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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 171-186.
Published: 01 May 2018
...James Martel In “Critique of Violence,” Benjamin writes that the “educative power, which in its perfected form stands outside the law, is one of [divine violence’s] manifestations.” To recognize the connection Benjamin makes between a messianic power and acts of pedagogy allows us to revisit...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 47-73.
Published: 01 August 2012
... compliance of US institutions with officially sponsored projections of “soft power” through the so-called Confucius Institutes. The financial gain from the “education industry” has become attractive to states such as the United States, the UK, Canada, et cetera, as well as to universities. On the other hand...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 55-61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... movement and a lack of confidence in representative democracy, the burden to address citizens' concerns has shifted to social movements. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 postwar Japanese politics politics of memories civil movements Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Tōhoku earthquake...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 127-147.
Published: 01 February 2009
... practice and thought of Walter Rodney as one moment in the historic moment of Black Power as an international political banner under which significant sections of the Black World were mobilized. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Black Power, Decolonization, and Caribbean Politics: Walter Rodney...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 135-172.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Dimitris Papadopoulos; Vassilis Tsianos Duke University Press 2007 How to Do Sovereignty without People? The Subjectless Condition of Postliberal Power Dimitris Papadopoulos and Vassilis Tsianos 1. Constitution The emergence of modern...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 83-135.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jason W. Stevens While in many respects valuable, postsecularism also encompasses unhelpful views that wish to liberate us from the legacy of the Enlightenment, which is made the whipping boy for all manner of ruses and self-deceptions of power. Religion, in contrast, is revalued because it is a...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 35-62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... tendency to minimize and impoverish education by professionalizing it in relation to the state (Nietzsche 2009). The first is driven, in part, by an enlightened fear of the oppres- sive nature of older religious power and would promote culture through education as a secular counterforce capable...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 61-94.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Henry A. Giroux Duke University Press 2001 Mis/Education and Zero Tolerance: Disposable Youth and the Politics of Domestic Militarization Henry A. Giroux There is growing evidence in American life that citizenship is being...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 107-124.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., or commercialize. Moreover, the Chinese search for modernity at every historical moment till recently has always pri- oritized education over other sectors of social life, setting great store by its power to enlighten the Chinese, to transform them into creative agents of modernization...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 75-95.
Published: 01 February 2000
... controlled by different colonial powers (Britain, France, Italy, and Spain). Higher education developed quite slowly in these countries, and the principal universities in such places functioned and grew to serve colonial and...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 175-179.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Daniel T. O'Hara Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 181 of 237 Not ‘‘Too Good to Be True A Late Freudian Phantasy of Self-Education Daniel T...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 23-34.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., explores the mechanisms of exploita- tion involved in the obedience of subjects to authority. These studies locate the power of totalitarian regimes in the system of obedience engendered by the authoritarian personality. In his early writings, Benjamin directs the transformation of the educational...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 203-219.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Scholem’s argument, in an essay published the month before, that the edu- cator must set an example. To this Benjamin answers, peremptorily, that the concept of example is too empirically oriented, too dependent on belief in power (“power of suggestion and that the life of an educator does not take...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 1-69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... behind Kant’s statement has faded, the hope that education will be the new higher power, the guarantee of providence through release of 10 boundary 2 / November 2016 the bonds of subservience and the liberation of the natural intellect from the bounds of sensibility and convention. After the...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 155-187.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ruth Y. Y. Hung The production, consumption, and state control of Chinese TV serial drama can be seen as an instrument of power and profit maximization as well as a medium for mass education and homogenization in the form of popular culture. The serial drama Woju 蜗居 (Dwelling narrowness) (2009...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 15-21.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the stance of the teacher toward the pupil because, in these matters, certain basic things are clear to us: education, when it happens in the spirit of youth, knows no isolated problem of personal power relations between teachers and pupils; rather, what gives the teacher value is his or her...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 1-10.
Published: 01 May 2018
... foreground Benjamin’s less well-­ known identification of such divine violence with a form of education. Martel argues that the invocation of an “educative power” standing “outside the law” is problematic in its ascribing a divine force to human action, and thus apparently going against much of what...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 73-101.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Frank Pasquale Though artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare and education now accomplishes diverse tasks, there are two features that tend to unite the information processing behind efforts to substitute it for professionals in these fields: reductionism and functionalism. True believers in...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 3-17.
Published: 01 February 2015
... opportunity to engage in a contestatory dialogic encounter where something is at stake for them and for him, Spanos practices a pedagogy geared toward the activation and renewal of critical consciousness through an ethical practice of care. Throughout his work but particularly in his book The End of Education...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29-56.
Published: 01 August 2010
... is to say, to teaching all the world's languages and literatures) under the Malthusian market conditions that govern an enrollment-driven modern education. While there may be no ready solutions to the problems posed by the planetary imperative, one place to look for them is in the substantive...