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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Abdeljelil Temimi In the interest of defending the Revolution of Dignity and Democracy, the Temimi Foundation organized a series of symposia on the revolution, producing a full audio-video record of the dialogue and discussions of dozens of the revolution’s leading activists, which have been...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Arif Dirlik This discussion elaborates on Susan Buck-Morss's critique of the political thought of the Turkish prime minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu, in her essay, “Democracy: An Unfinished Project.” Buck-Morss's critique provides occasion for reflecting on a challenge that faces radical criticism: how to...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 61–78.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Ya-Chung Chuang This essay examines the recent crisis of democracy in Taiwan. The Sunflower Movement and its enduring dynamism have successfully mobilized Taiwanese voters to rethink an urgent situation with regard to the “PRC effect,” which, related to an economic and political assertion of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2019) 46 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Philip Mirowski This is a meditation on the problems and pitfalls of writing a history of the Neoliberal Thought Collective, in the context of Nancy MacLean’s popular book on the role of James Buchanan in modern political economy. MacClean Nancy , Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2004) 31 (1): 93–118.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Richard Bourke Duke University Press 2004 ‘‘Imperialism’’ and ‘‘Democracy’’ in Modern Ireland, 1898–2002 Richard Bourke ‘‘Violence in Ireland is the result of British Imperialism, of the British connection and the British...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 3–20.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Karl Kroeber Duke University Press 2006 Dossier on American Democracy American Democracy, Boomer Humanism, Brotherhood Karl Kroeber My mind, because the minds that I have loved, The sort of beauty I have approved...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 21–34.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Hortense J. Spillers Duke University Press 2006 ‘‘Democracy in America Notes of a Native Daughter Two Centuries On Hortense J. Spillers I would bet that America’s Democratic National Committee carried out some very sustained soul...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 35–59.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Ronald AT. Judy Ronald AT. Judy 2006 Democracy or Ideology Ronald AT. Judy There is a significant resemblance between the Palestinian parlia- mentary election of 2006 and that of Algeria in 1992. In both instances, a populist...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 61–72.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Daniel T. O'Hara Duke University Press 2006 Toward Global Democracy: James Baldwin and the Stoic Vision of Amor Fati Daniel T. O’Hara One of Michel Foucault’s final lecture courses, published recently as The Hermeneutics of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 103–122.
Published: 01 August 2006
...R. Radhakrishnan Duke University Press 2006 When Is Democracy Political? R. Radhakrishnan My purpose in this essay is twofold: (1) to initiate a critique of the relationship of politics and ‘‘the political’’ to the concept known...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 71–98.
Published: 01 May 2014
... paradoxes within the unfinished project of democracy: the contradiction between free markets (capitalist inequality) and free societies (political equality), the hierarchical relationship between the people and their leaders (Jacques Ranciére’s Ignorant Schoolmaster is discussed), and the lack of democracy...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Martin Ryle In making aesthetic performance and aesthetic education central to his dialectical evaluation of social democracy, Kazuo Ishiguro especially addresses teachers of culture. The Unconsoled and Never Let Me Go explore the position of art in European social-democratic society since 1945. To...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Chua Beng Huat By the end of the twentieth century, it was conventional, among social and political theory circles in developed countries of the West, to assume that a liberal capitalist democracy would be the endpoint of political economic development. However, this hegemonic desire of liberalism...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 101–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Qing Liu; Barrett McCormick This paper examines how market-oriented reforms to media are changing the public sphere in contemporary China with particular concern for how the commercialization of media may impact the prospects for democracy. While the authors find “public sphere” a problematic...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
... article argues that what brings these authors together is a unique understanding of democracy as the defining trait of modernity. This translates into a democratic pragmatics, in which moral norms and historical laws are fractured and questioned, leaving an “empty place” (Claude Lefort) at the center of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Revolution of Dignity and Democracy and its place in today’s world and the course of history. © 2012 by Abdeljelil Temimi 2012 The Tunisian Revolution Observatory: Considering the Perspectives of the Intellectual and Political Elite Abdeljelil...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... aspirations the desire to become the institution of transnational democracy that otherwise has not materialized. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Obama’s Rifts Donald E. Pease This morning, Hortense Spillers delivered an eloquently...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in the last decades, analyzes the complicity of the Muslim Brotherhood with the United States, and compares Egypt to other countries of social upsurge in the region. The exchanges explore the gross inadequacies of liberal democracy in addressing the infrastructural problems that Egypt is confronted...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 111–141.
Published: 01 May 2012
... equipped to synchronize with other monothematic mantras of modernity like scientific progress, democracy, or techno-financial development. The essay visits some nodal moments of this historical narrative–the coming into being of a Hindu “tradition” under the auspices of colonial Indology, Rammohun Roy’s...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 179–201.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Friedrich Nietzsche—on the psychopathology of ressentiment that plagues Western, European democracies. The review focuses on Sloterdijk’s philosophical project but also takes into consideration the philosopher’s politics, which have received much criticism in both his native Germany and abroad. I...