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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 493–514.
Published: 01 July 2021
... worker has been rhetorically deployed to trouble the boundaries between productive, unproductive, and reproductive work. More recently, the prostitute imaginary has shaped accounts of contemporary service work: in particular, the figure of the sex worker has been used to metaphorize the intimate affects...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 485–491.
Published: 01 July 2021
... : Indiana University Press . Berg Heather . 2021 . Porn Work . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Bernstein Elizabeth . 2018 . Brokered Subjects: Sex, Trafficking, and The Politics of Freedom . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Blair Cynthia M...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 515–532.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Svati P. Shah In the wake of the twinned specters of authoritarianism and antidemocratic governance that the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns in India have both exacerbated and facilitated, the author argues that scholarship on sex work deployed through a critique of labor will be pressed to rethink its...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 553–571.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Julian Kevon Glover This article investigates sex work among Black transgender women in Chicago’s ballroom scene, drawing on ethnographic data to argue that Black transwomen engage in sex work as a practice of self-investment undergirded by an epistemological shift regarding the centrality...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 573–590.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Vanessa Carlisle This article interrogates the common sex worker rights’ slogan “sex work is real work,” a claim that yokes sex worker struggles to labor struggles worldwide. This article argues that US-based sex worker rights activism, which relies on the labor rights framework to confront stigma...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 631–640.
Published: 01 July 2021
...femi babylon; Heather Berg In this interview, femi babylon elaborates a proheaux womanist theory of erotic labor as at once work and antiwork. “Sex work is work” speaks to the realities of erotic labor as a survival strategy and illuminates the connections among erotic labor and other forms of gig...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 513–533.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and uncertainty for journalists, intersecting with neoliberal enterprise culture and the spread of digital technologies to promote an ideology that masks the precarious nature of contemporary media work. The article considers the work of freelance journalists in historical context and argues that the discourse...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 149–174.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Franco Barchiesi In twentieth-century South African history, from the consolidation of a racially hierarchical social order to the country's transition to democracy, ideologies and policies linking work to welfare have defined the precarious predicament of blackness in highly specific ways...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (4): 811–829.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Matthew Engelke Studies on religion in philosophy and the human sciences have been focusing increasingly on the relationship between religion and media. In much of this work, a key concern has been to understand what constitutes mediation and, concomitantly, the lure of immediacy that drives some...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 205–222.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Michael Naas Jacques Derrida died more than five years ago now, but his work keeps on coming out and, in the case of his work on photography, keeps on developing . While three important works on photography were published in English during Derrida's lifetime (“The Deaths of Roland Barthes” [1981...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 546–552.
Published: 01 April 2011
... invites us to consider how movements against educational privatization might be remolded to the extent that we adequately value—rather than disavow—the work of care that sustains our opposition to the spaces and times of neoliberalism. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 A G A I N S T the D A Y...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2003) 102 (1): 93–116.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Ian Duncan 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Ian Duncan Authenticity Effects: The Work of Fiction in Romantic Scotland The Private Memoirs and Confessions...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 621–641.
Published: 01 October 2012
.... The South Atlantic Quarterly 111:4, Fall 2012 doi 10.1215/00382876-1724111 © 2012 Duke University Press Lisa Adkins Out of Work or Out of Time? Rethinking Labor after the Financial Crisis Introduction The recent global financial crisis and subsequent recession sparked, among other things, a call for all...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 681–700.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Kalindi Vora Affective and biological labor such as that found in call center and surrogacy work are indices of new forms of exploitation and accumulation within neoliberal globalization, but they also rearticulate a longer historical colonial division of labor. In this essay, feminist materialist...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 741–761.
Published: 01 October 2012
.../00382876-1724165 © 2012 Duke University Press Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore Politicizing Contingent Work: Countering Neoliberal Labor Market Regulation . . . from the Bottom Up? Introduction: Growing Unequal Economic growth is not what it used to be especially for workers employed at the bottom of the labor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 430–438.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Rhacel Salazar Parreñas; Rachel Silvey Domestic workers comprise the largest group of female migrant workers today, and they are among the most precarious workers internationally. This article explores the aspects of the organization of domestic work that contribute to keeping it an insecure...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Paul Apostolidis This essay reflects on the ways migrant day laborers advance a politics oriented toward the refusal of work. It identifies both impediments and tendencies conducive to such a politics by examining Latino migrant day laborers’ commentaries on their work searches on street corners...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., lives, and imaginaries. The present figures as a moment of sensory attunement, orienting people toward one another and to the region's past even as they work toward another future. Care for the well-being of people and place takes shape across sensory and affective registers that include the experience...
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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 (2004) 103 (4): 817–839.
Published: 01 October 2004
...Patrick Bond 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Patrick Bond South Africa Tackles Global Apartheid: Is the Reform Strategy Working? Against ‘‘Global Apartheid The most intractable problem that contempo- rary...