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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 February 2014
... as the wish to consume like “normal” Westerners.4 Thus, from the very beginning, the new elites seemed doomed: instead of proposing some new productivist asceticism, they bought into the lavish consumerism that had become the prevalent norm by that time in wealthy Western democracies and went...
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boundary 2 (1 August 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 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of sensibility that led to a proletarianization of the amateur so that the latter, having lost his or her knowledges, became a cultural consumer . These questions confront us today in a time in which a second machinic turn of sensibility is taking place. This second turn is made possible by digital...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 February 2017
... terms of consumerism and even “hyperconsumption.” “The consumer is the new proletarian figure, and the proletariat, very far from disappearing, has become a condition—proletarianization—from which it has become nearly impossible to escape” (Stiegler 2011a: 35; translation modified). Demanding...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... called the “sweatshop sublime” and to popular notions of ethical consumption and argue that Gibson's coolhunter is a modified type of ethical consumer, a person able to map economic systems onto personal meanings as meanings, translating the behavior of the market not into a more just price point at the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2012
... for foreign undergraduate student “consumers.” The two processes are transforming the university, with pressures to shift the context of higher education from the national to the global that have important institutional and educational consequences. Cultural globalization and the emergence of a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
... project for Wallace. At the same time that he critiques the postmodern parochialism of the US culture industries, he uses his proleptic style to force his readers into experiencing dread when encountering American consumer culture. Ultimately, Wallace takes himself to be an example of the sort of limited...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Beautiful Chaos: Chaos Theory and Metachaotics in Recent American Fiction. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000. Sussman, Charlotte. Consuming Anxieties: Consumer Protest, Gender, and British Slavery, 1713–1833. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2000. Sussman, Henry, and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
... opportunity to move the figure of the proletarian from the side of producer to the side of consumer, something unthought of in Marx, and something that allows him to declare that with this new figure of the prole- tarian/consumer “the proletariat, very far from disappearing, is a condition from which...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 May 2005
... ‘‘throws’’ the subject, the other that ‘‘grounds’’ the subject and keeps him or her grounded through instrumental reason and endless consumer distractions. A politics of the first type pro- duces intensities worthy of Martin Heidegger’s Dasein but organizes these around the single life-affirming...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Pentecostal Revolution in Nigeria. Chi- cago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. McCrossen, Alexis, ed. Land of Necessity: Consumer Culture in the United States– Mexico Borderlands. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2009. Miller, Monica L. Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 53–55.
Published: 01 May 2001
... consumes the two tablets he re- moves from their case, lifts ‘‘the coarse cup’’ in a salute to the family queen, ‘‘touching her glass, once, to mine’’ (5). It is as if the poet were seated with his ironic muse-figure who, in this instance, is not to be distinguished from the figures of Dublin and of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 295–297.
Published: 01 February 2002
... Aestheticism: Oscar Wilde and Consumer Society (1996) and has published articles in ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, the Journal of the Ori- ental Society of Australia, and in Images of Westerners in Chinese and Japanese Literature (ed. Meng Hua and Sukehiro Hirakawa, 2000). ...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 24–25.
Published: 01 May 2014
... things being what they are in the market machine, Mandela has become an iconic image and therefore consumed and misquoted at will. The wide dis- semination of this image made it inevitable that local versions of Mandela would be invented and circulated, regardless of how flimsy resemblances may be...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 253–272.
Published: 01 February 2018
... .” In Engaging Modernity , edited by Boss Michael Maher Eamon , 43 – 70 . Dublin : Veritas . Kaufman Suzanne K. 2005 . Consuming Visions: Mass Culture and the Lourdes Shrine . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Larkin Emmet . 1976 . The Historical Dimensions...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 101–137.
Published: 01 August 2013
... enters into the crowd as though it were an immense reservoir of electrical energy. . . . A blockhead! a blockhead! and I despise him! —Charles Baudelaire, “The Painter of Modern Life” In spectacle even alienation is turned into an image for the alienated to consume...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 19–21.
Published: 01 August 2015
... another—are different here, but they also differ from the homogeneous empty time at work in globalized brands or media tropes that circulate the world in the same consumable forms. In interrogating the reality, and political potential, of the everyday in crisis, it is important to observe...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 253–256.
Published: 01 August 2002
...- logical and Poststructuralist Postmodernisms. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2002. Latham, Rob. Consuming Youth: Vampires, Cyborgs, and the Culture of Consump- tion. Chicago: University of Chicago Press...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Culture (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2006). For a discussion of images of the undead in Marx, see Robert Latham, Consuming Youth: Vampires, Cyborgs, and the Culture of Consumption (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002). 30. Edward W. Said, Culture and Imperialism (New York...