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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 202–210.
Published: 01 January 2018
... concerning the topic of Palestine-Israel that relate directly to debates over the meaning and purpose of academic norms and freedom. I argue that the exchanges demonstrate what we might call a discursive pattern in which certain faculty members seek to constrain the meaning of free speech so...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 101–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Ellis Hanson In 1995, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick proposed the concept of “reparative reading,” a critique of what she called “paranoid reading,” a certain hermeneutic of aggravated suspicion and negative affects. In recent years, psychoanalytic theorists of queerness have taken a quite different turn...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 529–552.
Published: 01 July 2017
... government, more black police officers, and white recognition of black humanity. Such proposals never asked whether the Ferguson protests articulated, on a certain frequency, a refusal of the possibility of the normal processes of redress available in a liberal democratic state. I argue that Ferguson lays...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (2): 325–342.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Mitchell Dean This paper argues against a recent authoritarian turn of neoliberalism, pointing to its advocacy of authoritarian regimes in the 1970s and the use of illiberal practices for certain populations in “welfare reform” from the 1990s. Instead, it characterizes today’s neoliberalism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 July 2019
... racism, in and across the spaces and performances of the law, academia, and medicine. I explore the condition of being rhetorically disabled in different institutional situations and show how certain practices—of relation, pedagogy, and care— can interfere with this condition, creating passageways...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 715–731.
Published: 01 October 2021
... integration, (3) social mobilization, and/or (4) institutional legitimation. Such strategic moves, we argue, have become particularly pertinent following the COVID-19 pandemic, which has hit urban areas particularly hard and is intensifying certain social dependencies and institutional shortcomings...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 795–808.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., with a particular emphasis on how certain of their characteristics have been subordinated, controlled, exploited, and ultimately disseminated by application software companies in Brazil; second, and conversely, it evaluates how the form of subjectivity associated with platform capitalism has, through the neoliberal...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 815–831.
Published: 01 October 2022
... lectures at the Collège de France, have often been presented as a different theoretical direction and as a move away from previous considerations, both political and theoretical. It has been suggested that they even represented a certain shift toward the emerging neoliberal discourse. In this article I...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 713–734.
Published: 01 October 2022
... 1976 and 1979. During this moment, Foucault will publish no major works to rival his extraordinary output of the late 60s-early 70s. It is a period characterized by a turn in thought towards political economy, but also to a certain Marx. The relationship of Foucault to Marx (and to Marxism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Joshua Clover; Juliana Spahr This essay begins with two examples where certain precapitalist material entanglements were taken up and transformed by capital. One is the Hawaiian creation chant, the Kumulipo, and the complicated ecotones that define that poem. The other is gender. Neither ecotones...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 541–562.
Published: 01 July 2009
.... If the concept of theft can be used to track deception in U.S. democracy, certain contemporary forms of lyrical and visual culture might enrich the academic study of politics, since they produce forms of “political distrust” that counteract the presumptions with which scholars in this disciplinary niche tend...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and quotidian. It challenged the prerogative of a few men and women of a certain social status and ethnic background to rule and decide the fate and fortune of all others. Hundreds of collective actions of deliberation and decision making, community organizing, the construction of reciprocal trust...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 497–528.
Published: 01 July 2012
...; such an approach makes it possible to retain certain aspects of the category of the individual that are simply jettisoned in the contemporary embrace of Deleuze’s “dividual.” The essay concludes by exploring how this rethinking of Foucault’s work on individualization facilitates exploration of the impact of twenty...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 285–302.
Published: 01 April 2013
... world, while also being careful to not rely on the identities we embody to secure a certain kind of politics. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 References Croatoan . 2012 . “ Who Is Oakland: Anti-Oppression Activism, the Politics of Safety, and State Co-optation .” Escalating Identity...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 January 2014
... that the inconsistency reflects not, or not only, a cultural hostility toward Islamic religious symbols, nor an unforgiving secularism. Rather, the cases turn on an understanding of certain religious symbols as threats to public order and harbingers of sectarian strife. This understanding evokes two different historical...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (4): 743–759.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Joshua Clover; Aaron Benanav Certain currents within communist thought have emphasized a return to the party form as a model of organization for communist struggle. This essay takes the basic historical materialist position that this demand must be evaluated not according to normative claims about...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2008
... marked by a certain trace of humanism, namely, by the vestige of the central role that “human animality” plays in the understanding of the human. While Agamben cuts and suspends the animal-human passage, Heidegger attempts to move not only beyond the horizon of humanism and anthropocentrism but also...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 431–443.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of the “rights of man,” as they were defined more than two centuries ago, but it also calls into question the concept of universalism, as certain people are profiled as possible terrorists and others are not. The rhetoric of safety is a convenient cover for serious challenges to the French way of life...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 365–393.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Matthew Abraham This essay argues that the reception of Noam Chomsky's political scholarship by progressive academics demonstrates that the state of theory in the humanities has reached a point of crisis; that is, Chomsky's unpopularity in certain academic circles indicates that conceptions...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (4): 653–676.
Published: 01 October 2010
... in the wake of certain undeniable post-Enlightenment impasses. Most of these thinkers focus their discussions on the most difficult, enigmatic, and singular of Paul's letters: Romans. They fearlessly deracinate the text from its familiar cultural terrain, cutting across historical distances and past countless...