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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 367–398.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Robert Mitchell This essay employs the concept of population to articulate the logic of a dominant style of contemporary thought, practice, and affect. This style, which underwrites cultural productions as diverse as reality TV, para-scholarly endeavors such as Wikipedia, and biomedical initiatives...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (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 (2019) 118 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Akbulut Bengi Arsel Murat , eds. 2017 . Neoliberal Turkey and Its Discontents: Economic Policy and the Environment under Erdoğan . London : I. B. Tauris . Akçay Ümit . 2018 . “ Neoliberal Populism in Turkey and Its Crisis .” Working Paper No. 100/2018 . Berlin : Institute...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (2): 307–323.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Gillian Hart Two themes loom large in burgeoning discussions and debates over populism: (1) growing deployments of “authoritarian populism” by the liberal establishment as a means of discrediting populist politics from both the Left and the Right, and (2) vigorous advocacy of left populism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 129–143.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., depletion, destruction, and nonfuturity. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 climate change population critique Anthropocene References Anderson Rick . 2012 . “We're Underestimating the Risk of Human Extinction.” Interview with Bostrom Nick . Atlantic , March 6...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 529–547.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nancy Armstrong Victorian novelists were the first to confront the problem of the relationship between themselves as individuals and what Michel Foucault calls “man-as-species” or “population.” This is a problem for theorists of liberal democracy as well. In his 1975–76 lectures at the Collège de...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (4): 763–770.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Ben Fawcett About one-third of the global human population does not have access to an effective toilet. As a result, disease-carrying feces contaminate the human environment causing more than seven hundred thousand child deaths each year from diarrhea, poor child development as a result of worm...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 497–528.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Mark B. N. Hansen This essay stages an encounter between Michel Foucault’s work—especially his final thought concerning biopolitics, security, and population—and contemporary theorization of media’s experiential impact. The essay argues that the opportunity for such an encounter has been obscured...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (2): 267–286.
Published: 01 April 2019
... considers how neoliberal governance arrangements pioneered post-truth autocratic politics/policies in articulation with the imposition of market rule and, in doing so, cleared the way for the present-day nativist populisms. The second part considers the institutional configuration through which...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 581–604.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... The N-phrase can be read as reinscribing a post–civil rights archive of repetition in the police killings of black civilians and the racial policing of black populations in a “white citizenship democracy” as previously suggested by Fredrick Douglass, Ida B. Wells, and W. E. B. DuBois. It argues...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Julie Peteet This article explores time as a lens through which to understand the lives of Palestinians under a colonial-settler occupation and policy of closure where time and mobility are weaponized as an integral part of expanding the state and winnowing the indigenous population. Time, like...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 January 2015
... settle for lower salaries. Other factors include competition within the job market between day laborers from different countries and with different legal statuses, the segregation of seasonal workers from the local population, and the impact of the caporalato (gang-master) system, an illegal form...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 680–686.
Published: 01 July 2015
... strategy is not necessarily to enforce a boycott but to create a vibrant public discussion about Israeli policies against the Palestinians. The legislative power of the Israeli position is compared with the much weaker force of international pressure that the Palestinian population can bring to bear. Yet...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 January 2016
... babies should sleep, debates on sleep as a locus of care imagine both a future of productive sleep and a present of risky sleep for babies. This split in care for infants suggests that welfare itself should be reconceptualized both in terms of the care of populations through government regulation...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 195–206.
Published: 01 January 2017
... nomadic hunter-gatherers into a governable population have gone awry. Infrastructures and modern medical practices protect some people in Indonesia from tropical diseases like malaria, while Papuans die. Black lives matter. But some black lives matter more than others. The case of one black boy who...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 426–431.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Brian Holmes This text explores the consequences of the massive flow of Canadian heavy crude oil from the Alberta Tar Sands to the Chicago metropolitan area. The boom in North American oil extraction has literally strained petroleum infrastructure to its bursting point. How do urban populations...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 309–320.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Robert Harvey No different from the populations of any other nation, Americans aspire to comfort and safety. This essay contends that the citizens of the United States have for generations suffered from a collective historical amnesia that makes them compliant to successive political...
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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 (2012) 111 (3): 477–496.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... What Nikolas Rose calls the “molecularization of vitality” has displaced the human body as the principal unit of biopolitical interest, in favor less of the macro-effects characteristic of populations than of the micro-processes of subindividual life. Yet, in multiplying the sites of power’s...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 784–803.
Published: 01 October 2013
... in the genesis and development of Strike Debt, a major challenge for which has been how to aesthetically mediate and ideologically frame the systemic debt servitude imposed on the majority of the population in such a way as to call forth the debtor as a collective political subject. Breaking the frames...