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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2009) 108 (4): 741–749.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Bruce Robbins “Deadwood: Academic Freedom and Smart People ” offers a reading of the 2008 film Smart People as an allegory of what the humanities “do” as understood by the general public: the remembering of beloved but now distant or inaccessible things, such as the dead wife for whom the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2010) 109 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
... political organizations such as the Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) used art exhibitions to initiate ordinary people to modern political action. During the relative political stability of Gaafar Nimeiri's regime (1969–85), the state founded official cultural institutions that consolidated the exhibition as...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2011) 110 (2): 363–383.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Carlos Salinas The A'i or Kofan people of Colombia face seemingly intractable challenges due to the extraction of oil from their lands, the ongoing conflict in Colombia, the infrastructural imperatives of globalization, and the continuing hunger for illicit drugs in cosmopolitan centers. Underlying...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2014) 113 (1): 186–195.
Published: 01 January 2014
... nations: an apathetic and conformist people and an enlightened minority (which includes the protesters). This essay proposes that the culture war waged by the liberal opposition coexists with government propaganda in a kind of symbiosis that blocks the creation of a broader popular protest movement and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 January 2017
... seeks to explain this state of affairs and offer reasons why it needs to change. The prospects for a new dispensation are, however, distant. Noel Castree Global Change Research and the “People Disciplines”: Toward a New Dispensation ​Climate scientists today enjoy an...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2018) 117 (2): 357–374.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Nicholas De Genova An anxious preoccupation with rising “populism” on an effectively global scale commands that critical scholarship reflect on the status of populism as an analytical category. The vexed ambivalence around the relation between democracy and “the people” presents a fundamental...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2009) 108 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Irene Watson The laws of first peoples are connected to our traditional lands. The colonial project dispossesses us of land, but our laws are often still carried with us. These Aboriginal laws become like us, the native peoples, disconnected from country. So how is it possible for first peoples and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2016) 115 (4): 755–762.
Published: 01 October 2016
... to Pee.” In The Question of Access: Disability, Space, Meaning , 69 – 91 . Toronto : University of Toronto Press . AGAINST the DAY Alison Kafer Other People’s Shit (and Pee!) I have no problems sharing a restroom with transgender...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2015) 114 (4): 866–877.
Published: 01 October 2015
... and Indigenous peoples. This essay examines some of INM's inflections as a fourth world movement, looking at both its resemblances to and differences from earlier Indigenous social movements, and focusing on the United States. Even though INM emerged as a protest movement specific to attacks against...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 847–856.
Published: 01 October 2012
...David Vine The people of the Chagos Archipelago were forcibly removed from their homeland in the Indian Ocean’s Chagos Archipelago in the late 1960s and early 1970s when the US and British governments created a military base on the people’s largest island, Diego Garcia. Since their expulsion, the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2016) 115 (4): 779–788.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Joel Sanders; Susan Stryker A long-simmering moral panic over the presence of transgender people in sex-segregated public toilets has reached an acute state since the spring of 2015, as an unprecedented wave of mass-culture visibility for trans* issues has intersected with recent court decisions...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2008) 107 (4): 635–650.
Published: 01 October 2008
...J. Kēhaulani Kauanui This essay focuses on the case study of Native Hawaiians and the backlash against sovereignty struggles by neoconservatives who appropriate civil rights rhetoric to claim “reverse racism” in order to dismiss indigenous national claims as exclusionary. For indigenous peoples in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2009) 108 (1): 71–85.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Larissa Behrendt The concept of “home” is multifaceted and complex. This is especially so for Aboriginal people who are forcibly removed from their land, retain deep spiritual and cultural attachments to their traditional homes, but have been forced to create new communities. This essay looks at...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2011) 110 (2): 403–427.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Lorie M. Graham; Siegfried Wiessner Indigenous peoples' concept of sovereignty is intimately linked to their culture, their language, and their land. These three essential components of their self-determination have been, and remain, under existential threat. This essay explores how international...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2013) 112 (2): 339–363.
Published: 01 April 2013
... explicit and implicit measures white people took to abrogate black people’s civil rights, his text might be better understood as challenging black people to eschew their long-standing tradition of exodus politics because adhering to such a tradition has been counterproductive to civil rights attainment for...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 195–206.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Eben Kirksey Indigenous people from West Papua, a territory under Indonesian rule, are foraging for food in spaces by the side of the road, in the ruins of recently logged forests. Living on the margins of market economies and transportation infrastructures comes with opportunities as well as risks...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2017) 116 (3): 621–631.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Amanda Armstrong This essay reads the condition of trans life at the moment of our ambiguous social recognition. It treats the 2016 wave of antitrans bathroom bills as an occasion to consider trans people's vexed relations to social recognition and differential vulnerabilities to state and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2010) 109 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the Left itself as it worked clandestinely throughout years of the institutionalized state's contraventions of fundamental rights that engulfed the people and marked the country. In so doing, “What's Left of the Left?” illuminates reflexivity and internal critique in an effort to mount feasible...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2011) 110 (2): 309–327.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Chris Cunneen The processes of criminalization lay the foundation for creating significant disadvantage among Indigenous people across the former settler societies of Australia, New Zealand, and North America. Yet the massive incarceration of Indigenous people has not resulted in ensuring the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2011) 110 (2): 347–362.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Christine Black This essay is a nonlinear narrative that attempts to “unthink” the ways in which Australian Indigenous peoples' identity, sovereignty, and law are discussed. An Australian Aboriginal law narrative and poetry are part of the unthinking language used to discuss these definitions. The...