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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 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 (1 January 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 (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 October 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 (1 October 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 (1 April 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...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 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 for the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2009) 108 (3): 483–500.
Published: 01 July 2009
... 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 a...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 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 (1 July 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, or...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 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 of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2008) 107 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 April 2008
... reactivated by the Bush administration's fetishistic desire to maintain “continuity of governance” in a so-called dangerous world. By placing ever more federal officials in bunkers on a rotating basis, the Bush administration's actions ultimately raise more fundamental questions about democratic governance...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2010) 109 (1): 117–146.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the spirit of critical debate among Sudanese Marxists in relation to principles of democratic centralism, the role of intellectuals, and the linkages of theory to praxis that they helped to create. Adlan also thoroughly analyzes the principles and mechanisms surrounding the fundamental premises for...
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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 January 2010) 109 (1): 159–174.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the path to emancipatory politics. The testimony was formulated around philosophical and practical elements in Mahgoub's thought. Political theory, democratic rights, Marxism's consistency, Islam, and tradition are all addressed. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Reprinted from Abdel Khaliq...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 965–973.
Published: 01 October 2011
... the social is accepted has to be defended against the “new antidemocrats” (such as Slavoj Žižek, Alain Badiou, or the Invisible Committee). For this reason, a democratic notion of solidarity is proposed that is based on the never-ending play between politics and the political. Second, a notion of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2014) 113 (2): 217–230.
Published: 01 April 2014
... 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 (1 April 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. The...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 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...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 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 of...