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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 287–307.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Megan Brown This essay focuses on shifts in attitude toward risk management, which, following the work of Ulrich Beck, is loosely defined as a collection of preventive measures attempting to shield people from the widespread consequences of industrial development. Recent years have seen...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 387–409.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Susan Squier The rhetoric of risk and safety has shaped, and unfortunately limited, our contemporary reservoir of responses to H5N1, the avian flu virus. This essay turns to an old children's story, “The Story of Chicken-Licken,” to recover the folk wisdom obscured with the development...
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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 (2): 307–329.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Dick Bryan; Michael Rafferty; Chris Jefferis The process of financialization of accumulation brings to the fore the issue of risk and risk trading. This article explores the way finance and risk relate to capital accumulation and how risk might be integrated into Marxian value theory. It looks...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 595–610.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Andrew Pendakis This article explores the historical construction of the entrepreneur as a figure of antinomian or “deviant” risk. Though risk-bearing behavior has been the characteristic most often invoked to specify the economic function of the entrepreneur, this ostensibly descriptive category...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (1): 33–46.
Published: 01 January 2023
... structure of power as it shows itself today, destituent politics harbor a unique risk of lethal violence. Avoiding this risk requires cultivating a political force or potentiality that, as Agamben puts it, would be “strong enough to remain destituent.” nelsokat@gmail.com Copyright 2023 by Duke...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 247–265.
Published: 01 April 2016
... temporality, this new form of governance blocks the advent of an ecopolitics that could act on the causes rather than the effects of the environmental damages that we are already suffering. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 biopolitics catastrophe political ecology risk References...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 231–249.
Published: 01 April 2008
... was and is that of freedom, of subjects released unto their own making. Choice, I argue, operates within this frame to demarcate cultures of constraint versus those of freedom, and challenges strict notions of safety and risk. Drawing on research in Australia and Hong Kong, it appears that within very different contexts...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 395–415.
Published: 01 April 2009
...-saving operation ? And how do we greet the valorization of complexity within theory as an unchallenged value that allows the critic to utter dissident ideas in the form of an ironic dissimulation (a form of job protection in a regime of risk)? This is about the consequences of dwelling...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 425–437.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of interdisciplinary scholarship has emerged around the work of Foucault, with much attention focused on his writings on ethics, neoliberalism, governmentality, biopolitics, and war. The introduction considers notions of futurity, openness, and risk in Foucault’s thought and how such notions intersect with his various...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 453–475.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the dwelling of potentiality. The essay begins by examining will, risk, and exhaustion in Foucault’s late works, then turns Giorgio Agamben’s reflections on potentiality and thoughts on will, effort, and mental habit from the American pragmatists William James and Charles Sanders Peirce. © 2012 Duke...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 January 2013
... only as a black body. This is the objecthood that Fanon experiences as fixing him in the white gaze, and preempting him as an individual subject. Thus Fanon sees in the Lordship and Bondage (or master and slave) relation of G. W. F. Hegel’s Phenomenology the life-endangering, yet life-affirming risk...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (3): 489–505.
Published: 01 July 2013
... paradigm-shifting work has the potential to provide a critical opening for this discussion to take place. Like their husbands, fathers, and brothers, enslaved women who engaged the crisis of the Union as an opportunity to secure their freedom risked as much. The Emancipation Proclamation opened...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 641–655.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Corey D. B. Walker This essay engages the theme of religion and the futures of blackness by critically examining the interrelationship between two normative standards in the discourse of religion and blackness: love and community. The essay proceeds by thinking love and community as risks...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 251–282.
Published: 01 April 2015
... discussion of capitalist risk rationality and the role of banks in manipulating this logic. Here the essay draws on Hyman Minsky’s work, which contains a problematic of knowledge, time, and uncertainty that is more interesting than typically recognized by post-Keynesian scholars and provides insight...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 491–511.
Published: 01 July 2015
... by financialization. Our practices of investment in the academy take place in an institutional and political economic context in which entrepreneurialism has become a dominant “best practice,” a compromised condition of possibility that is supported by our future-oriented, high-risk speculative efforts. Recognizing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 9–32.
Published: 01 January 2016
... on anthropological studies of witchcraft, I argue that what was at stake in the expression and management of resource anxieties was not households' “dysfunction” or “cooperation,” but something far more explosive: the constant triaging of obligations in relation to the risks they could pose at any moment. Catherine...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 395–423.
Published: 01 April 2015
...—to illuminate the ways money and labor have coevolved. It argues that the migration of money creation from the depository institution to the shadow bank and the changing form of money—from insured deposit to uninsured repo—represents an ongoing response to the evolving risk profile of labor itself. Shadow money...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 345–362.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Marco Armiero; Massimo De Angelis The absence of a reflection on revolutionary practices and subjects is the main weakness of the radical critique of the Anthropocene. The risk is to envision the Anthropocene as a space for villains and victims but not for revolutionaries. It is crucial...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 195–206.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Eben Kirksey Indigenous people from West Papua, a territory under Indonesian rule, are foraging for food in spaces by the side of the road, in the ruins of recently logged forests. Living on the margins of market economies and transportation infrastructures comes with opportunities as well as risks...