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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 209–217.
Published: 01 May 2019
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 79–113.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Pheng Cheah The President and Fellows of Harvard College 2006 Biopower and the New International Division of Reproductive Labor Pheng Cheah The signal contribution of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak’s essay “Can the Subaltern...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 173–208.
Published: 01 February 2016
... locates its origins in the peculiar economy of race and capitalism under US slavery. It argues that black music's value accrues from the anomaly of musical production within the context of slave labor, which brought to form a cultural property that was owned as it was embodied by another property, a...
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boundary 2 (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 (2009) 36 (3): 229–234.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of the First and Second World Wars, this essay reconsiders the pressures within lyric poetry to respond to—or reveal—the pressures of global politics on poetry in times of war. How can the labor of a poem be measured against the demands of paid labor and of political action? Can the treatment of such...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 287–312.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Özge Serin Through a consideration of Turkish Marxist intellectual Hikmet Kıvılcımlı's (1902–71) translation of Wage Labor and Capital , this essay examines the relation between conceptual translation and language in the historical conjuncture of the Kemalist revolution that brought about a radical...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 313–335.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Fadi A. Bardawil This essay revisits the history of Socialist Lebanon, a Marxist organization founded in the mid-1960s by militant intellectuals in Beirut. Examining their labors of, and thoughts on, translation, which the members of Socialist Lebanon regarded as constitutive of the Marxist...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 171–184.
Published: 01 August 2015
... photography to expand the zones of subjectivity from which they were able to draw new forms of labor and pleasure. However, the more women tried to distance themselves from the normative gendered role models of the postwar period, the more male critics tried to anchor them back to these role models. As such...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2016
... kinds. Firstly, histories from below, in which he narrates the heroic failure of mostly premodern forms of resistance; secondly, histories of the totality, in which he tries to narrate the rise and spread of capitalism and its internal contradictions, particularly with organized labor. His last work...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 157–180.
Published: 01 November 2019
... together otherwise discrepant histories of enslavement, dispossession, and exclusion. A kind of historical primer preoccupied with the ways in which space, time, bodies, and laboring activity are rendered measurable and exchangeable, Dura traces the transformation of an older colonial racial order into a...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 133–158.
Published: 01 August 2009
... institutions as part of a larger radical challenge to the contemporary routinization of intellectual labor. Grammar Trouble Brian Reed In a May 2007 review of three volumes published by Atelos Press, Eric Keenaghan suggests that the U.S...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Rob Wilson Inherent Vice continues Thomas Pynchon's interrogation into California as American edge-site perpetually situated on the brink of catastrophe, metamorphosis, or redemption. In his latest novel, Pynchon labors in the time-honored generic trenches of American “hardboiled fiction” to...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 227–251.
Published: 01 May 2005
... groups of Korean migrants: Korean settlers in northeast China from the late nineteenth century until 1931, and their and their descendants’ return to work in South Korea since the 1990s. My comparison takes as the defining social experience of the Korean migrant laborers the duality of...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 147–178.
Published: 01 February 2004
... remarkable degree. They constituted only 7.5 percent of the labor force in 1900 but accounted for one-sixth of the team- sters, metalworkers, and masons, and nearly a third of plumbers, steam- fitters, and boilermakers. Their position of dominance in the ranks of orga- nized labor was even more remarkable...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 219–248.
Published: 01 February 2016
... with unrelenting empiricism to convince readers of the labor theory of value. Much has been done to displace that theory over the last three decades, and consequently, the power of the text as a model of dialectical method has been increasingly overlooked. This is a grave loss, for the chapter...
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boundary 2 (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 (2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
... critical labor that the concept requires. Like Aufhebung, that infamously difficult concept of the dialectic’s endpoint, for which the English language has offered “synthesis,” “sub- lation,” “surpassing,” and “relieving” as translations, ursprüngliche Akkumu- lation seems to continually demand...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 47–63.
Published: 01 August 2019
... .” Inside Higher Ed , November 10 , 2010 . www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/11/01/call-defend-humanities . Lafer Gordon Henwood Doug McAlevey Jane Fletcher Bill Jr Elk Mike Reed Adolph Jr . 2012 . “ OpinionNation: Labor’s Bad Recall? ” Nation , June 15 – July 3...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Here Hegel shifts the focus of property possession as a hallmark of the human person to the person as free spirit, a person endowed with free will to partake of and modify things, including his own life, body, and labor power. The property definition in Kant is thus extended to become the right...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 133–187.
Published: 01 August 2008
... change in class rela- tionships. Due to the changes in the relationship between labor and capi- tal, distribution relationships, and the resulting expansion in the size of the middle class, there was a change in the antagonistic relationship between the two large classes of the so-called...