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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (4): 771–778.
Published: 01 October 2016
... before. Despite these changes, this essay argues that public toilets continue to hold queer potential because of their intrinsic spatial qualities, their affective resonances, and their capacity to connect us with past times and events. As such, they provide sites for imagining sex outside of the erotic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (3): 625–642.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Duke University Press 2007 Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Melanie Klein and the Difference Affect Makes Sometimes I think the books that affect us most are fantasy books. I don’t mean books...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 681–700.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Kalindi Vora Affective and biological labor such as that found in call center and surrogacy work are indices of new forms of exploitation and accumulation within neoliberal globalization, but they also rearticulate a longer historical colonial division of labor. In this essay, feminist materialist...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 303–318.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Aida Hussen This essay explores the psychic dimensions of post-civil rights black representation. I ask, what kinds of desire and identification, what vision of history and futurity, and what lost objects and forms of grief, drive nationalist approaches to black literature? In turn, what affective...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nell Gabiam This article focuses on a set of physical maps drawn by Palestinians who were living in France in summer 2012 as well as the oral interviews that accompanied the mapping exercise. Drawing on the fields of critical cartography and affect theory, it examines the different meanings...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 420–429.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Ayse Akalin The services that the domestic worker performs are best described as affective labor. The interactions between domestic workers and their employers occur on the proximity of their bodies and therefore through the affective intensities that constantly are exchanged between them...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (3): 729–747.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Sneja Gunew 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Sneja Gunew Technologies of the Self: Corporeal Affects of English To move past speaking foreign words to taking them...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 645–672.
Published: 01 July 2011
... women a form of pleasure and desire that is not so easily correlated with traditional weddings and femininity. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Michele White Dirty Brides and Internet Settings: The Affective Pleasures and Troubles with Trash the Dress Photography Sessions...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 457–481.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of emotion. In the humanities, cultural studies, and the social sciences, the “affective turn” con- tends that the centrality of reason and rationality The South Atlantic Quarterly 116:3, July 2017 doi 10.1215...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (4): 857–876.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Francesco Brancaccio This essay will show what are some of the qualifying characteristics of the theoretical construction of the law of the common. It will be divided into two parts. In the first part, I will review some of the main structural modifications that affected modern law with the advent...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 367–398.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Robert Mitchell This essay employs the concept of population to articulate the logic of a dominant style of contemporary thought, practice, and affect. This style, which underwrites cultural productions as diverse as reality TV, para-scholarly endeavors such as Wikipedia, and biomedical initiatives...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 866–877.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Dina Gilio-Whitaker Idle No More (INM) has emerged as the most significant fourth world social movement of the twenty-first century so far. Responding to draconian and regressive legislation affecting Canadian First Nations' sovereignty, INM was quickly embraced as a movement for all fourth world...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (3): 491–506.
Published: 01 July 2018
... not only by the imperatives of assessing migrant lives within circumscribed metrics of productive worth but also with the uncomfortable and messy emplacement of these migrant subjects within geographic, affective, and political arenas. Through ethnographic observations and interviews of queer migrants...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 815–832.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of prejudice. Fascism depends on affective attachments, magnified by prejudice (a magnification that takes place through identification with a leader). This is a clear theme in Adorno’s critical theory. In his previous work in The Authoritarian Personality , Adorno set out the task to discover differential...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2019
... conditioned the transformations of the nation-state. We present construction(-destruction) as the nodal apparatus of the AKP rule that has articulated these transformations with those of capital toward forcing a regime change. From the angle of this essay that draws from affective dynamics...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., material, and affective relationships bind people to nonhumans and shape the ways they envision welfare that are not captured in overwhelming state emphases on landlessness, housing, or services. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Anthropocene nature-culture South Asia welfare References...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., lives, and imaginaries. The present figures as a moment of sensory attunement, orienting people toward one another and to the region's past even as they work toward another future. Care for the well-being of people and place takes shape across sensory and affective registers that include the experience...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 595–610.
Published: 01 July 2015
... into a locality, a certain association with distant places explored and even conquered—and has begun to take on epistemological, affective, and ontological dimensions, linked not only to a radical transformation of the self but also to the transformation of society (via a notion of revolution) and even matter...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 611–630.
Published: 01 July 2015
... bodies, social commodities, and quantified selves, we need to develop another materialist understanding of the subject that looks to the collective production of affects and rationalities in resistance, which both exhibit and forecast the surpassing of the symptoms of our present. © 2015 Duke...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (3): 615–624.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... Correctly reading what this transition has meant and how intervention has readjusted and eroded preexisting hierarchies allows us to understand a number of current phenomena that affect society as a whole, phenomena that cannot be expressed or contained by the term the woman problem . © 2016 Duke...