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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and technics that lent self-assurance to literary education in the 1970s and 1980s. In the memos, letters, seminar notes, and texts written in this period, what emerges is a “right to translate” as the covenant of a deconstructive comparative literature. Drawing on the transcript of Derrida's 1979 seminar...
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Published: 01 February 2022
Figure 3 President Kwame Nkrumah giving his inaugural address. Seated to his right is his wife, Fatimah Nkrumah. Seated behind Fatimah Nkrumah, in Kente cloth, is director of television, Shirley Graham Du Bois. Courtesy of Information Services Department, Photo Library, Accra, Ghana. More
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of the group, Waters sees the individual as a countervailing force. Duke University Press 2009 Confucianism, Humanism, and Human Rights I went to China for the first time in 1996 at the invitation of the French Department at Nanjing University, which was working with the Fondation pour le...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Wang Ban In understanding rights across cultures, critics tend to view individual or human rights as unique to the West and alien to community-based or authoritarian Eastern cultures. This essay challenges this fetishism of individual rights by tracing social and intellectual movements in the West...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 131–189.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 2005 Addressing Human Rights Use and Abuse of Human Rights Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Argument: Responsibility-based cultures are long stagnating and un- prepared for the public sphere...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 191–208.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Bruce Robbins Duke University Press 2005 Temporizing: Time and Politics in the Humanities and Human Rights Bruce Robbins In her recent book Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emo- tions, Martha Nussbaum offers...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 69–104.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Leah Feldman Abstract This essay addresses how the collapse of the Soviet Union and the conditions of social, political, and economic precarity that followed gave rise to intertwining strands of global New Right thought. Taking up the Russian Right's revanchist-revolutionary vision of neo...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Leah Feldman; Aamir R. Mufti Abstract “The Returns of Fascism” addresses the emergence of New Right political culture on a global scale, attending to the intersections in US, European, Russian, and Indian New Right movements and their relation to the history of fascisms and late capitalist thought...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 207–229.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Etienne Balibar Modern universalism, arising from the generalization of the “right to have rights” (or the access to citizenship for all), produces a paradoxical effect on the recognition and definition of anthropological differences, such as gender and sexuality, race and culture, normality...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
... modernity” renounce the most fundamental assumptions of modernity as we have known it—from universalism, democracy, human rights, secularism, equal rights for all regardless of race, class, gender, religious affinity, and so on, all the way to its temporalities and spatialities—as Eurocentric impositions...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2018
... life. At the same time, feminists and sexual rights activists continue to campaign to secure reproductive rights for Irish women, while also contending with the paradoxes and contradictions of a late capitalist “liberated” and “postfeminist” sexual culture. This survey of scholarship on Irish sexual...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Gloria Davies In engaging with Chinese perceptions of human rights, we must first consider how the human is understood in Chinese. The Confucian idea of the human as synonymous with benevolence is a morally exacting one. Across the centuries, it has found articulation in the enduring demand...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 239–250.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Anustup Basu This essay is a critical evaluation of contemporary urban Hindutva in the light of Carl Schmitt's famous assertion that all liberal political concepts are transposed theological ones. Without agreeing with Schmitt's hard-right nationalism, one can see that from the discursive...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
....” This was in elaboration of Pamuk's assessment of the art of the novel to be about “drawing a picture [of the world of others],” of “getting the world right through words as painters use colors.” Clearly, Pamuk's assessment belongs, albeit in a peculiar way, to the history of mimeticism that Stephen Halliwell traces from...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 159–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of the '90s has to say about globalization and indigenous and immigrant rights through its insistent turn against standard English. And it concludes by looking briefly beyond the '90s at the rise of lyric and plain speech poetries after the U.S. 9/11, which in turn are contested by the turn to appropriation...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 183–202.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Al Filreis What reputation and influence has Wallace Stevens had in the years since 1975? The infamous Stevensean disaffection has tended to prohibit definitive legacy, and yet this, in the end, has been productive, forestalling closed arguments among poetics Lefts and Rights, keeping Stevens's...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Right in the United Kingdom, the United States, the Middle East, and India, it argues that the postsecular posture of anticapitalist critique testifies at best to a misunderstanding of the constitutive relationship between the neoliberal and the neopaternal. Returning to Marx, the essay posits (contra...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... gone into the construction of liberal democracies. My chief exhibit will be the work of Paul W. Kahn (professor of law and the humanities at Yale Law School and director of its Center for International Human Rights) and the marriage of his thought to Carl Schmitt’s. Schmitt is not a late encounter...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... with full goodwill and generosity of mind. They spoke to one another a little about the past, but much more about the present, pondering the necessary factors for securing and protecting the agenda of the revolution, and of a new Tunisia, predicated on defending the rights of all its citizens...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... This essay then proposes that In Search of Lost Time contains important clues to the working of contemporary American politics, specifically the mind-set of the Republican Far Right. In both, fears of otherness and helplessness lead to conservative myths of redemption that privilege adherence to ideology...