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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
...,” Gibson's proposed coolhunting ethos treats the brand name as a cognitive map of the multinational economic supply chains that underlie the glossy surface of the brand. The need for such a mapping exists because, across many industries, the brand has been transformed from a way of insuring product quality...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
... their members but also social welfare services (daycare, kindergarten, school, medical care, assistance, old-age insurance, burial and funeral services) to them and their family members. In other words, the communes and brigades in rural areas and units in cities, rather than the...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
... party advocates, the latter opposes—­ amounts ironically to a collaboration that insures the continuation of the corporate status quo. If there is a difference between the two parties, it is this: while the Democrats have a finger in the hole in the crumbling dike that is holding back the tidal...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 135–139.
Published: 01 August 2006
...; terrorism is not part of the essence of a revolution. Trotsky objects on historical grounds: the Reformation succeeded because it unleashed terror against its opponents. Cromwell used terror to advance his cause, and Robespierre used it to insure the triumph of the French Revolution, he...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
... issuing marine insur- ance to boats to protect against the “inherent evil” of lost or plundered goods. The quest for insuring against marine risk across the Pacific falls into the oceanic space of waves, rifts, edges, unforeseen events, and tubu- lar crossings: meaning, it generates an...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 145–153.
Published: 01 May 2009
... attacked the wrong man, an insurance adjustor and actuarial scientist. The allegory is unmistakable and captures beauti- fully the recrimination at the heart of Pynchon’s novel. Having imagined the state as one vast undifferentiated apparatus, the assassin spends little time distinguishing between...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 79–101.
Published: 01 August 2000
... government regulation of workers’ hours and wages; the abolition of Sunday labor; sickness and accident insurance; old-age pen- sions; factory safety rules; and state-sponsored consumer cooperatives. In addition, the tax system would have to be altered for the social purpose of reducing the vast...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 37–54.
Published: 01 August 2015
... up and making repairs in highly radioactive environments, without sufficient information, industrial injury insurance, and safety measures. The voice of the electric company is absolute: it wants to keep costs low, and it wants a good reputation. To obtain the first goal, it reduces...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 227–239.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Idea Originalism would support the ACA.) That did not stop Scalia from accept- ing Rivkin’s invitation to use this newly minted rule to take health insurance away from thirty million people. Scalia and his fellow dissenters in the ACA case were zealous in vin- dicating the liberties of...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 February 2019
... . “ Comparison of Low- Value Care in Medicaid vs Commercially Insured Populations .” JAMA Internal Medicine 176 , no. 7 : 998 – 1004 . Choudhry Niteesh . 2002 . “ Relationships between Authors of Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Pharmaceutical Industry .” JAMA 287 , no. 5 : 612 – 17...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2017
... dimensions of insurgency, religious extremism having supplanted secular revolutionism. In the revised COIN doctrine, terrorism became again a tactic that insur- gents use—a sign and symptom of their barbarism—in order to create dis- order, sectarian violence, intimidation, and overreaction. The...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 153–160.
Published: 01 May 2015
... by implication the book from which they received their name—a recognized status insured that the role of the Bible in the pre- modern Middle East was quite different from the role of the Qurʾān in the premodern West. Specifically, Muslims accorded to the Jewish and Chris- tian scriptures a...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., www.umdurham.org/news-and- events/press- releases/spent- game- reaches- one- million - plays.html. 128 boundary 2 / Summer 2013 health insurance with a $275 monthly premium, even as it costs nearly a week’s wages. With each choice, the game explains both the positive and negative consequences, frequently...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 91–113.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., her medical insurance and retirement benefits, had her housing taken away, and is not permitted to obtain a passport. She was also ordered to sign a written ‘‘confession in which she was to renounce the Dalai Lama as a threat to China and to Buddhism. Not only has Woeser refused to sign such a...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 115.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., her medical insurance and retirement benefits, had her housing taken away, and is not permitted to obtain a passport. She was also ordered to sign a written ‘‘confession in which she was to renounce the Dalai Lama as a threat to China and to Buddhism. Not only has Woeser refused to sign such a...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
... order to insure that the transformation of Polish society that became possible under the new regime would be legitimate. Given their long historical experience of repeated uprisings against their oppressors and the subsequent repressions, Poles are not squeamish about violence. The national...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 12–23.
Published: 01 May 2015
... records, insurance records, credit records, and so on.3 This use of writing must be distinguished from its use in the formalization of rules and proce- dures, which Weber discusses for the rational-­legal form of legitimacy, and from the sacred texts used to legitimize traditional authority. The idea...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 29–43.
Published: 01 May 2002
... through which he would insure Gabriel’s safety. The core family value of domestic security, which Martin forms the militia to propagate, has thereby rendered the do- mestication of the military sphere virtually indistinguishable from the mili- tarization of the domestic sphere. Which is to say that...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 223–237.
Published: 01 February 2005
... Whitehead are due to a disre- spect for the simplicity of his argument and to what he famously called ‘‘misplaced concreteness We always try to translate his metaphysics into what we imagine metaphysics has to deliver: an insurance against risk, when it does exactly the opposite. It takes as much risk...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 61–94.
Published: 01 August 2001
... position is straightforward enough: to end ‘‘fancy’’ benefits (for example, on- site child care and health insurance for dependents) that privilege parents at the expense of the childless and to bar discrimination on the basis of family status. ‘‘Why not make it illegal to presuppose that a nonparent is...