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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2010) 109 (2): 249–278.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Jeffrey Allen Tucker This essay starts with two questions: how does one define science fiction, and what difference does race makes to science fiction? Posing these questions together suggests that they are related and provides an opportunity to consider Stars in My Pocket like Grains of Sand (1984...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2005) 104 (3): 445–462.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Nichole T. Rustin 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Nichole T. Rustin ‘‘Mary Lou Williams Plays Like a Man Gender, Genius, and Difference in Black Music Discourse Music is work. The work ranges from the daily practice sessions to the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2006) 105 (2): 289–301.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Jane Juffer Duke University Press 2006 Jane Juffer Why We Like to Lose: On Being a Cubs Fan in the Heterotopia of Wrigley Field My father has been a Chicago Cubs fan since before 1945, the last time the Cubs were in the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2015) 114 (2): 251–282.
Published: 01 April 2015
... process of endogenous financial hierarchization. The emergence of capitalist financial governance is conceptualized as a process whereby the state takes on bank-like properties and the capitalist state’s future-oriented institutional forms come to serve as constitutive aspects of economic value. The...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2013) 112 (4): 824–830.
Published: 01 October 2013
... years. The strategy and tactics of the movement are examined, and its rapid decline is explained. The final section outlines a number of challenges faced by contemporary debtors’ organizations like Strike Debt that emerge from the history of debt resistance and are illuminated by the story of El Barzón...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 813–829.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Mridula Nath Chakraborty The obsession with “remains” in the wake of a devastated human century has been taken up in the work of European philosophers like Walter Benjamin, Maurice Blanchot, Jacques Derrida, Emmanuel Lévinas, and Jacqueline Rose and theorists like Marianne Hirsch and Kaja Silverman...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2015) 114 (3): 491–511.
Published: 01 July 2015
... that a number of theorists suggest a turn to present-oriented lateral movement and relationality, as a tactic for not only survival but also intervention in relation to entrepreneurialized capitalism, this essay explores what these spatiotemporal tactics might look like as an institutional practice...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2016) 115 (4): 715–725.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of his like-minded predecessors, including author Herman Melville, literary theorist Mikhail Bakhtin, and social theorist C. L. R. James. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 interpretation C. L. R. James Herman Melville metaphor Mikhail Bakhtin References Bakhtin Mikhail...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 January 2017
... change. While mainstream social science approaches like environmental economics are central to this effort, what of the wider social sciences and the humanities? They stand to be vital intermediaries between geoscientific claims about a changing planet and the publics, politicians, business leaders, and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 195–206.
Published: 01 January 2017
... nomadic hunter-gatherers into a governable population have gone awry. Infrastructures and modern medical practices protect some people in Indonesia from tropical diseases like malaria, while Papuans die. Black lives matter. But some black lives matter more than others. The case of one black boy who was...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 417–425.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Toby Craig Jones Ensuring the flow of oil and providing security for oil producers like Saudi Arabia has long been central to American interests in the Persian Gulf. The security-for-oil argument is a formulation that obscures more than it reveals, however. The division of energy and security...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2010) 109 (2): 391–410.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Olúfė́mi Táíwò The idea of freedom rarely features at the present time in the discourse of African political philosophy. Yet, there was a time when concern with and extended discussions of freedom dominated African political philosophy. This explains, in part, how a country like Liberia, whose...
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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 2016) 115 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
... managing life. Such “zoopolitical” arguments are, however, likely to be effectively defused, given that theories of biopolitics and politics alike assume that human beings are the real subjects of politics and nonhumans are excluded from the possibility of justice. This essay argues that such an assumption...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2015) 114 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Maria Cotera This essay focuses on the Chicana por mi Raza digital archive, a collection of oral histories and documents from women who were active in social movements during the 1960s and 1970s. The essay argues that digital archiving projects like Chicana por mi Raza challenge conventional...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 351–365.
Published: 01 April 2016
... through the lenses of return, loss, and repair. Ethnography, like illness, has a rhythm, and it is this shared, distorted meter that the essay follows. Life—filling up and emptying out between past and present—is precisely the object here. Chronic illness acts as a temporal threshold through which life...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2015) 114 (4): 892–906.
Published: 01 October 2015
... contributors to society as a whole but invisible to the public. In spite of an inconsequential existence (from the general public's perspective), Indigenous North Americans are astutely aware of their Indigenous “underground” social world, and like mysterious smoke signals, Indigenous news travels across, in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2009) 108 (3): 581–598.
Published: 01 July 2009
... the newly independent Congo; the neoimperialist designs of the United States and Belgium; his struggle against the Belgian-sponsored secessionist movement in the copper-rich Katanga province), into a Lenin-like revolutionary. This essay thinks Lumumba both in relation to the African revolutionary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2018) 117 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Julie Peteet This article explores time as a lens through which to understand the lives of Palestinians under a colonial-settler occupation and policy of closure where time and mobility are weaponized as an integral part of expanding the state and winnowing the indigenous population. Time, like...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2008) 107 (2): 251–263.
Published: 01 April 2008
...David Thomson Parkour, the art of moving quickly in urban areas using only the body and staying true to the principle of “displacement,” a call to ceaseless forward movement combined with a kind of Zen-like self-presence, is dangerous to the practitioner ( traceur ) but also, in a sense, to the...