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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 145–163.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Esra Erdem; Kamuran Akın This article addresses the current restructuring of academia in Turkey through the example of the Academics for Peace petition and the institutional mechanisms of repression it instigated. We focus on the Solidarity Academies as alternative spaces of education and a unique...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 529–538.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Christopher Newfield; Colleen Lye When then-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger cut the California higher education budget by 20 percent in 2009, the largest protests erupted on University of California campuses than had been seen in the United States since the 1960s. The struggle for public education...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 565–569.
Published: 01 April 2011
... students, who face such barriers as inaccessibility to most types of financial aid and work-study programs and the inability to secure jobs. The essay describes how hundreds of students from all over California gathered at UCLA to demand equality in the educational system. The essay then elaborates on how...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 392–401.
Published: 01 April 2012
...John Holmwood; Gurminder K. Bhambra The essay addresses recent government proposals for higher education in England. It argues that they represent a neoliberal attack on the idea of public higher education. Where public higher education had previously been widely accepted as a social right...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 546–552.
Published: 01 April 2011
... invites us to consider how movements against educational privatization might be remolded to the extent that we adequately value—rather than disavow—the work of care that sustains our opposition to the spaces and times of neoliberalism. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 A G A I N S T the D A Y...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 631–649.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Dan Harvey This article addresses the rise of entrepreneurship as a hegemonic mode of contemporary postsecondary education. It revisits Bill Readings's arguments about the corporate “University of Excellence,” which framed universities as ruined institutions that had abandoned their mission...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 570–575.
Published: 01 April 2011
... as a mode of critique and mobilization against the controversial budget cuts to public education in California. UCMeP's playful yet earnest performative manipulations of the discourses and rituals of authority staged by the UC administration take the rhetoric and proposals for privatizing public higher...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 202–210.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of topics. With the stated purpose of “advancing the principles of the AAUP and encouraging active discussion of higher education issues and faculty rights,” the listserv provides a unique site for faculty exchange and debate. In this essay, I highlight several exchanges that occurred between 2013 and 2015...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 410–419.
Published: 01 April 2018
... following an immigration raid at an informal hiring site in southern California, the essay explores how day laborers’ Popular Education praxis has been mobilized through music to build worker solidarity in the defense of hiring sites as a form of urban commons. It argues that the growing repertoire of day...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 April 2018
... as well as their efforts to organize communities through worker centers in US cities. Adapting an approach from popular education, the essay argues that day laborers are cultivating temporally inventive modes of activity through worker centers that displace work as the primary social value, even though...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 195–204.
Published: 01 January 2019
... initiated a struggle for the decommodification of higher education, it was also immediately about more than fees. And if it also called into question the managerial, as well as epistemological, foundations of the university, the changes it forced were often paradoxical or far from what was demanded. But I...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 779–788.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of postcritique, including surface reading and thin description. This essay suggests that postcritique, and all that it involves, contributes to the radical dismantling of higher education caused by rampant neoliberalism. The vocation of ideology critique and of Marxist criticism is, this essay contends, the most...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 727–744.
Published: 01 October 2017
... the world. The press, the principal space in his intellectual education, together with literature, philosophy, and the arts from a variety of distant places, became the subjects of Mariátegui’s close attention as his field of vision expanded following the events of 1917 and were scrutinized as elements key...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (1): 196–209.
Published: 01 January 2014
... the provincial working class to a group of progressive and educated urban citizens or the post-Soviet (or post-shock) effects of depoliticization resulting in a mistrust of any form of class identification. From official representatives of the protest, we heard that the people demanded only a new election...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 299–311.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of the commons to achieve autonomy from capital, especially and initially in matters of social reproduction (food, health, care, housing, knowledge, and education). © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 References Barbagallo Camille Federici Silvia , eds. 2012 . “ ‘Care Work’ and the Commons...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 396–406.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of converging vectors of diverse social protest movements over the previous decades involving urban intelligentsias, disaffected educated youth, blue- and white-collar workers and professionals, and marginalized religious communities and regions. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 References...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (4): 623–649.
Published: 01 October 2009
... forces. With the active involvement of corporate partners, administrations are striving to commercialize, vocationalize, and militarize both curriculum and student culture itself. Furthermore, the role of higher education in sharply intensified exploitation means that we have to ask the same question...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 365–393.
Published: 01 April 2009
... “elite educated opinion” in a way that some can no longer tolerate? In “Crude Wars,” Timothy Brennan and Keya Ganguly write, “It has become fashionable for cultural critics to reject supposedly outmoded theories of political economy, to disdain the simple exposure of hidden agendas, to scoff at the likes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
... (such as Sadiq al-Mahdi) deploy educational efforts to make art practice acceptable among traditional Muslims. The politicization of artists and the artistic “initiation” of political leaders transformed the art exhibition practice into a political action. In a society functioning without the real institution...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (4): 781–796.
Published: 01 October 2009
... by the transition from merit to market models affect a considerable range of people, not only faculty, but also students and the general public, whose support is crucial to higher education. I argue that the economic costs of sustaining an academic freedom market are enormous, a burden borne primarily by groups...