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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 707–725.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Giso Amendola In the struggles against neoliberalism, it is difficult to reconcile the language of instituent practices and the language of revolution, the transformation of the present in its totality. This difficult link also raises the problem of law. The production of commons is interpreted...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 729–745.
Published: 01 October 2023
.... For these individuals, social media provides a space to voice their concerns with law enforcement in America and is a place to tell their stories and critique the police. Moreover, social media empowers whistleblowers by allowing anonymity while affording a safe space for effective community building. This article...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (1): 197–217.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Christopher Pye Focusing on Shakespeare's Winter's Tale , the essay counters Carl Schmitt's claim that Absolutism represents an ideal conjunction of the monarch's creative and legislative acts. It argues that early modern theater conveys the problematic character of the relation between law...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 309–327.
Published: 01 April 2011
... 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Chris Cunneen Indigeneity, Sovereignty, and the Law: Challenging the Processes of Criminalization Introduction This essay explores the relationship between sovereignty...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 347–362.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Christine Black This essay is a nonlinear narrative that attempts to “unthink” the ways in which Australian Indigenous peoples' identity, sovereignty, and law are discussed. An Australian Aboriginal law narrative and poetry are part of the unthinking language used to discuss these definitions...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 403–427.
Published: 01 April 2011
... law has responded to Indigenous peoples' demands for cultural survival, appraising progress made and suggesting further improvements to the international legal regime. In doing so, the essay focuses on the 2007 UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, overwhelmingly passed by the UN General...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 447–463.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Cheryl Suzack This essay undertakes a cultural analysis of law and literature to analyze the relationship between the Supreme Court of Canada's reasoning in Delgamuukw and Eden Robinson's novel Monkey Beach . It shows how legal texts enact a foreclosure of social space by transforming human...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 179–204.
Published: 01 January 2011
... through changes to citizenship law. These changes, however, did less to prevent illegal migration than to expand migrants' routes into becoming designated as illegal and suffering harsh consequences. Furthermore, the legal changes reworked sexual, gender, racial, class, and cultural hierarchies at local...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (1): 109–128.
Published: 01 January 2014
...—a conservative and religious political movement seeking to set up India as a Hindu state—on shaping the contours of secularism in contemporary law. The struggle over the meaning of secularism came to a head in an Indian High Court decision in 2010. The case involved a dispute over the legal title to a piece...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 629–639.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Colin Dayan This article seeks to make sense of the diverse and contradictory materials of law that intervene in everyday life through strategies of containment, exclusion, and extermination. The prison is now the central public institution in the United States. Though hidden from sight, it defines...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 670–679.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Itamar Mann The BDS movement has cast its campaign in legal terms, successfully conceptualizing the regime currently in place in Israel-Palestine as one that violates international law and requires a measure of transnational enforcement. Yet, from the perspective of Jewish Israeli citizens...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1988) 87 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 April 1988
...Susan Gillman Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 Susan Gillman Sure Identifiers : Race, Science, and the Law in Twain s Pudd nhead Wilson A book is the writer s secret life, the dark twin of a man. William Faulkner, Mosquitoes Soon after Pudd nhead Wilson was published in late...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1986) 85 (1): 56–77.
Published: 01 January 1986
...Jack P. Greene Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 From the Perspective of Law: Context and Legitimacy in the Origins of the American Revolution A Review Essay by Jack P. Greene I The dramatic expansion of early American history over the past two dec­ ades has not produced...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 15–36.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Catherine Mills This essay examines the notion of “playing with law” that Giorgio Agamben proposes in State of Exception and, more broadly, his understanding of “play” as developed in works such as Infancy and History . In this latter text, Agamben provides his most extended discussion of play...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 121–143.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of the roman noir in the works of Raymond Chandler and James Ellroy, I will argue that we can witness a generic shift in the status of the “state of exception.” This shift concerns the relation between commodity culture, the law, woman, and the border figure of the detective, who is at once within and beyond...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1911) 10 (3): 270–276.
Published: 01 July 1911
...Zeb. F. Curtis, Esquire Copyright © 1911 by Duke University Press 1911 Criminal Law and the Juvenile Offender Zeb. F. Curtis, Esquire The chief executive of this nation has emphatically declared that the reform of our criminal procedure is the most important question before the American...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1911) 10 (4): 346–355.
Published: 01 October 1911
...John Bauer Copyright © 1911 by Duke University Press 1911 Workmen s Compensation and the Law* John Bauer Assistant Professor of Economics in Cornell University Railway collisions, mine explosions, structural collapses, fire holocausts are making daily levies upon the lives of workmen...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1904) 3 (4): 361–369.
Published: 01 October 1904
...William H. Glasson Copyright © 1904 by Duke University Press 1904 A Costly Pension Law Act of June 27, 1890 By William H. Glasson, Professor of Political Economy in Trinity College On June 27, 1890, President Benjamin Harrison approved a pension law which, in its operation, has proved...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1904) 3 (1): 11–15.
Published: 01 January 1904
...Thomas H. Clark Copyright © 1904 by Duke University Press 1904 Frederick Law Olmsted on the South, 1889 By Thomas H. Clark During the summer of 1889, Mr. Frederick Law Olmsted was engaged upon the landscape-architecture of Biltmore, the estate of Mr. Vanderbilt, near Asheville, N. C...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1906) 5 (4): 333–341.
Published: 01 October 1906
...James Wilford Garner, Ph. D. Copyright © 1906 by Duke University Press 1906 Lynching and the Criminal Law By James Wileord Garner, Ph. D., Associate Professor of Political Science in University of Illinois The recent lynching at Tallulah, Louisiana, of a white man charged with murder, adds...