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South Atlantic Quarterly (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 human...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 365–393.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Press 2009 Matthew Abraham “Human Rights, Anyone?” Conceptions of Intellectual Labor after Noam Chomsky Adherence to doctrinal truth confers substantial award, not only acceptance within the system of power and a ready...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (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 (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...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2014) 113 (1): 129–159.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and European Court of Human Rights case law, this article argues that in authorizing the state to intervene in what appear to be mere expressions of religious belief the right to religious liberty in fact involves the state in making substantive judgments about religion, a domain toward which it claims...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 371–391.
Published: 01 April 2020
... analysis + or GBA+ (gender and gender diverse inclusive), and a human rights approach, I suggest there is potential for achieving Indigenous sovereignty over our bodies as well as over the land and waters in ways that are conducive to our resilience and freedom as Indigenous people. © 2020 Duke...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
... overestimates our ability to answer the question, who are the real political animals? Through a reading of Hannah Arendt's critique of human rights, the essay argues that the traditional assumption that political status is available only to human beings relies on the totalizing power of metaphor to confuse...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 313–330.
Published: 01 April 2016
... pleas to revive “national indignity” after the attacks on the offices of Charlie Hebdo . I argue that the definition of dignity circulating in French law since the 1990s is a corporatist one. Rather than promote abstract individual freedom, human rights, and democratic inclusion, this understanding...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 111–133.
Published: 01 January 2018
... have been built on nationalist identifications and the nation-state as a goal. Alongside the nation as reference point, transnational and intersectional movements and objectives have also animated Palestinian politics, including pan-Arabism, pan- Islamism, and the human rights movement. The BDS...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 511–520.
Published: 01 July 2020
... the individual’s right to resistance and is a necessary precondition of all the other human rights. However, where de Certeau speaks against the anonymizing forces at work in consumer societies, the author chooses to see (and hear) the tumult of the masses. The taking of speech, therefore, is possible only when...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 579–611.
Published: 01 July 2014
... undermine the legitimacy of the system inflicting those injustices, the 2011 California prisoners on hunger strike repeatedly invoked the broader legitimacy of the US prison system. Indeed, the article argues that, although prisoners drew on an international dialogue about basic human rights and appropriate...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (4): 689–699.
Published: 01 October 2009
...) managerial ideology, (9) circumvention of shared governance, (10) globalization, (11) opposition to human rights, (12) inadequate grievance procedures, (13) religious intolerance, (14) political intolerance, (15) legal threats, and (16) claims of financial crisis. Definitions and examples of each...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Salah M. Hassan The last two decades have marked the publication of a number of prison memoirs and testimonials written by former leftist political prisoners in Sudan. Unlike reports issued by international human rights organizations, these publications foreground a much more personal...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 347–362.
Published: 01 April 2011
.... The essay challenges some of the Australian definitions of Indigenous identity, sovereignty, and law, which come out of a Western epistemology and value system. This challenge includes the role of the United Nations' special rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of Indigenous...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 359–375.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., economy, and democracy. Many of the demands articulated in the agenda are framed in the language of conventional civil, political, and human-rights talk, from the demand for a constitutionally recognized human right to water to the demand for federal standards to ensure clean and safe drinking water...