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  Volume 42, Numbers 1 & 2, Spring/Summer 2014

Table of Contents

Guest Editors:
Rosalind Petchesky, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Meena Alexander, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY

Editors’ Note: The Teaching Poor

pp. 9-12 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0022

Introduction: Life and Debt

pp. 13-20 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0028

Part I. Global Flows

Debt and Its Social Entrapments

pp. 23-37 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0000

Woman Is an Object Without History: (and Other Reflections upon Reading David Graeber’s Debt: The First 5,000 Years)

pp. 38-45 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0005

An Ode to the Debt Resistor: From The Debt Resistors’ Operations Manual

pp. 46-48 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0010

The Scissors of Debt: Comments from Southern Europe

pp. 49-64 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0015

Honey Flies

pp. 65-68 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0020

Global Health: The Debts of Gratitude

pp. 69-85 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0026

Feminist Indebtedness

pp. 86-91 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0031

Part II. Debt in Everyday Life

The Adventures of Dorrit Little

pp. 95-108 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0003

Douloti the Bountiful

pp. 109-110 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0008

The Kind of Life You Always Wanted

pp. 111-112 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0013

Habitual Exit

pp. 113-128 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0018

Part III. Women's Work and the "Social Necessity Debt"

Poverty, Middle-Class Poverty, and the Tyranny of Debt: Excerpt of “Poverty” by Ira Steward, 1873

pp. 131-136 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0024

Gendered Transactions: Identity and Payment at Midcentury

pp. 137-153 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0029

Lean Back: Lessons from Woolf

pp. 154-160 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0001

An Honest Day’s Wage for a Dishonest Day’s Work: (Re)Productivism and Refusal

pp. 161-177 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0006

Global Warming Blues

pp. 178-179 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0011

Part IV. Classic Revisited: Beloved

“… whatever she saw go on in that barn”

pp. 183-184 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0016

After Slavery

pp. 185-189 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0021

The Debt of Memory: Reparations, Imagination, and History in Toni Morrison’s Beloved

pp. 190-198 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0027

“Unspeakable Things Unspoken”: Reflections on Teaching Beloved

pp. 199-204 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0032

Beloved Citizens: Toni Morrison’s Beloved, Racial Inequality, and American Public Policy

pp. 205-211 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0004

Part V. Moral Debt: Dislocation and Resistance

Debt, the Precarious Grammar of Life, and Manjula Padmanabhan’s Harvest

pp. 215-232 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0009

Fine in High Summer Sudden When

pp. 233-234 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0014

Illiberal Promises: Two Texts on Immigration and Moral Debt

pp. 235-241 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0019

Twenty-First-Century Debt Collectors: Idle No More Combats a Five-Hundred-Year-Old Debt

pp. 242-256 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0025

Part VI. Debt's Body: Aesthetics and Affect

Speculative Technologies: Debt, Love, and Divination in a Transnationalizing Market

pp. 261-277 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0030

“Even a Freak Like You Would Be Safe in Tel Aviv”: Transgender Subjects, Wounded Attachments, and the Zionist Economy of Gratitude

pp. 278-293 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0002

Trading Credit for Debt: Queer History-Making and Debt Culture

pp. 294-310 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0007

March 1969

pp. 311-312 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0012


p. 313 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0017

Part VII. Alerts and Provocations

The Discreet Transient

pp. 317-324 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2014.0023

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