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Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... A political biography of one feminist activist in Poland, Slawka Walczewska, this piece explores how feminism was lived in a day to day way in the years before the fall of communism. How did early Polish feminists first develop feminist ideas? Given the censorship they lived under before...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379829-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7982-9
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385929-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8592-9
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384953-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8495-3
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... by most Western states because of Afghanistan. The chapter covers the rise of Solidarity, the initial Polish and Soviet response to Solidarity’s victories in 1980, the decision by Brezhnev in December 1980 to call off an impending invasion of Poland after Communist leader Kania’s pledge to suppress...
Book Chapter

By David Kaczynski
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375005-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7500-5
... This chapter is a portrait of Wanda Kaczynski, mother of Theodore and David Kaczynski, from her humble beginnings in a Polish American immigrant family until her death in 2011 at the age of ninety-four. Included are descriptions of her meeting with the FBI in connection with the Unabomber case...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
..., Slawka Walczewska, this piece explores how feminism was lived in a day to day way in the years before the fall of communism. How did early Polish feminists first develop feminist ideas? Given the censorship they lived under before the fall of the Berlin Wall, what were their encounters with the explosion...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
..., in the context of attempts to build civil society in eastern Europe. This case elucidates the intimate politics of sociality that constitute contemporary forms of responsibility. Specifically, this chapter argues that the Polish term aktywność (activity, activeness) constitutes a local idiom of care, morality...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... Just before he left Indonesia, Wright delivered a lecture at the Balai Budaja in Jakarta that was later published in Indonesian translation in the newspaper Indonesia Raya . The Indonesian-language version of the lecture appears to be a more polished, sometimes redacted version of a set...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
...: the Hungarian A Tenkes kapitánya (The captain of the Tenkes, 1964) and the Polish Janosik (1974). Their success with audiences and the effectiveness of their political messages are rooted in three interrelated factors, all of which identify television entertainment as a key terrain for sustaining...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... filmmaking that was marked by a reliance on scripts and a polished, professional practice of making films. Embraced for its freshness, this turn to improvisatory filmmaking nevertheless raised a set of social, political, and aesthetic issues that inflected the reception of the Nouvelle Vague. A turn...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... able to navigate both spheres with success. The main case studies are the Polish Czterdziestolatek (The forty-year-old, 1974–1978), the Hungarian A 78-as körzet (District 78, 1982) and the Czech Žena za pultem (Women behind the counter, 1977). The chapter also shows how these socialist domestic...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... to socialist ideals and gently mocking the realities of those ideals. However, this residue of propaganda was balanced by social satire and humor. The conduits were almost invariably women, who were able to navigate both spheres with success. The main case studies are the Polish Czterdziestolatek (The forty...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... and 1970s: the Hungarian A Tenkes kapitánya (The captain of the Tenkes, 1964) and the Polish Janosik (1974). Their success with audiences and the effectiveness of their political messages are rooted in three interrelated factors, all of which identify television entertainment as a key terrain...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... politics of sociality that constitute contemporary forms of responsibility. Specifically, this chapter argues that the Polish term aktywność (activity, activeness) constitutes a local idiom of care, morality, and sociality, and that understanding its complexities can advance theorization of contemporary...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... on scripts and a polished, professional practice of making films. Embraced for its freshness, this turn to improvisatory filmmaking nevertheless raised a set of social, political, and aesthetic issues that inflected the reception of the Nouvelle Vague. A turn to improvisation was seen as a rejection...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... Indonesia Raya . The Indonesian-language version of the lecture appears to be a more polished, sometimes redacted version of a set of typewritten notes, now held by Yale University’s Beinecke Library, that Wright made in preparation for a lecture in Indonesia. Neither version has previously been published...