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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 101–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... toward reconsideration of the death drive, not just how it is projected on gay men or directed at them but also how it is uniquely embodied and celebrated by them. The title of Lee Edelman's book No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive about sums it up, but Leo Bersani's work in Intimacies and Tim...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2011) 110 (3): 780–792.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Michael Dillon This essay argues that security is not a commodity or value but a generative principle of political formation. Inasmuch as security politics are also politics of the limit, they derive their political rationalities and governing technologies from the vantage point of the end of the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2014) 113 (2): 380–395.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Amy Austin Holmes It is never just rage against injustice that leads to mass uprisings, but also the millenarian belief in something better. The better life that the Egyptian and Turkish people fought for has not yet and may never materialize. A fleeting glimpse of an alternative future was...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2017) 116 (4): 863–872.
Published: 01 October 2017
... immigration control and drug interdiction, while also engaging in their own efforts to pick up trash left behind by undocumented border crossers and protect natural resources from degradation caused by border enforcement and smuggling activities. In their effort to “clean up” public lands, land managers...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2019) 118 (1): 195–204.
Published: 01 January 2019
... initiated a struggle for the decommodification of higher education, it was also immediately about more than fees. And if it also called into question the managerial, as well as epistemological, foundations of the university, the changes it forced were often paradoxical or far from what was demanded. But I...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2008) 107 (3): 447–458.
Published: 01 July 2008
... are also examined, and we are invited to consider the impact of the state's violence on parties who are not usually understood or appreciated to be the targets of this violence. While the subject areas vary, taken together the essays in this issue suggest that to condemn the state's decision to use...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2008) 107 (2): 431–443.
Published: 01 April 2008
...—offers increased security but also brings into question enduring values in Republican France, including the sovereignty and freedom of each individual, his or her independence from harassment and surveillance, as well as of thoughts and actions. Vigipirate brings into question the continued viability of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2009) 108 (2): 285–304.
Published: 01 April 2009
... origins. This disidentification alerts one to the unacknowledged centrality of Kristeva's and Žižek's Balkan origins to their writing about the region, and it also points to the Balkanist character of their intellectual production. I emphasize the discourse geography of the Balkans—particularly Maria...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2010) 109 (4): 719–739.
Published: 01 October 2010
...C. J. C. Pickstock The impulse to worship precedes philosophical reflection about God. It involves gratitude, admiration, and petition. However, it can also be argued that worship concludes and completes human abstract reflections. First, human beings are called to rise above their animal nature to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2010) 109 (4): 791–810.
Published: 01 October 2010
... debating how we might develop a committed anthropology that is aware of its ability to disseminate powerful encounters with otherness within but also beyond the academy. The essay largely draws on published works, but reflections are also prompted by experiences at an academic conference as well as...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 155–178.
Published: 01 January 2011
... condemnation of “race thinking” (anchored in the biological) as well as the foreclosure from that critique of “race performativity” (inscribed in the colonial). Gestated during the 1930s and 1940s in political opposition to Nazism's ideology of race, racism as a concept was also conceived Eurocentrically, as...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2012) 111 (1): 95–109.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., are also reproduced in the knowledge production of academic scholars of decoloniality, primarily from the global North. These academics, she argues, appropriate the language and ideas of indigenous scholars without grappling with the relations of force that define their relationships to them, thus...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2015) 114 (4): 827–849.
Published: 01 October 2015
... the 1970s but is also judged to typify that period by virtue of her (in)famous conceptualization of women as a class. This essay undertakes a close reading of Delphy's writings on gender together with her earlier work on women as social class to elaborate what I term her constructivist materialism : a...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2018) 117 (1): 211–220.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Amy Hagopian; Caitlin Palo American universities bristle with governing bodies representing the interests of various constituencies in campus life. Student and faculty associations confront the usual parochial and prosaic topics—parking, fees, and office space—but these organizations also offer...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 477–496.
Published: 01 July 2012
... power and pleasure” provide an image of the inseparability of power not only from knowledge but also from pleasure. By way of Georges Canguilhem’s reading of James Watson and Francis Crick, I contend that Foucault borrowed the model of those spirals from the double helix of DNA—and that the iconography...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 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 (1 April 2013) 112 (2): 285–302.
Published: 01 April 2013
... lesbian, and a self-proclaimed feminist but also a self-serving, womanizing alcoholic. A close examination of Shockley’s novel and the discourse surrounding it illuminates how social movements must have a clear grasp of the workings of race, class, gender, and sexuality as they structure our material...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2014) 113 (4): 671–685.
Published: 01 October 2014
... to be, may be something profoundly of the twenty-first century, an idea and field of concepts whose time has come. But what is also striking is the link between this return of communism and its site of return: the field of “critical theory.” What makes this site peculiar and remarkable is that it too...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2015) 114 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 January 2015
... have led to a series of important political and economic changes, while also opening a new phase of conflict linked to the appropriation and dispossession of territories and natural resources. Starting from a regional scenario pierced with strong tensions and asymmetries, this article examines the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2014) 113 (1): 162–168.
Published: 01 January 2014
... therapy,” the manipulative and managerial approach to politics in the ruling elites, and the highly specific and heterogeneous constitution of the emergent subject of struggle. It also gives further insight into the global meaning of the Russian protests as the result of an “overdetermination” of...