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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 272–279.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Mark Driscoll U.S. president Barack Obama bowed deeply to the Japanese emperor Akihito in November 2009, which set off a huge outcry by conservatives and neoconservatives. Dick Cheney steamed, “There is no reason for an American president to be bowing to anyone. Our friends and allies don't expect...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 233–234.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Michael Hardt; Wahneema Lubiano A G A I N S T the D A Y Obama and the Left at Midterm Michael Hardt and Wahneema Lubiano, Editors A G A I N S T the D A Y Michael Hardt and Wahneema Lubiano Introduction...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 265–271.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Tom Hayden Barack Obama says he is neither a “Scoop Jackson Democrat” nor a “Tom Hayden Democrat,” providing the author with a key to understanding the inevitable outsider role of the Left during the Obama era. In this framework, Hayden writes, progressives have to reshape what passes for the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 243–251.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Christopher Newfield While most commentaries trace Barack Obama's decline to his failure to fight for the progressive policies whose supporters got him elected, this article argues that Obama's rise and fall are both functions of his embodiment and then betrayal of a collective psychology here...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 339–356.
Published: 01 April 2010
... talking about race in the political and public sphere. Morrison's letter endorsing Barack Obama's presidential candidacy stands as a critical example of how such prose can effectively operate, and it models an increasingly ubiquitous form of communication between black intellectuals and politicians—the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 235–242.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Lauren Berlant “Opulism” describes the explosion within popular politics set off by the sensationalism of Barack Obama's ascent to election. Working from Ernesto Laclau's and Slavoj Žižek's antithetical readings of the meaning and value of populism, and working with the legacy of Stuart Hall's...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 280–285.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Gerald Horne This essay seeks to place in context discontent on the left with the Barack Obama administration by focusing on the remarkable fact that for decades the Euro-American majority has voted consistently for the Republican Party, while minorities—particularly the most consistent...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 459–481.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Joy James Examining the parameters of Africana thought with references to the 2008 presidential campaigns that led to the election of Barack Obama as the forty-fourth president of the United States, this essay explores the relationship of black elite leadership and black mass disenfranchisement. It...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 252–258.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Thomas L. Dumm President Barack Obama seems to have abandoned his left base in order to rule in a bipartisan manner. In this essay, I suggest that his strategy has not been to govern from the center, even if that is the result of his strategy. Instead, by focusing attention on his conflicts with...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 259–264.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Kelley Walker This essay explores the varied reactions of several activists to the first two years of Barack Obama's administration. While their responses vary from resignation to despair to anger, none engages in a spirited defense of the administration. What unites them is a shared assumption...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 483–504.
Published: 01 July 2017
... order to counter perceived “gains”—both material and symbolic—by people of color. It is thus necessary to theorize the kinds of political practices and imaginations wrought by the absence of political loss. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 white grievance political loss democracy Obama era...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 895.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Obama era was thus not driven primarily by mate- rial losses.” This sentence has been corrected in the online version of the article. doi 10.1215/00382876-4297121 Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 ...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 1003–1005.
Published: 01 October 2011
..., Jonathan, Afterword: Theory Now and Again 223 Cunneen, Chris, Indigeneity, Sovereignty, and the Law: Challenging the Processes of Criminalization 309 Dillon, Michael, Specters of Biopolitics: Finitude, Eschaton, and Katechon 782 Driscoll, Mark, Obama/Osama/Ōkawa: The Geopolitics of Race after...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 541–562.
Published: 01 July 2009
... due to cast their ballots. This time, the adversary in question was Barack Obama. The Obama cam- paign had pulled ahead after erstwhile vice presi- dential nominee Sarah Palin had spent weeks...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 606–611.
Published: 01 July 2017
... far-right conservative and authoritarian political forces are on the rise throughout the world, United States President Donald Trump has promised to roll back the “liberalism” of Barack Obama by repealing health care laws, building a wall along the Mexican border, and, as a postscript, rolling...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 565–572.
Published: 01 July 2012
... revolution. It took place after Barack Obama came to power and cut most of the funds that went to Bush’s democracy doctrine. In 2009, real- izing the fundamental critique posed to the destructive US interference in the Middle East in the name of democracy, the Obama administration decided to limit its...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 447–448.
Published: 01 April 2010
... (Basic Books, 2005), History against Misery (Charles H. Kerr Publishing, 2006), and How Race Survived U.S. History: From Settlement and Slavery to the Obama Phenomenon (Verso, 2008). marlon b. ross teaches in the Department of English and the Carter G. Woodson Institute at the University of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 629–639.
Published: 01 July 2014
...-by-the-nypd.html . Pelican Bay SHU Short Corridor Collective Representatives . 2013 . “ Statement Suspending the Hunger Strike .” prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.wordpress.com/2013/09/05/statement-suspending-the-third-hunger-strike/ . Stolberg Sheryl Gay . 2009 . “ Obama Would Move...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 505–528.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Racism in “The Age of Obama.” London : British Library . Hall Stuart . 1993 . “What Is This ‘Black’ in Black Popular Culture.” Social Justice 20 , nos. 1–2 : 101 – 14 . Harney Stefano Moten Fred . 2013 . The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study . New York...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Mason Temple. Concluding she asserts, “I am a baby of the civil rights move- ment and have benefted greatly from his legacy” (xii). Hall’s fnal transition in the introduction to The Mountaintop is as astounding as it is routine, at least in the age of Barack Obama.4 On the one hand, she...