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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2008) 107 (4): 691–713.
Published: 01 October 2008
... race on white women. Reformers, social scientists, elected officials, and philanthropists believed that the so-called poor white problem was a result of the backwardness of the home, which they blamed on inept poor white mothers. Thus, the notion of poor whiteism also became deeply gendered. © 2008...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 235–242.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Lauren Berlant “Opulism” describes the explosion within popular politics set off by the sensationalism of Barack Obama's ascent to election. Working from Ernesto Laclau's and Slavoj Žižek's antithetical readings of the meaning and value of populism, and working with the legacy of Stuart Hall's...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 243–251.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Christopher Newfield While most commentaries trace Barack Obama's decline to his failure to fight for the progressive policies whose supporters got him elected, this article argues that Obama's rise and fall are both functions of his embodiment and then betrayal of a collective psychology here...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 265–271.
Published: 01 January 2011
... centrist positioning may well lose the Left in close elections ahead. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 A G A I N S T the D A Y Tom Hayden Obama between Movements and Machiavellians The masters of the money game [on Wall Street] fell out of love with—and into a state of bitter...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 974–984.
Published: 01 October 2011
..., groundlessness, and incompleteness subverts liberal political theory's identification of politics with the formalism of law, the preservation of order, and elected administrations. However, despite engaging questions of institution, hegemony, and antagonism, poststructuralist political theory currently remains...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2012) 111 (1): 205–213.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Judith Grant Recent political actions in several Midwestern states have been reported as struggles between newly elected Republican governors and labor. However, the highly coordinated attacks reach beyond labor issues and can be read as the domestic face of the post-9/11 security state. “Gateway...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2009) 108 (3): 459–481.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Joy James Examining the parameters of Africana thought with references to the 2008 presidential campaigns that led to the election of Barack Obama as the forty-fourth president of the United States, this essay explores the relationship of black elite leadership and black mass disenfranchisement. It...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2009) 108 (3): 541–562.
Published: 01 July 2009
... form of political representation at a fundamental level. Still, the idea of stolen democracy that surfaces in lyrical and visual culture illuminates a crucial challenge for political theory in its suggestion that, for the past few decades—but even more intensely during the past few elections—the U.S...
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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 October 2018) 117 (4): 721–756.
Published: 01 October 2018
... that they can be grasped reflectively. The intention, then, in this essay, written between November 9, 2016, and November 9, 2017, is to enunciate what authoritarianism has come to mean in the wake of the American presidential election of Donald Trump. The point made is that domination is self...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2019) 118 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2019
...,” circumscribed by the structural limitations imposed on it by international finance and the global geopolitical matrix, navigated the sequences unleashed by the two revolutionary insurrections, the Arab Spring and the Kurdish movement for self-governance. Whether or not Erdoğan wins the June 2018 elections, he...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2014) 113 (1): 169–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
... cases of falsification during the Parliamentary elections triggered a grassroots protest that was unprecedented in contemporary Russian history. For many years, Putin’s model of managed democracy has ensured that the Russian Parliament was the weakest branch of the State and at the same time the most...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2014) 113 (1): 196–209.
Published: 01 January 2014
... 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 (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 233–234.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Introduction The massive mobilization that turned out for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in 2008 demonstrated an extraordinary willingness of many on the left to invest energy and hope in a national election. The responses on the left to Obama since the election, however, have been mixed. We...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 280–285.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the first place but within the European Union, Asia, and Africa as well. Such an alliance is designed not only to curb U.S. imperial- ism’s toxic role abroad but, not least, to have a salutary impact on the cur- rent wretched domestic scene. The 2000 presidential election demonstrated—if...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2018) 117 (4): 879–889.
Published: 01 October 2018
... . Struggle for Modernity: Nationalism, Futurism, and Fascism . Westport, CT : Praeger . Goldstein Joseph . 2016 . “ US Alt-Right Gathering Exults in Trump Election with Nazi-Era Salute .” New York Times , November 20 . Gottfried Paul . 1986 . The Search for Historical Meaning...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2008) 107 (2): 321–337.
Published: 01 April 2008
... just three days before national elections were to be held, the announcement of the suspension of campaigning included his- torical comparisons found in the major national daily newspaper, El País: “Representatives of the democratic parties appeared shocked after learning the scope of the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2003) 102 (2-3): 293–308.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Ahmet Insel 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Ahmet Insel The AKP and Normalizing Democracy in Turkey The parliament that emerged from the gen- eral elections on November , in Turkey has created an unexpected...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2006) 105 (1): 161–173.
Published: 01 January 2006
... election fraud in the history of the United States. It was late 2003, just before Saddam Hussein’s capture, and I believed that the combination of the Iraq debacle and domes- tic economic weakness would be...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2015) 114 (2): 426–435.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/freedom-charter-adopted-kliptown (accessed September 7, 2014) . Southall Roger . 2009 . “ Zunami! The Context of the 2009 Election .” In Zunami! The 2009 South African Elections of 2009 , edited by Southall Roger Daniel John , 1 – 22 . Johannesburg : Jacana...