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Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397472-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9747-2
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
..., and allowing party barons virtually unlimited tenure that contributed to aging leadership and stagnation across the Soviet system. His farm policies failed to address underlying problems of the collectivized agricultural system but led to a large rise in unproductive spending that contributed to...
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009061-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0906-1
...P A R T I I I . A P O S T N E T W O R K A G E late 1980s to 2010s S I X . S T R U G G L E S F O R S U R V I V A L Stagnation and Innovation The tremendous economic and cultural impact of the daytime tv soap in the early years of the 1980s slowly began to lessen as the de cade wore on, beginning a...
Published: 11 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002604-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0260-4
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... US-Soviet relations stagnated after the 1985 Geneva summit because of Gorbachev’s preoccupation with domestic developments such as Chernobyl and because of events in the murky world of US-Soviet espionage. At Reykjavik an unprecedented agreement to eliminate all nuclear weapons fell through at...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373322-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7332-2
... also as a form of cultural condemnation and contemporary desire. In the latter form, its contemporary linkage to the centrality of the state permits the AMP to return in the 1990s as a positive marker of Chinese state-cultural continuity rather than a negative marker of Chinese economic stagnation...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In the late nineteenth century, the railroad was imagined by liberal elites as offering a marvelous fix for the country’s ongoing problems of geographical isolation, regional stagnation, and technological backwardness. Paeans to the railway, such as the passage that follows, written by the...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-080
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
..., democratic ideas, socialistic aspirations, radical reforms, popular actions, liberal methods, elective proceedings, representative methods and progressive tendencies. And until these are adopted and proclaimed they will continually be a stagnation of affairs in the Dutch possessions. Colored Dutch...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-081
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... sense of the unknown that s a law! With the sense of things already seen, known too well, the most beautiful colors become boring! One fine day, love dies from stagnation. If the rose of her eyes loses its insight, if the five inti- mately linked senses stop learning life s secrets, the attractions of...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
...36 Foster, Holleman, and McChesney economic stagnation, financial crisis, poverty, waste, and environmental de- cline at home, is a society that is ripe for change. It is our task to change it. notes Editors note: This is a significantly abridged version of a much longer article published in...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... stagnation. It is exhausting. During this time, writing can morph from excruciatingly painful to liberating in such a short span of time. I think back to many sympathy cards that we received, ones that begin with lines such as There are no words . . . or When words fail . . . , and this has me thinking...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
.... to Keep War Set-up 1944). John Maynard Keynes, in his landmark General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, published in 1936 in the midst of the Depression, argued that the answer to economic stagnation was to promote effective demand through government spending. The bastardized Keynesianism...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-084
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... standard of life, while among us, the Leader, in addressing those he administers, calls them My People. And so, when I speak of my people, I speak of Myself. These are the urban and rural masses of the back country, stagnating in their ignorance, to whom that Country Doctor brought the message of public...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-067
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...- what pagan, materialistic, believing in physical enjoyment, living mainly for the hour. It was born either during or shortly after the first great war: the old belief in stability, almost stagnation, it does not share. It feels that the world is changing and that it is part of this new, changing world...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... part 11). In the late nineteenth century, the railroad was imagined by liberal elites as offering a marvelous fix for the country’s ongoing problems of geographical isolation, regional stagnation, and technological backwardness. Paeans to the railway, such as the passage that follows, written by...
Book Chapter

By Alan Klima
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007111-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0711-1
... to finance capital. And just as the risk- averse stagnation of lending in medium and large domestic businesses presents a fundamental obstacle to recovery in the documented economy, the undocumented local economy is equally threatened by the new eco- nomic conditions, and the godmothers provide the...
Book Chapter

By B. Ruby Rich
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... theoretical positions. There's a serious need for such reconsiderations. Feminist cultural work has hit an impasse in the nineties, as has a great deal of feminist political work in general. What sprang up in the seventies and was insti• tutionalized in the eighties has been stagnating in the...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... telling (as, for instance, in the Central American solidarity films of the eighties or in the underrepresented communities of color in the United States) and audi• ences continued to respond with intense emotional engagement. Despite the stagnation that had set in aesthetically, very little...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-081
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... living in a state of starvation; were badly housed and poorly clad. “Negroes of Jamaica,” he proclaimed, “don’t allow yourselves to remain in a process of stagnation. Arouse yourselves. Do not make fools of yourselves (cheers) Proceeding, Mr. Garvey said they could not get anything by merely...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-059
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... bring them down. The harder the Nationalists set their faces against de- velopment, and lean on forces of conservatism and stagnation, the more farcical becomes the talk of development, of self-­government, of Transkei independence. The Transkei, show-­place of the Bantustan scheme, could well...