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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 747–761.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Stuart Davis Drawing on the case of O Movimento Brasil Livre (The Free Brazil Movement), or MBL, this article interrogates key assumptions about the nature of networked digital activism. The MBL, formed in the early 2010s by a Koch‐funded network of libertarian student groups, utilized...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 763–781.
Published: 01 October 2012
... an ethics of life assumed to be prior to capitalism and that might furnish “natural limits” to it, or those of governmentality, which suggest that the amplified logics of risk and insurance have displaced right and its temporally delimited conditions, I present an analysis of the contractual through...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 January 2015
... progressive governments. The article also explores some prescriptive categories spanning contemporary Latin American thought and debate linked to the environmentalization of struggles. These concepts include buen vivir (living well), the rights of nature, and the commons. To conclude, it briefly reviews...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 804–811.
Published: 01 October 2013
... have to ask ourselves whether racism has really declined with color blindness or whether color blindness might be neoliberalism’s corollary. The article examines how color-blind ideologies naturalized racial inequality, allowing the process of predatory lending to be understood as class based and made...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 313–338.
Published: 01 April 2010
... builds on the environmental justice movement and its challenges to mainstream environmental organizations around a civil rights agenda of ecological equity for all. The devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans has played a particularly important role in catalyzing the movement for climate...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
... that human beings have rights simply by virtue of being human, Arendt (1968: 297–98) observes in chapter 9 of The Origins of Totalitarianism from 1951, is premised on a belief in the existence of “a kind of human ‘nature’” from which it is held that “rights spring immediately,” “a kind of human...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 131–152.
Published: 01 January 2022
... anticipation of experience. At stake here is not a claim about which thinker was right or wrong, better or worse, but rather an opportunity to expand the cast of black thinkers, and the arc of black intellectual thought, that inform contemporary conversations regarding the nature of black ontology. To be sure...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 483–500.
Published: 01 July 2009
... on Mahgoub's impressive intellectual contributions to patterns and processes through which Marxist politics can be mobilized to defy egregious state transgressions of democratic rights. Throughout his work, which is analyzed in this essay, two preoccupations figure prominently: the commitment to creating...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (4): 747–766.
Published: 01 October 2019
... at reclaiming the conditions of social reproduction and subject these to new value practices. A politics based on social reproduction would imply the progressive subtraction of social and natural wealth and labor time from the control of capital, and their (re)production and circulation in the processes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly 11086707.
Published: 01 February 2024
... and stimulate sociocultural fragmentation and sociopolitical polarization but still leave open the question: what if a public s aim is ultimately not to stay within the confines of the liberal public sphere? While this appears to point us toward the excessive nature of the far right again, what needs...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1939) 38 (3): 284–292.
Published: 01 July 1939
... farm to factory, from country to city, from agrarian to indus­ trial forms of economic support. Naturally, these changes have af­ fected the privileges of individual citizens as well as the powers of the government. Consequently, the rights of the American citizen in the present are changing rights...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (2-3): 357–374.
Published: 01 July 2004
... to an individual outside of any constituted political body—that is, in the language of the eighteenth century, natural rights—and rights proper to a member of an organized political body or state. It would appear, then, that natural rights are those that belong to man and political and civil rights are those...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1954) 53 (2): 231–237.
Published: 01 April 1954
... excessively high wages for painting and repairs at his Mt. Kisco place. Painters and repairers are at work catching up on the annual depreciation, he wrote indignantly. And it is annual all right. Nature and taxes work hand in hand. And only common bandits work in this area. Does a furniture polisher...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1992) 91 (3): 557–602.
Published: 01 July 1992
... system of rights and obligations, any authorized struc­ ture, etc., as socially defined in terms of both criteria, with one of them privileged over the other. As employed in the social sciences, ascribed seems to be synonymous with naturalized. While I shall continue to use this term, I do so under...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1991) 90 (4): 819–831.
Published: 01 October 1991
... farms and pissed grass­ lands: it was Steel and glass, baby. Sand and broken dreams and that nuked-up sun that, sugar, it don t ever set. Hank had been right, naturally. Not that she d ever doubted. Ever since she d turned off the cactus freeway, the feeling had been right. Here was the heart...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 135–155.
Published: 01 January 2018
...- tinian. However, of course, the awareness of these rights comes naturally to all of us! We all know we have the rights to work, to marry, to own a house. People know that they have these rights naturally; they know that they should have these rights. However, these things...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2004) 103 (2-3): 343–356.
Published: 01 July 2004
...- ticity. The freedom of conscience, belief, and opinion, guaranteed in these declarations as human and civil rights—human as civil rights—of freedom therefore constitute only a natural- and national-political right, a precivil right within a nation-state, that defines itself above a diffuse amalgam...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1985) 84 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 April 1985
... the problems of the sectional dispute. Indeed its most notable exponents reflected and even anticipated the general drift in American thought away from the theory of natural rights to the liberalism of the mid-nineteenth century that com­ bined elements of utilitarianism and Social Darwinism. 68-92; David...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1938) 37 (1): 46–53.
Published: 01 January 1938
...-defense, of course, exists in a state of nature, and the social compact does not take it away. Every citizen shall have the right of redress of defense. The words of the Fede­ ral Constitution are: That all courts shall be open; and every person for an injury done him in his land, goods, person...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1947) 46 (4): 453–466.
Published: 01 October 1947
.... Viewed from the perspective of positivism, the rights of man were conceived no longer as natural rights but simply as legal rights. Properly speaking, according to the positivist view, man has no rights at all; what we have tradi­ tionally called rights are actually only concessions granted by the state...