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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 813–829.
Published: 01 October 2011
.... That the Jewish Holocaust looms large over these theorizations and that the graphemic (both inscribed and visual) presides over these discourses on “remains” is undeniable, but these animadversions also open the door to other kinds of unmoorings and unravelings. This specter of spectacular death that...
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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 2011) 110 (4): 795–811.
Published: 01 October 2011
... body for a homely death. Arguably this is consistent with related mourning rituals that rely on embodied contact between the living and the dead such as the practice of wearing a lock of hair from a child or loved one. We document some contemporary practices that reconstitute the dead in keepsake form...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 867–883.
Published: 01 October 2011
... Press 2011 Fiona Paisley Death Scene Protester: An Aboriginal Rights Activist in 1920s London “ This is all that is left of my people.” So Austra- lian Aboriginal protester and sometime toy seller...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 885–900.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Maria Tumarkin This essay explores the death of the seventeen-year-old Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, the first woman during World War II to be named a Hero of the Soviet Union, as one of the foundational narratives of Soviet necropedagogy. Far from claiming the Soviet case study as historically singular...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 901–915.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Bruce Buchan This paper explores the figurative significance of Niccolò Machiavelli's lurid account in The Prince of the death scene of Remirro de Orco in Cesena in 1502. This death scene represents a fundamental challenge to the ancient metaphor of the body politic whose health consisted in the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 917–932.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Margaret Gibson This essay examines the expansion of death and grief from private experience and spaces, into public spheres via a range of media events and communication technologies. This shift is increasingly acknowledged and documented in death studies and to some extent in media research. The...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 949–962.
Published: 01 October 2011
.... The film's final sequence of live footage, some of which would have appeared on most of our television screens across the world, makes of those passing seconds a death scene. As a “death scene” we see again but really for the first time the horror and the miracle of survival. The preceding animation...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2013) 112 (4): 818–823.
Published: 01 October 2013
... degrowth. This essay analyzes the debt-growth system and points in the direction of an economy run on socially productive credit. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 AGAINST the DAY Andrew Ross Till Death Do Us Part: The Marriage of Debt and Growth With all the talk of defaults, debt...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2016) 115 (4): 763–770.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Ben Fawcett About one-third of the global human population does not have access to an effective toilet. As a result, disease-carrying feces contaminate the human environment causing more than seven hundred thousand child deaths each year from diarrhea, poor child development as a result of worm...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2017) 116 (4): 851.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Sophie Smith Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 AGAINST the DAY No More Deaths: Direct Aid in the US-Mexico Border Zone...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2017) 116 (4): 852–862.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Politics , 149 – 60 . New York : Zone Books . La Coalición de Derechos Humanos and No More Deaths . 2016 . Disappeared: How US Border-Enforcement Agencies Are Fueling a Missing-Persons Crisis . thedisappearedreport.org . Miller Todd . 2014 . Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 933–948.
Published: 01 October 2011
... both the universality of death and the crucial differentiation of its genres. Death is not a standardized moment or an equal event; it can be untimely, premature, and violent. As such, death spotlights difference; death has a social life that is contextualized by brutality, inequality, poverty, and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2017) 116 (3): 553–579.
Published: 01 July 2017
... colony. Melissa Wright has added that the politics of gender is central to the politics of death. She highlights state officials' efforts to assign meaning to the bodies of the slain as critical to the successful operation of necropower and argues that activists can contest attempts to mark the dead as...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2008) 107 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Ravit Pe'er-Lamo Reichman This essay asks not how literature imagines the death penalty, but how it doesn't—and what this narrative resistance can tell us about our culture's relationship to capital punishment. With the abolition of public executions in England in 1868 (and the last public...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 101–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... toward reconsideration of the death drive, not just how it is projected on gay men or directed at them but also how it is uniquely embodied and celebrated by them. The title of Lee Edelman's book No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive about sums it up, but Leo Bersani's work in Intimacies and Tim...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2017) 116 (4): 863–872.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Scott Warren No More Deaths provides humanitarian aid across several different public land jurisdictions, from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to the National Park Service, to the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Each of these public lands agencies partners with the US Border Patrol in doing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2017) 116 (4): 873–883.
Published: 01 October 2017
...China Medel This paper employs an abolitionist framework to understand direct-action humanitarian aid along the US-Mexico border. Focusing on my own experiences volunteering with No More Deaths, an organization providing critical aid along the US-Mexico border, I think through the role of care in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2008) 107 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Adam Thurschwell Capital punishment has been analyzed in recent Anglo-American jurisprudence as a problem of moral rather than political philosophy—as a question of when, if ever, the heinousness of a crime justifies the imposition of death as a matter of retributive justice; when, if ever, the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 475–502.
Published: 01 July 2014
... their already precarious architecture and design. I explore the ideological and material ruins of incarceration, wherein irregular bodies of sovereign force (death squads legitimized by emergency) and new expressions of criminal community ( maras ) offer divergent incarnations of political power. The...