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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 207–217.
Published: 01 January 2017
... aggressive attempts to territorialize the ocean as a frontier, seabed mining has become an embattled site in the Pacific, where it is opposed by social movements in specific locales and in networks through the ocean and beyond. In this essay, I explore the art and media activism of these struggles, focusing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 878–891.
Published: 01 October 2015
... political activism, we are witnesses to teaching and learning methods that seek to engage Indigenous youth not for the purpose of radicalizing them but, rather, to prepare them to honor a long history of asserting rights and fulfilling responsibilities, as these responsibilities are associated with legacies...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (2): 446–455.
Published: 01 April 2021
... fail to materialize within a toxic climate that tends to equate political critique with purity competitions and boundary work. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 activism purity ethnography Lebanon real estate References Baumann Hannes . 2016 . Citizen Hariri...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 892–906.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Diveena S. Marcus Indigenous communities in North America are either confined in remote areas of arid and undesirable living environments or scattered amid the dominant non-Indigenous colonial atmosphere. The former are distant and removed from the public's gaze and the latter have long been active...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 865–876.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Seungsook Moon Since World War II, US military bases have become a global phenomenon and generated complex responses from their “host” societies. For these past six decades, South Korea has functioned as one of the major hubs of the global network of US military bases, yet organized local movements...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2000) 99 (1): 13–48.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Prasenjit Duara 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Prasenjit Duara Local Worlds: The Poetics and Politics of the Native Place in Modern China The modern preoccupation with the hometown or native place (guxiang, xiangtu in Chinese) is...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 483–500.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of the major local, regional, and inter- national forces that engulfed the country. These directives about the specificity of context of the Sudanese revolu- tion, deference to culture, and exemplary conduct as a tool for perfecting activism were expressed in the summer of 1963 when Mahgoub...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 426–431.
Published: 01 April 2017
... economies, if voluntary blindness, managed oblivion, and pervasive institutional paralysis can be overcome through the exercise of what I call a “politics of perception.” © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 petcoke tar sands bomb trains political art local activism Reference Holmes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 411–429.
Published: 01 April 2008
... local space, and intimidating residents. These “gangs” of men were made up of Lebanese Australians, and Cronulla is Anglo-Australian dominated. Ethnic and cultural differences were used as the key markers of who the outsiders were. The demonstration escalated into a riot in which anyone of “Middle...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 863–872.
Published: 01 October 2017
... immigration control and drug interdiction, while also engaging in their own efforts to pick up trash left behind by undocumented border crossers and protect natural resources from degradation caused by border enforcement and smuggling activities. In their effort to “clean up” public lands, land managers...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 174–183.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the environment and culture of the island, and as such have become objects of local community debate and protest. Michael Lujan Bevacqua's article chronicles recent activism against US militarization in Guam and provides a context as to why this 212-square-mile colony in the Western Pacific holds so...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 377–387.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., starting with water services and other local utilities, which would have been obliged to open to private shareholders. The Italian people, on the contrary, answered by coming together to defend the commons, voting en masse in June 2011 at the referendum called by the social movements against the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 373–386.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Lynn Marie Houston The U.S. meat industry's tarnished reputation after the mad cow disease crisis has driven some ranchers to a breaking point, in which they blame food safety issues on illegal immigrants. This essay investigates the activities of a group called Ranch Rescue, whose members “round...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (4): 701–722.
Published: 01 October 2009
... activism (particularly noticeable in ethnic studies and Native American studies programs) by the traditional scholarly agenda of “disinterested” individualized research; and the force of this agenda coupled with the changing labor market to stymie collaborative progressive action within the university. I...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (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 (2018) 117 (2): 313–331.
Published: 01 April 2018
... volunteers, helping refugees is a symbolic form of political articulation, particularly against mobilization efforts from right-wing extremists at the local level. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 refugees volunteer solidarity Germany References Ahrens Petra-Angela . 2017...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2012
... country. To this end, the partisan activity of the revolutionary was to isolate, interpret, and subordinate the actions, perspectives, and intentions of local struggles and the diverse clusters of men and women involved within their particu- lar struggles. The central idea of this strategy was a...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 313–338.
Published: 01 April 2010
... are working to link local environmental injustices to global issues of climate change. These organizations are at the forefront of the opposition to false solutions to climate change, such as carbon offsetting and pollution trading. Their work as grassroots organizations with increasingly extensive...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 866–877.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., Indigenous peoples have a new protection framework to draw from, and the article examines how UNDRIP is being deployed by fourth world peoples, by INM, and in other local contexts, identifying its possibilities and shortcomings. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 Indigenous movements Indigenous...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 287–307.
Published: 01 April 2008
... increasing backlash against risk management and the (official and unofficial) enforcers of the values of caution, preparedness, and vigilance. Right-wing pundits sneer at the so-called nanny state, and grassroots organizations spearhead protests against state and local laws that they feel to be oppressive...