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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (4): 898–910.
Published: 01 October 2019
... . Political and Social Affairs Division . http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection-R/LoPBdP/BP/bp412-e.htm . A G A I N S T the D A Y Shady Hafez How to Buy a Coffee in a Settler State: Language and Refusal in Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg It is 9 a.m. on a Monday in Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Paul Apostolidis This essay reflects on the ways migrant day laborers advance a politics oriented toward the refusal of work. It identifies both impediments and tendencies conducive to such a politics by examining Latino migrant day laborers’ commentaries on their work searches on street corners...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 363–380.
Published: 01 April 2017
... , September 5 . http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2015/09/05/Vote-Dilemma-First-Nations . Simpson Audra . 2007 . “On Ethnographic Refusal: Indigeneity, ‘Voice,’ and Colonial Citizenship.” Junctures , no. 9 : 67 – 80 . Solomon Jon Sakai Naoki . 2007 . “Translation, Violence...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen The aim of this article is to juxtapose the notion of refusal in Maurice Blanchot, Herbert Marcuse, and the Invisible Committee. The article opens by considering Blanchot's 1958 notion of a radical refusal and then turns to Marcuse's idea of a “great refusal” against one...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2024) 123 (2): 297–320.
Published: 01 April 2024
..., dispossession, and ecological collapse. Yet, in each case, crisis is called to order through refusal. Refusal disrupts racial capitalist and settler colonial circulation as it also opens radical alternatives. Looking to struggles over the imperial logistics of mobility and containment, the paper asks what kinds...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 245–258.
Published: 01 April 2014
... and without precedent with regard to consistency of form, politics, scope, and scale. It is a growing global movement of refusal—and simultaneously, in that refusal, it is a movement of creation. The current frameworks provided by the social sciences and traditional left intellectuals to understand...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 339–352.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Richard Gunn; Adrian Wilding The eruption of global struggles in 2010 calls for theoretical reflection. What distinguishes the new movements is not only their refusal of the existing socioeconomic order but their conscious experiments in alternative forms of social organization, interaction...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 509–530.
Published: 01 July 2008
... is to understand, on the one hand, how the crossing of these two forms of killing euthanize thinking about forms of dying that are cruddy, chronic, and cumulative, and, on the other hand, a new form of ethics that refuses late liberal imaginaries of the future redemptive, the catastrophic sublime, and the ethics...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (4): 741–749.
Published: 01 October 2009
... the protagonist is in mourning, and using that remembrance to judge or refuse the present. The film suggests that the standpoint of the present must finally prevail, and yet that there is also a value in the characteristically crotchety (that is, critical) attitude toward the present that stems logically from...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 272–279.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Macartney refused to follow East Asian protocol and lower his head in a diplomatic bow ( koutou , or kowtow). My essay will track the anxiety visible in those white and on the right with the recent displacement of a racial regime of transcendental uprightness and show how this displacement is one...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 813–829.
Published: 01 October 2011
.... This is not to suggest that the private and the personal are not the political; to the contrary, it is precisely in her refusal to proclaim publicity for her death scenes along with a relentless pursuit of that which remains (and not) that Lahiri critiques the politicized vulgarization of death in our times. © 2011...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 439–452.
Published: 01 July 2012
...William Haver Throughout all of Michel Foucault’s work there is an uncompromising, albeit tacit, refusal to posit “society” as an object of knowledge and control. Rather, there emerges in various texts a thought of the common as the object of sense rather than of cognition. This essay attempts...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 549–562.
Published: 01 July 2012
... articulation of the “fear” underlying the loss of human autonomy as a political problem, including the ways in which Foucault’s efforts to theorize resistance and the refusal of normative structures of social organization are still forceful or remain inadequate. Many of these authors are concerned...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 579–611.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in isolation for more than twenty years. The prisoners vowed to refuse food until five core demands were met. These demands were poignantly simple, including provision of warm clothes for their one hour per day of outdoor exercise in the “dog run,” permission to make one phone call per week, a supply...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (4): 755–762.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Alison Kafer This essay explores the politics of “hovering” in public restrooms, or the practice of refusing to sit on public toilets. How do such practices reveal a fundamental disregard for others? Drawing on transgender and disability studies, I trace the effects of such practices...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 129–143.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Tom Cohen; Claire Colebrook The project of critical climate change refuses the exclusive disjunction offered by the Anthropocene. We contest the notion that there is an “anthropos” disclosed by way of its recognition of the destructiveness of the species, while also sustaining a critical conception...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 631–640.
Published: 01 July 2021
... work. At the same time, it can operate as a bid for respectability, and one that occludes erotic labor as a strategy for refusing the work ethic. Thinking through the politics of the survival sex/sex work binary, the (dis)connections among wives and whores, and the intersections of whorephobia...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (1): 103–119.
Published: 01 January 2023
..., a dignified and communal life grounded in quotidian practices of self‐organization, collective decision making, and shared labor. This article argues that the deepening of this communal form of life exemplifies a destituent praxis, one that reveals, refuses, and abandons the world imposed by the metropolis...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 457–481.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., both BLM protests and the movement itself have been labeled as irrational and dangerous, in part because protestors have refused to hide their anger at contemporary circumstances of racial discrimination in the criminal justice system and beyond. This essay challenges commonplace demands to eject anger...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 529–552.
Published: 01 July 2017
... government, more black police officers, and white recognition of black humanity. Such proposals never asked whether the Ferguson protests articulated, on a certain frequency, a refusal of the possibility of the normal processes of redress available in a liberal democratic state. I argue that Ferguson lays...