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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
... posit” associated with late twentieth-century musicology and sociology that valorizes music's social utility. Recognizing serious limitations in both, we turn to Étienne Balibar's notion of “civility” as an experimental practice that regulates extremes in order to reduce violence. Drawing...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 25–33.
Published: 01 February 2007
... that are categorized as “public . Jonathan Franzen, Strong Motion (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1992), 191. boundary 2 34:1 (2007)  DOI 10.1215/01903659-2006-025  © 2007 by Duke University Press 26  boundary 2  /  Spring 2007 utilities” and are as yet incompletely commodified. Yet unlike...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 33–55.
Published: 01 August 2023
... or backwardness. More subtly, the creation of an authoritative “expertise” on Islam and Muslims through Orientalist scholarship has resulted in the utilization of the academic history of Islam as a mode of violence, both epistemological and physical. Through this institutional system, Orientalists 3...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 47–51.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in the name of beauty in order to strangle its agency. In Moriarty’s inverted scenario, the male bride has died, the woman lives on, looks back, assesses the damage done by an art that utilizes the female nude as its highest principle of beauty. As Gail Scott, in her cover blurb, says, Moriarty strips...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., was a ‘‘philosophic radi- cal a disciple of Jeremy Bentham, whose principle of utility, or the ‘‘greatest happiness principle John Stuart Mill considered to be the ‘‘foundation of morals’’ and ‘‘the golden rule of Jesus of Nazareth ‘‘To do as you would be done by, and to love your neighbor as yourself, constitute...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... economic inequality and fails to address problems that would otherwise be within their responsibility. The body itself is subject to intervention. As Michel Foucault argued, political power utilizes the concept of health to create desirable subjects for the state. At the same time, the state...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 51–74.
Published: 01 May 2006
... with the liberty generated by the rational and general will. It is only the general will that looks toward the common good of society. And it is only the general will that issues from reason and is thus able to subordi- nate appetite and utility to the common good.45 All other wills are particu- lar...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 February 2019
..., Facebook as Neo-liberal State .” Marginal Utility Annex (blog) . March 1 , 2011 . http://marginal-utility.blogspot.com/2011/03/structuring-self-as-inherently.html . Kimmel Michael . 2013 . Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era . New York : Nation Books...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2007
... neoliberalism seeks to improve on the liberal past is in its utilization of a strong state, even at the risk of contradiction and recuperating the fascist solution. It should be pointed out that Polanyi, among others, had already seen in 1941, in the baneful excesses of marketization, the necessity...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 213–239.
Published: 01 August 2003
... on ‘‘dominant relative frequency’’ (752, 854), while other times they depended on ‘‘inherent logic’’ (789) or ‘‘most important of all scientific criteria—operational utility’’ (822). Oper- ationally, Gould redefined punctuations in two...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... During the early industrialization process, partly as a consequence of its social democratic ideology, the PAP government took over all natu- ral monopolies—seaport and airport, utilities and telecommunications—as nationservice enterprises, for example, the Port Authority, the Civil Avia- tion...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 203–219.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of oblivion and provisional coming to ourselves in the matrix of language. In “Metaphysics of Youth,” the awakening and utilization of ancestral energies is a struggle in which not just the conscience but the “immortality” of youth is at stake.15 It is a wager played without foundation...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 35–52.
Published: 01 February 2017
... . Hennion Antoine Maisonneuve Sophie Gomart Émilie . 2000 . Figures de l'amateur: Formes objets et pratiques de l'amour de la musique aujourd'hui . Paris : Documentation Française . Jam Jean-Louis . 2000 . “Caylus, l'amateur crépusculaire.” In Les divertissements utiles: Des...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 17–57.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in my unconscious—maybe it was you?) about Plato’s banishment of the poets from his ideal city: that any rejection of poetry on the grounds of its sup- posed lack of utility and even danger can’t help but, by this very refusal, designate poetry as a discourse in possession of some sort...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 February 2008
... and extermination” but also “and above all, the site of the production of the Muselmann”—the incarnation of “absolute biopolitical substance”—as close as we get to bare life in this age (85). What happens when critical theory utilizes history, tracking and iden- tifying “paradigms of modernity...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., the utility of digital encryption technologies is obvious, and they are used and should be used widely across the digital infrastructure. Because of that utility, the military has always used encryp- tion, and with widespread computerization that use has increased exponen- tially. But all encryption...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 129–156.
Published: 01 May 2002
... appears repeatedly in the form of an anxiety that over- whelms the (pre)imperial subject, an impatience marked by a certain non- foundational nomadic movement that must eventually be tamed and man- aged by being inserted into a colonial system of utility. Robinson Crusoe, in the early stages of his...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 93–106.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of the Cultural Revolution. The third is the “inheritance model,” manifested in the borrowing, adaptation, and utilization of some positive elements of the Cultural Revo- lution. The Cultural Revolution is an extremely complex historical phe- nomenon. Generally speaking...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 77–97.
Published: 01 August 2022
... public utility and a mass collectivity. This can be seen in Brown's “From Politics to Metapolitics” essay, in which his sketch of “utopia” bears out his “new model of rationality,” noted above, by encompassing both rational infrastructural forms and the supposed irrationality of polymorphous social life...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 227–251.
Published: 01 May 2005
... enables South Korean employers to utilize Korean Chinese as illegal laborers, whose rights are not always protected by the labor laws of South Korea. The law is bold testimony to the ways the Korean nation was transformed by mediating the interests of capital and the capi- talist state. The law has...