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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 3–15.
Published: 01 August 2017
.... Modern Painters . Vol. 5 . Boston : Dana Estes . Trilling Lionel . (1950) 1953 . The Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society . Garden City, NY : Doubleday . ———. (1967) 1979 . Prefaces to “The Experience of Literature.” New York : Viking . Ungaretti...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 31–54.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the interview, he shows a deep commitment to his readers and to the pleasure of reading. Christopher Connery and Jonathan Franzen 2009 The Liberal Form: An Interview with Jonathan Franzen Christopher Connery and Jonathan Franzen Editorial Note Jonathan...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Ibrahim Abu Lughod Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 81 of 237 Palestinian Higher Education: National Identity, Liberation, and Globalization...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Chua Beng Huat By the end of the twentieth century, it was conventional, among social and political theory circles in developed countries of the West, to assume that a liberal capitalist democracy would be the endpoint of political economic development. However, this hegemonic desire of liberalism...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jason W. Stevens While in many respects valuable, postsecularism also encompasses unhelpful views that wish to liberate us from the legacy of the Enlightenment, which is made the whipping boy for all manner of ruses and self-deceptions of power. Religion, in contrast, is revalued because it is a...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Jiwei Ci In three decades of reform China has become a society that is radically different both from what it used to be in Mao's time and from a liberal society. This new China poses especially interesting questions about freedom—interesting not only in the Chinese context but also more generally...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Jeanette McVicker The classroom is arguably the space where all of William V. Spanos’s work intersects. Delivered always with a sense of urgency, his pedagogy seeks to disclose the violence of “disinterestedness” inhering in liberal humanism. By offering his undergraduate and graduate students the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 79–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
... blocked in the exogenic representations we might call “liberal democratic.” The blockage, this article argues, results from liberal democracy's disavowed investment in its own philosopher-king, what Jacques Lacan called the “big Other.” The Lacanian big Other is one in whom “being” and “knowledge...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2018
... life. At the same time, feminists and sexual rights activists continue to campaign to secure reproductive rights for Irish women, while also contending with the paradoxes and contradictions of a late capitalist “liberated” and “postfeminist” sexual culture. This survey of scholarship on Irish sexual...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Silvia D. Spitta This essay frames an extended 2008 interview with Peter Schumann, founder and director of the Bread and Puppet Theater collective, through a discussion of how the sixties spread like wildfire across the world. The author rescues the sixties' understanding that liberation could only...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., however momentarily, the apparently closed language of neoliberal freedom and progress. The essay turns to figurations of Eastern Europe’s contemporary predicament found in Michał Witkowski’s novel Lovetown (2004), which tracks an aging queer community for whom the transition to capitalism and liberal...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 183–201.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Linda Martín Alcoff This essay offers an analysis of Enrique Dussel’s Ethics of Liberation: In the Age of Globalization and Exclusion , a book that culminates Dussel’s lifework on developing a materialist ethics. Dussel’s critique of Eurocentric and Hegelian approaches to freedom is treated at some...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 101–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
... consumption-oriented discourse. However, the authors argue that in contrast to liberal capitalist societies, where commercial culture tends to devalue the existing democracy, in China commercial culture replaces a Leninist public sphere in which individuals were compelled to participate in a relatively...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in the last decades, analyzes the complicity of the Muslim Brotherhood with the United States, and compares Egypt to other countries of social upsurge in the region. The exchanges explore the gross inadequacies of liberal democracy in addressing the infrastructural problems that Egypt is confronted...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2016
... centrality of China, and the problems of the Anthropocene, such as climate change. And yet he at least remained loyal to a vision of enlightenment and liberation, even as his own personal communism was reduced to loyalty to the memory of fallen comrades. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Eric...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 33–55.
Published: 01 November 2017
... societies in question. In liberal-democratic societies, violence is often present in sublimated forms, not involving direct physical damage. That such situations of invisible violence often become the source of further violence requires an analysis of the militaristic manipulation of feelings of anxiety...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2019) 46 (2): 93–120.
Published: 01 May 2019
... form of answers but questions no less relevant today: the conditions of possibility of liberation, the relationship between individual and collective consciousness, and how to cope with failure. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Chinese Revolution early modern Chinese thought...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 239–250.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Anustup Basu This essay is a critical evaluation of contemporary urban Hindutva in the light of Carl Schmitt's famous assertion that all liberal political concepts are transposed theological ones. Without agreeing with Schmitt's hard-right nationalism, one can see that from the discursive...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
... distribution of liberal—in the classical sense—market-oriented social formations may have achieved a ubiquity of certain structures, but not a uniformity of types. In such circumstances, the conceit of the bourgeoisie's organicistic integrity is never even partially attainable, and the practitioners of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 29–46.
Published: 01 August 2012
... different from various forms of emancipation and liberation. The essay also argues that central to freedom practices is the work of the radical imagination as critical thought. This is an edited version of a talk delivered as the Marta Sutton Weeks Distinguished Visitor at the Stanford Humanities...