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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
... simulation game, and the transmedia game) and tackles a different topic (poverty and homelessness in the United States, underdevelopment of the Third World, and immigration struggles in Europe). Despite these differences, they all actively challenge the victory-oriented nature of gamification while...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 153–191.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Thanos Zartaloudis Abstract This essay offers a reading of Stathis Gourgouris's The Perils of the One ( 2019 ). The peril of the One is primarily, Zartaloudis suggests, its poverty of experience. The impoverishment of experience is the purpose of transcendental foundations of the One, which...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 33–65.
Published: 01 November 2022
...) contexts. It also allows readers to question Arendt's view of the role that suffering and poverty ought to play in moments of revolution and to scrutinize her thesis that wherever a solution to the “social” question was sought by “political” means it has led to terror and violence, with the notion...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Simon During Precarity is a double condition. On the one hand, it denotes a socioeconomic position of insecurity and poverty, often particularly associated with statelessness. On the other, as is here argued, it denotes an anthropological or existential condition, one for which human beings...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 71–89.
Published: 01 May 2020
... are told Levin had always felt the injustice of his abundance as compared with the poverty of the people (Tolstoy 2000: 93). 76 boundary 2 / May 2020 It seems plausible that one form of rule breaking breaking the unwritten rule that the realist novel will not admit mystical or supernatural causes...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
... problems that plague it, precisely because mainstream pub- lic discourse has ruled out the language necessary to think critically about these problems—an­ increasing income gap between the rich and the rest, poverty, unemployment and underemployment, intensifying militarization (a defense budget...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: 697), which Benjamin will later invoke in the theses “On the Concept of History.” This is why he sees the “tacit maxim” of the bourgeois class in the formula “children need us more than we need them” (1999b: 272; 1972: 6. In a variant to his essay “Experience and Poverty” (1933), Benjamin...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 February 2017
... as poverty, extending, as Stiegler points out in La misère symbolique, beyond the sensible to the symbolic and ultimately to the very nature of the human. The contemporary artist (contemporary with us) and the public to which the contemporary artist appeals find themselves unable to avoid playing...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 February 2006
... 2005, took up the issue of poverty as the foremost item on its annual agenda. With unaccustomed perspicacity for which he must be commended, the New York Times editorial writer Nicholas Kristof looked past the immediate disaster to draw attention in a number of his editorials to the slow death...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
...). Wang Shaoguang / The Great Transformation  29 Minimum Income Security The Chinese government has recently been paying more atten- tion to economic security, which can be seen from its policy on minimum income security. The problem of urban poverty did not draw much attention...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 23–45.
Published: 01 August 2019
... . Marx Karl . 1900 . The Poverty of Philosophy: Being a Translation of the Misère de la Philosophie . London : Twentieth Century Press . Marx Karl . 1974 . Das Elend der Philosophie. Antwort auf Proudhons “Philosophie des Elends.” In Werke , Band 4 , by Marx Karl Engels...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 235–240.
Published: 01 August 2009
... (too little), 13, 14; (too much), New Yorker, The, 220 50 Nike, 15 Lucky (magazine), 78 Nolan, Tom, 70 Noodles Romanov, 59 M nostalgia, 41 Madison, WI, 11 novel, poverty...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 111–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of 1933, “Experience and Poverty,” a world “in which everything is solved in the simplest and most comfortable way, and in which a car is no heavier than a straw hat and the fruit on the tree becomes round as quickly as a hot-­air balloon” (1999b: 735). We might therefore rephrase our question...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2018
... figures indicated that the number of children in the Republic of Ire- Cleary / Foreword 3 land living in consistent poverty, meaning experiencing regular deprivation of basic necessities, had risen to 12 percent, up from the already high figure of 6...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 183–201.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . Pragmatism in the Americas . New York : Fordham University Press . Piketty Thomas . 2017 . Capital in the Twenty-First Century . Translated by Goldhammer Arthur . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Pogge Thomas . 2001 . “ Eradicating Systemic Poverty: Brief for a Global...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 26–28.
Published: 01 May 2014
... genocide in Rwanda, I gave in to the reeling riotousness of visual culture and abandoned the needed task of understanding the complexity of my neighboring continent. In those years, Africa was for me the prison house of internal conflicts, poverty, and dangerous politics. The second reason has...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 135–148.
Published: 01 May 2007
... statement here, under the heading “Social Obligations of the Christian,” rings with topical rele- vance, and it is certainly out of tone with the fundamentalism of his youth. When one actually examines his teaching on poverty, labor relations, or racial segregation, however, he recommended...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 263–265.
Published: 01 February 2013
...: Bureaucracy, Structural Violence, and Poverty in India. Dur- ham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. Habermas, Jürgen. The Crisis of the European Union: A Response. Trans. Ciaran Cronin. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2012. Huet, Marie-­Hélène. The Culture of Disaster. Chicago: University of Chicago Press...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 219–248.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., The Poverty of Philosophy, wherein he accuses the French anarchist of misunderstanding the nature of surplus labor by reducing the working day to a purely formal concept. There, Marx invariably introduces his citations of Proudhon with the phrase “Let us see,” and what he sees is that Proudhon treats...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 61–94.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., housing, and poverty. Public goods are now dispar- aged in the name of privatization, and those public forums in which asso- ciation and debate thrive are being replaced by what Paul Gilroy calls an ‘‘info-tainment telesector’’ industry driven by dictates of the marketplace.4 Consumerism...