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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 of the...
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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 as...
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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 (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 of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (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 (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 (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
... . Warner Michael , ed. 1993 . Fear of a Queer Planet: Queer Politics and Social Theory . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Willis Ellen . [1969] 1970 . “Sequel: Letter to a Critic.” In Notes from the Second Year: Women's Liberation: Major Writings of the Radical Feminists...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 767–777.
Published: 01 October 2020
... hypercomplexity 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 (2012) 111 (4): 763–781.
Published: 01 October 2012
... 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 (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...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (3): 585–604.
Published: 01 July 2016
... 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 by...
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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 (2020) 119 (4): 701–714.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., sometimes, from all of them, Similarly, if a Black woman is harmed because she is in the intersection, her injury could result from sex discrimination or race discrimination. As Left critics of intersectionality theory have observed, the figuration of social injury as a traffic accident reflects a...
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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 (2018) 117 (4): 845–860.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Science Review 63 , no. 4 : 1062 – 82 . antipositivism authoritarianism critical theory political psychology behavioralism Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 ...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 January 2002
... non-Western cultures: the critic makes a gesture toward Western theory, but only in such a way as to advance the point that such theory is inadequate...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 January 2017
... more. Environmental studies has always been postanthropocentric and today mutates into a number of neomaterialist variations. I shall return to this. Braidotti • Critical Posthuman Knowledges  85 Feminist theory, notably ecofeminism, has long struck an...