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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 860–864.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Lynne Haney Drawing on interviews with formerly incarcerated fathers and court observations of child-support hearings, this article explores the state’s role in the massive accumulation of child-support debt. Arguing that this role is too often hidden from view, the article demystifies how much...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 812–817.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Ann Larson For the last three decades, cities and towns across the United States have grappled with a severe reduction in public funding which has weakened municipalities’ ability to provide basic services. As a result, municipal governments are increasingly financed by debt. Public Authorities (PA...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 231–244.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Silvia Federici The article examines the development of the new “debt economy,” especially the expansion of individual debt, in its relation to the main props of the neoliberal agenda: the precarization of work, the dismantling of the “welfare state,” and the increasing financialization...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 824–830.
Published: 01 October 2013
...George Caffentzis The history of debt resistance has many lessons for those involved in the making of a new debtors’ movement in the United States. This article attempts to articulate these lessons by concentrating on the experience of the most important debtors’ movement in Mexico of the 1990s, El...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 846–853.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Julie Livingston; Andrew Ross Consumer lore in the United States celebrates the automobile as a “freedom machine,” consecrating the mobility of a free people. Yet, paradoxically, the car also functions at the crossroads of two great systems of unfreedom and immobility—the debt economy...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 865–871.
Published: 01 October 2022
... California (where the average bail is $50,000) but also to serve as a model or precedent for other states with similar consumer protections. Ultimately, the cancellation of all of the state s $500 million of bail debt will not and cannot depend on individualized online tool users. Rather, as more cosigners...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 637–645.
Published: 01 July 2020
... out of debt by the state. From that moment on, a form of fighting back against financialization and the invasion of finance into increasingly more areas of the reproduction of life emerged. Today the feminist movement is questioning access to rights through debt in the struggle against the end...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1951) 50 (3): 318–329.
Published: 01 July 1951
... a poll tax as a prerequisite for voting and used the funds designated by the constitution for schools for payment of interest on the state debt. Corporations, especially the railroads, paid little taxes, while schools and other institutions for serving the people were starved by neglect. The issue...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1914) 13 (3): 270–279.
Published: 01 July 1914
... the general financial, political and economic con­ ditions when the federal surplus was distributed: a demand for state aid to railroads and the drainage of swamp lands, a debt of $400,000, a Literary Fund too small to support a system of schools, and a political party pledged to the cause of domestic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1916) 15 (1): 52–67.
Published: 01 January 1916
... in Baltimore brought $8.00 in Raleigh. Niles, July 23, 1825. 56 The South Atlantic Quarterly balance in cash. Once in every year the State is literally drained of its money to pay debts abroad. Our Banks not being able to do as extensive business by bank credits as is done in large commercial cities...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1916) 15 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 April 1916
... year fixed the capitation tax at one dollar, and imposed a property tax of one mill on the dollar. By act of March 30, 1871, known as the Funding Bill, which provided for funding and paying the pub­ lic debt, holders of state bonds could exchange them for new bonds whose coupons were to be receivable...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1963) 62 (1): 92–106.
Published: 01 January 1963
.... Expenditures by the state increased 847 per cent between 1915 and 1925. This rate of increase was greater than in any other state, substantially more than double the national average. In total expenditure North Carolina ranked tenth among all the states in 1925, fourth in total state debt, second in per capita...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1916) 15 (4): 355–360.
Published: 01 October 1916
... of that of 1898, incorporating the amendments adopted jn the interim, together with provision for refunding the state debt, and a few minor changes. Nine references to the police jury are found, similar to those cited above. Next year, the legislature proposed seventeen amendments, of which fourteen were adopted...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1974) 73 (4): 516–527.
Published: 01 October 1974
... States. Debts incurred by consumers usually provide purchasing power to supplement incomes and in that way may affect prices. The two most important forms of consumer credit are mortgages on residences and credit for the purchase of durable consumer goods, mainly in installment form. Mortgage debt...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1928) 27 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 1928
... in the future. The Debt The State debt has had a spectacular growth in the past few years. Starting from $11,513,400 in 1920, it had risen to $144,065,600 by June 30, 1926, an increase of 1,151%. The important bond issues of the period, including those authorized in 1927, have been: for highways, $115,000,000...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1933) 32 (1): 43–62.
Published: 01 January 1933
... their obligations. This increasing of state functions in order to relieve the county tax burden on property furnishes the key­ note of the state s finances for the past four years. Secondly, the State has just completed an ambitious program of borrow­ ing, and the full burden of servicing the debt is now being felt...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 283–305.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., and Debt: The Racial Logic of Global Capitalism—an Introduction .” American Quarterly 64 , no. 3 : 361 – 85 . Coco Linda E. 2012 . “ Debtor’s Prison in the Neoliberal State: ‘Debtfare’ and the Cultural Logics of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1972) 71 (1): 91–105.
Published: 01 January 1972
... palliatives, and no one recognized this problem more clearly than Jefferson himself. All his experiences in France confirmed the importance of a vigorous central authority in the United States if the respect of Europe and the proper behavior of Great Britain were to be secured. Debts had to be paid...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 29–45.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Brenner, Jamie Peck, and Nik Theodore (2010) to stress the relational dimension of capitalist diversity, when I ask how the financial and state debt crisis turned into an “urban cri- sis” (Peck 2012; Harvey 2012) in Berlin, affecting migrants in particular ways by opening up new territories...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1921) 20 (2): 137–151.
Published: 01 April 1921
... continuously inadequate and precarious. At first the local tax levy gave trouble, but this quickly disappeared under skillful management. Then came the difficulty of securing the schools quota of the state taxes.4 The root of this trouble lay in the fact that the constitution guaranteed both the state debt...