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Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-118
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
...Messages of Development Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and ngo Forum All over Bangladesh the eye meets billboards, posters, banners, and other signs that development agencies, eager to communicate with local people, have put up. These signs’ messages are varied, as are the ways in...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-062
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
...Rural Workers, Landowners, and the Politics of Compromise The League of Poor Campesinos of Las Cabras and the National Society of Agriculture The petition here from a group of resident estate laborers (inquilinos), taken from a collection of peasant petitions edited by the historian...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The Memorandum of 1904, presented here, argued the case for the regional interests of the eastern lowlands. It was written by members of the intellectual and political elite of Santa Cruz who belonged to the Geographic Society, and was directed to the Bolivian National Congress during the period...
Published: 07 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376965-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7696-5
...FOUR  |  “The Humbler Type of Cricket Scribe” C. L. R. James on Sport, Culture, and Society C. L. R. James’s Beyond a Boundary (1963) was once famously hailed by John Arlott as “arguably the best book ever written about cricket. . . . It is not only a warm and human book...
Published: 09 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376972-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7697-2
... chapter seven > HOW SOCIETY MAKES ART Spectacle, spectacularization, spectator: this series has be- come key to the process of making art. It is one of those areas where we see that art cannot really be autonomous, where hopeful attempts...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... The brainchild of a Duke English major, the Farendé Writers’ Society brings together aspiring authors from a village in northern Togo with U.S. university students and with a native son whose first novel was published in Paris. The youthful authors write nightly about everyday life in the...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... The 1980s were more than a time of major political change in the United States. It was in many ways a decade that highlighted the work of civil society around the world, a time when a new burst of citizen activism toppled oppressive governments, opened closed economies, restored human rights...
Published: 14 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375531-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7553-1
... k en vandermark and joe mcphee Mutual Admiration Society Chicago. Summer of ’98. The city is bustling with new jazz activity, no small part of it directly involving Ken Vandermark, a bright, articulate, unflinchingly committed tenor saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, and bandleader...
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... OUT CONCEPTS OF CIVILIZATION, CIVILITY, AND CIVIL SOCIETY IN INDIA, CHINA, AND WESTERN EUROPE­ Abstractly, this chapter deals with the prob­lem of the stranger in relation to the connected concepts of civilization, civility, and civil society. Con- cretely, it refers to...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389934-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8993-4
...M Civil Society and Popular Resistance Mexico at the End of the Twentieth Century guillermo de la peña N During the 1990s, three important social processes focused attention on the transformation taking place in Mexico’s public sphere. The first was...
Published: 12 March 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9170-8
... iii state-society mediation 7 The New Coalitional Politics of Social Movements We come from another cosmology, another episteme, another form of constructing knowledge. —madera, radio negro primero Tell me, in what part of the world has a...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... Dalits at the center of these social transformations: Dalits as intellectuals, leaders, critics, and participants in creating new possibilities for social change in Indian society. The volume challenges investments in an underlying Hindu civilizational unity and in class-based and anticolonial...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... The essay discusses Dalit engagement with the emerging social space in modern Kerala. The movements against caste slavery used the notion of salvation through a creative borrowing from their society and from the Anglican Protestant missionaries in the second half of the nineteenth century. In...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... aesthetic revolution. From Unitary Urbanism 6 to the Society of the Spectacle The Situationist Aesthetic Revolution RAYMOND SPITERI Among the small number of things that I have liked and know how to do well, what I have assuredly known how to do best is drink...
Published: 16 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390725-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9072-5
... 5 The Totally Socialized Society adorno’s goal is not the elimination of the concept of identity, but the rescue of the perspective of successful iden- tity. This project implies a twofold sublimation of identity: a utopian negation both of existing...
Published: 16 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390725-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9072-5
...6 The Goal of the Emancipated Society a ‘‘just’’ sublimation of the principle of individuation within a free society is, for Adorno, thoroughly imaginable. If, in bourgeois society, the individual is constituted by the principle of economic production...
Published: 08 March 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380573-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8057-3
... Susan Costanzo Conventional Melodrama, Innovative Theater, and a Melodramatic Society Pavel Kohout’s SuchaLoveat the Moscow University Student Theater In preparation for a recent trip to Moscow, I asked a colleague...
Published: 05 May 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382683-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8268-3
...Postwork Society and Postmodern Subjectivities Maria Milagros Lopez Puerto Rico is in the process of becoming a postwork society. This phenomenon, which has been noticeable since at least the mid-1960s and has not yet concluded...
Published: 11 November 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384908-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8490-8
...Chapter 1 Late Tokugawa Society and the Crisis of Community Miroslav Hroch, the pioneer social historian of European nation-formation, has argued that ‘‘for national consciousness to arise, there must be some- thing for it to become conscious of1 His point is that historically the con...
Published: 12 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380405-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8040-5
... Dancing to a Different Beat: Emerging Spiritualities in the Network Society hat the printing press did for Europe in the sixteenth century, the convergence of telecommunications...