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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 483–504.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of contemporary racial politics as the politicization of white grievance. I draw on the notion that the political imagination of white citizens has not been shaped by loss to argue that in moments when white privilege is in crisis because white dominance is threatened, white grievance is mobilized politically...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 655–673.
Published: 01 October 2022
... for an experiment with the possibility of going beyond such limits. I will focus on Foucault’s notion of political spirituality and suggest that it signals an important shift from the critical project of denaturalization and historicization to the more constructive task of political imagination. My third aim (iii...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (3): 477–489.
Published: 01 July 2022
... supremacist normativity. Of particular importance is the fact that this militancy, an insurgent force that has reverberated across the globe, opens up new avenues for Black world-building, futurity, and political imagination deemed impossible under current carceral conditions, irreconcilable with present-day...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (3): 567–589.
Published: 01 July 2023
... of the welfare state and the absorption of the radical political imagination into homonormative lesbian and gay rights organizing, and the institutionalization of 1960s‐70s feminist, queer, Black, Latinx, and Indigenous campus protest into liberal diversity and inclusion initiatives in the 1990s and 2000s...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 861–868.
Published: 01 October 2023
... collective Vitrina Dystópica's archive of dialogues, interviews, and interventions, this article proposes an analytical exercise that seeks to challenge the ongoing totalitarian coup of the political imagination. This exploration of the memory of struggles allows for gathering techniques, strategies...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 79–89.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Miguel Mellino The essay suggests that Frantz Fanon’s French term damnés has very different existentialist and political meanings than those conveyed by the English word wretched . Fanon’s conception of the damned was highly influenced by the revolutionary modernist political imagination of black...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 845–860.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of our political imagination. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 antipositivism authoritarianism critical theory political psychology behavioralism References Adorno Theodor W. Horkheimer Max . 2002 . Dialectic of Enlightenment: Philosophical Fragments . Edited...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 783–802.
Published: 01 October 2012
... capitalist subsumption and exceed most theoretical accounts of labor. An attention to such remaindered life-times raises questions about the limits of our political imagination and of our vision of the time line of global capitalism’s duration and end. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 The South...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 815–832.
Published: 01 October 2018
... depends on. Here, I offer a reading of Adorno’s attention to cathexis in prejudice formation as a pathway for fascist discourse, as well as the possibility of its interruption. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 political imagination cathexis Adorno prejudice fascism References...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 267–289.
Published: 01 April 2018
... oppose it (indeed one might even say especially those who oppose it). . . . One of the implications of this is that the statist political imagination has assisted the state in setting limits on the theoretical imagination...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (4): 735–754.
Published: 01 October 2008
... of the final alterity of the colonized was crucial to this imaginary and entailed the construction of a social and political order founded on a multidimensional polarity. But the taxonomies of difference that structured these polarities were never as fixed or impermeable as the colonizers imagined them...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 149–174.
Published: 01 January 2016
... compacts, blacks confronted ideas of wage labor and welfare as paradigmatically coincidental, to the exclusion of further expectations. Moreover, images of personal responsibility and community life attached to work ethics have shaped the imagination of African nationalist politics and its claims...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 July 2020
... again, even as they too have arguably been proved unviable. By assuming that the term radical can only mean extreme and that only one course of action is realistic, we put arbitrary limits on our political imagination and foreclose any questioning of how things could have been di£erent. This pre...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 827–836.
Published: 01 October 2023
... text (388 articles and 57 transitory dispositions). Therefore, it was easier to elaborate images of the Constitutional Convention that had generated the text (the collective “author”) than images of the country drawn and promoted by the text. revolt constitutional process political imagination...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 July 2008
... what might be characterized as seeing to believing, and “not only from public to increasingly private forms of retribution, but from the visual senses to the imagination.”3 For Timothy Kaufman-Osborn, the change also constitutes a loss, a move away from the political. As he sees...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 541–562.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Michael Ralph Though voter theft is an American tradition as old as the right to vote, it has not yet become a key focus of scholarship in the field of political science. Thus, this line of inquiry might benefit from a position that is more critical and imaginative than the one professional...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 226–239.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in which a “two-stage” theory of revolution was imagined to be the correct path out of apartheid: first, an overcoming of the political condition of white rule; second, the redistribution of wealth to the majority. But the future went cold after the first stage, leaving the country stuck in the project...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 745–761.
Published: 01 October 2017
... to participate in them, others were deported back to Russia, and still others remained in the West but shaped their politics in dialogue with the Russian revolutionaries. The political spaces created by the revolution, including the soviets, museums, and journals, and the literary, artistic, and political...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 303–318.
Published: 01 April 2013
... explicitly by the sixties’ infamous succession of political assassinations— functions as a crisis moment for black representation in both politics and culture. The stories that are told about this moment of rupture in turn work to imagine and concretize vying representational possibilities for a black...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 January 2023
... the agitated political climate of the 1950s and 1960s, in their time they each signaled a conscious rupture with a certain Marxist‐Leninist theory of revolution that could not imagine the transformation of social relations except through the seizure of state power. For both thinkers, the proto‐revolutionary...