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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2008) 107 (2): 411–429.
Published: 01 April 2008
... as “localism” is used to police the beach. Through an analysis of this conflict, I show how localism and safety work in an everyday context as a complex embodied, social, and spatial practice that creates “safety maps.” As I move through the personal level of safety of those involved, I explain how...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 547–578.
Published: 01 July 2014
... context of colonized Palestine, sumud has come to embody a whole range of significations, sensibilities, affections, attachments, aspirations, and practices. It is a form of subjectivity and politics that embodies the possibility of escaping hegemonic configurations of colonial liberal politics. To...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2018) 117 (3): 551–566.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Mel Y. Chen This essay considers the possibilities of an embodied archive of political agitation through an expanded notion of gesture. It weaves a set of infrequently attested relations in productive comparison: the political gestures of resistance, the embodiment of disability, the expansion of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2009) 108 (4): 741–749.
Published: 01 October 2009
... this reverential attitude toward a neglected past. The question of how much value there is in the humanities' posture of perpetual critique—a posture embodied in the paradox of the “deadwood” professor who is successful precisely because of his failure—is crucial to the defense of academic freedom, the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2010) 109 (1): 117–146.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Drawing on Abdel Khaliq Mahgoub's powerful articulations of Marxism, political economy, leadership, and labor theories, Adlan addresses the rich experiences of the SCP in its relentless efforts at beating the odds of conservative politics. His misgivings about the SCP at the time of his resignation embody...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2010) 109 (4): 741–763.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Birgit Meyer One of the key features of Pentecostal/charismatic churches is their sensational appeal. Taking as a point of departure the experience of the Holy Spirit as a “portable,” embodied power source, this essay seeks to contribute to developing alternative concepts that expand our view of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2011) 110 (1): 101–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... toward reconsideration of the death drive, not just how it is projected on gay men or directed at them but also how it is uniquely embodied and celebrated by them. The title of Lee Edelman's book No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive about sums it up, but Leo Bersani's work in Intimacies and Tim...
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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 October 2011) 110 (4): 795–811.
Published: 01 October 2011
... body for a homely death. Arguably this is consistent with related mourning rituals that rely on embodied contact between the living and the dead such as the practice of wearing a lock of hair from a child or loved one. We document some contemporary practices that reconstitute the dead in keepsake form...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2011) 110 (3): 715–743.
Published: 01 July 2011
... viewing. Unexpectedly, the film's exploration of zoophilia illuminates an embodied experience of reading that poets and novelists likewise figure in relation to animals; displacements of perspective and voice that literary texts explore in terms of literary meaning as it shades into animal movement in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 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 (1 April 2013) 112 (2): 285–302.
Published: 01 April 2013
... world, while also being careful to not rely on the identities we embody to secure a certain kind of politics. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 References Croatoan . 2012 . “ Who Is Oakland: Anti-Oppression Activism, the Politics of Safety, and State Co-optation .” Escalating Identity...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 529–545.
Published: 01 July 2014
...” efforts on the part of prison authorities to transfer the incentivizing properties of temporary release itself onto praise they extended to prisoners for observing institutional rules and regulations. The content of such praise entailed references to the ideal of a tamed masculinity embodied in the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 579–611.
Published: 01 July 2014
... California’s highest-security prison (a supermax) in the summer of 2011. The article argues that the strike embodies a legitimacy paradox . Although the history of prison organizing in California, and of hunger strikes around the world, suggests that prisoners willing to die to protest prison injustices also...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2015) 114 (1): 171–190.
Published: 01 January 2015
... political rationalities that infrastructures embody and the political spatiality that they configure. This theoretical perspective is put to a test in exploring the “infrastructuralism” that lies at the core of the European project. After tracing both the operative and imaginary significance of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2016) 115 (1): 33–59.
Published: 01 January 2016
... workplace and from their own dependents. Their liminality comes to embody the disjuncture between corporate responsibility and state welfare. Dinah Rajak Expectations of Paternalism: Welfare, Corporate Responsibility, and HIV at South Africa’s Mines ​It is over a decade...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2016) 115 (1): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of heat at an annual festival, renovation of buildings driven by love of place, and the embodied circulation of a miner's stance. Marina Peterson Sensory Attunements: Working with the Past in the Little Cities of Black Diamonds Every attunement is a tuning up to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2016) 115 (4): 748–754.
Published: 01 October 2016
... for everyone thus necessarily entails rethinking attitudes toward elimination as an aspect of our embodiment. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 bathroom access disgust gender toilet transgender References Ashenburg Katherine . 2007 . The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2014) 113 (2): 427–436.
Published: 01 April 2014
... autonomous organization of social desire against the politics of these cultural discourses. It is mainly in its embodiment of this antagonistic, anticapitalist desire that the value of the Gezi Resistance lies. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 References Bakhtin M. M. 1981 . The...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2017) 116 (3): 621–631.
Published: 01 July 2017
... critically works through and beyond such encounters—both spectral and embodied—in an attempt to open speculatively onto possible revisions of contemporary debates in feminism and onto shifts in the ground of left coalitional politics. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 birth certificate HB2 trans...