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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 February 2009
... practice and thought of Walter Rodney as one moment in the historic moment of Black Power as an international political banner under which significant sections of the Black World were mobilized. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Black Power, Decolonization, and Caribbean Politics: Walter Rodney and...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jason W. Stevens While in many respects valuable, postsecularism also encompasses unhelpful views that wish to liberate us from the legacy of the Enlightenment, which is made the whipping boy for all manner of ruses and self-deceptions of power. Religion, in contrast, is revalued because it is a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... organized labor movement and a lack of confidence in representative democracy, the burden to address citizens' concerns has shifted to social movements. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 postwar Japanese politics politics of memories civil movements Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Tōhoku...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
...James Martel In “Critique of Violence,” Benjamin writes that the “educative power, which in its perfected form stands outside the law, is one of [divine violence’s] manifestations.” To recognize the connection Benjamin makes between a messianic power and acts of pedagogy allows us to revisit...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 135–172.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Dimitris Papadopoulos; Vassilis Tsianos Duke University Press 2007 How to Do Sovereignty without People? The Subjectless Condition of Postliberal Power Dimitris Papadopoulos and Vassilis Tsianos 1. Constitution The emergence of modern...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 27–46.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Nina Power; Alberto Toscano Alain Badiou has defined his philosophical project in terms of the attempt to account for the abandonment and betrayal of the revolutionary impetus in the 1970s. This article examines this contention by tracking the way in which the definition of different antipolitical...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Ubaraj Katawal This article examines William V. Spanos’s works in relation to those of other postcolonial thinkers such as Partha Chatterjee, Dipesh Chakrabarty, and Edward Said. Like many of these writers, Spanos draws from Michel Foucault’s critique of the power-knowledge relation. However...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
... imbrications of religion, power, and authority are such that religion is always already reduced to a function of either power or authority? How are we to formulate the question of a critique of religion when the very languages, concepts, and theories of critique are in question? In wrestling with these...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 95–104.
Published: 01 February 2009
... government in the 1950s. Where the former aspired to subvert established power, the latter still believed that the system might continue to be changed from within. Thus the two movements looked quite different, even as they espoused similar ideas and shared many common experiences. Both groups took the “long...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 81–112.
Published: 01 May 2013
... consolidate and reinforce the oppressive dynamic of power in contemporary globalization? How are progressive policies for global human development focusing on women and their supporting human rights instruments necessarily woven into the processes and technologies of power that capitalize humanity? © 2013 by...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
... guarantee of individuals' freedom and welfare underlay struggles for political power as well as for socioeconomic rights in the Chinese Revolution. The Chinese Revolution is fundamentally a rights struggle against the infringement of rights—traditional, territorial, property, and socioeconomic rights—by...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 167–178.
Published: 01 February 2010
... thought derives not from “the political” itself (as it is explicitly stated) but from the aesthetic as itself political. The interview considers the extent to which Virilio in Deleuze's terms, “has placed the negative at the service of the power of affirming,” even though he has done so in a subterranean...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 95–125.
Published: 01 May 2017
...S. D. Chrostowska This essay deals with the problem of filmically representing political revolutions. In working out what film can do with and for revolution, it argues that the representation of revolution is not as powerful or mobilizing as the reflection of revolutionary practices and ideas...
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boundary 2 (1 November 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 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 141–154.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
... counterparts by challenging the regime in power. This essay traces the intellectual genealogy of the March 1968 movement, focusing on the importance of nihilism and on the coming to grips with evil in human history. A summary account of the events of 1968 in Poland is provided. © 2009 by Duke University Press...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 47–59.
Published: 01 February 2009
... seeing, as is fashionable, the new social movements as clearly separate from the armed struggle's goal of capturing state power in the name of the people, it would be more appropriate to see them as outgrowths of the same force that fed the armed struggle. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Unless...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 February 2009
... only be achieved through the liberation of the body from revisionist histories that downplay the era's stunning political achievements. The enormous success sixties' activists had in mobilizing millions (“people power”) resulted from the coupling of theory and action through music, art, ritual, and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the United States and China, is that the bureaucrat and the authoritarian have a tendency to dominate their societies, and the system thus squashes the individual. Waters suggests we need a new theory of fascism to analyze how insidiously authoritarianism is creeping into power worldwide. Against the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 91–99.
Published: 01 August 2010
... is illustrated by their respective aesthetic theories, however, they pursue this goal in dramatically different ways. Heidegger claims that art can offer a glimpse of a world that is undistorted by the objectifying power of instrumental reason, while Adorno claims that art is itself a form of reason...