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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2018) 117 (1): 135–155.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and the nation-state as the spheres where the human ceases to be a mere biological body subject to humanitarian relief and finally turns into a fully fledged subject of rights. This article, in contrast, interrogates the possibility of political lives in gray areas. It asks, what conditions of being...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2008) 107 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Krzysztof Ziarek Placed side by side, Giorgio Agamben's The Open and Martin Heidegger's “Letter on Humanism” might read like two versions of the critical question about the aftermath of humanism. For Agamben, the answer lies in the rendering inoperative of the anthropological machine of humanism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2009) 108 (2): 365–393.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Matthew Abraham This essay argues that the reception of Noam Chomsky's political scholarship by progressive academics demonstrates that the state of theory in the humanities has reached a point of crisis; that is, Chomsky's unpopularity in certain academic circles indicates that conceptions of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2011) 110 (2): 403–427.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Assembly, as well as pertinent treaty and customary international law. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Lorie M. Graham and Siegfried Wiessner Indigenous Sovereignty, Culture, and International Human Rights Law Resistance and the Law...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2004) 103 (2-3): 277–296.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Ian Balfour; Eduardo Cadava 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Ian Balfour and Eduardo Cadava The Claims of Human Rights: An Introduction...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2004) 103 (2-3): 311–322.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Étienne Balibar 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Translated by James Swenson Étienne Balibar Is a Philosophy of Human Civic Rights Possible? New Reflections on Equaliberty I would like to propose here some ‘‘new reflec- tions...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2004) 103 (2-3): 357–374.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Susan Maslan 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Susan Maslan The Anti-Human: Man and Citizen before the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen The abbé Grégoire’s Motion en faveur des juifs (1789), addressed to his fellow...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2004) 103 (2-3): 451–463.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Wendy Brown 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Wendy Brown ‘‘The Most We Can Hope For Human Rights and the Politics of Fatalism In his 2001 Tanner Lecture series entitled Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry, Michael...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 701–719.
Published: 01 October 2012
... mimetic labor in China today. Based on a year of ethnographic research in two vocational schools and theorized using Diane Elson’s value theory of labor, this essay analyzes China’s current regimes of human capital accumulation. I argue that these regimes structure nonelite education such that working...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2013) 112 (3): 419–435.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Consciousness and Black Scholarship: Charles H. Wesley and the Construction of Negro Labor in the United States .” Journal of Negro History 81 , no. 1 : 72 – 88 . Thomas C. Holt “A Story of Ordinary Human Beings”: The Sources of Du Bois’s Historical Imagination in Black Reconstruction...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2014) 113 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Nehal Bhuta In this article, Bhuta revisits the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights’ interpretation of religious freedom in the headscarf cases. He considers how recent historical work on the history of religious freedom and freedom of conscience opens up a new interpretation of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2014) 113 (1): 63–86.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Samuel Moyn This essay contends that contemporary headscarf and related cases in the European Court of Human Rights draw not solely upon the exclusionary legacy of Western secularism but also upon the exclusionary legacy of Western hostility to secularism. One of the avatars of the contemporary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2016) 115 (1): 149–174.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., Emancipation, and Human Rights . London : Verso . Bond Patrick . 1991 . Commanding Heights and Community Control: New Economics for a New South Africa . Johannesburg : Ravan . Bozzoli Belinda . 1981 . The Political Nature of a Ruling Class: Capital and Ideology in South Africa, 1890...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2005) 104 (3): 561–582.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Don Robotham 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Don Robotham Cosmopolitanism and Planetary Humanism: The Strategic Universalism of Paul Gilroy One of the most important intellectual trends in the world today is cosmopolitanism and global...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 293–310.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the concepts of antagonism and autonomy no longer capture the strange condition of contemporary human and nonhuman existences? What if there is no human , or even any humans , but merely regionally more or less densely compacted forms and modes of existence, one component of which has been abstracted...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 257–273.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jason Read What is the “anthropos,” humanity of the Anthropocene? In many ways this would seem to be beside the point; the point is not how humanity is defined, but charting its massive effects on the planet. However, conceptions of the Anthropocene end up answering the question of humanity, albeit...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Alastair Hunt Scholars of biopolitics widely assume that the life addressed by power = human life, with a reassuring unconsciousness of having left anything at all out of the equation. Recent research contends that animals are at least as much as human beings subject to varied techniques for...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2016) 115 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Andrew M. Bauer; Mona Bhan Ongoing discussions of welfare and human viability that focus on state responsibility to provide care and services rarely consider how new sources of vulnerability are emerging within the context of climate change. Scholars attentive to these processes often use the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2010) 109 (4): 719–739.
Published: 01 October 2010
...C. J. C. Pickstock The impulse to worship precedes philosophical reflection about God. It involves gratitude, admiration, and petition. However, it can also be argued that worship concludes and completes human abstract reflections. First, human beings are called to rise above their animal nature to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Elizabeth R. Johnson Autonomous Marxism has generated a lexicon for responding to transformations in human labor, particularly around the role of technological development. Autonomists have mapped how the conditions of post-Fordism have put elements of the mind, sociability, virtuosity—or “the soul...