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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 55–75.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Haroldo Dilla Alfonso Duke University Press 2002 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 59 of 265 Cuba: The Changing Scenarios of Governability Haroldo Dilla Alfonso...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
... war. Under cold war conditions, as long as the countries were anticommunist, authoritarian excesses of the governments of the new nations were condoned. This provided opportunities for political and economic developments in East Asia that were alternatives to the historically determined liberal...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 127–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Baidik Bhattacharya This essay identifies and explores a new paradigm of imperial crime management (and eventually of colonial governance more broadly) in the second half of the nineteenth century that emerged at the cusp of criminal anthropology, imperial culture, and fiction. I call this new...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2011
... around the state and the corporate interests that it supports, this late eighteenth-century forgery opens a window onto a moment when propaganda appears less villainous, less the tool of public relations practiced by governments and corporations spreading misinformation or outright lies, and more a set...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
... at the rules that will govern the completion of their objectives. This overall universal rule can be called “revolutionary grammars.” Yet there are aspects of the Tunisian Revolution that are not subject to any singular specific grammar, which prompts noting that this revolution, with all its...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mustafa Aloui The city of Kasserine, in the central-west region of Tunisia, which has long been the epicenter of protest against the policies of Ben Ali’s government, erupted into full-scale insurrection the first week of January 2011. Not far from Kasserine lies Sidi Bouzid, where protestors had...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... national anthem and have been sung by some of the most influential Arab stars, written on protest banners, and shouted by students in the face of French and English occupiers and their own governments. The couplet even entered the folklore of global protest music and poetry, and was adopted by the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., historical process of the erasure of history itself, culminating in a disruption or blockage of critical thinking, in which particular fictions (the “war on terror,” for example), through repeated and widespread use in our major institutions (schools, media, government, and political parties), substitute...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... government readily ignores any demonstrations by ordinary people against its policies. At the same time, Japanese corporations are largely immune to any efforts by laborers and consumers to resist their activities. The consequences for civil society are stark. Given the absence of a vital organized labor...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Vermeule's Terror in the Balance: Security, Liberty, and the Courts argues that far from it being the case that judicial oversight of government-imposed security measures should be heightened in states of emergency, on the contrary, it is precisely at such times that they should be given the broadest...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 31–57.
Published: 01 February 2018
... the state’s image as the poster child for Euro-austerity. Meanwhile, the postwar settlement in Northern Ireland faces its most severe challenge yet, as drastic cuts in public spending imposed by Britain’s Conservative government put the local power-sharing administration under intense strain. This...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 95–104.
Published: 01 February 2009
... government in the 1950s. Where the former aspired to subvert established power, the latter still believed that the system might continue to be changed from within. Thus the two movements looked quite different, even as they espoused similar ideas and shared many common experiences. Both groups took the “long...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Anthony Bogues The October 16, 1968, riot, popularly known as the “Rodney Affair,” was a watershed moment in Caribbean political history. The riot was triggered by the Jamaican government's banning of the revolutionary scholar Walter Rodney. This essay discusses the 1968 riot and the political...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., through the life of the Republic, condemned that propensity to submit to government authority and the opinion of the majority. The Chinese praise the rebel against authority in a way that would shock foreigners who think only in stereotypes. The problem at the present time in the world, and especially in...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
... is to say, to teaching all the world's languages and literatures) under the Malthusian market conditions that govern an enrollment-driven modern education. While there may be no ready solutions to the problems posed by the planetary imperative, one place to look for them is in the substantive...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 February 2014
... reconstruction of their creation and a critical interpretation of their political and cultural meanings under socialism, while also chronicling their reconfigured everyday and political uses during the postsocialist years. Studying their intricate governing functions in public space, the essay argues that these...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 1.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Paul A. Bové Nelson Mandela died on December 5, 2013. Tony Bogues, a member of the boundary 2 Collective, was in South Africa, watching the endless coverage of the news and of Mandela’s life. Bogues had met Mandela during his time with the Jamaican government of Michael Manley, and he has spent...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 79–105.
Published: 01 August 2018
...P. Kerim Friedman For most of its postwar history, Taiwan’s government promoted a perception of the nation as a bastion of authentic Chinese culture. This changed in the 1990s, when Taiwan began to embrace its multicultural heritage, including the languages and cultures of the indigenous population...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 173–196.
Published: 01 August 2018
... challenged. Taiwan literature, and how its critics and writers are redefining its relationship to its complicated linguistic past and contemporary allies, marks one such important regional interface where this particular process of literary governance is unfolding. This essay places Taiwan in the regional...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
...% 1965197019751978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005 Out-of-pocket% Social% Government% Figure 1. State Retreat from Health Care guofan) to “everyone eating in separate kitchens” (fen zhao chifan). The relationship between governmental finance and state-owned enterprises changed from “soft budget constraint...