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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (4): 863–880.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Tony Payan Duke University Press 2006 Tony Payan The Drug War and the U.S.-Mexico Border: The State of Affairs The U.S.-Mexico border has long been the set- ting for America’s longest war: the drug war. The first...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 640–655.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Nancy Scheper-Hughes This essay explores the militarization of everyday life in the United States today, following decades of unresolved cycles of wars fought at home (e.g., the war on drugs) and abroad. A “continuum of violence” is established, through which the tactics of war and war crimes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 321–346.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Kaushik Sunder Rajan In this essay, I explore how the contemporary global terrain of drug development is constituted by different logics of crisis. I explore this terrain through an empirical focus on pharmaceutical logics and politics in the United States and India today, which are constituted...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 863–872.
Published: 01 October 2017
... immigration control and drug interdiction, while also engaging in their own efforts to pick up trash left behind by undocumented border crossers and protect natural resources from degradation caused by border enforcement and smuggling activities. In their effort to “clean up” public lands, land managers...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 272–279.
Published: 01 January 2011
...-American leaders have been expected to rise transcendentally above yellow, black, brown, and red leaders. In an attempt to gain rights to traffick as much opium as they wanted in the late eighteenth century, white Englishmen profiting from dealing drugs to the Chinese successfully lobbied the British Crown...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 447–473.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Chris Garces To keep drugs and weapons out and to generate security clearance, Ecuador’s prison administrations now demand the visual, digital, or physical strip searching of all adult citizens who establish contact with incarcerated subjects. The prison system may normalize such denuding...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 363–383.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Carlos Salinas The A'i or Kofan people of Colombia face seemingly intractable challenges due to the extraction of oil from their lands, the ongoing conflict in Colombia, the infrastructural imperatives of globalization, and the continuing hunger for illicit drugs in cosmopolitan centers. Underlying...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (1): 287–305.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., in no small measure because of the novel’s sub- ject matter—drugs and violence. Reviewing the growth of ‘‘yardie’’ fiction, a journalist for an American newspaper explains: ‘‘Britain’s growing drug and criminal subculture is rarely...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., A say fuck. A say shit. The Drugs I mean, I’ve taken the drugs. And you know, they don’t make things real better. They may make you love your own mind, but you know how...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 795–813.
Published: 01 October 2022
..., based on the imperatives of a bourgeois capitalist society (33). 798 The South Atlantic Quarterly October 2022 Foucault then appeared to shift the topic of discussion. Alluding to contemporary phenomena that had better captured this problem, he asked: What is the experience of drugs...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (4): 623–649.
Published: 01 October 2009
...”—with armed guards, drug-sniffing dogs, warrantless search of persons and personal spaces, metal detectors, identity cards, surveillance cameras, razor-wire fencing, curfews and lock- down drills, profiling schemes, drug testing, mandatory psychological analysis and pharmacological treatment...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 663–679.
Published: 01 October 2012
... it.2 This anecdote highlights some of the dilemmas faced by Rio de Janeiro s working children. Coming from favelas (shantytowns) where formal jobs for their parents are scarce, money is short, and drug trafficking is rampant, they need to earn a living for their families, or if they have become street...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (4): 769–811.
Published: 01 October 2004
... critical difference. By the late 1980s to mid-1990s, the discourse on HIV/AIDS, in South Africa 15 as elsewhere, had been altered by the emergence of ‘‘miracle drugs After the FDA approved Zidovudine (AZT) in 1987, it was clear that the medi- 772 Adam Sitze cation, while toxic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (2): 417–424.
Published: 01 April 2002
... the significance of ‘‘unacceptable’’ acts by affluent, white young people is not new in our society. The very public and long-standing ‘‘war on drugs’’ is a case in point. While thousands of young black men serve long sentences...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (4): 789–804.
Published: 01 October 2007
... was respon- sible for declines in stroke mortality.5 However, stroke mortality had been declining since the 1920s, well before the testing and introduction of anti- hypertensive drugs in the 1950s and 1960s. Even in the 1970s and 1980s, population groups with higher levels of hypertension treatment did...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 447–458.
Published: 01 July 2008
... punishment. In Kentucky, those condemned to death are executed with a three- drug cocktail. According to the petitioners, if the first drug, thiopental, is administered incor- rectly, the condemned...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (1): 215–226.
Published: 01 January 2004
... hate the English if not forgiven, while the Scots deserve to be nothing less than reviled—with a stinging, drug-addled pathos, by one of its own. However, as much as Renton refuses history any social force, his self...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 398–408.
Published: 01 April 2022
... The South Atlantic Quarterly 121:2, April 2022 doi 10.1215/00382876-9663688 © 2022 Duke University Press Castronovo and Hernández Introduction: Social and Popular Struggles in Colombia 399 actors,6 in the midst of the expansion of extractivism and drug trafficking, the pandemic crisis has raised...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 April 2012
... the development in recent decades of the multinational (European/American) pharmaceutical industry—massive research-­and-­ development-­driven businesses focused on the development of so-­called blockbuster drugs that can yield huge annual revenues. This development was paralleled by the growth...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 409–416.
Published: 01 April 2022
... that took place in Colombia means situating it in the context of the lack of legitimacy of the oligarchic and mafioso regime, characterized by intertwining the interests of economic sectors, the governing class, armed forces, and drug trafficking. It also requires understanding this discontent as part...