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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Peter E. Gordon The landmark 1950 study in social psychology The Authoritarian Personality represents a significant attempt to correlate right-wing political orientation with psychological or characterological dispositions. As a collaborator and coauthor of the study, Theodor W. Adorno brought...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 135–149.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Karl Kroeber Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 141 of 237 American Universities: A Personal View Karl Kroeber The following...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
...David S. Randall; Robert P. Wilson This essay examines the confluence of personal memoir, scholarship, and classroom teaching in the intellectual life. The authors trace the theme of “bearing witness” as the axiom of the intellectual vocation at three different moments in the career of William V...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 May 2020
... safeguards. Unlike criminal forfeiture ( in personam ), civil forfeiture generally proceeds against the offending property ( in rem ), not against the person. A piece of property does not have the rights of a person; so, instead of proving crime beyond “a reasonable doubt,” suspicion equal to “probable cause...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the “sweatshop sublime” and to popular notions of ethical consumption and argue that Gibson's coolhunter is a modified type of ethical consumer, a person able to map economic systems onto personal meanings as meanings, translating the behavior of the market not into a more just price point at the mall...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2014
... unorthodox conception of what Heidegger meant by the term Dasein . On the standard reading, although the word is not synonymous with “person” or “human being,” it nevertheless refers to what those terms refer to, namely individual people like you and me. Haugeland maintains, instead, that it designates...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of two opposing systems of values and cultural production. One was dominant, while the other was repressed but survived in various forms and in uneven ways. The present essay is, in part, the story of that survival and eventual victory. I draw on printed material, extensive fieldwork, and personal...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Europe and Asia. Reading Russian narratives about the Caucasus alongside narratives by Muslim writers of the Caucasus, I challenge the ideologically constructed binaries of Self and Other, Europe and the Orient, as well as history and personal memory. More specifically, this article discusses the figure...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 271–294.
Published: 01 May 2022
...David Simpson Abstract This essay takes issue with the common assumption, ably represented by Herbert Marcuse and Wendy Brown, that tolerance belongs only to the powerful and is deployed to prevent access to political redress on the part of vulnerable groups or persons. But tolerance can also...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 199–212.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Rosemarie Bodenheimer Sebastian Haffner’s Defying Hitler: A Memoir appears in the twenty-first century as a kind of time capsule, offering a personal and political analysis forged during the 1930s, when the endgame of the Nazi regime was not yet visible. Haffner attempts to account...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
... for educated persons to conduct themselves as moral exemplars. In this essay, the divergent ramifications of this Confucian dictum are explored via several Chinese thinkers including Huang Zongxi, Liang Qichao, Lu Xun, and Mao Zedong. Their intellectual legacies are considered in relation to present-day uses...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 27–62.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of hitherto unseen elements in his personal trajectory, his philosophical vocation, and his political project. The works in the Homo Sacer series have compellingly and persuasively argued that the creating of sacred and sovereign states of exception has often been responsible for the dire states of political...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Walt Whitman and his structural echoes of American first-person narratives such as Moby-Dick, The Great Gatsby, All the King's Men , and Invisible Man , Lee troubles the autoethnographic mode that he employs, in common with other important Asian American writings. Lee's work combines imaginative...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
... historicist sensibility about what exploring certain modes of representation do in the world, and what types of person can explore those modes. There is a resonance of this sensibility in what some today call magical realism ( realismo mágico ) and others realismo maravilloso , but what Nathaniel Mackey...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 229–234.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Elizabeth Willis “Lyric Dissent” discusses the social structure and context of lyric address, particularly the lyric's propensity for multiple voicings beyond the personal. Reading the poems of William Carlos Williams in the context of modernism's evolving countertraditions and the violent backdrop...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... Ultimately, a return to the Byzantine contexts that engender iconoclast theology and politics is also a call for a properly historicized study of Muslim injury, a study that leaves aside quasi-transcendental notions of uniquely Muslim personal injury for a return to the tangible world of modern ideas...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 39–57.
Published: 01 August 2013
... economic virtue or its corresponding vice, prudence is kept unharmed, and both the sound-minded and the licentious person are liable to slip into some sort of bondage. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Aristotle Economizes the Market Dotan...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 151–167.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., by giving an account of what it was like for him as a person who had grown up in an orthodox Catholic family in America in the second half of the twentieth century to suddenly find himself, in reading Milton, to be living in a world where bitsiness was the rule. He had to learn to read things literally...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2013
... systems, and personal networks that conditioned and produced this field of production. In this essay, we exploit new methods of aggregating vast amounts of bibliographic data and new network visualization tools to “scale up” this sociological approach to modernism. While scholars such as Rainey have been...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Conrad’s A Personal Record , Mikhail Bakhtin’s late writings on method, and Zbigniew Herbert’s Still Life with a Bridle , the essay argues for the need to restore the enunciative dimension to the critic’s otherwise subjectless speech. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Accented Criticism...