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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (1): 53–74.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Abdullahi Ali Ibrahim The emerging view in the scholarship about the Sudanese Women's Union (SWU) is that it was basically the creation of the patriarchal Sudanese Communist Party (SCP). On the contrary, this essay will argue that it was the product of the party's women's cadre. To this effect...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (4): 865–871.
Published: 01 October 2022
... pretrial. The Debt Collective—the nation’s first debtors’ union—is piloting work to abolish $500 million in bail debt held by cosigners across California as a new form of collective action around carceral debt. We explore the concept of a carceral debtors’ union as part of broader debtors’ union...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 457–466.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Dale T. McKinley The decision by the National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) in late 2013 to break its long-standing alliance with the ruling African National Congress (ANC) and its political partner, the South African Communist Party (SACP), represents a watershed moment for left and progressive...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (1): 214–222.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Stanley Aronowitz This essay is an assessment of the current fiscal and crisis in the public sector and the role of unions within it. The main claim is that for more than a half century, both public sector and private sector unions have relied, in the main, on legal and electoral strategies...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 204–214.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Bettina Wagner; Anke Hassel This article analyzes the challenges of labor migration for both capital and labor within the European Union (EU). It asks how, in a country with traditionally strong unions and employers’ associations, it has been possible to create and maintain a segment in the labor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (4): 719–739.
Published: 01 October 2010
... to a spiritual level (Plato). But the church fathers taught that they must rise above intellectual contemplation to union with God through perfected desire. However, we cannot reach this union through our own efforts; God must reach graciously down to us. But when he does so, he reaches down into our entire...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 835–849.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Antonio Negri The soviets (or workers’ councils) served as a democratic form of political organization in the years preceding and in the course of the Bolshevik Revolution. These democratic forms were eventually subordinated in the Soviet Union but they remain today an effective model for imagining...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 205–214.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., at the Union building, and on major highways. Yet, the true rupture presented by the unified activism of students and workers was in the critique they presented of a neoliberalized university, hierarchical bureaucratic structures, institutional culture still defined by whiteness and dominant epistemological...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 412–421.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Yaseen Aslam; Jamie Woodcock This article details Yaseen Aslam’s experience of organizing at Uber. Yaseen is the National General Secretary of UPHD (United Private Hire Drivers), a branch of the IWGB (Independent Workers Union of Great Britain). He is a co-claimant, with James Farrar...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 422–431.
Published: 01 April 2020
... away from narrow business unionism and instead build a new politics that has at its center data as unaccounted value produced by workers. A G A I N S T the D A Y Biju Mathew Magic Wands and Monkey Brains: Is Labor Ready to Lead Society in the New Struggle Over Data? On June 12, 2019, Dara Khusroshahi...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 629–636.
Published: 01 July 2020
... that the feminist defiance of the seasonal strawberry workers challenges organized feminism and the unions in an unprecedented way. It speaks of the capillary quality of feminist sensibility, but also of its limits and paradoxes. © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Anti-racist feminism seasonal workers...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 493–509.
Published: 01 July 2020
... paternalistic union structures, and the auteurist legacy in cinema. In their efforts to apprehend the largest strikes in recent history, filmmakers in the cinema-labor cycle attempted what had seemed elusive in Brazilian cinema up until this point: a mutually constituting alliance between cinema and labor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 749–762.
Published: 01 October 2021
... resistance, data activism, trade unions and workers’ organization, and collective ownership. Francis.kuriakose@gmail.com deepakylasamiyer@gmail.com Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 platform capitalism labor resistance work References Amorim Henrique Moda...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 885–900.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Maria Tumarkin This essay explores the death of the seventeen-year-old Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, the first woman during World War II to be named a Hero of the Soviet Union, as one of the foundational narratives of Soviet necropedagogy. Far from claiming the Soviet case study as historically singular...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 901–915.
Published: 01 October 2011
... of strain on the metaphor is identified in the growing perception of social and religious disunity in early modern political thought, which called into question the social and political union integral to the metaphor. The result was that early modern European political thinkers groped for less organic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2012
... mechanisms of political and social domination enabled the massive participation of thousands of men and women—organized in their communities, their unions, their local councils, their confederations and coalitions— to disrupt and change a whole set of oppressive and unjust social relations. In sum, Gutiérrez...
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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 (2015) 114 (2): 436–445.
Published: 01 April 2015
... union in its traditional form. It argues that although experiences of collective action in the aftermath of the Marikana massacre hold the potential for a radical reconfiguration of politics in South Africa, there is also the danger that they will be unable to escape the old frameworks and sutures...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 January 2013
... trajectory to pursue collective interests. This movement in the making has demonstrated a capacity to overcome spatial divisions and may even challenge neoliberal globalization itself. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 References All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) . 2011 . “ Chinese...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (1): 195–204.
Published: 01 January 2012
... for Workers leapt out in white block letters. For me, a labor historian, this banner evoked the one carried by the Philadelphia bricklayers’ union, leading the 1788 parade celebrating the ratification of the US constitution: Both Buildings and Governments Are the Work of Our Hands...