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boundary 2 (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 (2019) 46 (4): 1–29.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Russ Castronovo By treating conservatism as a style of thought, this essay examines how a flair for abjuring the social contract, social welfare, socialism, indeed, society itself provides pleasure from the pain of violation and lost autonomy. The innovation of Ayn Rand’s writing is to make this...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Melinda Cooper This article questions the culturalist and civilizational taxonomies of postsecular theory by redirecting attention toward the practical consequences of public theology in the realm of neoliberal welfare reform. Tracing the simultaneous rise of faith-based welfare and the religious...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Marcia Landy The last decades of the twentieth century witnessed a restructuring of capital and redistribution of wealth to the top of an economic pyramid on an international scale. This neoliberal “reform” involves the gradual dismantling of the welfare state, relegation of the employed and...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 179–201.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Arne DeBoever This review essay critically assesses Peter Sloterdijk’s book Rage and Time (2006), starting from his more recent book on the welfare state, Die nehmende Hand und die gebende Seite (2010). Both of these texts are part of a by now extensive body of work—rooted in the thought of...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
... guarantee of individuals' freedom and welfare underlay struggles for political power as well as for socioeconomic rights in the Chinese Revolution. The Chinese Revolution is fundamentally a rights struggle against the infringement of rights—traditional, territorial, property, and socioeconomic rights—by...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
... inequality. The novel considers the relationship between the pianist Ryder's art and his apparent indifference to “deep-seated, intractable” social problems. Never Let Me Go explores the contradictions of the welfare state from the vantage point of a later neoliberal Britain: from here, despite those...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 February 2010
... to the executive branch. 11. Posner and Vermeule define a “rational” and “well-functioning” government as “one that makes no systematic errors of cognition, that is motivated to maximize the welfare of the whole polity, and that is as willing to increase liberty after an emergency has passed...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 257–258.
Published: 01 May 2005
... studies at the University of Michigan. He is the author of Regulating the Social: The Welfare State and Local Poli- tics in Imperial Germany (1993); Precoloniality: Ethnographic Discourse and ‘‘Native Policy’’ in the German Overseas Empire (Southwest Africa, Samoa, and Qingdao/ China) (forthcoming in...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Altarities. Objects/Histories. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2007. Presner, Todd Samuel. Mobile Modernity: Germans, Jews, Trains. Cultures of His- tory. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. Robbins, Bruce. Upward Mobility and the Common Good: Toward a Literary History of the Welfare State...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2017
... analysis of our contemporary situation: the rise of the digital, the contemporary state of attention, the ethics and politics of care and the welfare state, the rise of the extreme right in France and in boundary 2 44:1 (2017) DOI 10.1215/01903659-­3725821 © 2017 by Duke University Press 2...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Invention of the Welfare State, and is now completing a project called “Hip Liberalism: The Democratic Party and the Postwar Political Novel.” Lindsay Waters is executive editor for the humanities at Harvard University Press and author of “Time for Reading” (2007) and “Slow Writing; or, Getting Off...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 47–60.
Published: 01 August 2007
... toward global connectedness, and do so no matter what particular cultural vantage point one viewed the global connectedness from—such a concept is conceivable but is not an obvious . I discuss this in “Cosmopolitanism, America, and the Welfare State,” REAL: The Year- book of Research in English...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 25–33.
Published: 01 February 2007
... companies (in the United States, privately owned com- panies) that are required by law to render adequate service at reasonable prices to all who apply. You know the examples—water, electricity, natural gas, and other services deemed essential to the public welfare. It is because these services are...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of Health and Welfare has actually changed the name of the categories of diseases that emerge during adulthood to “lifestyle-­related illness.”6 The ministry wants people to believe that any illness that they might suf- fer is due to their own lifestyle choices. The government thus...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 February 2011
...—corporatism explic- itly guarantees the organized articulation of interest to secure dynamic eco- nomic growth. And unlike within the capitalist market economy, it seeks to achieve general welfare and order through the administrative regulation of interest. The problem with corporatism is...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... if something and someone had to answer for the losses of security, shelter, welfare, and middle- class prosperity. Rather than lionizing Obama for having brought about a much- needed transformation in the forms of US political life, the Tea Party trans- muted him into the...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 79–113.
Published: 01 February 2007
... needs. Insofar as welfare policies shape the population by affecting birthrates, health, and distribution, gov- ernmental technologies thoroughly invest human life and shape its basic needs. As Foucault puts it, “the population is the subject of needs, of aspi- rations, but it is also the object...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
... their members but also social welfare services (daycare, kindergarten, school, medical care, assistance, old-age insurance, burial and funeral services) to them and their family members. In other words, the communes and brigades in rural areas and units in cities, rather than the...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 133–187.
Published: 01 August 2008
... left-wing British scholar István Mészáros, and The Associative Economy: Insights beyond the Welfare State and into Post-capitalism, published simultaneously in Britain and the United States in 2000 by the Italian professor of pubic management Franco Archibugi. The basic point of the former...