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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 31–54.
Published: 01 August 2021
... from the macropolitical sphere—events that make headlines—and toward the micropolitics of daily life? What role have self-managed communities of practice played in the socioeconomic, political, and cultural transformation away from the capitalist paradigm in post-15M Spain? For example, have...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 29–48.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Daniel T. O’Hara The large historical transformation from a culture of work and achievement to one of consumption and pleasure, in progressively extreme and democratically available forms, finds its expression in the finest details of fictional, literary artistry. Thomas Mann’s development...
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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 (2017) 44 (1): 191–212.
Published: 01 February 2017
... to privilege over and above adaptive fitness. These tools also transform the field of our experience, de- and refunctionalizing our biological organs in a way that enables the body to interpret and be interpreted differently. Perhaps the most prominent example of this transformation of the body by technics...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
...” to elaborate the transformative energies of what California still stands for as worlding edge-space, as a temporal promise of social transformation and popular-cultural redemption not quite over. In bleaker plot strands, we witness an American vernacular revolution of pop-carnivalesque energies being...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 165–205.
Published: 01 February 2023
... of society. This Hindu supremacist and nationalist habitus marks a far-reaching transformation not only of democratic political culture but of religious belief and practice as well. But despite their sense of inevitability, these developments are part of a scene of contestation and the staging...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
... such as Strange Country and Foreign Affections . Informed by a commitment to European and Irish republican values elaborated in the radical Enlightenment and animated by a sometimes bristling engagement with an Ireland transformed by the Troubles in the North and by the culture of late capitalism across...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
... perspective he seeks to critique, suggesting that the solution to American unworldliness requires not individual changes in consciousness or literary habit but a wholesale transformation of US educational and cultural institutions. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Samuel Cohen and Siobhan...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 183–210.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of conflict and authority within it, the speed of social transformation, and the fundamental character of capitalism and capitalist states divided the two powers, and, during the Cultural Revolution, came to constitute everyday politics within China. The antagonism between politics and geo...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Patrick Jagoda Throughout the developed world, in which digital media have achieved a ubiquitous status for many people, games have become an exemplary cultural form that serves as a prominent metaphor of everyday competition and success. This essay explores gamification —a term that derives from...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 101–137.
Published: 01 August 2013
... from notions of ideology. This emergence testifies to the transformed role of the state in a globalized capital formation and the occurrence of two paradigm shifts: from the narrative to the visual, and from the image’s dominance of aesthetic representation to its dominance by global capital...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 101–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
... (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1989). 17. Habermas, The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere, xvii. 18. Jürgen Habermas, “The Public Sphere,” in Rethinking Popular Culture: Contemporary Perspectives in Cultural Studies, ed. Chandra Mukerji and Michael Schudson (Berkeley: University...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
... materialist philosophy in transforming systems of knowledge to create new forms of collective Soviet identity. By examining political speeches and propaganda on the Soviet periphery, this essay argues that the translation of communism across the Muslim national platform exposes the power of this Marxist...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... existence becomes infused with authenticity, valorized as a site of cultural origins, and envisioned as an antidote to the globalizing force of the military-industrial complex. This essay examines two seminal works in the canon of Arabic literature, Ghassan Kanafani's Rijal fi al-Shams ( Men in the Sun...
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boundary 2 (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 “transnational...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2018
... require continual negotiation, and renegotiation, by individuals and the wider culture, as competing worldviews lose or acquire coherence and plausibility. How have Irish intellectuals engaged with this historically rapid, socially significant, and far-­reaching transformation? What kinds...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 139–162.
Published: 01 May 2019
... radical utopianism, this essay interprets China’s postsocialist transformation as part of a continuous process of political maneuvers to contain, neutralize, and displace the crises that resulted from the tumultuous Cultural Revolution, when the mass movements unleashed by Mao escaped control...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 19–27.
Published: 01 May 2020
... why questioning the historical uses and transformations of the word tragedy and the notion of the “tragic” may be important today. Such an effort matters not just for theater critics or historians but also for anyone who wishes to discover the active links between these normative generic concepts...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Sina Rahmani The introduction to this special issue of boundary 2 examines W. G. Sebald’s rapid and sudden transformation from controversial and curmudgeonly Germanist to literary superstar as a case study in the “global valences of the critical.” The massive success of Sebald’s strange...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 157–182.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... In other words, it marked the beginning of a steady and comprehensive embrace of modern- ization. Modernization is a process of thorough social transformation. Its economic dimension requires industrial civilization and a market economy, its political dimension calls for democracy, and its cultural...