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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 189–205.
Published: 01 August 2007
...John Beverley Duke University Press 2007 The Question of Torture, the Spanish Decadence, and Our Own John Beverley How to name the somewhat uncertain and unhappy historical period we inhabit? I would like to suggest...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Arif Dirlik © 2006 Reprinted by permission of Monumenta Serica Institute. 2006 Timespace, Social Space, and the Question of Chinese Culture Arif Dirlik I take up in what follows the general theme of the dimensions...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Jiwei Ci In three decades of reform China has become a society that is radically different both from what it used to be in Mao's time and from a liberal society. This new China poses especially interesting questions about freedom—interesting not only in the Chinese context but also more generally...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of “liberating” Tibet. Wang Hui’s article “The ‘Tibetan Question’ East and West: Orientalism, Regional Ethnic Autonomy, and the Politics of Dignity” analyzes the March 2008 “riots” in and around Lhasa in order to understand the impediments to a real solution to the crisis in Tibet. This piece suggests...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 151–174.
Published: 01 February 2000
...William V. Spanos Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 157 of 237 The Question of Philosophy and Poiesis in the Posthistorical Age: Thinking/Imagining the Shadow of Metaphysics...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 57–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Jim Merod Duke University Press 2001 Miles Davis. © Michael Oletta The Question of Miles Davis Jim Merod 1 ‘‘It’s hard to get musicians to realize they don’t have to play perfect. It’s the feeling...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 147–178.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Bruce Nelson Duke University Press 2004 Irish Americans, Irish Nationalism, and the ‘‘Social’’ Question, 1916–1923 Bruce Nelson By the end of the nineteenth century, Irish America had come a long way since the days when...
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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 (2023) 50 (3): 189–209.
Published: 01 August 2023
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 1–38.
Published: 01 May 2011
... politics. Haug takes as his starting point the guiding question of a 2006 conference in Athens, namely whether the current political conjuncture should be interpreted as one of imperialism or, in Hardt and Negri's sense, as empire. He recasts this question from one of interpretation to one of history...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that in approaching the relation between society and the technical system as the very question of the pharmakon (that which is both poisonous and curative), Stiegler’s work allows ethical questions to eschew sites of transcendental judgment as well as ethical absolutes in order to instead become questions of art...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the 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...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 29–46.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Anthony Bogues Arguing that the processes of racial slavery and colonialism were “historically catastrophic,” thereby creating the grounds for different sets of questions about the human and the meanings of freedom, this essay maps some of the ways in which these questions have been posed from...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Gavin Steingo; Jairo Moreno Questions of value might seem beyond the pale in cases of sound and music. Both are objects of immense accumulation, appreciation, exploration, and investment—not just for the human species but also among other species, and indeed the world. Sound simply is, its...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 85–101.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the bookstores, museums, and libraries play? Finally, what is the question that Sebald’s Austerlitz is supposed to answer? To answer these questions, a historically problematized rereading of the text is necessary. In terms of the History of Ideas, these questions recall Walter Benjamin’s interpretation...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Benjamin Lozano What is the nature of republican power in a state of emergency? This question has shadowed much of the legal and political discourse in the United States in the aftermath of the traumatic event of 9/11 and subsequent prosecution of the war on terror. Eric Posner and Adrian...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 133–187.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and Translation Bureau of the Communist Party of China, who has written extensively on questions of economics and philosophy. The dialogue was initiated at the invitation of Professor Li when Professor Arif Dirlik of the Chinese University of Hong Kong was a visiting scholar with the Contemporary Marxism...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 47–59.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of the revolutionary movements, particularly around questions of race, gender, and ethnicity, and sexual preference. But the very fact that these questions can be raised is due in part to the fact that the revolutionary movements put them centrally on the agenda of modern Latin American life. Rather than seeing...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2017
...David Golumbia The question of the militarization of language emerges from the politics surrounding cryptography, or the use of encryption in contemporary networked digital technology, and the intersection of encryption with the politics of language. Ultimately, cryptographic politics aims...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 23–34.
Published: 01 May 2018
... become the core of pedagogy, which tends increasingly to become a theory of self-education. However, pedagogues rarely question the notion of experience itself. Walter Benjamin has engaged with this question in various ways throughout his career. In his view, it is precisely the inadequacy of traditional...