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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 741–761.
Published: 01 October 2012
... of labor corners. This essay explores how these regressive tendencies—which have constituted a deregulatory “gravitational pull” on labor standards—have been met by resurgent forms of worker advocacy, organizing, and campaigning in contingent labor markets. Worker centers are at the heart of this...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2002) 101 (1): 97–131.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Alberto Moreiras 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Alberto Moreiras A Thinking Relationship: The End of Subalternity—Notes on Hegemony, Contingency, Universality...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 643–661.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Melinda Cooper The essay identifies workfare as the exemplary form of contingent labor practice inasmuch as it blurs the boundaries between the free and unfree labor contract, welfare and work, flexibility and compulsion. However, analyses of workfare have too often ignored the centrality of sexual...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 763–781.
Published: 01 October 2012
... characterizes post-Fordism and contingent labor as a point of departure, I note that this marks a traversal of the classically contractarian boundary between the temporally circumscribed sale of “one’s own labor” and life construed as property. Yet, rather than follow theories of the biopolitical in positing an...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2015) 114 (2): 239–250.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Dialogue 42 , no. 2 : 143 – 60 . Melinda Cooper and Martijn Konings Contingency and Foundation: Rethinking Money, Debt, and Finance after the Crisis ​The origins of the financial crisis of 2007–8 have been widely understood in terms of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2015) 114 (2): 251–282.
Published: 01 April 2015
...: to austerely observe the limits of knowledge, and so to permit the contingent logic of speculative claims to spontaneously generate order, became itself the political change that was needed. On this reading, the neoliberal project represents neither a retreat of public authority nor a resurgence of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2014) 113 (4): 701–711.
Published: 01 October 2014
... tells here is, rather, one of division, internal tension, and contingency. What is produced from this history then is a dynamic and complex form of identity that must be recognized to avoid reproducing old class hierarchies in new guises. Turning next to the idea of “seizing,” I argue that this moment...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2009) 108 (2): 285–304.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Dušan I. Bjelić This essay focuses on Balkan discourse geography as a hidden contingency of the intellectual work of Slavoj Žižek and Julia Kristeva. It takes into account the extent to which their self-proclaimed cosmopolitanism and universalism reflect disidentification with their Balkan...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2009) 108 (4): 689–699.
Published: 01 October 2009
... concept and the practice: (1) instrumentalization, (2) contingency, (3) authoritarian administration, (4) abuses of the national security state, (5) administration restrictions on the use of communication technology, (6) unwarranted research oversight, (7) neoliberal assaults on academic disciplines, (8...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2009) 108 (4): 701–722.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Eric Cheyfitz In the first part of this essay, I sketch some of the material conditions that comprise the contemporary corporate university: a job market dominated by contingent labor (non-tenure-track positions) and increasingly by part-time labor; the cooptation of links between scholarship and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2010) 109 (1): 53–74.
Published: 01 January 2010
... idea. The reform was eventually forgotten because the party was pressed by political contingencies that led to its downfall in 1971. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Abdullahi Ali Ibrahim The House That Matriarchy Built: The Sudanese Women’s Union The established...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2010) 109 (3): 475–503.
Published: 01 July 2010
... often overlapping, interdependent, and contingent experiences of modernity and expressions of modernism. How do re-evaluations of the spatio-temporal parameters of the modern enable us to shift accounts of the Senegalese story (and readings of N'Diaye's oeuvre)? Does N'Diaye's career enable us to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2011) 110 (3): 747–756.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in which notions of right appear highly contingent, but aligned specifically to life-centric notions of progress, the biopolitical contours of liberal war show a remarkable capacity for adaptation, change, and innovation. Although liberal war therefore conditions the very possibility for liberal rule...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 974–984.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Barnor Hesse Modern political theory has traditionally exorcised the meaning of black politics from its conceptual landscape. The poststructuralist distinction between politics and the political potentially offers radical possibilities for thinking against this. Its emphasis on contingency...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2013) 112 (4): 675–696.
Published: 01 October 2013
....” Broadly speaking, one percenters view human nature and destiny (necessity and historical contingency) through an anthropological rather than a theological lens. As three perspectives on the same phenomenon, they are the dialectical other of theism and conventional forms of religion. In all three cases...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2015) 114 (1): 215–224.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Devi Sacchetto; Rutvica Andrijasevic This article shows that global production networks rely on a specific combination of economic and political elements and that labor composition in each production node is specific to the location and contingent on state regulations. The assembly and management...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2015) 114 (2): 395–423.
Published: 01 April 2015
... creation has grown in concert with the expansion of the shadow workforce—the sector of the post-Fordist workforce engaged in contingent, nonstandard, and uninsured labor—and, until recently, has offered a solution of sorts to the social insecurity of labor. It is this solution that broke down in the recent...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2016) 115 (3): 469–493.
Published: 01 July 2016
... circumvent a reductively historicist understanding of how the poem, its ideas, and its poetics move through time. Underlying the argument is a claim about a particular conjugation of race and time in which contingency converts to necessity and circumstance is not reliably ephemeral. © 2016 Duke University...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 351–365.
Published: 01 April 2016
... character more dense than interwoven disease etiologies or a general pattern of symptomatology. Chronic illness in its plural form offers terms of life and living that are contingent, disruptive, and dissolving—not so much situated in time as out of step with its familiar cadence. Second, I consider time...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 424–432.
Published: 01 April 2016
... inextricably braided epistemological conditions that make marriage equality compatible with the abrogation of the Voting Rights Act and black political autonomy. And it challenges queer theory to take up race as an alternative contingent foundation for thinking about and engaging the time we collectively...