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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 109–127.
Published: 01 May 2002
...David Palumbo-Liu Duke University Press 2002 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...
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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...
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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, as is well...
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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...
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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 (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...
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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 (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 (2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . Veracini Lorenzo . 2010 . Settler Colonialism: A Theoretical Overview . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Jewish history decolonialism nativism barbarism civilization © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Book Reviewed: Slabodsky Santiago , Decolonial Judaism: Triumphal...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of 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 (2022) 49 (3): 5–13.
Published: 01 August 2022
... to the evolution of a Greek myth; Life against Death (1959), his acclaimed psychoanalytic reinterpretation of history; Love's Body (1966), an aphoristic questioning of the rationalist foundations of Western civilization; and Closing Time (1973), in which Brown interjects himself into an imagined conversation...
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boundary 2 (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 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the State and civil society, and the position of intellectuals in the creation of hegemony. Visconti's films on the Risorgimento, The Leopard and Senso ; Pasolini's films and writings on the cultural and political transformations wrought by the “Economic Miracle”; the critical work that emerged from Stuart...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
...? This essay weighs both Said’s militant commitment, finding it more complex than it appears, and the critiques of Said and secularism by such figures as Talal Asad and Gil Anidjar. Accusing the latter thinkers of a religious essentialism on the embarrassing model of Samuel Huntington’s clash of civilizations...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
... then comes back to the “civilized” world but refuses to write about the secret. He shall not be part of the Western community of knowledge, the community of university professors. Instead, he becomes an archivist at Yale. The commentary asks about the founding dichotomy between knowledge and the archive...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2011
... 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 attendees...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of the 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...