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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 109–127.
Published: 01 May 2002
...David Palumbo-Liu Multiculturalism Now: Civilization, National Identity, and Difference Before and After September 11th David Palumbo-Liu The events of September 11th and following have been shocking be- yond belief. For me, part of...
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boundary 2 (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 (2004) 31 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Michelle Chilcoat Duke University Press 2004 In/Civility, in Death: On Becoming French in Colonial Martinique Michelle Chilcoat Civilization, civilization, pride of the Europeans, and their burying ground...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Joseph A. Buttigieg Duke University Press 2005 The Contemporary Discourse on Civil Society: A Gramscian Critique Joseph A. Buttigieg In an incisive and memorable article excoriating George Bush and Tony Blair for the carnage and...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 51–74.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Benedetto Fontana Duke University Press 2006 To Doris—amicae carissimae et fortissimae Liberty and Domination: Civil Society in Gramsci Benedetto Fontana To Doris—amicae carissimae et fortissimae...
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boundary 2 (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 (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 (2006) 33 (3): 125–134.
Published: 01 August 2006
... The Impoverishment of Civil Society Francis Fukuyama prefaces his most recent book, America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006), with a brief account of why and how he broke away from the neoconservatives with whom...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Colin Dayan What kind of legal history might account for the unique and continued practice of forfeiture in the United States? Law enforcement, as many recent writers have argued, has grown increasingly dependent on this fail-safe way to gain revenue, since civil asset forfeiture has few procedural...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 71–98.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Susan Buck-Morss This essay criticizes Ahmet Davutoğlu’s proposal that Islamic civilization complete the “unfinished project of modernity” (Jürgen Habermas), by challenging the concept of civilization itself. As scholars in multiple disciplines have demonstrated, civilizations are hybrid...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Tunisia’s political and civil society to a series of seminars to explore their views, analyses, and insights about the revolution. As a historian, I was very much aware of the tremendous responsibility entrusted to the Temimi Foundation in deciding to document the revolution in this way. The twenty-two...
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boundary 2 (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 (2011) 38 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 February 2011
... nationalities, religions, and even civilizations, which is also intertwined with the concept of trans-societal system. For example, the tributary system in Chinese history is not only a mode of contact in a trans-systemic society but also a form of network in the trans-societal system. It links various...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
... civilize and develop the southwestern frontier area. Intensive investigations into the non-Han frontier societies and proposals to assimilate these peoples and their cultures produced during this time helped set the foundation for the aggressive and complete colonization of the area by the Communists later...
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boundary 2 (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 (2011) 38 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., cultural heritage, and the ubiquitous and all-inclusive virtue of “civilization” ( wenming ) provided a comprehensive vision of a new, urban-centered, globalized China. The particular erasures, contradictions, and inconsistencies in the Shanghai Expo's vision of futurity, as well as the nature of expo...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... revolution, along with critical interventions from prominent personages representing various intellectual convictions and currents of civil society, we offer here the transcribed text of the symposium devoted to the youth of the revolution, held on Thursday, February 17, 2011, where a number of those who...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... government readily ignores any demonstrations by ordinary people against its policies. At the same time, Japanese corporations are largely immune to any efforts by laborers and consumers to resist their activities. The consequences for civil society are stark. Given the absence of a vital organized labor...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the redefinition of the idea of the human, the concept that fundamentally characterizes present civilizations. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Miki Kiyoshi human Umwelt Karatani Kōjin world history Crisis and World Temporality: The Post-­Fukushima Binary of the Everyday...
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boundary 2 (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. “An Ireland as Complex and Various as Possible”: Seán Ó Faoláin’s Writings on Partition in the Context of Peace Process...