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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 57–75.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Gil Anidjar When he refers to civil war as “self-laceration,” Carl Schmitt evokes a strange figure, whereby the state could be bound for self-destruction. In this essay, I am less interested in civil war than in the conception of a state as suicidal. What could that even mean? What could be gained...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Leah Feldman Two types of translation dominated the social sphere of the Bolshevik revolution and civil war at the beginning of the twentieth century: the translation of diverse languages in the multilingual empire and a Marxist-Leninist linguistic turn that emphasized the role of dialectical...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 111–134.
Published: 01 February 2018
... both point to the range of positions available within post–Civil War republicanism and indicate that none of these positions was without its attendant difficulties. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Seán Ó Faoláin partition Irish Peace Process Irish Republicanism References...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2017
... indicates that his critique of Grant rests upon a diagnosis of a shift in the temporality of politics following the US Civil War. Taking Grant as exemplary of this more thoroughgoing historical transformation, Adams examines the intertwining within the administration of two seemingly contrary...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 125–134.
Published: 01 August 2006
... think tanks He is wrong. If one were to start narrating the story of the Iraq War ‘‘ab ovo one would indeed have to go back to academe and the think tanks, but the hatching took place openly in the degenerate environment of an acritical political culture. In a healthy democracy with a vibrant civil...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 February 2005
...- Buttigieg / The Contemporary Discourse on Civil Society 35 book. In the opening chapter of the 2003 yearbook, the editors, Mary Kaldor, Helmut Anheier, and Marlies Glasius, identify the anti–Iraq War movement with global civil society; they refer to the massive protests by millions of people all...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 51–74.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... Fontana / Civil Society in Gramsci 53 and arising out of, his idea of civil society. Gramsci’s dyads—direzione/ dominio, consent/force, persuasion/coercion, war of position/war of move- ment, ethico-political/economic-corporative, and state as educator/state as night-watchman—acquire concrete...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Hsiao-pei Yen This essay explores the connections between colonialism, nationalism, and anthropology in China's southwestern frontier. During the Second Sino-Japanese War, the pressing problem of national survival encouraged the Nationalist state and anthropologists to collaborate in an effort to...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 29–66.
Published: 01 August 2003
...- ducing this kind of hatred of America in the Third World and Islamic coun- tries—began to refer to the attack in the ancient imperial binaries, as a ‘‘war perpetrated by barbarism against civilization itself, the appearance of objec...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 109–127.
Published: 01 May 2002
... thesis that argues that multiculturalism is the bane of America’s existence. Indeed, his long book spends three hundred pages organizing the world according to civilizations in order to launch an attack on domestic cultural politics. The basic thesis of the book is that in the post–Cold War...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Joseph A. Buttigieg Duke University Press 2006 Straussism and the ‘‘Habits of Civilized Discourse’’ Joseph A. Buttigieg ‘‘The heat of the dispute between Left and Right has grown so fierce in the last decade that the habits of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
... posit” associated with late twentieth-century musicology and sociology that valorizes music's social utility. Recognizing serious limitations in both, we turn to Étienne Balibar's notion of “civility” as an experimental practice that regulates extremes in order to reduce violence. Drawing on...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2004
... entertain the ques- tion of slavery, it does so by telling of slaves who would have died any- way as prisoners in African tribal wars if they had not been granted the reprieve from death that France’s colonizing/civilizing mission offered. As the story goes, it was France’s civility that broke the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 229–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Anindyo Roy Duke University Press 2001 Savage Pursuits: The Shaping of Colonial Civility in E. M. Forster’s ‘‘The Life to Come’’ Anindyo Roy For conquering Clive, or Wellesley’s mightier name, The wide...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 February 2002
... particularly worth noting: The essential part of the course will be given over to . . . the problem of war. I would like to try to see in what measure the binary schema of war, struggle, of the confrontation of forces, might effectively be mapped as the foundation of civil society...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2004) 31 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 February 2004
... effect, Ireland’s internal politi- cal divisions in the wake of the Civil War, and the continuing problem of partition, required neutrality. Undoubtedly, too, de Valera’s experience at the League of Nations played its part. It was, ironically, while Ireland had presidency of the council that the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 151–169.
Published: 01 February 2006
... seeking to subject South and North to our colonial interests. And we, we saw Vietnam as an element of the Cold War. Not what they saw it as: a civil war While several people have commended McNa- mara’s ‘‘lesson arguing that empathy here is meant as a deterrent to war (if we had only understood the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Marilyn Ivy Duke University Press 2005 In/Comparable Horrors: Total War and the Japanese Thing Marilyn Ivy Perhaps no other national formation has troubled the demands of international comparison as much as Japan, occupying...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... administration’s adoption of preemptive war and normalization of exceptional forms of security) to the site of the ecological predicament of global warming. This extension involves the annulment of the de-structive potentials of the sublime through the strategic deployment and normalization of anxiety-producing...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 109–119.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Khaled Furani Duke University Press 2007 Interventions Sirens of Denial: Notes on the 2006 War between Israel and Hizbullah Crickets hiding among the mountain pine trees could be heard from far distances. The bay, with...