WSQ: Debt

WSQ: Debt


Edited by Meena Alexander and Rosalind Petchesky
Is the language of debt—You owe me!—sufficient to encompass ethical bonds and social justice?

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Paperback Edition
ISBN: 9781558618541
Publication Date: 06-24-2016

Volume 42, Numbers 1–2: Spring/Summer 2014

How do we make sense of debt? What does it mean to live in a world of debt—whether you are a college student in the US, a struggling farmer in India, a homeowner, or a country? What does it mean to forgive a debt? WSQ investigates what happens when debt overwhelms moral obligations, de-moralizing both debtor and creditor.