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Freedom with Violence: Race, Sexuality, and the US State
In Freedom with Violence , Chandan Reddy develops a new paradigm for understanding race, sexuality, and national citizenship. He examines a crucial contradiction at the heart of modernity: theExpand
Predatory Value: Economies of Dispossession and Disturbed Relationalities
This essay introduces and theorizes the central concerns of this special issue, “Economies of Dispossession: Indigeneity, Race, Capitalism.” Financialization, debt, and the accelerated concentrationExpand
Time for Rights? Loving, Gay Marriage, and the Limits of Legal Justice
Permit me to ask what it means to remember, indeed to commemorate on its anniversary, Loving v. Virginia,3 the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that invalidated state-based antimiscegenation laws.Expand
Race and the Critique of Marriage
The title for this symposium, “Queer Theory after ‘Marriage Equality,’” suggests a distinct social and historical event and changed context that queer theory must pause for, grapple with, and perhapsExpand
The ancient Indian culture reveals that the duties of men are to earn and get food for family, where as Women are to run their family and looking after their children and family with due respect. DueExpand
Twenty-Five Years after Sa-I-Gu: Multiracial Politics in Times of Crisis
We chose to frame this conversation in terms of crisis: not only the state of permanent crisis created by racial capitalism and settler colonialism but also specific flashpoints like Sa-I-Gu [theExpand
Asian Diasporas, Neoliberalism, and Family: Reviewing the Case for Homosexual Asylum in the Context of Family Rights
Chandan Reddy I came to the United States from Pakistan in 1991 as a student. I had come to the United States because I had a thought that coming out as a gay man would be safer for me in thisExpand
Globality and the Ends of the Nation-Form: A Response to Edward Watts
American Literary History and Early American Literature have orchestrated a unique textual space to produce dialogue and exposure between scholars in early American literary studies working inExpand