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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 757–769.
Published: 01 July 2011
.... Working through uncertainty and surprise, total war presents itself as environmental terror. Through the concept of resilience, this essay examines environmental terror in the practices of civil defense and how, when harnessed to liberal critiques of modernity, this terror has been generalized in the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (4): 955–986.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Ajay Skaria 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Ajay Skaria Gandhi’s Politics: Liberalism and the Question of the Ashram I am not ashamed to repeat before you that this is a religious battle torevolutionizethepolitical...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (3): 501–526.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Khazhismel Tkhagapsoev Duke University Press 2006 Khazhismel Tkhagapsoev On the Way to Mirage: Russian Metamorphoses of Liberalism and the Problem of Their Interpretation My argument in this essay is twofold. First I argue that...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 747–756.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Brad Evans Countering the familiar peace narrative, it became increasingly common during the 1990s to question liberal war-making efforts. This led to the resurgence in “just war” theory, as the desire to save strangers became an increasingly violent pursuit. Although it has since been argued that...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 770–779.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Julian Reid How we understand the nature of the subject of war has fundamental implications for how we understand the subject of the struggle against war. The subject of liberal war does not fight simply in order to destroy another subject but to produce subjects who will in turn reproduce the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 567–586.
Published: 01 July 2020
... larger posters were wheat-pasted on walls in Black communities, creating advertising for psychological liberation as the struggles for complete liberation continued on several fronts. Through textual and visual analysis of BP newspapers from 1968, clear visual strategy and intentions are deconstructed in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 483–500.
Published: 01 July 2009
... engaging questions of liberation led him to devote his life to localizing Marxist theory in the Sudanese context. His explication of the tools of translating Marxism challenges absolutist interpretations and applications of a single idea in a cultural context unfavorable to its growth. This essay draws on...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 487–503.
Published: 01 April 2011
... revolutionary consciousness. Finally, I describe how victorious Liberal elites used the trope of race war to criminalize community insurgents, whose leaders were subject to trial, imprisonment, and execution, and stress the importance of linking national political struggles to local-level conflicts and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 265–285.
Published: 01 April 2008
... the state of liberal identity politics for gay men in the United States. Avoiding subjective and psychological approaches to viral sex, this essay addresses viral sex in terms of the political economy of liberalism and biopower, featuring a discussion of Michel Foucault's late work on homosexuality...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 529–547.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nancy Armstrong Victorian novelists were the first to confront the problem of the relationship between themselves as individuals and what Michel Foucault calls “man-as-species” or “population.” This is a problem for theorists of liberal democracy as well. In his 1975–76 lectures at the Collège de...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 383–391.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Priyamvada Gopal In June 2011, A. C. Grayling, a professor of philosophy at Birkbeck College London and a familiar figure in British left-liberal circles, unleashed a firestorm of controversy when he announced the formation of Britain's first fully private and for-profit liberal arts institution...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 411–423.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Ben Trott In many liberal polities, there is an emerging “common sense” that it is unjust to deny same-sex couples the right to marry, if they so choose. This popular conception of things could certainly claim support in the liberal political philosophy of John Rawls and others. Yet, as many queer...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 457–481.
Published: 01 July 2017
... emotions, when used to highlight racial injustice, have productive and disruptive dimensions. Anger is productive in that it can serve as a unifying discourse that seeks liberation rather than liberal democratic incorporation, and it is disruptive to the hegemony of powerful national narratives premised on...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 529–552.
Published: 01 July 2017
... clearly articulated demands of the state. This contrasted sharply with much of the black political commentary on Ferguson, which thought about these events in the still intelligible language of liberal-democratic redress: increased black electoral participation, more black elected officials in local...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 175–187.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Saygun Gökarıksel; Z. Umut Türem Recent studies of authoritarianism in Turkey often conceptualize the problem as a move away from the rule of law toward rule by law; that is, law’s political instrumentalization by powerful authoritarian movements or personalities. Informed by the liberal legalist...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (2): 325–342.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the conjuncture of two contingent events: the failure of the over four-decade search for a “left governmentality” and the renewal of “liturgical power.” The latter arises from a displacement of public opinion in liberal democracy by the fluctuations of public mood as registered on social media, with a...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (1): 186–195.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Ilya Matveev When the protests in Russia erupted in 2011-2013, they soon became encapsulated by one particular interpretation. According to the public discourse supported both by the liberal mainstream and by the Kremlin propagandists, there are two social groups in Russia, almost two distinct...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 184–196.
Published: 01 January 2016
... within the Kurdish liberation movement in the 1990s, we interpret democratic autonomy as a new methodology that weds decolonization and national liberation with a strong critique of the state form and patriarchal capitalist modernity. We then discuss autonomy and democracy as distinct yet related moments...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 699–712.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Nancy Fraser This essay explores the possibility for twenty-first-century feminism to retrieve the insurrectionary spirit of women's liberation. It begins by charting the shift from a feminist imaginary focused on egalitarian redistribution to a feminist imaginary founded on recognition of cultural...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 509–530.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli This essay examines two modes, qualities, and dynamics of lethality in contemporary late liberal societies: the state of killing and letting die. Using contemporary debates in Australia over indigenous health and welfare and new federal security laws, the essay explores...