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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 95–104.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Boris Kagarlitsky Boris Kagarlitsky examines the rise of political dissent in the East and West during the 1960s. The shestidesiatniki (sixties' generation) in the Soviet Union, he argues, have much more in common with the New Left than was realized at the time, or has been acknowledged since. They...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Wang Ban In understanding rights across cultures, critics tend to view individual or human rights as unique to the West and alien to community-based or authoritarian Eastern cultures. This essay challenges this fetishism of individual rights by tracing social and intellectual movements in the West...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Miglena Nikolchina This essay addresses the mostly long-distance friendship between French philosopher Louis Althusser and Russian Georgian philosopher Merab Mamardashvili as a vantage point for exploring the question why, by the end of the 1960s, critical and projective thinking in the West (as...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mustafa Aloui The city of Kasserine, in the central-west region of Tunisia, which has long been the epicenter of protest against the policies of Ben Ali’s government, erupted into full-scale insurrection the first week of January 2011. Not far from Kasserine lies Sidi Bouzid, where protestors had...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., The Age of Extremes , is different, in that it is structured in terms of the effects on the West of the simulacrum of Soviet Communism, rather than its threat or actuality. Hobsbawm remains a figure of the twentieth century to the extent that his work missed the rise of new productive forces, the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 79–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
... a response to the West's hysterical relation to the big Other. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 North Korea Marxism fetishism leader sovereignty North Korea’s “Succession” of Marxism Hoon Song...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jim Rosenberg This piece is an essay describing my precompositional “semantic method” and placing my poetics in the context of prior poetries, such as Projective Verse. It was originally written for the conference “BIOS: The Poetics of Life in Digital Media,” held at the University of West Virginia...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Chua Beng Huat By the end of the twentieth century, it was conventional, among social and political theory circles in developed countries of the West, to assume that a liberal capitalist democracy would be the endpoint of political economic development. However, this hegemonic desire of liberalism...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 155–189.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Sadia Abbas This essay argues that notions of the subject, individualism, freedom, agency, change, and history (in other words, the ideas that are used to mark the boundaries of the West, and that generate the most sensitized aporias of modernity) have come to cluster around the figure of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 287–312.
Published: 01 August 2016
... transformation in language. Moving from Kıvılcımlı's language, suffused with idioms, slang, West Thracian dialectal phonations, colloquialisms, gallicisms, Turkish neologisms, and Arabic and Persian loanwords in the preface to the equivalential chains of Western, Ottoman, and new Turkish words in the translation...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 41–63.
Published: 01 November 2018
... constituted by a nomos . The autos , munus , and nomos have been remade in and through these telesensing systems that simultaneously repeat, reify, and modify the politics of the self that remains a default mode for thinking geopolitics in the West in its global reach. This remaking works in ways that...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... colonialism and the Enlightenment, all three writers question the value of history. This strategy is predicated upon the assumption that cultural nationalism is derivative of the Enlightenment and the West, and consequently dependent on empirical historical narratives. I argue that this strategy may be...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2019) 46 (3): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of “liberating” Tibet. Wang Hui’s article “The ‘Tibetan Question’ East and West: Orientalism, Regional Ethnic Autonomy, and the Politics of Dignity” analyzes the March 2008 “riots” in and around Lhasa in order to understand the impediments to a real solution to the crisis in Tibet. This piece...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 63–65.
Published: 01 May 2011
... convinced of the need for radical change in China, change that always implied con- siderable importation of ideas from the West. In thus creating, in effect, a “new” dialect of “ancient archaic prose,” Lu Xun would seem to be moving away from both the notion of revolution or even the socially...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 221–223.
Published: 01 August 2012
... University Press, 2012. Kelly, Michael. A Hunger for Aesthetics: Enacting the Demands of Art. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. Khan, Naveeda. Muslim Becoming: Aspiration and Skepticism in Pakistan. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. Kirksey, Eben. Freedom in Entangled Worlds: West...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2008) 35 (2): 157–182.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the West since the nine- teenth century not because of the backwardness of tradition but because of the failure to carry forward the meritorious elements of traditional culture. They argued that it was unreasonable to completely deny traditional culture during the modernization process...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
... was secularism spared, at least for a considerable period, the assaults launched against these other watch- words of “the West”?4 Perhaps it was Edward Said’s personal authority as unofficial founder of the field. Perhaps it was because the anticolonial movements of the 1960s and 1970s were not...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... both the context for and vexed theme in East Asian regionalization. Increasingly, “Asia” as a historical category resulting from an “ema- nation” model of World History, in which the fons et origo of the modern world is Western Europe—the entrenched binary opposition of the modern West...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 289–293.
Published: 01 February 2002
..., Revised and Expanded. Ed. Mark Poster. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2001. Bauer, Nancy. Simone de Beauvoir: Philosophy, and Feminism. New York and Chi- chester, West Sussex: Columbia University Press, 2001. Beck, John. Writing the Radical Center: William Carlos Williams, John Dewey...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 247–248.
Published: 01 February 2015
... University Press, 2014. Ercolino, Stefano. The Maximalist Novel: From Thomas Pynchon’s “Gravity’s Rain- bow” to Roberto Bolaño’s “2666.” New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014. James, C. L. R. The Life of Captain Cipriani: An Account of British Government in the West Indies. Durham, NC: Duke University...