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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 675–696.
Published: 01 October 2013
...William David Hart This essay explores an emergent black atheist, secular humanist, and naturalistic imagination. Based on a 2007 survey by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life that measured the percentage of African Americans holding such views, I refer to this group as “one percenters...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 529–538.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Christopher Newfield; Colleen Lye When then-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger cut the California higher education budget by 20 percent in 2009, the largest protests erupted on University of California campuses than had been seen in the United States since the 1960s. The struggle for public education...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 377–387.
Published: 01 April 2013
... the privatization of the management of water and other local services of general interest. Ninety-five percent of those voting voted against allowing a profit to be made from managing a commons. This vote was against privatization but also against the old public model, which has at this time been completely...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 860–864.
Published: 01 October 2022
...; and interest charges on all support debt, which most states charge at rates of up to 10 percent. Both state practices hit incarcerated parents especially hard, since they are usually unable to keep up with their support orders while in prison—and often unaware of how and why their debt is accruing. By becoming...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 215–241.
Published: 01 April 2020
... in their territory that would increase tanker traffic in the habitat of endangered orcas by seven hundred percent by conducting their own assessment of the project based on Coast Salish law. These exercises of jurisdiction demonstrate relations with and responsibilities towards these Nations’ traditional territories...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1977) 76 (3): 273–292.
Published: 01 July 1977
... more vulnerable than ever. The Conservative government under Mr. Heath became very apprehensive concerning the danger in 1972. There had been a rise of 9 percent in prices in the preceding year. Flags were clearly flying! Even though this rate had dropped to 6 percent in the spring of 1972...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (3): 581–594.
Published: 01 July 2006
... social demographic groups. According to their own evaluation, these groups enjoy the benefits of a much higher status, education, position in society, income, way of life, and leisure than their parents. According to a May 1995 poll, 48 percent of top managers (twice as many as specialists and three...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1911) 10 (2): 159–168.
Published: 01 April 1911
... verse I know of; and in his later plays he carried the use of feminine end­ ings to practically the percentage adopted by 18th and 19th cen­ tury writers of plays in blank verse, but some thirty percent be­ yond that of most users of non-dramatic blank verse. All of these changes in Shakspere s...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 804–811.
Published: 01 October 2013
... saw very little increase at all (2010: 1). Because family wealth is the biggest predictor of personal wealth, and wealth is used to pay for education, this gap assures racial inequality for at least the next generation. Already 81 percent of African American stu- dents are graduating from...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1977) 76 (3): 366–381.
Published: 01 July 1977
... the percent­ age of young men reported in the population to be abnormally low in 1870, on the grounds that younger, less established residents would be especially likely to be overlooked in a hastily and carelessly done tally. Again this is not the case. The 1870 census reported 36.06 percent of the adult...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1971) 70 (1): 48–61.
Published: 01 January 1971
..., and Trinidad and Tobago include another 23 percent of the popula­ tion and 10.6 percent of the territory (see Table 1). The region s population rose from 11.6 to 24 millions in 1930-67 and will Mr. Spengler is the James B. Duke Professor of Economics in Duke University. This article is a shortened version...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1984) 83 (4): 447–456.
Published: 01 October 1984
... that a survey of government income maintenance programs revealed that for every io percent increase in tax rates, there was a i percent fall in the amount of labor offered in the market.3 Evans argues that even if tax rates did not increase, inflation pushes workers into higher and higher progressive income-tax...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 597–607.
Published: 01 July 2012
... they believe should be commonly held. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 A G A I N S T the D A Y Heather Gautney Occupy x: Repossession by Occupation We Are the 99 Percent Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is part of a global movement calling for radi- cal...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (1): 241–263.
Published: 01 January 2006
... preeminence particu- larly novel. It’s worth remembering Cold War architect George Kennan’s description of the American position in the world in a then-secret State Department policy planning study of February 24, 1948. We have about 50 percent of the world’s wealth but only 6.3 percent of its...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 831–838.
Published: 01 October 2013
... with those most affected by industrial pollution from the global South. Capitalism is overdue on its climate debt, and the 99 percent are calling it in. The South Atlantic Quarterly 112:4, Fall 2013 doi 10.1215/00382876-2345324  © 2013 Duke University Press 832  The South Atlantic Quarterly...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (2): 464–472.
Published: 01 April 2021
... 465 on a US$1.2 billion Eurobond debt, while the Lebanese pound plummeted to a record low, losing around 80 percent of its value and causing basic staples prices to soar. More than half of the population was projected to fall into pov- erty by the end of 2020 (World Bank 2019). In fact, Lebanon had...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1974) 73 (4): 460–474.
Published: 01 October 1974
... on the eve of World War II there were still 9.5 million workers in the United States unemployed. The unemployment rate, while lower than in the deep depression years, was greater than 17 percent. In contrast, the rate averaged only 4.6 percent over the years following the war. As a result of the experiences...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1971) 70 (3): 350–364.
Published: 01 July 1971
... to this prosperity, they would be able to spend more on housing, education, and all the social services. On housing, the new minister, Robert Mellish, created something of a sensation when he an­ nounced a new policy of building council houses for sale on 100 percent mortgages and spoke of a property-owning...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (4): 629–656.
Published: 01 October 2004
... is invincible in national elections, having won 63 percent of the vote in the first election in 1994, 66 percent in 1999, and 70 percent in 2004, and can absorb the political costs of maintaining neo- liberal economic policies because it draws on racial solidarities, because it appealstoAfricansasAfricans...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1971) 70 (4): 449–466.
Published: 01 October 1971
..., it is a more pragmatic document than its predecessor. The growth rate of the GDP is expected to rise from a low of 2.9 percent in 1968-69 to around 11 percent in 1973-74. The total allocation for implementing the plan will be £.1,596 million, which includes a spillover of some 21 percent. Of this total...