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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Mary McGlynn TransAtlantic and On Canaan’s Side revisit the American Dream that people like their characters helped to create. Colum McCann and Sebastian Barry advance sophisticated reassessments of economic agency and the potential for social mobility in the wake of the Irish economic crash and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2019) 46 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Christopher Connery As a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Wang Hui’s proposals give indications of the practical, policy-oriented side of this important contemporary intellectual. One proposal addresses deficiencies in rural education, a major obstacle to social...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 157–170.
Published: 01 August 2015
... social media, between the small screen and a smaller mobile phone screen, which is increasingly pitched as a second screen, or a companion screen, to the television screen. The blogger Mizuiro Ahiru describes the connection between the two screens in this way: “Rapyuta is a wonderful film...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 159–178.
Published: 01 August 2014
... The rock concerts of “Bob Dylan in China” have begun to resonate, in any set-­by-­set reading, with ironies of world complexity and ominous, wary, and multisited social relevancy and all-along-­ ­the-­line connectedness, his geo-­ spiritual mobility connected to modes of irony and his core...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Martin Ryle In making aesthetic performance and aesthetic education central to his dialectical evaluation of social democracy, Kazuo Ishiguro especially addresses teachers of culture. The Unconsoled and Never Let Me Go explore the position of art in European social-democratic society since 1945. To...
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boundary 2 (1 February 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 a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 187–203.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Desiderio Navarro the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development 2002 Translated by Alessandro Fornazzari and Desiderio Navarro Bourdieu, Pierre. 1984 [1979]. Distinction:A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste . Translated by Richard Nice. Cambridge: Harvard University...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Toshio Ochi In order to make sense of the organization of postwar Japanese politics, it is crucial to engage the social movements that were mobilized after the Tōhoku earthquake in 2011. Following the catastrophe, many problems within Japanese social structure became apparent. At the same time, the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 203–229.
Published: 01 February 2011
... legitimi- zation of desires, the increased opportunities for social mobility, the aware- ness of self-­identity and individual rights, and the politics of lifestyle appear to be the most important changes in the individual experiences of family life. The changing intrafamily relations are...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 37–54.
Published: 01 August 2015
... capitalism exodus Constellations of the Fukushima Problematic: Socialization, Capitalism, and Struggle Sabu Kohso Two Questions about Fukushima In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, my foreign friends ask two specific...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... unemployable to the bottom of the social and economic pyramid, and perpetual warfare on national and global fronts. Antonio Gramsci's analysis of “passive revolution” seems cogent for this moment, particularly for the ways media and other cultural forms play a significant role in mobilizing or disorganizing...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Ivaylo Ditchev This essay explores the relation between space—real and imaginary— and consumerist desire. Any process of modernization implies, on the one hand, social and geographical mobility that makes it possible for the individual to opt to change his or her condition and, on the other hand, a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 61–78.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Ya-Chung Chuang This essay examines the recent crisis of democracy in Taiwan. The Sunflower Movement and its enduring dynamism have successfully mobilized Taiwanese voters to rethink an urgent situation with regard to the “PRC effect,” which, related to an economic and political assertion of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Christopher Connery The 2010 Shanghai World Expo lasted from May 1 through October 31, 2010, and represented a tremendous mobilization of capital, human resources, and urban restructuring. It was in every respect a massive spectacle, giving its 70-plus million attendees (overwhelmingly from the PRC...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 5–41.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Amy Cimini; Jairo Moreno Music, sound, and aurality appear to be valuable for their inexhaustibility. With the notion of fiduciary aurality, we assess how this inexhaustibility is both mobilized and attenuated when music and sound are presumed to work on behalf of politics. In the early 1990s...
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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...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 February 2009
... 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 August 2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
... thinking outlines a practice of criticism that responds to our moment not by rejecting or reducing the presence of the theological but rather by thinking through the very heart of it in order to expose the totalizing logics within the theologico-political, all the while locating and mobilizing those...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 33–55.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Samuel Weber Militarization is effective generally through its ability to mobilize not just thinking but also feelings. But any investigation of militarization, whether focused on thinking or feeling, will remain abstract if it does not also consider the forms in which violence occurs in the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., Eliot, and Melville. This, in turn, is related to the narrative mobility that makes so striking a feature of both works. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 In Global American Studies Imperial Eclecticism in Moby-Dick and Invisible Man: Literature in a...