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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 May 2015
... adherence to ideology over prevention of human suffering. Republicans craft stories that position them as involuntary victims, even as they act as aggressors. Issues including the racial politics of Barack Obama’s presidency, income inequality, gun control, the “War on Women,” and gay marriage all share...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
... kind of beauty, so strong that it had to be forgotten. Her doomed life led me to reflect on how old inequalities are always repackaged in new ways. What does it mean, in the words of Harry Belafonte, to write about a “black woman” who had to pay a “price for her blackness”? Perhaps the only way right...
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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
... inequality. The novel considers the relationship between the pianist Ryder's art and his apparent indifference to “deep-seated, intractable” social problems. Never Let Me Go explores the contradictions of the welfare state from the vantage point of a later neoliberal Britain: from here, despite those...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 February 2011
... in society (due to class but also urban-rural and regional inequalities, among others) have assumed even greater sharpness. Despite important advances, in other words, serious problems remain—especially given continued claims to socialism. Uncertainty about the future remains as development has added...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 February 2011
... overflowing with internal contradictions and inequities. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Unless otherwise noted, all translations are my own. Confucius the Chameleon: Dubious Envoy for “Brand China” Kam Louie At the end of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
... narratives of risk, both, to varying degrees, forswear agency and accede to a contemporary feeling of impotence. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 risk society Irish fiction inequality linearity social mobility References Barry Sebastian . 2011 . On Canaan’s Side . New...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 32–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Douglas Kearney © 2015 by Douglas Kearney 2015 32 boundary 2 / November 2015 Douglas Kearney The Irrational from A Natural History of Inequality 1,863 - 1,619 = billions. remit it in unmarked bills for to ransom us ’napped from families’ to captors’. how much we want from each...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2019) 46 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 February 2019
...-glibertarianism/ . Farrell Henry Teles Steven M. 2017 . “ When Politics Drives Scholarship .” Boston Review , August 30 , 2017 . http://bostonreview.net/class-inequality/henry-farrell-steven-m-teles-when-politics-drives-scholarship . Hartman Andrew Haberski Ray . 2017...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Press, 2011. Byrd, Jodi A. The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism. Minneapo- lis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. Clarke, Averil Y. Inequalities of Love: College-Educated Black Women and the Bar- riers to Romance and Family. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2008) 35 (2): 75–91.
Published: 01 May 2008
... stratification and social inequality acts as a negation of the Maoist concept of “class struggle” by further subduing the discourse on class, which, at the same time, echoed . Yan Hairong, “Specialization of the Rural: Reinterpreting the Labor Mobility of Rural Young Women in Post-Mao China,” American...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 235–237.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Internet on Chinese politics. His current project concerns how inequalities in media access affect the distribution of ideas and information. Q. S. Tong teaches in the School of Eng­lish, University of Hong Kong. He has pub- lished on issues of critical significance in cross-­cultural studies, with...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 267–268.
Published: 01 February 2013
...: Cosmopolitanism from the Viewpoint of Inequality. Jason W. Stevens is the author of God-Fearing­ and Free: A Spiritual History of America’s Cold War (2010). A National Endowment for the Humanities fellow at the National Humanities Center (2011–2012), he spent the year working on his book on religion in...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
... a companion volume, The Beneficiary: Cosmopolitanism from the Viewpoint of Inequality. Jesse Rosenthal is assistant professor of English at Johns Hopkins University, spe- cializing in Victorian literature and novel theory. He is currently completing a manu- script on the relations between...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., nepotism, corruption, and the most acute regional inequalities within the domestic national sphere. The sys- tem in place in Tunisia under both Bourguiba and Ben Ali has been one of unequivocal personal and highly customized power, to the point that the person of the president was confused with...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Asia was a tragic reminder of human frailty before the forces of nature. It also brought home dramatically global inequalities in the anticipation of and responses to natural disaster Since I wrote this essay, another natural disaster has struck, this time in the heart of the First World, New...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2019) 46 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Virginia . 2017 . Automating Inequality: How High- Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor . New York : St. Martin’s Press . Eyring Henry J. Christensen Clayton M. 2011 . The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out . San Francisco...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 79–101.
Published: 01 August 2000
... altered for the social purpose of reducing the vast inequalities in wealth that Wagner witnessed every day in Berlin. While Wagner demonstrated the usual rhetoric about raising the moral and spiritual condition of the masses, it would be wrong to dismiss his goals as ineffectual palliatives. Like...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2008) 35 (2): 107–124.
Published: 01 May 2008
... democracy and its true social foundations.”22 Confronted with all the newly emergent social contradictions and problems, such as unprecedented poor/rich and country/city polarities, massive unemployment, official corruption, social instability, inequality and injustice, the neoliberals...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Reygadas, eds. Indelible Inequalities in Latin America: Insights from History, Politics, and Culture. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010. Greetham, David. The Pleasures of Contamination: Evidence, Text, and Voice in Textual Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010...