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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 155–189.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Sadia Abbas This essay argues that notions of the subject, individualism, freedom, agency, change, and history (in other words, the ideas that are used to mark the boundaries of the West, and that generate the most sensitized aporias of modernity) have come to cluster around the figure...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 29–46.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Anthony Bogues Arguing that the processes of racial slavery and colonialism were “historically catastrophic,” thereby creating the grounds for different sets of questions about the human and the meanings of freedom, this essay maps some of the ways in which these questions have been posed from...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 247–252.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Cintio Vitier Duke University Press 2002 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 251 of 265 Resistance and Freedom Cintio Vitier Nations have to criticize...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Jiwei Ci In three decades of reform China has become a society that is radically different both from what it used to be in Mao's time and from a liberal society. This new China poses especially interesting questions about freedom—interesting not only in the Chinese context but also more generally...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 February 2000
...John Higgins Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 103 of 237 Academic Freedom in the New South Africa John Higgins Recently, I...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 21–45.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Kevin Bell Duke University Press 2003 The Embrace of Entropy: Ralph Ellison and the Freedom Principle of Jazz Invisible Kevin Bell For Lee Morgan and John Gilmore 1. Space Music...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 53–80.
Published: 01 May 2005
...John Kraniauskas Duke University Press 2005 Difference Against Development: Spiritual Accumulation and the Politics of Freedom John Kraniauskas Paul Ricoeur’s account of the end of Hegelianism in his Time and Narrative...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 207–248.
Published: 01 February 2023
.... Because the state, the market, and nationalist popular will directed resources toward the research and teaching that cooperated with established interests, the more responsible modes of humanistic work struggled to sustain independent scholarly and critical freedom in the service of political liberty...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 1.
Published: 01 May 2014
... considerable time working in South Africa, especially in Cape Town, on questions of freedom, archives, African and African Diaspora intellectual history, and political thought. At least one generation of intellectuals had stood against apartheid and reflected on Mandela as a political figure of freedom...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 159–178.
Published: 01 August 2014
... and allegory). Building out from the “Dylan controversy” of spring 2011, the analysis probes Dylan’s post-Beat poetic tactics from works like “All along the Watchtower” and “Chimes of Freedom” to socialist-Judeo-Christian works of blasted prophecy from Modern Times and Tempest . “Bob Dylan in China, America...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 35–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and to identify their cryptic nature with his traumatic break from Gustav Wyneken and the tragic failures of the youth movement. This involves, on the one hand, an inversion of his early Nietzschean influences into a political anti-Nietzscheanism, one that this essay explores through the figures of freedom...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., however momentarily, the apparently closed language of neoliberal freedom and progress. The essay turns to figurations of Eastern Europe’s contemporary predicament found in Michał Witkowski’s novel Lovetown (2004), which tracks an aging queer community for whom the transition to capitalism and liberal...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 165–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ruth Y. Y. Hung The notion that Deng Xiaoping had kept the PRC afloat both in Mao Zedong’s collapsing economy and away from the former Soviet Union’s suicidal “path to freedom” enjoys some popularity today. “To date, no socialist country had successfully—and without serious disruptions—made...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2011
... was formally adopted in 1978, the country has been undergoing radical sociohistorical transformations that have created not only unprecedented wealth, new freedoms, and possibilities, but also widespread and significant inconsistencies and discontinuities that characterize the everyday life of China...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of individuals' freedom and welfare underlay struggles for political power as well as for socioeconomic rights in the Chinese Revolution. The Chinese Revolution is fundamentally a rights struggle against the infringement of rights—traditional, territorial, property, and socioeconomic rights—by imperialist powers...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the cause of freedom in other countries, as did Byron in aiding the Greek struggle for independence from the Ottoman Empire. Translated and annotated by Jon Eugene von Kowallis © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Translator's notes: I would like to express my gratitude to the Chiang...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 183–201.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Linda Martín Alcoff This essay offers an analysis of Enrique Dussel’s Ethics of Liberation: In the Age of Globalization and Exclusion , a book that culminates Dussel’s lifework on developing a materialist ethics. Dussel’s critique of Eurocentric and Hegelian approaches to freedom is treated at some...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Khaled Furani A question drives my reading of Mahmoud Darwish’s Mural , chronicling a poet’s quest for his own becoming while facing death: What rhythms of freedom—or what forms of enlightenment—may a person inhabit when facing life’s end? I argue that to this question Mural responds...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 231–254.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Runa Bandyopadhyay Abstract Charles Bernstein's pataquericalism is not just a poetics but a philosophy of life, a leftist way to wrench freedom from authority to recognize the actual face of reality that toggles us with hope and despair, to explore hitherto undreamed regions of the mind in order...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 13–67.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Donald E. Pease Abstract How and why have freedom and social hierarchies and exclusions become fused in Trump's America? What causative factors can explain the emergence within twenty-first century US political culture of a movement notorious for its attacks on basic norms of tolerance, civility...