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Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395195-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9519-5
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9066-4
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012443-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
...2Philosophy, Theater, and Realpolitik What do I fear? Myself? There s none else by: Richard loves Richard; that is, I am I. Shakespeare, Richard III The realpolitiker is as different from the renouncer as can be. Yet he, too, is an antisocial being who holds social norms and relationships hostage...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
.... Humanitarian aid and the need to help, too, have often been belittled as apolitical, mere window dressing, in relation to “real politics” and the realpolitik of corporate and imperial interests. Such reductive understandings of “the political” and “the real” disable more nuanced, powerful conceptual...
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By Prathama Banerjee
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
Published: 20 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386377-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8637-7
..., and the United States even provided material and political support to those who carried them out. They did so in the name of fighting communism. They called it realpolitik: you have to be realistic about how power works in the world and do what you can to preserve your own. And they dismissed their...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012443-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
...- cept of dharma), and Srimadbhagavadgita (The Gita)25 and posited nishkama karma as the model action for modern times. Nishkama karma action with- out the desire for fruits was an imagination of inaction at the very heart of action (karme akarmata), a combination of realpolitik and renunciation...
Published: 04 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021476-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2147-6
... the time of the French Revolution to the recent Arab uprisings, have also been stifled by institutional restrictions, discursive confinements, and the demands of postrevolutionary realpolitik. Such demands often compel revolutionary subjects to abandon their essential desire for poss­ i­ble realities...
Published: 11 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007173-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0717-3
... own sphere to get involved in rational ac- tion to defend the economic and social conditions of the autonomy of these socially privileged universes in which the material and in- tellectual instruments of what we call Reason are produced and re- produced. This Realpolitik of reason will undoubtedly be...
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-223
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... they imag- ined. They could not socially engineer various steps removed from context, with no understanding of the cultures they wanted to transform. In the end, they were probably not very powerful in the politics of their own or their host states. Realpolitik would push the well-meaning reformers...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012443-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
... kingmaker and political strategist of legend these two propensities, of renunciation and realpolitik, pulled in opposite directions and yet shared a common search, namely, for a purely po- litical mode of being. Such a mode of being, I argue, was imagined as two dis- tinct types of asocial, even...
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By Michael Burawoy
Published: 11 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007173-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0717-3
..., 116, 128 29, 162 63. See also colonialism; Fanon, Frantz; gender rational pedagogy, 105 realpolitik of reason, 53 54, 74, 145 recognition, 177, 184 86, 205n7 reductionism, 21, 111 reflexivity, 2, 10, 29, 96 98, 112 13, 136, 196, 208n4 Reich, Adam, 206n2 repre sen ta tion, 34 35, 48 55, 65 70, 99, 111...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012108-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1210-8
... shrinks by the time we have filtered it through our questions. The world of the incurable real- ists is reduced to a cnn version of life, to the realpolitik of nation- states, and to self- help schemes that serve the big corporations. Finally, a word on the subtitle of the Spanish edition of the book...
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By Prathama Banerjee
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
...- cept of dharma), and Srimadbhagavadgita (The Gita)25 and posited nishkama karma as the model action for modern times. Nishkama karma action with- out the desire for fruits was an imagination of inaction at the very heart of action (karme akarmata), a combination of realpolitik and renunciation...
Published: 11 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007173-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0717-3
... field of science against these infidels, all in the name of the realpolitik of reason and to unmask symbolic vio lence in wider society. Throughout, he is so sure that he is right that any stratagem to vanquish the opposition seems justified. Here, combat often appears not as self- defense but as...
Published: 11 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007173-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0717-3
... say, for Bourdieu s realpolitik of reason. The second book was of a very diff er ent character. If The Causes of World War Three diagnosed the way the power elites of the two superpowers were heading toward the annihilation of the human race, Listen, Yankee, written in 1960, pointed to an...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007326-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0732-6
... constituted the public, as understood through the scientism of the Cold War corporate state, might have been severely delimited and exclusionary, yet the realpolitik driving the need to improve creative and productive capacity in science and industry, and in society more broadly, nevertheless carried a uto...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... wealthy benefactors.31 At least some of the business funders were acting on the basis of cynical realpolitik rather than religious commitment. One of the major supporters of the evangelicals was Hunt Oil patriarch H. L. Hunt, who was merely a nomi- nal believer, who had a regular mistress and a healthy...
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By Prathama Banerjee
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012443-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
... anarchism, 67; hyperactivism and, 74; Radhakamal Mukerjee and, 156; Vive- kananda and, 39 anarchy: free action and, 74; Islam and, 133; realpolitik and, 51, 55 anchal, 196, 200, 202. See also region Annihilation of Caste (Ambedkar), 137 38, 174, 222n10, 232n62, 233n87, 235n51 anrsamsata versus ahimsa, 69...
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By Kajri Jain
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012887-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1288-7
...: The Search for Identity India 1880 to 1980. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997. 315B I B l I o g R Ap h y Larkin, Brian. The Politics and Poetics of Infrastructure. Annual Review of Anthropol- ogy 42 (2013): 327 43. Latour, Bruno. From Realpolitik to Dingpolitik, or How to Make Things Public...