignados in Spain remain valuable as anticipatory promises of alternative economics. But nostalgia...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (120): 94–107.
Published: 01 October 2014
... as undocumented immigrants. Unlike Lauren Berlant, who has attrib- uted “cruel optimism” to the neoliberal malaise of people living in precarity whose almost fetishistic attachments to things, processes, ideas, and institutions are the very conditions that hinder them from thriving, I contend that the Queer...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (121): 91–105.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of those whose lives were marked by quotidian survival strategies that changed little over the course of time — beyond, perhaps, an increasing slide toward casualness and precarity.14 We are left with the bold voice of protest raised against economic inequalities by food rioters, opponents...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (122): 55–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
... reveals the way differing scales of urban precarity structure access to archives during a period of profound urban transformation. Here is how Blade reporter Charles Francis recalled his trip to Kameny’s home in Mount Pleasant before Kameny’s death: “Well into his 80s, he climbed into the attic...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 103–122.
Published: 01 January 2021
... accent he never lost, he spent three months unemployed, surviving on meager savings. This first taste of true precarity and insecurity, within what he was coming to view as a brutal and unforgiving society, profoundly shaped his political worldview. In 1911, Epstein relocated to Pittsburgh, where he...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (139): 123–144.
Published: 01 January 2021
... highlights the precarity of the early Cîteaux monks, who struggled with unreliable and unsuitable abbots as they tried to establish themselves. 57 Undue abbatial retirement and poor selection of successors had the potential to harm or even destroy the entire community. The centrality of these stories...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 11–30.
Published: 01 January 2019
... be much higher than the salary from official employment, a fact that enticed many of them to take the job. Indeed, the three interviews reveal how wartime precarity conditioned sexual or gendered exchanges. Women received and resold smuggled army goods to the local black market out of necessity...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 42–63.
Published: 01 January 2014
... is symptomatic of the global eco- nomic contraction and the precarity of US industry, the CRA emerges, in part, as a means to seek redress for the aftermath of both US allotment policy and the failures of Reconstruction. Here, in the aftermath of the 2008 crisis, moral deficit, economic debt...