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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Manuel DeLanda Duke University Press 2005 Beyond the Problematic of Legitimacy: Military Influences on Civilian Society Manuel DeLanda In the early twentieth century, Max Weber laid down what would even- tually become...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 12–23.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Manuel DeLanda The subject of this essay is the authority structure of institutional organizations. Authority has two aspects: its legitimacy and its enforcement. Max Weber gave us the means to think about the practices involved in the legitimation of authority, while Michel Foucault provided us...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
... and the emergent revolutionary elites over the meaning of the forces of social change and the modalities through which they are to be sustained or institutionalized. That contestation is fundamentally over the legitimacy of divergent, although related, intellectual formations or structures of knowledge. © 2012...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 79–96.
Published: 01 August 2015
...William Marotti Late 1967 witnessed a conjunctural moment in Japan, in which a shift in activist tactics inaugurated a public debate ultimately addressing the legitimacy of force and state violence in support of strategic US objectives, and triggering mass politicization, inaugurating Japan's “1968...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 127–142.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., puzzling term: bastard sugar , the “impure” sugar left after many boilings. Its brief role in the age of emancipation, and the crisis that emancipation posed for West Indian sugar, raise questions about the relationship between racialization, value, and legitimacy in the New World. Guided by the thought...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 77–80.
Published: 01 February 2013
...-­Protestant project that responds to the Reformers’ cri- tique of the church by seeking an alternative legitimacy for Christianity. It counters faith alone with good works, grace with the sacraments, the holy text with divine presence. Correspondingly, it proposes a different under- standing of the self...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 139–163.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... At the same time, liberal democracy, the alternative most commonly offered as a solution, is no alternative at all because it lacks any kind of foundation for legitimacy in Chinese society. The only option, therefore, is for China to seek a solution in its own divine and cultural roots, which...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., but must in turn symbolically vacate the center of discursive power. Democracy is not a new utopia, a new eschatology (enshrined in a linear conception of history), no more than it is a new principle or supreme norm of legitimacy. It is an institutional arrangement without a norm...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 29–43.
Published: 01 May 2002
... / The Patriot Acts 35 Martin’s acts of law-preserving violence differ from Tavington’s vio- lations insofar as his transgressions of law’s individual rules take place at a space internal to the law where the law might be imagined as having ar- rogated to itself the power to declare the legitimacy...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 79–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
... gained mainstream appeal. 17. Jacques Lacan, “On a Question Prior to Any Treatment of Psychosis,” in Ecrits, trans. Bruce Fink (New York: Norton, 2002 [1966 577–83. Song / North Korea’s “Succession” of Marxism 85 edge” of) his or her own legitimacy (PK, 5). To return...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
... authenticity to the ideological debates of the anti- communist opposition circles. Thus, the new ideological vision questioning the legitimacy of the posttransition regime inherited some elements from the anticommunist discourse of the early 1990s, but in many ways it also went beyond it. Most important...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... the sovereignty and legitimacy of the state be returned to the people, which would represent a real, more than epistemological total break with the legitimacy of the preceding system; the revolution demands a final total break with the old regime. Concomitantly, the revolution differs from supervision...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., hierarchical rule. When the Song Confucianists upheld the Principle of Heaven to be the source of legitimacy, their target was the administrative hierarchy of the increasingly centralized prefectural system and the proto-nation-state of the Song, making a new demand for separate, shared power...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 February 2012
... to understand—if he really did— that the people have the right to live in dignity; that the wealth of a nation should go to those who make it, not to those who steal it; and that real power comes from legitimacy, not from armed militias. We all thought it was just a matter of days, if not hours, before...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
... on comparative literature, as the occasion of Derrida’s anomalous entrance into a literature department, prompts a disavowed questioning of the institutional legitimacy of his host institution. Derrida piles up a list of legalistic challenges that he—as invited guest—feels unen- titled...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 125–155.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the same circumstances. Therefore, we can see clearly the inherent connection between the scientific worldview and the legitimacy of the social institution from the rela- tionship between the atomistic scientific idea and the social system: blind- ness to status in the identification of citizens...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 109–119.
Published: 01 August 2007
... authority desires for securing its legitimacy, its sense of normality. The odd thing about the air-raid sirens was that they were an occa- sion for breathing, for activating the fiber of one’s existence, for seeing outside the cage, for awakening what “normally” stays dormant...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 71–98.
Published: 01 May 2014
... is related to the contrast between the ‘ontologically determined epistemology’ of Islam and the ‘epis- temologically determined ontology’ of the Western philosophical traditions. This differ- ence is especially significant in understanding the axiological basis of political legitimacy and the process...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 191–208.
Published: 01 February 2005
... absent. If and when we notice, with Instetten, that time has an attenuating or distorting effect both on the outrage of the victim and on the legitimacy of actions taken to redress injustice, it is rare for us to declare this openly. The insight has no obvious, well-marked place in our ethics...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of a population to its view and side, thereby legitimizing a government or order. On the one hand, then, Counterinsurgency seemed to suggest that the undermining of any constituted government warranted response. And yet, the field manual insisted, since popular assent was the measure of legitimacy, only...