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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 129–141.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Anne Allison The essay takes on recent news stories of “missing elderly” (elderly whose deaths go unrecorded) and “lonely death” (bodies discovered days or weeks after someone has died all alone) to consider how life, death, and the bonds/debts of social relationality are getting recalibrated...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 203–229.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... See, for example, Deborah Davis-­Friedmann, Long Lives: Chinese Elderly and the Communist Revolution, exp. ed. (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1991); Emily Honig and Gail Hershatter, Personal Voices: Chinese Women in the 1980s (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 February 2020
... in the past pathologically sadistic and morally troubling (Johnson 2009), but his 2002 video Nasz piewnik (Our Songbook) is an unusually tender example of his staged documentary practices. During a visit to Israel, mijewski filmed a dozen elderly Polish Jews who had left Poland as children and asked...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 23–35.
Published: 01 August 2015
... elderly woman who lives in central Tokyo ratified a traditional political wisdom when she was quoted as saying that “when a country’s leaders are bad, natural disasters occur.”4 In Japan’s remote pasts, occurrences brought on by nature, such as drought, pestilence, vol- canic eruptions, shooting...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 193–200.
Published: 01 August 2020
... an elderly Afghan man who had been sexually assaulted by Ameri- can soldiers. You could see the shame in his eyes. He could barely speak. This was something I will never forget. I think that somewhere deep in my mind, I had already made this decision back then, that I want to cover these stories of crimes...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 2004
... and animalistic. Loyal- ist historians, most notably Sir Richard Musgrave, recruited witness state- ments that focused on rebel atrocities against women, children, the elderly, and the saintly. The other side of the case was probably first put in Irish and in oral poetry, stories, and ballads. When histories...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 95–104.
Published: 01 February 2009
... interesting than the fate of the generation that produces them. The books of the decade of dissent again came into fashion at the very moment when those same young rebels finally turned into elderly bureaucrats and dejected prae- 104  boundary 2  /  Spring 2009 torians. A new generation...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 227–238.
Published: 01 February 2007
... quiet and to fall asleep again. I am convinced that in North Korea there are many among the elderly, those more than sixty years of age, who know this experience of waking up in fear. In this they and I are together. I wrote many hundreds of pages in 1951–52, in Pyongyang...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2017
... is doing good. You know, some children make their parents unhappy by going to nightclubs, doing all the things they shouldn’t be doing. This one isn’t, and the parents are happy, not realizing that he is being recruited for worse things. Here I would blame the imam, you know, and the elderly...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
... shehuizhuyi xinnongcun jianshe de ruogan yijian), which required the establishment of the rural minimum income security system throughout the country. Poor peasants who are eligible for this system, especially the elderly, the disabled, and those who cannot work, are all covered...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the upcoming symposium with organizers from Meiji University and followed a well-­dressed elderly couple as they walked through the exhibit. To our right, two parallel rows of paired images were mounted on a long glass panel. I remembered many of the small images from the exhibition at the Sakima Art...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2014
... eroded by tales of corruption benefitting leading members of the old regime. The social net was reduced to the bare minimum; the retired and the elderly Godzich / Sekend-­Hend Europe 5 were forced into poverty; life expectancy plummeted; living standards...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 227–239.
Published: 01 May 2014
... skates, and toy automobiles” (38). Suppose, Eskridge asks, that the city council passed the statute in response to episodes in which bicycles injured elderly pedestrians and small children. Wouldn’t it be crazy to ignore this history when interpreting the statute?8 Eskridge’s point can...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the Khoikhoi and elements of the free black population and persons of mixed descent became what was called the “colored population.” The slave population was constructed as a separate legal category. It was an elderly “colored” man who had hailed me at a bank as I changed foreign currency...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 53–70.
Published: 01 February 2005
... to take up the task of consuming the next meal. Rather than engag- ing in imaginative responses either with Hawthorne or to their surround- ings, these officeholders followed the example of the elderly inspector, who appeared to devote all of his energies to the recollections of particularly gratifying...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 105–119.
Published: 01 August 2002
... to do to continue to live in Cuba. I will close with a final snapshot, once again in Boston. At the end of a conference, an elderly couple approaches me. Both are retired teachers who left Cuba in the very month...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 41–57.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the same time. colonialism historicism hybridity Eastern Hellenism “Coins” It is always nice to begin with a story. Sometime in the early 1960s Stelios Papadimitriou, a young lawyer in Alexandria who would later become chair of the Onassis Foundation, chanced on an elderly and highly...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 25–69.
Published: 01 February 2022
..., General Yang Si, and Old General Mao. A funeral procession involving Daoist priests chanting is followed by older women expressing concerns on the care for the elderly, and the gods are “bribed” to mitigate the forces of capitalism when villagers pray for a drop in the price of fertilizers and speculate...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
... whenever Ryder travels on public transport, a material expression of collective needs and their meeting, and always the scene of fellow feeling and conviviality (170, 206–10, 528–35). When he first ventures onto a tram, Ryder is ill at ease in its shared space, squeezed between “a small elderly man...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 189–206.
Published: 01 May 2011
... gestures, which were favored in the age of Sturm und Drang. Kant was unusually reserved.”9 Kant’s writings never mention any sort of “philosophical experience [Erleb- nis the “style of his letters also conforms to the portrait [Charakterbild ] of the elderly Kant” (41). One gets...