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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 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 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 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): 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 May 2018) 45 (2): 15–21.
Published: 01 May 2018
... cultural values. Out of this encounter was to issue the learning community, an individuated collectivity of study emancipated from the hierarchies and power relations characteristic of traditional academic institutions. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Walter Benjamin Gustav Wyneken pedagogy...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2018
... generation’s intellectual upbringing that shapes Japan as the most advanced modern power in Asia rather than an archenemy to be defeated. “End of the Day” is examined as a tale that reveals the second postwar generation’s ambivalence toward corrupted politicians that emerged after the collapse of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2018
... copulation; and, more recently, as rich and powerful big brothers from China who are both seductive and fatal. This essay proposes to examine several narrative accounts and discuss their psychosocial implications. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Taiwan China reunification Chen Yingzhen Li...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ruth Y. Y. Hung The production, consumption, and state control of Chinese TV serial drama can be seen as an instrument of power and profit maximization as well as a medium for mass education and homogenization in the form of popular culture. The serial drama Woju 蜗居 (Dwelling narrowness) (2009...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
... been in disavowing its long-standing identification with the power of the state (rather than of nonstate agents), its identity and nonidentity with terrorism, and its supple relation to other terms (most critically, horror) that were very deliberately not deployed by the media and political...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Sergio Villalobos-Ruminott From the beginning, the work of William V. Spanos has been characterized by a secular vocation, the confrontation with historical relations of power and subordination. His writings on American literature, contemporary humanities, and the Harvard Red Book, along with his...