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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 3–13.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Carey D. Balaban; Kurt D. Yankaskas This essay explores the process of the acquisition and application of knowledge by the Department of Defense (DoD) of the United States of America, based upon policies and practices of the Office of Naval Research (ONR). The ONR's “Systems-of-Systems” approach...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... forceful or socially engaged sense in the twenty-first century. “Horseman, Pass By The Neoliberal World System and the Crisis in Irish Literature Joe Cleary 1. From Boom to Bust: The Capitalist Crisis in Irish Literature Can...
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boundary 2 (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 (2018) 45 (4): 41–63.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ryan Bishop Polyscaler autonomous remote sensing systems are presently constituting new regimes of teleactivity for real-time surveillance and data gathering. This essay continues several ongoing projects that examine the philosophical, technological, and political ramifications of these systems as...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... International Solidarity Movement. On January 14, 2011, in front of the forbidding Ministry of the Interior in Tunis, crowds shouted their version of the poem–“The people want to bring down the regime”–and fate responded. One key feature of the system during Ben Ali’s rule was a duality or parallel existence of...
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boundary 2 (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...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 213–237.
Published: 01 February 2017
... notion of human autonomy at the same time as it laments a certain automatism of the human in its captivation by the very systems that enable its ongoing life. Differing significantly from other forms of deconstruction that posit a possible future in a formal opening that is made possible by any...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
... while critically foregrounding the structural failure and mass loss perpetuated by systems of contemporary capitalism. In the conclusion, the essay explores play as a precarious, uncertain, but also transformative relation that might complicate the gamified elements (points, badges, and reputation...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 101–137.
Published: 01 August 2013
... species an encompassing system of apparatuses in which every cultural diversity, every individual desire, and every version and vision of life become essentially a realization of one of the possibilities contained within the imagineering of the system. The global spectacles celebrate the intersections of...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 February 2011
... establishment and mushrooming of Confucius Institutes throughout the world in the last few years. While the globalization of Chinese culture is inevitable, the attempts to name and institutionalize it as modernized Confucianism has the effect of injecting inconsistencies into a system that is already...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 111–141.
Published: 01 May 2012
... defense of Vedic monotheism, Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay’s efforts at using modern disciplinary knowledge (history, philosophy, science, aesthetics) to formulate a system of Hindu ethics and to establish Krishna as a singular messianic figure like Christ or Buddha, or a later moment in Savarkar’s time...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
...-party system. While misinformation is merely a mistake in reportage that is typically retracted in the next day’s news or a distortion of the truth, conscious (spin) or unconscious, for particular ends, such as the Bush administration’s fiction of “weapons of mass destruction,” Disinformation is a deep...
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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 and...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Murat Belge Turkey, like many Westernizing/modernizing societies, was for a long time ruled by an “enlightened” minority, composed of the urban intelligentsia and the bureaucracy. The military formed the backbone of this elite. From the end of the Second World War, a multiparty parliamentary system...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 63–77.
Published: 01 August 2015
... between ideology and the voice in a time when the capitalist system and national sovereignty were in shambles. I argue that the recording of the Emperor's voice represents a new expression of imperial power in Japan, one that inaugurates a postwar period of political cynicism and imperial piety. © 2015...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 73–97.
Published: 01 August 2017
... rooted in place can nonetheless begin to map much larger systems. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 georgic William Cowper epic poetry geocriticism References Barlow Joel . 1970 . The Works of Joel Barlow in Two Volumes . Gainesville, FL : Scholars' Facsimiles and Reprints...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
... interweave of anti-imperialist nationalism and republicanism which constitutes the essence of political dissent until and through the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland. Legal, civic, and physical nakedness and the prison systems of the British Empire are shocking features of Irish political experience and...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
... phenomenon necessarily repeated within the life-history of not only every economic system but also every subject. Moreover, the article suggests that the concept needs to be understood in terms of both what is surpassed and what is foreclosed. Personal indebting in the era of global finance is a mode of...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
... materialist philosophy in transforming systems of knowledge to create new forms of collective Soviet identity. By examining political speeches and propaganda on the Soviet periphery, this essay argues that the translation of communism across the Muslim national platform exposes the power of this Marxist...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 February 2017
... resemblance to the structure of consciousness itself, and in terms of its location at the intersection of the technical and the oneiric. Jean-Luc Godard's Contempt is a film through which it is possible to understand not just that cinema functions as an element in an ideological and consumerist system, as...