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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 184–196.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Bülent Küçük; Ceren Özselçuk This essay engages with the political possibilities and limits of the ethico-political horizon of the resistance in Rojava, which has been advanced and put into action under the general name of democratic autonomy . Following the shift of perspective that took place...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (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 (2013) 112 (3): 550–558.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Democratic to Neoliberal Rioting Very little historical analysis has focused directly on the wave of urban riot- ing that spread across Britain in 1981 and its complex effects on the country’s political life. A comforting narrative filled up the space in which a more sus- tained analysis might have...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (4): 651–669.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Hilton Obenzinger This essay argues that ideological rationales for assimilation or cultural pluralism during the Progressive Era were formulated in close relation to Zionism, asserting the validity of settler colonial societies as vehicles for democratic self-determination while marginalizing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 835–849.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Antonio Negri The soviets (or workers’ councils) served as a democratic form of political organization in the years preceding and in the course of the Bolshevik Revolution. These democratic forms were eventually subordinated in the Soviet Union but they remain today an effective model for imagining...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 197–210.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Nazan Üstündağ This intervention concerns the ways in which law and violence are being reorganized in Rojava. Based on observations and interviews I conducted in the Jazira canton of Rojava, I argue that, through democratic autonomy, the Rojava revolution poses a challenge to the politics...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 529–538.
Published: 01 April 2011
... was the culmination of a state Republican Party that had for years maintained effective minority rule by grafting the tax wedge onto the racial wedge and a Democratic opposition that came to accept the description of public infrastructure as a “safety net” for society's alleged losers. University administrators...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 265–271.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Tom Hayden Barack Obama says he is neither a “Scoop Jackson Democrat” nor a “Tom Hayden Democrat,” providing the author with a key to understanding the inevitable outsider role of the Left during the Obama era. In this framework, Hayden writes, progressives have to reshape what passes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 573–584.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Raúl Sánchez Cedillo What we can reasonably call the uprising that began on May 15, 2011, was the most important political and social event in Spain since the end of the dictatorship and the beginning of the “democratic transition” codified in the 1978 constitution. No other event, movement...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 529–552.
Published: 01 July 2017
... clearly articulated demands of the state. This contrasted sharply with much of the black political commentary on Ferguson, which thought about these events in the still intelligible language of liberal-democratic redress: increased black electoral participation, more black elected officials in local...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 483–500.
Published: 01 July 2009
... on Mahgoub's impressive intellectual contributions to patterns and processes through which Marxist politics can be mobilized to defy egregious state transgressions of democratic rights. Throughout his work, which is analyzed in this essay, two preoccupations figure prominently: the commitment to creating...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 210–219.
Published: 01 January 2022
.... The essay claims that this generation of migrants from Turkey, together with their counterparts from previous generations, have provided a broad base for the support that current Boğaziçi students and faculty have received during their quest to preserve a democratically run university. It also explores...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (3): 477–489.
Published: 01 July 2022
... forced a reckoning.” Kendi’s words, though likely meant to be a rhetorical device, are one of many examples of the ways that white people’s discovery of racism, anti-Blackness, and, perhaps, Blackness, in general, is often valorized as an indicator of progress toward the democratic ideals so many believe...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 670–679.
Published: 01 July 2015
..., partaking in such enforcement may require stepping out of the existing community—both symbolically and materially. This essay examines the stakes of such a move, weighing its potential benefits and costs in terms of advancing an egalitarian democratic future in Israel-Palestine. © 2015 Duke University...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 457–466.
Published: 01 April 2015
... forces in South Africa. For the first time since the democratic breakthrough in 1994, there is a very real possibility of forging a mass-based and sustained, united front of action for labor and community struggles. Translating possibility into practice will be difficult. Even if there is much...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (4): 748–754.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Judith Plaskow The brouhaha over Hillary Clinton's bathroom break during the third Democratic debate in December 2015 brings together two interrelated themes: the obstacles surrounding women's access to bathrooms and the broader cultural discomfort with elimination that makes inequities in access...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 217–230.
Published: 01 April 2014
... on the emancipatory potential of anti-austerity movements, arguing that they contribute to personal and social empowerment, as well as to radical democratization. The article suggests that the recent protests against austerity indicate that there is room not only for despair but also for hope. © 2014 Duke...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 353–366.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Massimiliano Tomba This article analyzes the current crisis in terms of a conflict of temporalities, arguing that the pace of the economic temporality and its speed in decision making clashes with the temporality of the state and the slowness of the democratic process of decision making...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 407–418.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., was poised to play the role of the guarantor of democratic legitimacy and assimilation of newly politicized social groups at the same time: the necessary ingredients for stability in postrevolution Egypt. Some questioned the sustainability of this alliance; but interestingly most of those doubts about its...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 313–330.
Published: 01 April 2016
... pleas to revive “national indignity” after the attacks on the offices of Charlie Hebdo . I argue that the definition of dignity circulating in French law since the 1990s is a corporatist one. Rather than promote abstract individual freedom, human rights, and democratic inclusion, this understanding...