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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 125–147.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Nikky Lin; Shu-jung Chen Taiwanese literature has long been closely related to social movements. In fact, Taiwan New Literature (modern Taiwanese literature) itself was born out of social protest. Taiwan’s longstanding political situation of authoritarian rule has prompted the island’s writers...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 61–78.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of sovereignty and hegemony, has recently extended to efforts to dismantle democracy and to undermine shared consciousness, local wisdom, and political life. This nationwide project for a democratic reevaluation is therefore about a new mode of social protest. The Sunflower Movement has revealed...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 159–178.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Rob Wilson This essay focuses on US/China interactions, uncanny temporalities, and Pacific Rim discrepancies resonating through popular culture and belief systems as embodied in Bob Dylan’s conversion-drenched poetics (aligned to social beatitude) and protest politics (aligned to critique...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 115–144.
Published: 01 August 2021
...L. Elena Delgado In the face of the public debates and protests fueled by Spain's persistent economic, social, and institutional crisis (2008–present), the country's politicians and media have consistently identified these debates and protests—in a word, social unrest—with three phenomena...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 1–6.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Bécquer Seguín This introduction briefly provides the context of the Great Recession in Spain, which spurred one of the largest protests movements in the country's history. Known locally as the 15M and internationally as the indignados movement, the occupation of plazas in the spring and summer...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... context, Wang begins by addressing the convoluted archaic language that Lu Xun chose for his writing, demonstrating that this choice represented the writer's protest against the calcification that he saw as having come to characterize all registers of Chinese written expression—the ordinary classical used...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 13–67.
Published: 01 February 2023
... political control of legislatures in states across the country. They also used social media to organize street protests, to circulate threats to “primary” elected Republican officials in Washington, DC, and to perpetrate related forms of symbolic and actual aggression on anyone who failed to recognize...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2019
... . 2013 . The Lost Generation: The Rustification of China’s Educated Youth . Translated by Horko Krystyna . Hong Kong : Chinese University Press . Chen Xi . 2012 . Social Protest and Contentious Authoritarianism in China . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Davies Gloria...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 43–54.
Published: 01 February 2012
...” of the forces of radical social change through any means we call counterrevolutionary. The Eruption of the Social Protest Bouazizi’s act of self- immolation was by no means the first such act engendered by the logic of hopeless protest. Incidents of self- immolation by fire had been...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Bouzid, Mek- nassy, Regueb Menzel Bouzaiane, Mazzouna, and other areas, were the privileged spaces of social protest; although legendarily peaceful, they quickly became the focal point of resistance to absolute power. Already, on December 17, 2010, in Sidi Bouzid, outside the headquarters...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 91–113.
Published: 01 May 2006
... only in this way secured an exemption from social protest against it. In addition, these very specters of the past era are today’s stage properties. The old 11. Chaohua Wang, ‘‘Minds of the Nineties intro. to One China, Many Paths, ed. Chaohua Wang (New York: Verso, 2003), 12. 12...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 115.
Published: 01 May 2006
... only in this way secured an exemption from social protest against it. In addition, these very specters of the past era are today’s stage properties. The old 11. Chaohua Wang, ‘‘Minds of the Nineties intro. to One China, Many Paths, ed. Chaohua Wang (New York: Verso, 2003), 12. 12...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 157–184.
Published: 01 August 2003
... for the safety of aesthetic formalism where regularity reels in a type of affect too close to the red end of the spec- trum. The triumph of aesthetics is hardly unexpected given the scene where Presley first weds social protest...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
...: Nirgun ke Gun, RPG, 1998). These poems are available in printed form in Kabir-Bijak, ed. Sukdev Singh (n.p., 1972); see also David N. Lorenzen, ‘‘The Kabir Panth and Social Protest in The Sants: Studies in a Devotional Tradition in India, ed. Karine Schomer, W. D. McLeod, and W. H. McLeod (Berkeley...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 165–205.
Published: 01 February 2023
... in Delhi, widely shared live on social media—spilled out into the streets in numerous cities throughout the country. At some institutions, like Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), these new protests simply fed into the protest movement that had been launched against the BJP's multipronged attack...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 31–57.
Published: 01 February 2018
... protesting (Hearne 2015). Irish media commentators predictably started proclaiming the death of the water charges movement as soon as it had begun, and they set about vilifying the protesters with a degree of mendacity that exceeded the usual standard. A campaign built through social-media­...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Freire’s manifesto of and for social change that so shaped sixties pedagogy and the protest 10. MoveOn and the Obama campaign, understanding the need to break down people’s sense of isolation and the power that lies in coming together, are calling for people to get together in each others’ homes...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 149–175.
Published: 01 May 2000
... shape divergent theories of the re- lationships sexual subjects—and here I am talking specifically about urban gay men—have to social protest and organization. To demonstrate the connection between memory, sexual...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2014
... of creativity, not just in literature and the arts but in the social and politi- cal imagination. The famous drawers that were supposed to hold sup- pressed masterpieces proved to be empty, just as empty as the idea vaults in the Western think tanks. To be sure, ideologues and charlatans saw...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 77–80.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Vassilis Lambropoulos Postsecularism may be seen as an ongoing response of the Counter-Reformation to Protestant secularism. It represents a spiritualist critique of modernity that advocates civic harmony and a nonpolitics of belonging. Yet the ethico-political dilemmas that the baroque church...