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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2006) 105 (1): 217–240.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Melissa A. Orlie 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 Melissa A. Orlie Mass Support for Power Politics Nothing which was being done, no matter how stupid, no matter how many people knew and foretold the consequences...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2008) 107 (4): 735–754.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Fouad Makki There is today widespread recognition that colonialism was ultimately about the institutionalization of an imaginary of profound social inequality anchored in relations of production and asymmetries of power that were justified by ideologies of racial superiority. The assertion of the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2009) 108 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 April 2009
... “intellectual labor power,” the process through which thought performance, which includes teaching, is commodified on the price-setting marketplace. When viewed in this light, Pierre Bourdieu's influential definitions of cultural capital will be found wanting, as they do not account for the social differences...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 503–528.
Published: 01 July 2014
... deprivation and political suppression, the extent of its apparent power within large numbers of institutions, and its integration with criminal culture in the outside world. Novitiate prisoners, who may initially have no connection to gangs outside prison and whose incarceration may be prolonged through the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 432–439.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Kaveh Ehsani This essay presents three snapshots of the historical politics of pipelines (oil, natural gas, and water) in Iran since the turn of the twentieth century in order to juxtapose the variegated power struggles around seemingly similar pieces of materials transport technology. Pipelines...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2019) 118 (1): 129–144.
Published: 01 January 2019
... truths, each of which claims to be the only possible truth. It is argued that these truths are products of a situated antagonistic struggle, which, rather than indicating a firm belief, are used to serve the purposes of a game of power seeking. The search for truth in the battle of good against evil...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2019) 118 (2): 325–342.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the conjuncture of two contingent events: the failure of the over four-decade search for a “left governmentality” and the renewal of “liturgical power.” The latter arises from a displacement of public opinion in liberal democracy by the fluctuations of public mood as registered on social media, with a...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2012) 111 (2): 412–420.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Nina Power This essay seeks to examine the constructed nature of the UK student as seen through the eyes of the media and the legal system following the protests and occupations that took place in late 2010 and 2011. It examines the events of this period and argues that although some of the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 477–496.
Published: 01 July 2012
... power and pleasure” provide an image of the inseparability of power not only from knowledge but also from pleasure. By way of Georges Canguilhem’s reading of James Watson and Francis Crick, I contend that Foucault borrowed the model of those spirals from the double helix of DNA—and that the iconography...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2011) 110 (4): 901–915.
Published: 01 October 2011
... harmonious integrity of the whole. By means of this death scene, Machiavelli suggested that sovereigns must be prepared to exercise violent power over the divisible bodies of subjects in the name of securing the polity. I will argue here that the decline and death of the ancient metaphor of the body politic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 475–502.
Published: 01 July 2014
... their already precarious architecture and design. I explore the ideological and material ruins of incarceration, wherein irregular bodies of sovereign force (death squads legitimized by emergency) and new expressions of criminal community ( maras ) offer divergent incarnations of political power. The...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2019) 118 (1): 175–187.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Saygun Gökarıksel; Z. Umut Türem Recent studies of authoritarianism in Turkey often conceptualize the problem as a move away from the rule of law toward rule by law; that is, law’s political instrumentalization by powerful authoritarian movements or personalities. Informed by the liberal legalist...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2019) 118 (2): 287–305.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Cemal Burak Tansel; Nik Theodore; Jamie Peck This essay examines the evolving symbiosis of authoritarian state power and neoliberal governance in the Middle East in the wake of the 2007–8 economic crisis and popular uprisings in 2011–13. I revisit the debates on “authoritarian resilience” in the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2010) 109 (3): 595–620.
Published: 01 July 2010
... scientific reason. These concepts also provided the foundation for the Renaissance and Enlightenment in Europe, in which feudalism and theological absolutism—two structures of power and domination that marked the Middle Ages—collapsed. Scientific rationality and individual property, which formed the basis of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2011) 110 (2): 329–346.
Published: 01 April 2011
... thinking about decision-making processes, a notion deriving much of its power from its being interwoven with notions of legitimacy and “right.” This concept functions at a deep level, not only upholding decision-making processes but going into the very structuring of meaning, thereby defining ranges of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2011) 110 (3): 757–769.
Published: 01 July 2011
... current all-hazard turn in national security. The uncertainty that lies at the heart of environmental terror calls forth the bunker as a site of defense and the strategization of power. In light of the bunker's military origins, this essay traces the spatial propagation of the bunker in the growing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2011) 110 (3): 770–779.
Published: 01 July 2011
... contestation to the mechanisms of power through which human lives are framed today, when it is the first presupposition of liberalism, the tradition of thought and governance to which these mechanisms of power owe their origin? How can vulnerability be conceived as the foundation for a counterliberal theory of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 681–700.
Published: 01 October 2012
... affective processes are subjects of capitalist labor power. This essay argues that tracking vital energy, rather than value, as the content of what is produced and transmitted between biological and affective producers and their consumers holds on to the human vitality that Karl Marx describes as the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2012) 111 (4): 847–856.
Published: 01 October 2012
... people, known as Chagossians, have struggled to return to their homeland and win proper compensation. Because US and UK law bar most suits challenging military and foreign policy and because the Chagossians are a people of around five thousand taking on two world powers, they have generally avoided...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2013) 112 (4): 641–655.
Published: 01 October 2013
... ways blackness serves as the condition of possibility for frustrating and constituting a thinking of love in and through the imagination. I then press such a thinking in exploring the formulation of an ideal of community that interrupts hegemonic circuits of knowledge/power. Indeed, it is by recourse...