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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 139–156.
Published: 01 May 2018
... inflation; physical experience, by hunger; moral experiences, by the ruling powers” (Benjamin 1999b: 732). War ruined expectations. The conviction that life—like war—might Leslie / Anthropological Materialist Pedagogy 141 be strategically planned is undermined in the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2004) 31 (1): 207–241.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Joe Cleary Duke University Press 2004 Toward a Materialist-Formalist History of Twentieth-Century Irish Literature Joe Cleary 1 Most accounts of contemporary Irish culture tend to be largely affir- mative, even...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
... anthropological-materialist concepts of gesture, practice, and mimesis, the essay concludes that, rather than developing completely new pedagogical concepts or setting new utopian goals, Benjamin radicalizes the impoverished life conditions of capitalist modernity and reduces pedagogy to a mimetic practice, which...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2018
... sense of justice in such release. Kafkan study involves attentiveness to the wreckage of human progress and to the untoward redemptive possibilities embedded within the exceptional and the extreme. Finally, Esther Leslie’s “Playspaces of Anthropological Materialist Pedagogy” and Brian...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 February 2013
... contemporary Islam evinced here is highly misleading and functions as an attempt to close off prematurely the pos- sibility of a materialist and historical understanding of the present in the Islamic world and a critical engagement with it. The new anthropology of Islam performs a conjuring trick...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 113–148.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... Hobbes’s methodology is historical and materialist, which is why certain scholars of Hobbes have read it as a form of Bible criti- cism in complement with Spinoza’s. The appeal to Scripture, rather than sustaining a theological principle of power, occasions a historical analysis of power. The focal...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 109–127.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., which was declared ‘‘a branch of cultural anthropology 2 It was during the war, and for those purposes, that Mead wrote a classic text prob- ing the American national character entitled And Keep Your Powder Dry. For her, ‘‘character isanabstraction, a way of talking about the results in human...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 121–133.
Published: 01 February 2000
...- odological rigor, his human sciences also aims at a materialist History of Thought. Crummell’s civilization through scientific process recalls Dilthey’s dis- tinctive cognitive process (das Verstehen), which is based on the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 35–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... participates to this day in the tri- umphal procession in which the present rulers step over those who are lying prostrate. According to traditional practice, the spoils are carried along in the procession. They are called cultural treasures, and a historical materialist...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 153–194.
Published: 01 February 2001
... address the ways in which global capital has used, modified, and infiltrated racial meanings in the contemporary con- text. No materialist analysis of racial formation can afford to ignore the im- plications of the transatlantic and transpacific integration of capital circuits Bové and the boundary 2...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
... grasping the origins of materialist philosophy in the Greco-­Roman, Euro- pean tradition and developing political strategies on the basis of this alleged materialist reality. In the case of absorbing Plekhanov, it meant emphasiz- ing the activity of “practice,” or experience in the real, in the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of the sophists, writes, “a general profile emerges of a group of intel- lectuals (in the active sense of the term) who rejected speculation about nature as an isolated activity but rather took their own materialist anthro- pology as the starting point for understanding and teaching effective dis...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 13–19.
Published: 01 May 2001
... reflecting the effects on the colonized world of a concerted coercive economic and political enterprise, but also in its fantastical form, as revealing a sexual politics rooted in the anthropological construction of the colonial subject. Not only does Forster often imitate the posture of a colonial...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 229–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
... reflecting the effects on the colonized world of a concerted coercive economic and political enterprise, but also in its fantastical form, as revealing a sexual politics rooted in the anthropological construction of the colonial subject. Not only does Forster often imitate the posture of a colonial...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 79–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Leninism.1 Instead, in “succeeding,” it became that carrying on or bear- Fragmentary notes for this essay were shared with three different sets of audiences at, chronologically, the University of California, Berkeley (Department of Anthropology); the University of California, Davis (Department of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 5–41.
Published: 01 February 2016
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 February 2017
... reading Marx’s Grundrisse, especially his “Fragments on Machines,” Simondon argued that with the machine-tool,­ the worker was 2. See Andrea Bardin’s excellent essay “De l’homme à la matière: pour une ‘ontolo- gie difficile’” (2013), in which he argues, in his project of establishing a materialist...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 19–73.
Published: 01 February 2001
... intellectual in a bad mood rose up to his feet and said, ‘‘How could this be if Gomez / Interview with Enrique Dussel 21 ethics depends upon anthropology and not metaphysics, on all its supposi- tions But the truth of the matter is that such anthropology and such meta...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 249–286.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Irvine, I thank Richard Perry and Bill Maurer; in a seminar sponsored jointly by the Department of African and African American Studies, the Department of Anthropology, and the Humanities Institute at the University of California at Davis, I thank Zoila Mendoza for her indefatigable support on the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 203–229.
Published: 01 February 2011
....: Stanford University Press, 1988); and William Jankowiak, Sex, Death, and Hierarchy in a Chinese City: An Anthropological Account (New York: Columbia Uni- versity Press, 1993). I would argue that changes in rural family life, as demonstrated in this article, in some ways are similar to those in urban...