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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 209–217.
Published: 01 May 2019
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
...: The End of a Dictator and the Beginning of Democratic Construction Ahmed Jdey Translated by Mohamed- Salah Omri and R. A. Judy Killing a man to save the world is not acting for the good of the world...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Annie McClanahan Drawing on Philip Mirowski’s account of the origins of neoliberal doctrine in Friedrich Hayek’s “Mont Pèlerin Society,” founded in the late 1940s, this essay asks two questions. First, how do we explain the historical gap between neoliberalism’s construction as a doctrine in the...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 May 2019
... mobility and equality in China. A second, on agricultural policy and self-sufficiency, outlines some of the negative consequences resultant from China’s position in the global food system. A third, on irregularities in wage payment and contracts for construction workers, addresses the failure to enforce...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
... all along been (nothing but) (Hindu) tolerance. If tolerance is integral to the rhetoric of Hinduism, historically it has been equally integral to the rhetoric of secular nationalism. Both Hinduism and Hindutva are modern constructs, and although different in their interpretation of the attitude that...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 43–54.
Published: 01 February 2012
... as significant expressions in the “constructive work of bold sociological analysis.” There is a fairly high risk that what we experience will be lost forever to a forgetfulness that is hopelessly closed off from the flow of life. The objective in this essay is to offer a preliminary provisional...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Donald E. Pease Obama constructs links among signs of history to produce what I would call a punctual presidency, a presidency that is punctual in two senses: Obama works at the level of historical puncta, and he’s just in time. He is a figure who knows how to work with an evental logic of history...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Europe and Asia. Reading Russian narratives about the Caucasus alongside narratives by Muslim writers of the Caucasus, I challenge the ideologically constructed binaries of Self and Other, Europe and the Orient, as well as history and personal memory. More specifically, this article discusses the figure...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to restore what Pease calls the primal scene of 1950s masculinity constructions. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 drama queer theory Wolf Man Sigmund Freud Sergei Pankejeff Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: Restoring Tennessee Williams’s Production of...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 113–127.
Published: 01 August 2015
... forces. As is happening elsewhere, Japan's construction of a new type of eco-city is being posed as a mediation of these varied conditions and forces; as a solution of sorts, it also promises to reorganize everyday life. Drawing on plans for the eco-city, this essay addresses the conditions of crisis and...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 185–199.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., erupting amid an ongoing erosion of existing sexual contract in the society. The essay examines this construction of “Tōden OL” with and against Kirino Natsuo's fiction best seller, Grotesque , loosely inspired by the case. While Grotesque draws on and contributes to debates over the case, it also avoids...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 159–163.
Published: 01 August 2017
... gap is also productive of black social life, constructed in part because of the tension inside of this slippage and certainly in relation to it. “A Black Poetics: Against Mastery” proposes that creation and innovation emerge from the impossibility of knowing one's black self and that a black poetics...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
... indict the narratives of progress of which the American Dream is emblematic. Each shuns normal syntactic connections, using “ungrammaticality” as a formal technique in their constellated constructions of risk, luck, hazard, and misfortune. Nevertheless, in working through their inherently neoliberal...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and servitude, intentional continuity and unintentional deviation, as his starting point to perform a dialectical reversal at the heart of these oppositions. This critico-destructive move makes room for new pedagogical constructions beyond the confines of bourgeois pedagogy. Drawing on his later...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 111–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
... some detail the peculiar concept of a receptive imagination (which Benjamin calls “fantasy”). I set out to contrast it with an active or constructive notion of imagination and to find its place in relation to central notions often used to describe the space of teaching and learning, such as...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... contemporary fiction and TV. She also discusses her career, beginning as a New Historicist, and her current project constructing a print-and-web anthology of American Literature in the World . © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Wai Chee Dimock American literature global literature New Historicism...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Asian history. Two significant moments in the exhibitions of Asia are examined. The first is the Fukuoka Art Museum's First Asian Artists Exhibition (1979–1980); the second is the Japan Foundation's and the Tokyo City Opera Art Gallery's Under Construction: New Dimensions of Asian Art (2000–2002). A...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 19–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
... for building a genuine democracy, and for opposing and working against capitalism in its current form? To what extent can anarchism be a resource in constructing new “universals” that are attentive to and open to difference? Building a new society from the bottom up offers the best prospects for a...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2018
... constructing climaxes around affective affinities across the Strait, first in tropes of embracing an imaginary homeland, of longing to be united; then, in the figure of “Mainland sisters” ( dalumei ) or “little Mistress No. 3” ( xiaosan ) as erotic (albeit illicit and manipulative) objects for nonreproductive...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 49–61.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Rakim's writing and performance as an MC by referencing performance studies theoretical frameworks from Erving Goffman, Martin Heidegger, and African American cultural iconography. Morris emphasizes Austin's constructed dichotomy in the first half of How to Do Things and his more expansive framing later...