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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (3): 545–554.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Berni Searle Humanity ceaselessly seeks sites of refuge and reference points for values in territories offering possibilities for identifications and putting down roots. It is within this context that I would like to consider the relationship among three bodies of my work, namely, Seeking Refuge...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (4): 741–763.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Birgit Meyer One of the key features of Pentecostal/charismatic churches is their sensational appeal. Taking as a point of departure the experience of the Holy Spirit as a “portable,” embodied power source, this essay seeks to contribute to developing alternative concepts that expand our view...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 101–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... aggressive, less thesis-driven, less angst-ridden style of critique that would seek to repair the damage of homophobia and other forms of prejudice and violence rather than simply revealing allegedly new and ever more insidious forms of abuse in rather unlikely places. One instance where she might prove...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 715–731.
Published: 01 October 2021
... to universalize and totalize platform power, we discuss three cases of what we term “actually existing platformization”—a path-dependent and locally situated process in which platform companies engage in various forms of “boundary work” with other actors seeking to retain and/or gain power. Each case focuses...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 878–891.
Published: 01 October 2015
... political organizing and cultural persistence in the face of countless arbitrary enactments of colonial state laws seeking to undermine Indigenous sovereignty. In highlighting the culturally sovereign practices associated with Idle No More as fundamental to a resumptive pedagogy, interlaced by cultural...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (4): 845–860.
Published: 01 October 2018
....’s 1950 study. What I find is a persistent and unbridgeable gulf between method and theory where the former offers seemingly knowable, objective, repeatable, and actionable knowledge about the world, and the latter offers unverifiable particularity, nuance, and contingency. Method seeks to analyze...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 371–391.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that the framework is moving forward. In this regard, the paper seeks to open up a discussion about how decolonization is being conceptualized in the new Rights Framework from an Indigenous feminist perspective. I highlight tensions between patriarchy, neoliberalism, and contradictory concepts of decolonization...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (2): 339–359.
Published: 01 April 2023
... together territories of operation that cut across technologies of bordering even as borders remain obdurate and exclusionary. Here the South is a space within and beyond capture, a periphery that can appear anywhere. What becomes important, then, are the relays between those who venture off, seek...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 795–809.
Published: 01 October 2023
... of the QAnon conspiracy fantasy as a “dangerous game” of creative collective fabulation. They explore how critical scholars and activists might develop forms of “enchanted inquiry” that seek to take seriously the power of games and enchantment. And they share their experience designing Clue‐Anon , a board game...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 July 2008
... that both evoke and avoid the death penalty: Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar and Albert Camus' The Stranger . The desire to witness expressed in these narratives finds its legal iteration in lawsuits brought by journalists seeking to televise executions—petitions that courts have routinely rejected. A close...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 285–304.
Published: 01 April 2009
... for the sake of the intellectuality of human solidarity, they paradoxically reproduce in their discourse the very conditions they seek to escape. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Dušan I. Bjelić The Balkans: Radical Conservatism and Desire The “catch” of the Universal...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (4): 667–688.
Published: 01 October 2009
... analogous to the academic freedom of faculty described by application of professional norms. While we seek to clarify the boundary between these freedoms, we argue that they can be mutually reinforcing to the benefit of both academics and the broader public. We conclude that more is to be gained...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 280–285.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Gerald Horne This essay seeks to place in context discontent on the left with the Barack Obama administration by focusing on the remarkable fact that for decades the Euro-American majority has voted consistently for the Republican Party, while minorities—particularly the most consistent...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 693–713.
Published: 01 July 2011
... innovations of the past twenty years—such as anonymity, decorporalization, self-invention and reinvention, randomness—are largely disregarded by older “dominant” media forms and their subtending industries. Thus, few such mediations (including cinema, television, and print media) seek to account...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 477–496.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the second and third volumes eight years later. In seeking to retrieve the full complexity of Foucault’s account of pleasure, my essay offers a critique of Giorgio Agamben’s elision of pleasure from biopolitical theory, on one hand, and queer theoretical reductions of pleasure to sexual pleasure...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 721–739.
Published: 01 October 2012
... organized, labor transplant is individualized and it seeks to follow, monitor, and control particular individuals’ specific journeys. This mode of migration emerged in response to the structural contradiction between upward concentration of capital and downward outsource of labor management...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (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...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Eric Foner While largely ignored by the historical profession when published in 1935, W. E. B. Du Bois’s Black Reconstruction in America has come to be regarded as a landmark of historical scholarship and essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the era of Civil War and Reconstruction. Du...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 99–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Matthew Abraham Drawing upon Fanon’s central insights in Wretched of the Earth , this essay seeks to explore how Palestinian suicide bombers in the context of the Israel-Palestine conflict enact a biopolitical strategy, as part of an anti-colonial politics of struggle, to resist Israeli...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 657–674.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of the diaspora. This essay argues that each literary exploration of race and place demonstrates the inherent complications of two strategies of negotiating racial and religious identity in contemporary society. While Durrow seeks to extricate her character from both race and religion, seeing religion as simply...