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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2015) 114 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 January 2015
... settle for lower salaries. Other factors include competition within the job market between day laborers from different countries and with different legal statuses, the segregation of seasonal workers from the local population, and the impact of the caporalato (gang-master) system, an illegal form of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2018) 117 (2): 410–419.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Nik Theodore This essay examines the role of arts and culture in processes of identity formation and collective action among day laborers in the United States. Focusing on the performance of “The Ballad of Industry,” a corrido (narrative poem set to music) that was written by a day laborer...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2018) 117 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Paul Apostolidis This essay reflects on the ways migrant day laborers advance a politics oriented toward the refusal of work. It identifies both impediments and tendencies conducive to such a politics by examining Latino migrant day laborers’ commentaries on their work searches on street corners as...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2018) 117 (4): 896–904.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Olga Lafazani This essay discuss the everyday life processes in the occupied City Plaza Hotel, inhabited by almost four hundred migrants and solidarity activists. As a member of the reception group since day one, I attempt to discuss the challenges of the project, rather than try to praise and show...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2008) 107 (3): 485–507.
Published: 01 July 2008
... contest their detention. The question before the Court, according to Sandra Day O’Connor, was “not whether Congress had authorized the President to detain enemy combatants, but whether the President’s exercise of that power to detain American citizens with- out serious judicial review...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 629–639.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Some Terror Detainees to U.S .” New York Times , May 21 . Wieseltier Leon . 2013 . “ The State of Israel .” New York Times, November 21 . www.nytimes.com/2013/11/24/books/review/my-promised-land-by-ari-shavit.html?_r=0 . AGAINST the DAY...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2008) 107 (3): 531–546.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Peter Brooks In France, debate on the death penalty runs from the French Revolution until abolition in 1981. One of the more remarkable contributions to the debate is the novel by Victor Hugo, Le dernier jour d'un condamné [ The Last Day of a Man Sentenced to Death ], first published in 1829, then...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2008) 107 (4): 833–861.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Alyosha Goldstein This essay examines the present-day conditions of settler colonialism in the United States by focusing on the constitutive force of liberal juridical and proprietary regimes and the historical permutations of federalism. Goldstein argues that white settler colonialism in the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2010) 109 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 January 2010
... day-to-day routine in the infamous Kober (Cooper) Prison in Khartoum, Sudan. It also provides a stylistic and aesthetic analysis of the same drawings in the context of El Salahi's oeuvre and its evolution. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Salah M. Hassan Ibrahim El Salahi’s “Prison Notebook...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 579–611.
Published: 01 July 2014
... isolation for more than twenty years. The prisoners vowed to refuse food until five core demands were met. These demands were poignantly simple, including provision of warm clothes for their one hour per day of outdoor exercise in the “dog run,” permission to make one phone call per week, a supply of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2014) 113 (2): 245–258.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Marina Sitrin Since the end of 2010, millions of people around the globe have been taking to the streets in cities, towns, and villages—assembling in plazas and occupying parks, buildings, homes, and schools. This new wave of movement is both revolutionary in the day-to-day sense of the word and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2008) 107 (2): 309–320.
Published: 01 April 2008
... administrations bent on disastrous foreign policy. This neurosis has become acute since the 9/11 attacks. The need to analyze the problem is therefore urgent. The author attempts such an analysis and suggests visions for the day after the scales fall. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Robert Harvey Safety...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2010) 109 (1): 147–158.
Published: 01 January 2010
... arguments around the working class and democratic centralism. Adlan's discounting of the SCP's individuality and his ideas on Marxist-Leninist thought are critiqued by Kaballo as major flaws. To this day, the SCP is solidifying its indefatigable efforts to institutionalize democracy as a major political...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 827–838.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Christopher T. Nelson In the aftermath of the Pacific War, the US military began an occupation of the Japanese prefecture of Okinawa that continues to this day. Although formal sovereignty of the islands was returned to Japan in 1972, the physical and social space of Okinawa remains dominated by a...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2013) 112 (3): 419–435.
Published: 01 July 2013
... contemporaries. Given that Du Bois’s argument goes so thoroughly against the grain of the scholarship of his day and yet lacks references to any alternative archival or other sources to support his startling insights, the author speculates that his earlier sociological and literary endeavors were the likely...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2014) 113 (4): 874–883.
Published: 01 October 2014
...). This article presents a brief genealogy of the amazing period known as the “June Days” in Brazil—but which has lasted even until now—and outlines some of the issues and problems it has brought to the surface. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 References Cocco Giuseppe , and IHU...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2014) 113 (1): 162–168.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Alexei Penzin The article provides an introduction and context for this section of Against the Day, which analyzes the ongoing protests in Russia. The mainstream interpretations of Russian events create a stereotypical picture formed by liberal narratives as a struggle with an authoritarian regime...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2016) 115 (1): 211–222.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Yahya M. Madra In late 2014, a two-day conference devoted to establishing the basic principles of a democratic economy in Northern Kurdistan was held by the Democratic Society Congress in the city of Wan. The conference was organized to initiate a process of putting into practice the Kurdish...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2014) 113 (2): 427–436.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Bülent Eken Eken’s essay contends that the mass insurrection that resulted in a fifteen-day occupation of Gezi Park in Istanbul in June 2013 can be seen as a response to the ongoing implementation of new forms of social control in Turkey. Itself the result of a process of convergence with global...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2018) 117 (1): 157–178.
Published: 01 January 2018
... this very day contested by scholars who prefer to see the Palestinian community as a national group engaged with other Palestinian groups in a national liberation struggle. The article focuses on various projects and highlights in particular projects that reconstruct pre-1948 Palestine as means both to...