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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 51–74.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Benedetto Fontana Duke University Press 2006 To Doris—amicae carissimae et fortissimae Liberty and Domination: Civil Society in Gramsci Benedetto Fontana To Doris—amicae carissimae et fortissimae...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 137–147.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Fernando Martínez Heredia Duke University Press 2002 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 141 of 265 In the Furnace of the Nineties: Identity and Society in Cuba Today Fernando Martínez Heredia...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Wang Hui This essay proposes to establish a connection between the concept of “trans-systemic society” and the concept of “region” mainly for two reasons. On the one hand, the idea of region, which is distinct both from nation-state and from ethnicity, and which is based on a special human...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... security society in general. In recent years, Spanos has emphasized the importance of Giorgio Agamben’s meditations on the “state of exception,” particularly in relation to the suspension of the political (in Jacques Rancière’s sense of the term) after 9/11. Emphasizing Agamben’s Heideggerian lineage has...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 125–134.
Published: 01 August 2006
... The Impoverishment of Civil Society Francis Fukuyama prefaces his most recent book, America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006), with a brief account of why and how he broke away from the neoconservatives with whom...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 153–176.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Q. S. Tong; Xiaoyi Zhou Duke University Press 2002 Criticism and Society: The Birth of the Modern Critical Subject in China Q. S. Tong and Xiaoyi Zhou Over the past ten years or so, there have been repeated calls in China...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Joseph A. Buttigieg Duke University Press 2005 The Contemporary Discourse on Civil Society: A Gramscian Critique Joseph A. Buttigieg In an incisive and memorable article excoriating George Bush and Tony Blair for the carnage and...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Manuel DeLanda Duke University Press 2005 Beyond the Problematic of Legitimacy: Military Influences on Civilian Society Manuel DeLanda In the early twentieth century, Max Weber laid down what would even- tually become the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 February 2011
... the reforms would inevitably lead to incorporation in a global capitalist economy. Especially important in the discussion was the appearance of new class divisions in Chinese society. The second part of this article reflects on this prognostication from a contemporary perspective. While Chinese...
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boundary 2 (1 February 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 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Joe Cleary This article offers a sketch of contemporary Irish society as it prepares to mark the hundredth anniversary of the War of Independence, which opened in 1918. As Irish society negotiates the “decade of centenaries” and recalls a tumultuous period of social struggles and state formations...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
... conventional political explanations of revolution have become obsolete in the face of the Tunisian Revolution, this essay is an attempt at comprehending its grammars of revolution, beginning with the fact that it has not affected Tunisia’s mode of production, or the overall structure of its society, or even...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Tunisia’s political and civil society to a series of seminars to explore their views, analyses, and insights about the revolution. As a historian, I was very much aware of the tremendous responsibility entrusted to the Temimi Foundation in deciding to document the revolution in this way. The twenty-two...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
... reconcile the universalist goals that are the legacies of Euromodernity to radical thinking with the demands of cultural voices emanating from newly empowered societies that make their own claims on modernity, especially when contradictions between the two seem irreconcilable. Some claims to “alternative...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... earthquake and its aftermath have thrown into relief the state's efforts to broadly regulate social practices. The reforms that took place after the earthquake are a direct reflection of the struggle that the Japanese state has waged since the early years of the postwar era to transform society. The Japanese...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 185–199.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., erupting amid an ongoing erosion of existing sexual contract in the society. The essay examines this construction of “Tōden OL” with and against Kirino Natsuo's fiction best seller, Grotesque , loosely inspired by the case. While Grotesque draws on and contributes to debates over the case, it also avoids...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Tani Barlow This article argues that the polymath Marxist philosopher and Communist Party apparatchik Qu Qiubai, who established sociology in the Chinese Marxist tradition by organizing the Sociology Department at Shanghai University in 1930, proposed that “society” was the sine qua non of human...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 129–157.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Stathis Gourgouris “Cavafy's Debt” is an examination of poetic indebtedness in a context that defies calculation. What do societies owe to their poets? What does it mean for societies to lay claim to poets? What do poets owe to their language? What does it mean for poetry to exist beyond its...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 33–55.
Published: 01 November 2017
... societies in question. In liberal-democratic societies, violence is often present in sublimated forms, not involving direct physical damage. That such situations of invisible violence often become the source of further violence requires an analysis of the militaristic manipulation of feelings of anxiety...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
... 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—of...