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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
... be reduced to a single cause or trajectory. This essay argues for thinking safety as a lived, embodied activity and for considering what goes into con- stituting safety as people negotiate it. Cronulla On December 11, 2005, there was not much swell. Shark Island lay dormant. Some of the local...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 763–778.
Published: 01 October 2023
...” and that “the Istanbul Convention has now reached such a national dimension” (May 18, 2022). E.K. does not agree that social media activism undermines offline actions. In her opinion social media not only increases the street protests but also enhances the visibility of local actions that “were not known so much...
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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 much...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 207–217.
Published: 01 January 2017
... these 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 (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 (1952) 51 (2): 345.
Published: 01 April 1952
... political and social functions. Scarcely less important was the county court with its responsibility for the administration of justice as well as for executive and administrative duties reaching into every avenue of local activities. It was this conservative ruling class of court and vestry which prepared...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1952) 51 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 April 1952
... of local activities. It was this conservative ruling class of court and vestry which prepared the way in the assembly and elsewhere for Virginia s part in the Revolution and which provided a distinguished leadership for the trying days of the early Republic. Surely we may all share with Virginia...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1952) 51 (2): 344–345.
Published: 01 April 1952
... important was the county court with its responsibility for the administration of justice as well as for executive and administrative duties reaching into every avenue of local activities. It was this conservative ruling class of court and vestry which prepared the way in the assembly and elsewhere...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1935) 34 (4): 345–358.
Published: 01 October 1935
... from the state govern­ ments until they become vestigial relics of local self-govern­ ment, or else the state governments must harmonize their activities and work. To avert this disaster, the League is bending every effort to develop cooperation between the states. At this point, the case...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1956) 55 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 January 1956
... in various countries. By 1947 the Communist position began to deteriorate. The onset of the cold war between the democracies and the Soviet Union had its effect 5 the local activities of Communists aroused more and more opposition. It was becoming evident that the Communist groups were not responsive...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1943) 42 (4): 413–418.
Published: 01 October 1943
... and game rooms, to comfortable furniture and lighting ar­ rangements, and to local activities. But it is the immaterial values that we would consider here. Obvious among them is the substitution of small neighborhood discussion groups for the large gatherings that have always been so numerous among...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 339–363.
Published: 01 April 2013
...  The South Atlantic Quarterly • Spring 2013 leadership refers to the grassroots, local activities that “provided the local community members with the day-to-day lessons on self-empowerment” (Robnett 1997: 23) and primarily were led by women. Robnett clarifies that both men and women served...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 211–222.
Published: 01 January 2016
... as an innovative economic device for local development. Similar concerns apply even more forcefully when local governments explic- itly demand budgetary autonomy (including the right to raise local taxes), when activists protest against large-scale hydropower projects or dangerous mining activities, or when...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1935) 34 (3): 260–268.
Published: 01 July 1935
... their organizers on the ground at the same time. 25 This interest was plainly reflected in the growth of locals of mechanics and factory workers in many parts of the state. The desire to raise wages thus reversing the downward trend during the decade was also a powerful factor in the new activity. A partial list...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1985) 84 (2): 161–174.
Published: 01 April 1985
...; third, that consistent participation will breed an active consensus; and fourth, that citizens will generate sufficient local resources to provide basic necessities, regulate production for health and environmental purposes, modernize plant facilities, and solve labor-man­ agement problems...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1976) 75 (2): 245–257.
Published: 01 April 1976
... the Poor (New York, 1899), p. 151. 6. The Long View, p. 221. McAlister and Relief Reform 247 signed to supplement and replace local and voluntary programs. But as far as the municipal and social reformers were concerned, there was no assurance that state-administered programs were any freer of political...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1928) 27 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 1928
..., the instruction, and the training of all its people. The state should be more than an educational tax collector or tax distributor, law maker, or policeman. It should be an active and energetic social agency constantly employed for the physical, moral, intellectual, social and industrial betterment of all its...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 670–676.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Arnab Roy Chowdhury In Myanmar, the Citizenship Law of 1982 made the Rohingya “stateless.” The Rohingya consider Bangladesh a haven and take to the sea on rickety boats to cross borders. If they do, however, they become “illegal migrants.” Considering such laws unjust, local and international NGOs...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1948) 47 (4): 590–591.
Published: 01 October 1948
... and local narrative, a product of what the author calls a search for a more human approach to America s story, is based not only on long and thorough research in the local records, but on weeks of talking to local people and tramping through local woods and gazing on local scenes in an effort...