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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2003) 102 (2-3): 351–379.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Meltem Ahıska 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Meltem Ahıska Occidentalism: The Historical Fantasy of the Modern A place on the map is also a place in history. —Adrienne Rich, ‘‘Notes toward a Politics of Location...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2019) 118 (1): 165–174.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Bülent Küçük; Ceren Özselçuk This interview with Meltem Ahıska revisits some themes and lines of thought that appeared in the SAQ special issue on Turkey in 2003. Focusing on Ahıska’s article in that issue, “Occidentalism: The Historical Fantasy of the Modern,” the interview questions the relevance...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2005) 104 (4): 791–792.
Published: 01 October 2005
... with Slavoj Žižek and S. Budgen, he has 792 Notes on Contributors coedited the forthcoming collection Toward a Politics of Truth: Retrieving Lenin (Duke University Press). warren montag teaches English and comparative literature at Occidental College in Los Angeles. He is the author of Louis...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2011) 110 (3): 780–792.
Published: 01 July 2011
... apologias, rhetorics, and ideologies that are indexed to the limit and warranted by it. Essential to the rule of any truth, marking the limit conditions within which it is possible to conceive and practice a rule of truth, the changing configuration of the Occidental account of the eschaton...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 287–290.
Published: 01 January 2011
... has published eighteen books, including The Long Sixties: From 1960 to Barack Obama (Paradigm, 2009) and The Lost Gospel of the Earth: A Call for Renewing Nature, Spirit, and Politics (Ig, 2006), and he has taught at Pitzer, Scripps, and Occidental colleges. Barnor Hesse is an associate...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2014) 113 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 January 2014
... headscarf cases, which I address in the subsequent section. Freedom of Conscience: From Public Order to Bourgeois Freedom to Spiritual Heritage of Occidental Culture For contemporary critics of secularism as a political theory, there is a rela- tively direct line from the aftermath of the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2008) 107 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Introduction ​In his 1995 book Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life, Giorgio Agamben presents his philosophical project as the attempt of a geneal- ogy of the occidental conception of “life.” More...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2005) 104 (2): 313–317.
Published: 01 April 2005
... thus did not occur by chance and was not simply one of many successful campaigns of conquest in world history. Neither was it a just war in any normative sense. Rather, it was an achievement of newly awakened Occidental rationalism, the product of an intel- lectual and scientific...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2002) 101 (4): 927–954.
Published: 01 October 2002
..., Occident and Orient came into the picture. The Span- ish possessions were divided between Indias Occidentales (the Americas) 25 and Indias Orientales (Philippines, Molucas), as I have already mentioned. Occidentalism in the sixteenth...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2002) 101 (2): 425–433.
Published: 01 April 2002
... to life. Yet their willingness to die stands in stark con- trast to a politics that asks of its members in response to September  to shop. Ian Buruma and Vishai Margalit observe in their article ‘‘Occidentalism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2003) 102 (2-3): 283–292.
Published: 01 July 2003
... Introduction 289 Ahıska’s elaborations of Occidentalism and its paradoxes, both tempo- ral and representational, inspire the second strategy that this collection uses to confront the fault lines running through the Turkish configura- tions of the modern: the turn to literature. The second part of this...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2006) 105 (3): 551–579.
Published: 01 July 2006
...- like environment. His Occidentalist view, according to which ‘‘in our age and from our location, light comes from the West: ex occidente lux! Hence progress can only mean for us the fecundation of the national essence by the creative element of Western ideology’’ (76), prevented Lovinescu from...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2016) 115 (3): 625–631.
Published: 01 July 2016
... microfinancing agencies as articulated in their institutional documents. We can take an internal report from the Center for the Rural Develop- ment of the West (Centro para el Desarrollo Rural de Occidente, CDRO)8 as a point of reference: it shows that in 1994 at least forty percent of the indige...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2003) 102 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2003
... domination of our spirit by new means unknown to traditional resistance. The boot, the sword, the rifle, or the banking powers of Occidental Being were no longer a 10...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2001) 100 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 January 2001
... that can be thought in terms of the culture of Reason but also one that should make explicit the complicity between occidental rationality and racial terror. Thus he rereads Hegel’s master-slave allegory as ‘‘modernity’s...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2007) 106 (1): 39–60.
Published: 01 January 2007
... “absorb‑ ing and displacing [of ] hegemonic forms of knowledge into the perspec‑ tive of the subaltern,” an “intense battlefield” with the “subalternization of Rethinking Border Thinking  49 knowledge” and legitimation of “Occidentalism” at stake (12, 13...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2008) 107 (4): 671–690.
Published: 01 October 2008
... only the “We are all Israelis”  679 domestic colonial drama of westward expansion that haunted the Gilded Age’s Orientalist fantasy; the Levant could also be haunted by the specter of Occidental slavery. For African Americans, the politics of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2013) 112 (1): 145–162.
Published: 01 January 2013
... important, what has not so much “lost him” as failed to reflect on him (the young Derrida was given up to disenfranchisement; Vichy France sacrificed him; Marshal Philippe Pétain disenfranchised him when the Nazis did not) or, simply, failed to reflect him in its (Occupied, Occidental) visage of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2016) 115 (3): 585–604.
Published: 01 July 2016
... thinking, fragments that, if realized, might point far beyond, and possibly explode, liberalism itself. To reify modern or Western politics into a static and stereotypical liber- alism is to risk practicing an unfortunate form of “Occidentalism” that would reinforce archaic civilizational...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2010) 109 (3): 475–503.
Published: 01 July 2010