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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2009) 108 (4): 751–764.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., tenure and its lifetime job security). Without the Platonic cover of academic freedom, the exorbitant job guarantees of tenure would, it seems, have precious little reason to exist. However, in the Platonic spirit of academic freedom, I want to propose that we jettison the entire notion of academic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2009) 108 (2): 395–415.
Published: 01 April 2009
...-saving operation ? And how do we greet the valorization of complexity within theory as an unchallenged value that allows the critic to utter dissident ideas in the form of an ironic dissimulation (a form of job protection in a regime of risk)? This is about the consequences of dwelling on the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2009) 108 (4): 701–722.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Eric Cheyfitz In the first part of this essay, I sketch some of the material conditions that comprise the contemporary corporate university: a job market dominated by contingent labor (non-tenure-track positions) and increasingly by part-time labor; the cooptation of links between scholarship and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 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 (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 721–739.
Published: 01 October 2012
... tightly constrained. Migrants are extracted from their hometowns and inserted in a foreign workplace with great precision, and they are obliged to return home once the job contract expires. The movement thus assumes the form of “labor transplant.” Unlike project-based labor deployment that is collectively...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2013) 112 (1): 172–178.
Published: 01 January 2013
... its outsourced factories. This essay also reflects on the theatrical activism and controversy surrounding Mike Daisey’s “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.” Finally, highlighting the arguments of the three contributions to this section, it shows how China’s new generation of workers is...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 629–639.
Published: 01 July 2014
... focuses on those accused of criminal acts but also targets the racially suspect, the poor, the expendable. Why should we—those of us inside the privileged circle of life, free of police power, secure in our jobs, still in our homes—fear encountering the long arm of “The Patriot Act” or “The Military...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2015) 114 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 January 2015
... settle for lower salaries. Other factors include competition within the job market between day laborers from different countries and with different legal statuses, the segregation of seasonal workers from the local population, and the impact of the caporalato (gang-master) system, an illegal form of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2018) 117 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 April 2018
... continue “fighting for the job” under neoliberal conditions, migrant day laborers thus have much to contribute to the mobilization of an antiwork politics. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 day laborers popular education autonomist Marxism temporality migrant workers References...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 741–761.
Published: 01 October 2012
... the labor market. The 1990s were the longest and most robust period of economic growth in US his- tory. Yet even though this period brought sus- tained job growth and progressively tightening labor markets...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 701–719.
Published: 01 October 2012
... guaranteed lifelong employment and served as both the delivery system for social wel- fare (including housing, retirement, and food subsidies) as well as the pri- mary mechanism for social surveillance and ideological conformity.4 Rather than seeking jobs upon leaving school, workers were assigned...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2016) 115 (1): 175–181.
Published: 01 January 2016
... state, other formal or informal bodies, or the companies and jobs that pay out wages for labor— is by no means self-evident, sufficient, or secure. What the standards and conditions for well-being are precisely, and for whom and to whom they are made available (citizens, worker-citizens...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 621–641.
Published: 01 October 2012
... crisis and ensuing recession, especially increasing rates of job loss for women, threaten the return of the exclusionary sexual contract characteristic of Fordism. In the words of one commentator, the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2018) 117 (2): 406–409.
Published: 01 April 2018
... workers whose ruthless exposure to job- related injury is routinely facilitated by US immigration authorities (Grabell 2017), Uber employees induced by video game-like stimuli to overwork themselves (Scheiber 2017), and the Mexican migrants who, in 2017, su‡o- cated to death in a truck trailer...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 614–620.
Published: 01 July 2014
... food, water, and shelter for all inmates” and “realistic and effective rehabilitation programs for all inmates according to their offense and personal needs” (Red Family 1971a). In practice, educational and job-training programs reached a small minority of prisoners, and what passed for...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2007) 106 (4): 853–858.
Published: 01 October 2007
... friend S. He was once a professional killer rather famous in the field, but he quit that job to become a founder of the City Demolition Industry, Inc. I never knew why he chose mur- der for a profession, but he...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2015) 114 (3): 513–533.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Jobs That May Not Yet Exist.’” Poynter , August 30 . www.poynter.org/how-tos/journalism-education/184308/how-journalism-educators-can-teach-students-to-be-more-entrepreneurial/ . de Peuter Greig Cohen Nicole S. . 2015 . “Emerging Labour Politics in Creative Industries.” In The...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2009) 108 (4): 689–699.
Published: 01 October 2009
... education is little more than job training, which has taken root in many community college degree programs, provides the rai- son d’être for proprietary schools, and contributes to public attitudes toward higher education as a whole, poses several interrelated dangers—to faculty freedom to teach as...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2015) 114 (3): 631–649.
Published: 01 July 2015
... social rather than market-driven variations. And yet signs of our entrepreneurship fetish surround us: the success of films lionizing the heroic figure of the entre- preneur ( Jobs, The Social Network, The Wolf...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2013) 112 (1): 203–212.
Published: 01 January 2013
...-owned enterprises and the demise of state-supported welfare and job security. Ear- lier, in 1989, urban workers organized themselves into autonomous workers’ associations to support the protesting students in Tiananmen. These asso- ciations became a pillar of the democratic movement that denounced...