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Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
... Chapter 3 undertakes an untimely investigation into the valorization of democracy in the dominant political imaginary. Drawing on the resources of a radicalized form of historicism, it demonstrates that this is a modern phenomenon and resituates democratophilia in a triumphalist logic of history...
Published: 05 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003298
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0329-8
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-106
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... against dictatorship and for the restoration of democracy. After the fall of the government of General Hugo Banzer Suárez, in 1978, there followed an agitated period in which three elections were annulled and the military staged various coups and countercoups. Hernán Siles Zuazo, who headed the Popular...
Published: 05 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003298-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0329-8
... THE POWER OF THE PEOPLE AND THE RULE OF LAW The Problem ofConstitutional Democracy in the Weimar Republic On August II, I9I9, for the first time in the history of the German nation, a constitution...
Published: 05 April 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0329-8
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... need for different practices when ‘‘approaching the under- developed world History, he wrote, had not allowed the United States to have a period of preparation before its assumption of ‘‘international leader- Conscripts of Democracy 165 ship...
Published: 26 February 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392033-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9203-3
... those policies shore up the executive power of the Colombian president at the expense of opposition parties such as the Polo Democratico Alternativo or citizens’ civic mobilizations such as the Oriente No-Violence Movement. Formal democracy in Colombia has a long history and, in all likelihood, a...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371793-114
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7179-3
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-081
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
Published: 19 March 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383352-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8335-2
... bring people. will Korean and the history, to Korean democracy in liberation human and lib- justice, toward erty, development logical the through is democracy struggles anti-fascist people’s and liberation anti-American national a of people’s liberation Attainment national democracy. a obtain to aim...
Published: 26 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391692-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9169-2
... Chapt e r 4 Deimperialization Club 51 and the Imperialist Assumption of Democracy Over the past fifty years, through training, exchange, and the policy of study abroad, Taiwan has “successfully” fostered numerous elites with ameri- can values. They...
Published: 12 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393566-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9356-6
... — 12 — Tongues Untied Lord Salisbury’s ‘‘Black Man’’ and the Boundaries of Imperial Democracy In the general election of 1886, Dadhabai Naoroji (1825–1917), onetime mathematics professor in Bombay and longtime Parsi merchant and en...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397854-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9785-4
... IV The Shores of Exile o Postdictatorship, Democracy, and Culture in the Uruguay of the Eighties Hugo Achugar o his essay was written in two parts and...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399100-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9910-0
...The Inhibitions of Democracy on Romantic Political Thought: Thoreau's Democratic Individualism NANCY 1. ROSENBLUM omparative studies of romanticism demonstrate how a com• ~mon set of criticisms is textured and refined in response to par• ticular political...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389248-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8924-8
...Epilogue. humanism without humans: the possibilities of post-interior democracy In our mass-mediated, pervasively psychological, and insistently institutional- ized world, attempting to imagine a sociality free of interiority may be the most extravagant form of fantasy. Given that public...
Published: 30 November 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381976-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8197-6
... is denying the manifest destiny of Democracy and of the for• eign policy that resembles it. In so doing, she reveals the "facts" of American history to be the function of a dubious narrative convention. She also does this by mixing several kinds of "facts": the facts of Didion's life; the...
Published: 19 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389101-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8910-1
...- acterized the prophet Muhammed as a pervert and a tyrant, claiming that Muslims lag “in enlightened thinking, tolerance and knowledge of other cultures” and that their history cannot cite a single person who “made a feminism, democracy, and empire  87 discovery in...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391685-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9168-5
...We have frequently printed the word democracy. Yet I cannot too often repeat that it is a word the real gist of which still sleeps . . . notwithstanding the resonance and the many angry tempests out of which its syllables have come from pen or tongue. It is a great word, whose history...