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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 367–398.
Published: 01 April 2016
... such as personalized medicine, hinges upon locating individual idiosyncrasies within large populations. The essay's first two sections draw on Michel Foucault's account of the historical emergence of biopolitics to illuminate the metaphysical assumptions that underwrite the modern concept of population...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 595–610.
Published: 01 July 2015
... matter or “things” (via entrepreneurial innovation). This first section of this essay presents a reading of the figure of the “adventurous” entrepreneur via Richard Cantillon and Jean-Baptiste Say, a figure inserted into the broader context of a modernity frequently interpreted by commentators across the...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 359–379.
Published: 01 April 2012
... section of the essay follows Michel Foucault's interpretation of the Iranian Revolution to read the cycle of struggles in 2011 as biopolitical struggles. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Michael Hardt Falsify the Currency! In his final lectures at the Collège de...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 172–178.
Published: 01 January 2013
... its outsourced factories. This essay also reflects on the theatrical activism and controversy surrounding Mike Daisey’s “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.” Finally, highlighting the arguments of the three contributions to this section, it shows how China’s new generation of workers is...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 824–830.
Published: 01 October 2013
... years. The strategy and tactics of the movement are examined, and its rapid decline is explained. The final section outlines a number of challenges faced by contemporary debtors’ organizations like Strike Debt that emerge from the history of debt resistance and are illuminated by the story of El Barzón...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (1): 162–168.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Alexei Penzin The article provides an introduction and context for this section of Against the Day, which analyzes the ongoing protests in Russia. The mainstream interpretations of Russian events create a stereotypical picture formed by liberal narratives as a struggle with an authoritarian regime...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 61–80.
Published: 01 January 2019
... border of the constitutional order. In response, from the 1990s onward, classical state of emergency practices, which were ongoing for almost seventy years, evolved into antiterrorism policies as a technique of governmentality and politics of law. While it demolished the organized sections of the...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 721–756.
Published: 01 October 2018
...-destruction, now immediately so, and that its metric is cognizable in a critical understanding of the received idea of “real time.” Following an introduction titled “Undercount Nation,” the essay proceeds in six sections: (I) Studies in Prejudice, Primordial Restitution, Interpretation neither Stringent nor...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 571–593.
Published: 01 July 2015
... artist Caroline Woolard's practice as a site to investigate the problem of artistic labor and aesthetic value in an entrepreneurial age. This essay is divided into two sections. The first offers a possible deduction of decommodification from the theoretical convergence of aesthetics and commodification...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 713–734.
Published: 01 October 2015
... that both mark the technologically defined era of modernity and signal forms of actual or possible political response to its effects. The second section of the article offers a reading of two mass-cultural texts from the 1970s, the CBS sitcom Maude (1972–78) and the 1975 gothic horror film The Stepford...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (1): 147–169.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Helen Groth In the first section of her Autobiography , Harriet Martineau recollects the first eight years of her life as a series of traumatic events in which illusion and reality merge. One event is prompted by an encounter with a domestic magic lantern. In its dismantled state, the lantern holds...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 382.
Published: 01 April 2012
... destroy a system of public higher education. The transformations of British universities investigated by the essays in this section are driven by both ideology and financial pressures. The decrease of public funding and dramatic increases of student fees have far-reaching consequences...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 1.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., smaller section that explores a sepa- rate topic of contemporary political importance. These sections will be composed of short essays, with relatively little scholarly apparatus and few notes, written in...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 964.
Published: 01 October 2011
... centralized structures of states and parties. The first task for authors in this section is thus epistemological: to articulate how they understand politics and the political as well as the dis- tinction between them. The second task is political: to evaluate the stakes or consequences of this...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 746.
Published: 01 July 2011
... the time. To commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the attacks, SAQ asked the authors in this section of Against the Day to analyze one important development that has characterized the decade: the increasingly close rela- tionship between liberal politics and war making. War, they argue...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (1): 194.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the center of national attention and reveal surprisingly strong public support for union rights. The authors in this special section of SAQ situate these battles in a broader historical context and address the future of labor militancy, union organizing, class conflict, and more generally...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 826.
Published: 01 October 2012
... of democratic political organiz- ing, linked to other local social movements, and have thus generated new political formations. The essays in this section investigate antibase protests in five areas: Japan, Italy, Diego Garcia, the Philippines, and South Korea. Each of these struggles is focused on...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 339–352.
Published: 01 April 2014
... differently, the contradiction “which we are”—comes into its own. In the present section, we argue that a project of revolution lacks coherence unless (in whatever ter- minology) it understands itself in such a way. We argue that saying no, and intending this no in a revolutionary fashion, makes sense...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (1): 228–231.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Shon Meckfessel As If in Good Faith What do we gain with an understanding of the impasses to discussion about Israel-Palestine laid out in the other essays in this section? The hope of our research cluster has been that by anticipating particular strategies evoked to discourage...
South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 190–193.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Ranabir Samaddar A G A I N S T the D A Y Ranabir Samaddar Revolution and Counterrevolution in India This special section discusses the protests against the anti Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in India, passed on December 11, 2019. The protests continued roughly from November 2019 to mid-March...