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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 34–36.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Anthony Bogues © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Nelson Mandela: Decolonization, Apartheid, and the Politics of Moral Force Nelson Mandela was one of the world’s most important twentieth-­ century political prisoners. At a moment when world politics was in the throes of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 223.
Published: 01 August 2014
... © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Erratum 223 Erratum for Anthony Bogues, “Nelson Mandela: Decolonization, Apart- heid, and the Politics of Moral Force,” boundary 2 41, no. 2 (2014): 34–36. The first full sentence on page 36...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 37–59.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Ronald AT. Judy Ronald AT. Judy 2006 Reflections on Straussism, Antimodernity, and Transition in the Age of American Force Ronald AT. Judy The work of domestic progress is done by masses of mechanical power,—steam, electric...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 159–185.
Published: 01 November 2015
... different species of it. Rather, Benjamin establishes a hierarchy of forces with inner dependence whose logic, to put it initially as simply as possible, is one of arrogation. Just as in enforcement the police takes into its hands a force that belongs to the law, so is the violence of law an arrogation...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 43–54.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of conflict and appeasement highlights this as a process of making, unmaking, and remaking that is being driven by an intense ongoing struggle between emergent social forces and established political formations. We indeed find ourselves in the midst of “events and practices” warranting apprehension...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... well as the confluence of left forces into the Alliance of the Socialist Forces. The dialogue explores the spirit of defiance and the regeneration of social connections in the Egyptian movement, situates the current struggles in the context of the politics of Egypt and the geopolitics in North Africa...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 23–35.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Harry Harootunian In this essay, I propose that the forced convergence of history and memory in Fukushima resulted in singularizing expressions of experience and memory, thus inducing survivors to focus on the immediate context of the everyday itself rather than the nation and national history...
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boundary 2 (1 August 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 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 47–59.
Published: 01 February 2009
.... There were good reasons in many Latin American countries to suppose that armed struggle might be a viable, or in some cases even a necessary, strategy. For awhile, the international conjuncture of forces in fact favored armed struggle. Much has been made of the limitations of the cultural politics of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... conceptions of the situation. This essay offers a long-range analysis of the social conditions and ideological forces that have combined over the past several decades to reconstitute the modern Irish literary field, and it begs the question as to whether an Irish “national literature” really survives in any...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2012
... approaching Ellison’s posthumously published novel that takes seriously Ellison’s move away from the tropes and figures of race that concerned him in his previous work. I argue that Ellison’s novel speaks directly to our contemporary moment and what he already saw in 1982: the “potent and dangerous force...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 May 2013
... their crafts but is not founded in templates of belonging—national, civilizational, familial, or conjugal. My argument ends with the idea that for Narayan, this conceptualization of love generates critical practice as a function of the kind of curiosity that, armed with the force of fictional...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 February 2014
... which different political forces have taken on grassroots forms to articulate their perspectives against each other and vis-à-vis the country’s socialist history. Thus, while discarded as remnants of a failed political experiment, they have become those peculiar sites without which postsocialist...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 241–256.
Published: 01 May 2017
... secretly collecting metadata on private citizens. The essay asks what Bradley's book and Ellison's fiction have to say about the role of the critic and literature when faced with the undemocratic forces of technology and progress. Book Reviewed: Bradley Adam , Ralph Ellison in Progress: From...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
... the emergent revolutionary elites over the meaning of the forces of social change and the modalities through which they are to be sustained or institutionalized. That contestation is fundamentally over the legitimacy of divergent, although related, intellectual formations or structures of knowledge...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 February 2012
... criminals and robbers executing a foreign agenda aimed at destabilizing the country, and augmented the existing security forces with unidentified agents whom the people of Kasserine called “snipers,” because they started shooting everywhere indiscriminately. Nineteen-year-old Slah Dachraoui, who was so...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Ahmed Jdey History has its own laws and its own tricks. Dictators, who are inherently antihistorical, do not realize it; yet humanity, in its rich and exciting trajectory, continues to instruct the great dictators and despots of the world about the force of history, in Africa as well as Asia, in...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 79–96.
Published: 01 August 2015
...William Marotti Late 1967 witnessed a conjunctural moment in Japan, in which a shift in activist tactics inaugurated a public debate ultimately addressing the legitimacy of force and state violence in support of strategic US objectives, and triggering mass politicization, inaugurating Japan's “1968...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., The Age of Extremes , is different, in that it is structured in terms of the effects on the West of the simulacrum of Soviet Communism, rather than its threat or actuality. Hobsbawm remains a figure of the twentieth century to the extent that his work missed the rise of new productive forces, the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2016
... practice and an important concept-metaphor in Marx's and Lenin's writings. If their writings may all too conveniently be construed as prophecies that lost their historical force in mistranslation (among other misfortunes), we might say that our obligation today is to translate Marx and Lenin more...