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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 791–813.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Robyn Marasco This article considers The Authoritarian Personality in terms of a consistent argument in early critical theory—that fascism begins in the family. It explores the foundations of this argument in Max Horkheimer’s Studies on Authority and the Family , his first major research project...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 773–789.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Fadi A. Bardawil This essay examines three texts that were published in 1950: Aimé Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism , Adorno et al.’s The Authoritarian Personality , and Octave Mannoni’s Prospero and Caliban: The Psychology of Colonization . I use these texts to examine critical theory’s colonial...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 681–683.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Hortense Spillers This essay looks at the relationship between political movements in the streets and critical theory in the academy. It asks whether today the lack of innovation in critical theory we see in some disciplines occasions, if not reflects, the muting of political dissent outside...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 327–338.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Sergio Tischler This article establishes a field of dialogue regarding the idea of the revolutionary and rebel subject between the Zapatista movement (EZLN) and critical theory thinkers, particularly Walter Benjamin and Theodor Adorno. It highlights the notions of the antihegemonic subject...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (3): 403–423.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Sharon P. Holland 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Sharon P. Holland The Last Word on Racism: New Directions for a Critical Race Theory Dismayingly, institutionalized racism and prejudice endure too, long after the abolition of slavery...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 803–826.
Published: 01 October 2015
... . Willis Ellen . 1992 . No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays . Hanover, NH : Wesleyan University Press . Rostom Mesli Gayle Rubin’s Concept of “Benign Sexual Variation”: A Critical Concept for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (4): 671–685.
Published: 01 October 2014
... 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 has been in a long...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 305–330.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Moishe Postone; Timothy Brennan In this interview, Moishe Postone, author of Time, Labor, and Social Domination , discusses the Marxian critical theory of capitalism against the background of the author's intellectual biography and central historical developments of recent decades. The interview...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 155–178.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Barnor Hesse The postracial idea of Western societies being socially beyond the hegemonic imperatives of previous racial formations or exhibiting the increasing disintegration of racism has rightly drawn intellectual and political fire from critical theory. However, what this fire routinely...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 767–777.
Published: 01 October 2020
... have undermined the critical force of mapping environments and building the world up, and that critical theory abides at present in environmental activism rather than in ecocriticism. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 critique ecocide university Marx building References...
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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 (2012) 111 (4): 763–781.
Published: 01 October 2012
... of divine and temporal orders. Locke’s three temporal orders (divine providence, prudential self-management, and the naturalized, heritable properties of servitude) are not only recapitulated as assumption in ostensibly critical theory, but they have also—in the wake of a contested politics of the household...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (3): 585–604.
Published: 01 July 2016
... to decolonize intellectual history, deprovincialize black thought, and globalize critical theory. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 decolonization sovereignty self-determination Martinique humanism References Adorno Theodor W. 1983 . “Notes on Kafka.” In Prisms , translated...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 249–278.
Published: 01 April 2010
...—epistemological, electronic, and semiotic—and it has been celebrated as a science fiction novel engaged in a productive dialogue with critical theory; this essay considers the significance of Delany's racial identity to such claims. Stars in My Pocket participates in the tradition of African American literature...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (2): 444–456.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Davide Gallo Lassere; Frédéric Monferrand This article argues that workers’ inquiry is the political continuation of a model of Critical Theory that apprehends capital from the standpoint of its concrete effects on subjectivities. To substantiate this claim, we trace the genealogy of workers...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (3): 513–534.
Published: 01 July 2016
... critical theory. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Suzanne Césaire Tropiques ecopoetics doudouism literary cannibalism References Bader Wolfgang . 1984 . “Poétique antillaise, poétique de la relation: Entrevue avec Edouard Glissant” (“Antillean Poetics, Poetics of Relation...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 January 2011
... one needs to work through, an obstacle to change has already arisen. Clinical analysts call psychic change “action”—“action” is what one has to show for one's therapy. Freud's theory of working through thus promises to shed light on the question that U.S. literary critics and social theorists have...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 265–284.
Published: 01 April 2009
... at critique through aesthetic content and form. A similitude is suggested between the form contemporary ideology has taken and the internal functioning of artworks. It is finally suggested that the critique of aestheticized reality implies a theory that is able to critically address itself in a way similar...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 365–393.
Published: 01 April 2009
... “elite educated opinion” in a way that some can no longer tolerate? In “Crude Wars,” Timothy Brennan and Keya Ganguly write, “It has become fashionable for cultural critics to reject supposedly outmoded theories of political economy, to disdain the simple exposure of hidden agendas, to scoff at the likes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 861–878.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Kritischer Theorie , edited by Müller-Warden Joachim Welzer Harald , 59 – 78 . Tübingen, DE : edition diskord . Benjamin Jessica . (1977) 1994a . “The End of Internalization: Adorno’s Social Psychology .” In The Frankfurt School: Critical Assessments , Volume III , edited...