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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 33–46.
Published: 01 August 2007
...James Livingston Duke University Press 2007 On Richard Hofstadter and the Politics of “Consensus History” James Livingston The cultural function of the modern historian is to teach us how to learn from people...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 115–144.
Published: 01 August 2021
.... The second part of my essay moves to a theoretically informed reflection on the nature and function of political elements categorized as “excessive” in consensus democracies. Drawing on C. Lefort, J. Rancière, C. Mouffe, W. Brown. B. Honig, and L. Grattan, among others, I delve into how these perceived forms...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
... at the “liberal consensus,” held to be dominating the ideological frameworks of these countries in the 1990s. Offering the metaphor of Kulturkampf as a heuristic model to interpret the interplay between political claims and the battle for hegemony in the public sphere, it revisits some of the central...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of Shar`iah , or Islamic law; and other crucial concepts such as ijtihad or independent reasoning and ijma' or consensus. This essay will argue that the so-called fundamentalist versions of Islam are burdened by a literalism that has no grounding and no sanction in the sacred texts of Islam. The myth...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 133–158.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Brian Reed In recent years, scholars have begun declaring obsolete the old post-World War II opposition in U.S. poetry between avant-garde and mainstream poetics. This article responds that the celebrated new “hybrid style” in fact represents a new normative consensus against which future avant...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., the implications of the political unfolding of the Arab Spring in Egypt. With a consensus that the Egyptian revolution is not a color revolution, Samir Amin examines the components and strategies of the movement that brought down the Mubarak regime, the formation of Popular Committees and the National Council...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Terrence McDonough An emerging consensus rates Ireland’s austerity strategy a success. Any consideration of the state of Ireland today must begin by calling this narrative into question. Many severe weaknesses remain. Most importantly, given the length and depth of the crisis, the country will need...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... literary and cultural life has generally remained eerily becalmed and consensual, even soporific; the sudden and sharp meltdown of the Celtic Tiger notwithstanding, many of the country’s leading writers have more or less ignored the crisis or have lined up with establishment- and corporate-friendly...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 1–38.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of the mainstream. Secondly, therefore, he elaborates and further develops certain key aspects of Antonio Gramsci's theory of hegemony (consensual leadership through multilateralism vs. mere supremacy, “hegemonic sacrifice,” etc.) in order better to grasp the lines of conflicts in national as well as international...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Chris Goto-Jones While there appears to be a gathering consensus about the need to be less ethnocentric and exclusive in the composition of academic fields in the contemporary university, there remains significant anxiety about how previously excluded voices might be included (and even whether...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 191–213.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Ignasi Gozalo-Salellas This essay analyzes what I call processes of destitution as a result of the various social movements that took place in Spain throughout the 2010s. I argue that the exhaustion of the Regime of ’78 meant an epistemological turn away from hegemonic concepts such as consensus...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of some shared anonymous moral consensus and validates the deference of action to this anonymous body. The novels thus highlight the rather tricky question of just how far the individual can be expected to take responsibility for moral action, and how much responsibility can be put off onto...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 199–207.
Published: 01 May 2019
... . “ Statement: No Scientific Consensus on GMO Safety .” October 21 , 2013 . http://www.ensser.org/increasing-public-information/no-scientific-consensus-on-gmo-safety/ . Guoji tongjiju [National Bureau of Statistics] . 2013 . “Guojia tongjiju guanyu 2013nian liangshi chanliangde gonggao...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 55–75.
Published: 01 August 2002
... or anathematization of demands, sustained by a strict machinery of social- political control and regulation lubricated by the strong consensus in support of the Revolution. Tseng 2002.9.12 07:31 Dilla...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the sea found themselves obliged to dispense for the most part with art for art.” One can applaud the avoidance of chauvinistic self-congratulation but the tone is really exces- sively modest and vaguely instrumental, a blandly consensual anti-art This Cambridge History, claim the editors, has...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 87–113.
Published: 01 August 2021
... these same conditions of enunciability could be recognized as discursive subjects. The rupture of political consensus was accompanied by a rupture of cultural consent. Following the 15M movement, the voices who set the agenda, tone, and semantic framework of public discourse saw their authority being...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 August 2000
... as their principle a general consensus. The assumption underlying all of this is that there is a fundamental solidarity of all aspects of the social organism. Nor is it of little consequence that, at this point, Comte himself felt no need to demonstrate this assump- tion. He thought it quite evident...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 173–196.
Published: 01 May 2004
... secularism since ‘‘Rushdie and the Reform of Islam’’ (see foot- note 2). There is more discussion of this point in the text of the present essay, and also a comparison of it with Rawls’s notion of an overlapping consensus in a longer footnote further below. 186 boundary 2 / Summer 2004 can work only...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 47–80.
Published: 01 August 2005
... a useful place from which to begin an analysis of the discursive and institu- tional dynamics of nationhood.5 As Eric Cheyfitz observes in ‘‘The Navajo- Hopi Land Dispute: A Brief History ‘‘Written in the language of reciprocity (of consensual agreement between sovereign nations), the treaty increas...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Cheyfitz has argued persuasively that American Renaissance wasinnowayrevo- lutionary: ‘‘The force of American Renaissance . . . resided not in any striking originality, but in its ability to consolidate what was already the growing consensus of this largely white, male, middle-class, and Protestant...