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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 173–179.
Published: 01 October 2018
... conditions 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 (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 209–219.
Published: 01 October 2018
... 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 (1 January 2016) 2016 (124): 90–101.
Published: 01 January 2016
... primary industry in the eighth region of southern Chile, 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...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2015) 2015 (122): 38–46.
Published: 01 May 2015
... because 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...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2014) 2014 (118): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2014
... economic inse- 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...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2014) 2014 (120): 94–107.
Published: 01 October 2014
... that has become almost a routine in their lives 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...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2014) 2014 (120): 131–144.
Published: 01 October 2014
... men. The case (fig. 2) makes power plain, 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...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2014) 2014 (118): 182–196.
Published: 01 January 2014
... geographic space. In 2008 the United States finally felt what it meant to be structurally adjusted at the hands 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...
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Radical History Review (1 January 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. As...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2015) 2015 (121): 91–105.
Published: 01 January 2015
... 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 of...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2015) 2015 (122): 55–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Kameny’s records would be institutionalized 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...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2014) 2014 (118): 42–63.
Published: 01 January 2014
... protectionist trade mechanism, which 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...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2018) 2018 (130): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2018
...- Matsumura | Uneven Development 169 ment, dispossession, and the decision to emigrate.47 He invites us to linger in this pause and to think about the profound instability faced by the islands’ producers whose precarity intensified as their hometowns became tightly integrated into the Japanese...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2017) 2017 (129): 103–124.
Published: 01 October 2017