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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 529–538.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Christopher Newfield; Colleen Lye When then-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger cut the California higher education budget by 20 percent in 2009, the largest protests erupted on University of California campuses than had been seen in the United States since the 1960s. The struggle for public education...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 559–564.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Chris Chen This essay tracks the instability of race as a political signifier in the California student movement, with a particular focus on the racial critiques of the politics of direct action and the escalation of hate crimes directed at communities of color over the course of the 2009–2010...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 579–611.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Keramet Reiter On July 1, 2011, approximately four hundred prisoners in California’s Pelican Bay State Prison began a sustained hunger strike. Most of these prisoners had been in total solitary confinement, under conditions of extreme sensory deprivation, for five or more years; a few had been...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 565–569.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Carlos Amador This essay provides an account of the events that took place during the November 2009 protests against the University of California Regents' tuition hikes at UCLA. Although the tuition hikes affected every student in the UC system, they are particularly difficult for undocumented...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 570–575.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Michael Shane Boyle Through a discussion of selected guerilla performances, Internet pranks, and ironic manifestos created by the UC Movement for Efficient Privatization (UCMeP), this essay focuses on the ways student activists at the University of California have turned to satiric performance...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 177–188.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., and Deleuze and Guattari, I emphasize the interrelated themes of the distribution of excess, the socius or virtual body of the social, and the reproduction of form. Taking as an example California’s recent struggles to make good on what some have viewed as the revolutionary potential of solar, this essay...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 410–419.
Published: 01 April 2018
... following an immigration raid at an informal hiring site in southern California, the essay explores how day laborers’ Popular Education praxis has been mobilized through music to build worker solidarity in the defense of hiring sites as a form of urban commons. It argues that the growing repertoire of day...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 539–545.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of California presented a radical challenge not only to the UC administration's rhetoric of sacrifice and shared pain, but also to debt's logic of deferred inevitability. It closes by suggesting new forms that organizing might take at the UC and nationally, if we are to confront the crisis of rising student...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 546–552.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Amanda Armstrong Composed in the aftermath of the 2009–10 protests at California universities, “States of Indebtedness” provides a critical appraisal and recounting of these events, stressing their disruptive effects in relation to the increasingly damaging social and spatial relations...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 553–558.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Bryan Ziadie Consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the most diverse national universities today, the University of California, Riverside is being adversely affected by what UCR professor Mike Davis has called a “scheme for gentrifying” the campus. This article discusses...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 629–639.
Published: 01 July 2014
... our society in profound ways. Concentrating on the recent hunger strikes in the security housing units (SHUs) of Pelican Bay and throughout the California prison system, this essay reflects on the long reach and myriad forms of law in our penal archipelago. The new global order of justice not only...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 640–655.
Published: 01 July 2014
... dehumanizing practices—illustrate the militarization of US society. The mimetic recycling of war- and peacetime crimes is complete when the force-feeding of hunger strikers at Guantánamo Bay finds its parallel in the force-feeding of hunger strikers at Pelican Bay prison in California. The normalization...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 892–906.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., in between, and beyond the capacity of technological norms. This essay offers the perspective from that underground social network of a California Native American living in Ontario, Canada, during the Idle No More movement. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 California Canada Indigenous Idle...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 865–871.
Published: 01 October 2022
... pretrial. The Debt Collective—the nation’s first debtors’ union—is piloting work to abolish $500 million in bail debt held by cosigners across California as a new form of collective action around carceral debt. We explore the concept of a carceral debtors’ union as part of broader debtors’ union...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 285–296.
Published: 01 April 2022
...-deployed ride-hail (Uber and Lyft) drivers in San Francisco, California. The study was located at a particularly momentous temporal and spatial juncture as venture capital accelerated precarity dramatically shifted the relationship between the state of California and poverty. I began my fieldwork...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (2): 419–420.
Published: 01 April 2007
... University Press, forthcoming). David Lloyd, a professor of English at the University of Southern California, is the author of Nationalism and Minor Literature (University of California Press, 1987), Anomalous States (Duke University Press, 1993), and Ireland after History (Cork University Press, 1999...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 614–620.
Published: 01 July 2014
... a graduate criminology pro- gram in Berkeley. Here I studied, inter alia, the best practices of the “reha- bilitative ideal,” exemplified by California’s pioneering leadership in postwar “corrections.” By the 1950s California had little use for prison labor that some seventy years earlier had...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 656–657.
Published: 01 July 2014
... works on covert-action and black metal undergrounds in Central America. Jennifer M. Chacón is professor in the School of Law at the University of California, Irvine. Her work on immigration, criminal and constitutional law, and citizenship issues has been published in numerous law journals...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 577–581.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Notes on Contributors Carlos Amador is an undocumented graduate student in the Department of Social Welfare at the University of California, Los Angeles. Born in Mexico and affected by the U.S. immigration system, Carlos is invested in organizing and advocating for immigrant...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (4): 831–832.
Published: 01 October 2010
... 2010 Notes on Contributors Jon Bialecki is a lecturer in anthropology at the University of California, San Diego. He has written on North American neocharismatic Christianity and on the anthropology of Christianity, and he is currently completing a manuscript on the implicit logic...