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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 141–154.
Published: 01 November 2017
... as an incapacitating experience among its victims and sought to deny the Jacobin claim to the power of terror, which he understood to be part of their claim to control of the state. Cold War theorists were concerned to persuade the civilian population to preserve self-control and social discipline, and understood...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2010
... linguistic nationalism is characterized by the extremity of measures taken for the control of communicability, in the establishment of an impossibly self-same or self-identical identity. Contrary to the claims of ideologues of nationalism, phoneticization and vernacularization are never merely acts...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 115–144.
Published: 01 August 2021
...: nationalism, populism, and feminism. In my essay, I begin by showing how Spanish public discourse tends to situate all three on a single continuum, identifying their intersections in negative terms as a potentially disruptive excess that must be controlled, if not eliminated, to avoid a crisis of democracy...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 91–105.
Published: 01 February 2001
...—constitutes a new apparatus or dispositif of knowledge-power: It is linked to state strategies concerning education and population control (A, 239–43). Such strategies of population control are common themes in the final two lectures, which discuss the normalization of the urban proletariat...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 135–172.
Published: 01 February 2007
... networks of intensive social change, migration challenges and reconstitutes sovereign population control, which functions solely through the identifica- tion and regulation of the individual subject’s movements. How does migration create possibilities for rethinking contemporary transformations...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2017
... (the French largely ignored the leaders of the Vietnamese insurgency, Ho Chi Minh and Vo Nguyen Giap) (see Mao [1936] 1950; Lacheroy 1954). In 1957, Captain Jacques Hogard identified five phases of an insurgency: calm, terrorism, guerrilla struggle, population control, and political-administrative­...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 55–75.
Published: 01 August 2002
... the one installed in Cuba after the triumph of the Revolution in 1959. In the course of four decades, there have been only three moments in which the discontent of sectors of the population has been translated into collective 6736 boundary 2 29:3...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 81–112.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., discrimina- tory ordering of populations that favor and protect some over others from the general human condition of vulnerability.10 Butler’s use of the term recognition should be understood in at least two senses. First, it is a normative process of hegemonic control through the “production...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 37–59.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., furnace or other,—which have to be con- trolled by a score or two of individuals who have shown capacity to manage it. The work of internal government has become the task of controlling these men, who are socially as remote as heathen gods, alone worth knowing, but never known...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 177–195.
Published: 01 February 2008
... States had putatively lost control of its national borders on September 11, 2001, elevated immigration practices at the border into a privileged site of politics that authorized the state’s sovereign powers over the life and death of the immigrant populations that passed through its...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 February 2000
... to impart knowledge or to become judges. The state as such had no authority over the system. Only when the state wanted control and engaged in a conflict over legitimization did it actually sponsor such educational institutions...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 February 2002
... populations’’ (VS, 179; WK, 135–36). He sug- gests that the modern formidable power of death is the counterpart of a power that administers life through precise controls and comprehensive regulations (FDS,215;VS, 179–80; WK, 136). What happens is that politics becomes increasingly scientific: medical...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 February 2006
... parts of the population of New Orleans, African American and poor white, were revealed by the disaster to be as much out on the margins of American society as people of Southeast and South Asia are on the margins of the global economy. What the disaster revealed was the extent to which a shift...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 August 2003
... The following remarks constitute an effort to interpret the Bush ad- ministration’s alteration of the regulatory fictions through which govern- ment policymakers exercise normative control over the population. They are grounded...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of modernization. It was a movement from above, to which the population, if not hostile, was largely indifferent. In these cases, it is relatively easy to form a new “state,” but it takes years and years for a “nation” to mature. In similar fashion, the Westernized, secu- larized nationalist elite in Turkey...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
... around the world that provides its populations with universal, affordable health care is based on the elimination of profit from the system.16 However, in the US health care “debates” of 2009–10,­ there was never any public dis- cussion of the destructive part profit plays in the limiting of health...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... This essay makes clear how colonial activities, including employing anthropological knowledge as a tool of control, were often legitimized by the state and the intellectual as efforts of “nation building.” The legacy of Chinese colonialism of the frontier—as well as its continuing impact—is reflected...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 February 2005
... distinguished three basic types of authority—traditional, char- ismatic, and rational-legal—in terms of what made the exercise of control within an organization legitimate. That is, Weber stressed the fact that con- trol and coordination of activity involve the issuing of commands, and that these commands...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 79–113.
Published: 01 February 2007
... and micrological forms of power. It is the medium and means by which class interests, as a form of socioeconomic agency, can influence and control the erratic technologies of power exerted upon individual bodies. In other words, the ideological constitution of subjects gathers these bodily forces...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 61–94.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... There are too many texts to mention on media control of public spaces, but one good example is Robert W. McChesney, Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy (New York: Seven Stories Press, 1997). 64 boundary 2 / Fall 2001 depoliticized citizenry by drastically limiting not only the access to but also...