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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 3–13.
Published: 01 November 2017
... organizes the academic, private, and military sectors to meet critical operational needs over a twenty-year horizon. We describe the frameworks for organizing the interplay of different sectors and stakeholders in knowledge acquisition, knowledge application, and the production of operational deliverables...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... expansion of postcolonial discourse to Europe’s own backyard needs to be matched by an expansion of research methods and objects. Postcolonial studies’ traditional commitment to theory and to textual analysis of literature and art cinema is beneficially complemented by engaging with popular media, such as...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 1–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Paul North Philosophical truth is universal; yet, if what is true for all is actually to be understood by all, an educator of unparalleled breadth and flexibility is needed. Peter Sloterdijk, German philosophical writer, cultural critic, operatic jester, with thirty years of national fame and more...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of social order caused by the pitting of order against freedom. Such consequences suggest a strong need for China to develop the value of freedom. But it is possible and important to do so in a critical spirit, as I argue through a critical analysis of the place of freedom in a liberal society...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Chris Goto-Jones While there appears to be a gathering consensus about the need to be less ethnocentric and exclusive in the composition of academic fields in the contemporary university, there remains significant anxiety about how previously excluded voices might be included (and even whether...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 95–125.
Published: 01 May 2017
... usefully distinguished from the old one of symbolically representing revolutionary unity . Film need not be reduced to a medium of collective self-representation, of imagining the people as “One,” when it is also engaged in the diffuse work of creating revolutionary subjects out of the process of...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2011
... in China requires an acknowledgment of the inadequacies of the accepted views and formulations about the country. By foregrounding some of those problems that this special issue of boundary 2 seeks to identify, analyze, and understand, the introduction urges for the need to move beyond the existing...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mouldi Guessoumi Humanity has always needed a grammar to trace the specific substance of its factual history, from the advent of communicative language up to and including modern revolutionary events. Moreover, all revolutions throughout history have gone through the same stages to arrive finally...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... with, probe the ways to go beyond street politics and parliamentary politics, and relate the current political crisis to the economic crises of high inflation and high unemployment. The dialogue ends with a comparison between Egypt and China, pointing to the need for food sovereignty, economic self...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 207–229.
Published: 01 February 2012
... from (full) access to citizenship need to be rooted in human nature, which is supposed to consist therefore of hierarchized “characters.” As a consequence, differences become also principles of exclusion: this is more violent symbolically (or even practically) but much less stable and “legitimate” than...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the nation-state suppresses. The article examines the parallel Spanos uncovers between today’s Western hegemony and the Roman Empire, a disclosure that distinguishes Spanos from postcolonial thinkers such as Chatterjee. Spanos convincingly argues for the need to investigate underlying principles...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 195–209.
Published: 01 May 2015
... dogma in the face of Lutheran challenges and redefined bishops’ chief responsibility as the care of souls. O’Malley’s interpretation of the council historicizes doctrine (which can easily appear as timeless), gives its decrees the context needed to understand them beyond face value, and distinguishes...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... relations between either “bourgeoisie” and “workers,” or “elites” and “subalterns,” and place them at their center, need to be revised. Instead, models based on precarity as simultaneously a social and an existential condition are required. This is particularly the case for the academic humanities because...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 15–32.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Bruce Robbins War photography, a pervasive aspect of the militarization of everyday life, seems to work on the commonsensical premise that the world needs to know in order to be able to make proper decisions, in order to act. But what happens when war photographs age, when the events they recorded...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2017
... against all.” While Hobbes intended that image as a justification for the quasi-absolute power of the political sovereign, those who most vigorously pursue cryptographic politics appear bent on realizing it as a welcome sociopolitical goal. To reject that vision, we need to adopt a different picture of...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Terrence McDonough An emerging consensus rates Ireland’s austerity strategy a success. Any consideration of the state of Ireland today must begin by calling this narrative into question. Many severe weaknesses remain. Most importantly, given the length and depth of the crisis, the country will need...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
... phenomenon necessarily repeated within the life-history of not only every economic system but also every subject. Moreover, the article suggests that the concept needs to be understood in terms of both what is surpassed and what is foreclosed. Personal indebting in the era of global finance is a mode of...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 79–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
...” coincide, on whose account ordinary subjects need not assume knowledge in their own existence. Marx, for North Korea, staked out the opposite: named the “first leader,” Marx was above all an author who exemplified what it means to assume knowledge in one's own existence. Marxist North Korea can be seen as...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 133–157.
Published: 01 August 2016
... better way—that there could be nobody but the people of the camp to conceive Lenin. Only when “born to them,” Lenin could grow into the particular militancy and need of the camps to say the world in a totally new—the only appropriate—code. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 camp translation...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 181–198.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Christine L. Marran This essay analyzes Masao Miyoshi’s “turn to the planet” in his later work. In articulating this turn, Miyoshi critiques the logics of difference that has dominated comparative literary and area studies and offers the concept of “planetarianism” as a way of articulating the need...