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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 285–304.
Published: 01 April 2009
... sake of the intellectuality of human solidarity, they paradoxically reproduce in their discourse the very conditions they seek to escape. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Dušan I. Bjelić The Balkans: Radical Conservatism and Desire The “catch” of the Universal...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 583–599.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Ellis Hanson Ellis Hanson The History of Digital Desire, vol. 1: An Introduction ​In or about 1996, sex changed. For those with Internet access, it started going more or less digital. Increasingly, it is going...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (3): 693–715.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Rosemary Jane Jolly Rosemary Jane Jolly Desiring Good(s) in the Face of Marginalized Subjects: South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission in a Global Context...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 427–436.
Published: 01 April 2014
... capitalism, the new regime of domination capitalizes on culture as a site for monitoring social desire. In Turkey, “memory” and “minorities” emerged as two privileged topics of cultural discourse through which the state seeks to achieve real political effects. The Gezi resistance is best seen as the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 715–743.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Kevin Ohi For Robinson Devor's 2000 film Zoo , zoophilia is “digital desire” in ways that go far beyond its thematic fascination with the Internet and with forms of the virtual. Its lavishly excessive visual beauty and its reticence about depicting bestiality make zoophilia a mode of cinematic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 July 2008
... that both evoke and avoid the death penalty: Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar and Albert Camus' The Stranger . The desire to witness expressed in these narratives finds its legal iteration in lawsuits brought by journalists seeking to televise executions—petitions that courts have routinely rejected. A...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 601–620.
Published: 01 July 2011
... films proliferate sites of desire from which the telephonic subject searches for connection, even if that connection is impossible to establish. This essay reads the original and the remade When a Stranger Calls and Black Christmas through Baudrillard and Georges Bataille. Ultimately, it finds in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 747–756.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Brad Evans Countering the familiar peace narrative, it became increasingly common during the 1990s to question liberal war-making efforts. This led to the resurgence in “just war” theory, as the desire to save strangers became an increasingly violent pursuit. Although it has since been argued that...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 770–779.
Published: 01 July 2011
... order for which such war is waged. This essay considers Judith Butler's claim that the wars waged by the United States produce a subject that conceives not only his or her own violence as righteous but his or her own destructibility as unthinkable. The U.S. desire for a condition of radical...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 January 2012
... continually forced to remain exterior to the options that are presented to us on a daily basis, but where there is also the desire to invent a new political radicalism in the here and now—rupturing the given order of the contemporary neoliberal dispositif . By analyzing the positions of “indefinite...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 608–615.
Published: 01 July 2012
... that, aside from the challenges of collective organization and the desire to maintain visibility, one recurring concern within the Occupy London movement is how its embodied practices of struggle can emanate from centralized and often symbolic moments into the everyday realms of production and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Soyica Diggs Colbert Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop (2011) depicts Martin Luther King Jr.’s last night alive. The play, conjecturing what may have been King’s final thoughts, reservations, desires, and fears, consists of a conversation between King and an enigmatic maid named Camae who we learn...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 303–318.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Aida Hussen This essay explores the psychic dimensions of post-civil rights black representation. I ask, what kinds of desire and identification, what vision of history and futurity, and what lost objects and forms of grief, drive nationalist approaches to black literature? In turn, what affective...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 172–178.
Published: 01 January 2013
... increasingly educated and gives voice to a range of desires and perspectives about the Chinese state, its relationship to global capital, and the ways of life, living, and labor for workers in the electronics industry. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 References Apple . n.d. Apple Supplier Code...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 447–473.
Published: 01 July 2014
... voyeuristic surveillance, but prison officers deny any sexual content in these procedures while satisfying their professional gatekeeping tasks—the maintenance of carceral boundaries effectively blurring any formal distinctions between voyeuristic desire and bureaucratic duty. The state’s securitization of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (4): 743–759.
Published: 01 October 2014
... the party’s desirability as a political form but according to its possibility within the concrete situation of potentially revolutionary classes. We inquire into the political economy of revolutionary struggle rather than abstracted political theory—particularly the circumstance that afforded the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (1): 169–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
... discredited in eyes of society. However, paradoxically, the desire for a return to full-fledged parliamentary politics and representative democracy proved decisive for the emergence of nonparliamentary grassroots politics. This conjuncture is very different from that which exists in Western Europe and the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (3): 465–490.
Published: 01 July 2018
... social problem. The method is critical fabulation. State violence, surveillance, and detention produce the archival traces and institutional records that inform the reconstruction of these lives; but desire and the want of something better decide the contours of the telling. The narrative emulates the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 333–356.
Published: 01 April 2018
... brings together a focus on the desire to travel and on expectations of popular progress with an analysis of contemporary dynamics of exploitation. On the other hand, she investigates the infrastructure and logistics that organize mobility beyond the reference to the figures of “traffickers” and “slaves...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 149–174.
Published: 01 January 2016
... black, cast as a threatening and unpredictable entity on account of its aversion to capitalist employment. The centering of African desire and well-being around labor not only has played a decisive role in structuring sociopolitical conflicts in contemporary South Africa. It also has underpinned...