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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 177–195.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Donald E. Pease © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Immigrant Nation/Nativist State: Remembering Against an Archive of Forgetfulness Donald E. Pease A Forgetful Nation: On Immigration and Cultural Identity in the United...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ruth Y. Y. Hung The production, consumption, and state control of Chinese TV serial drama can be seen as an instrument of power and profit maximization as well as a medium for mass education and homogenization in the form of popular culture. The serial drama Woju 蜗居 (Dwelling narrowness) (2009...
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boundary 2 (1 February 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 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 57–75.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Gil Anidjar When he refers to civil war as “self-laceration,” Carl Schmitt evokes a strange figure, whereby the state could be bound for self-destruction. In this essay, I am less interested in civil war than in the conception of a state as suicidal. What could that even mean? What could be gained...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Stuart Elden Duke University Press 2002 The War of Races and the Constitution of the State: Foucault’s «Il faut défendre la société» and the Politics of Calculation Stuart Elden What is meant by the word constitution? If we...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 199–212.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Lindsay Waters Lindsay Waters 2003 y 2 / 30:1 / sheet 203 of 224 6808 boundar Come Softly, Darling, Hear What I Say: Listening in a State of Distraction—A Tribute to the Work of Walter Benjamin, Elvis Presley...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Donald E. Pease Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:3 / sheet 5 of 252 6943 boundar The Global Homeland State: Bush’s Biopolitical Settlement Donald E. Pease...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 19–27.
Published: 01 August 2003
...James Der Derian Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:3 / sheet 23 of 252 6943 boundar Decoding The National Security Strategy of the United States of America...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 89–105.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Donald E. Pease The essay “States of Fantasy: Barack Obama versus the Tea Party Movement” analyzes the recent populist conservatism in terms of the disparate fantasies convoking its disparate constituencies. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 States of Fantasy: Barack Obama versus the Tea...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
... mechanisms of the nation-state. Surprisingly, postcolonial scholarship has not paid enough attention to Spanos. This article hopes to address this resounding silence by arguing that Spanos’s historical approach to the genealogy of Western imperialism proves useful in retrieving fragmentary temporalities that...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Robert P. Marzec This essay situates the critical work of William V. Spanos in relation to the liminal event of anthropocentric planetary climate change—specifically the manner in which this event is being subordinated to military ends by the US national security state in particular and the global...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2017
... absolute and as the only available alternative to absolute sovereignty being a state of nature (or more accurately what Pettit 2008 calls a “second state of nature,” one in which language plays a key role). In that state of nature, the only possible political relation is what Hobbes calls a war of “all...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 27–62.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Leland de la Durantaye Giorgio Agamben's work first achieved international recognition—and notoriety—through his study of the sacred in Homo Sacer . This recognition and notoriety grew with the subsequent installments in this still ongoing series, Remnants of Auschwitz ( Homo Sacer III ), State of...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 161–181.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Arne De Boever This essay reviews Santiago Zabala’s book Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency (2017). The review considers Zabala’s Heideggerian approach to art and contemporary debates about the state of exception and asks, from a political point of view, whether...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2019) 46 (1): 157–177.
Published: 01 February 2019
... relations between Nordic noir and the welfare state as well as the less-noted role of neoliberal ideology in sponsoring critiques of the welfare state. It proposes that the genre acts out a rich and troubled dialogue between the welfare state, which is based on a rejection of the individual’s moral...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 101–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
... monolithic official discourse. While the party-state continues to closely supervise the public sphere, the introduction of markets, the relative diversification of media producers, and the increasing volume of media introduce a degree of dynamism and unpredictability. Seeing important change but recognizing...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 1–38.
Published: 01 May 2011
... world ecological and social politics, to, in short, an “empire” of transnational capitalism. The big question underlying Haug's project is this: Will the United States succeed, after the political, military, and economic debacle of the phase of the unilateral “imperialist” politics of George W. Bush, in...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Eric Cheyfitz This essay analyzes the current historical moment in the United States, where, it argues, ideology has been displaced in the public sphere by what the essay defines as Disinformation . The term itself is Russian in origin, coined in 1949. While the essay retains disinformation ’s...
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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 May 2016) 43 (2): 179–204.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Lawrence Venuti Despite the increased attention that translation has received in conjunction with the newly revived topic of “world literature,” translation research and practice continue to be marginal in comparative literature as the field has developed in the United States. The evidence for this...