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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
... 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 (2016) 43 (4): 1–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and so the best teacher. Teaching also becomes meaningful in a new way when the hope 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...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 207–248.
Published: 01 February 2023
... and state interests away from the formation of critical humanists, removing key social values of judgment and self-formation from the ideals of humanistic education. Following the nudges of neoliberal administrations and inventing their own methods and positions congenial to the holders of power and wealth...
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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
..., should become less awkward. We have seldom discussed 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...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2018
... as an end in itself, let alone as a means of power over others, but an awakening of spirit at once intellectual and political: a transformation and revolution (Plato’s periagōgē) of personal and collec- tive experience by means of the rigorous interrogation of received opinion. Such education...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 35–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... education to the greatest number of people and the 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...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 113–140.
Published: 01 November 2017
...” to mythic violence, Benjamin states that the former, the göttliche Gewalt, is “not only attested by religious tradition but is also found in present-­day life in at least one hallowed manifestation [geheil- igten Manifestation]” (249–50). This is the educative power or educative violence I spoke...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 81–111.
Published: 01 May 2004
... is a scholar.4 In ‘‘Critique of Power’’ Benjamin writes, ‘‘what stands outside of the law as the educative power in its perfected form, is one of the forms of appearance of divine power 5 I happen to be a Europeanist, but I have no doubt at all that historically marked intuitions about the importance...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2000
..., and so dangerous in its desires, more dangerous still is the United States as a knowing success that has or believes it has the power to move (with) history in its own directions, according to its own plans. To educate...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 61–94.
Published: 01 August 2001
... and debated, institutions are main- tained that promote democratic notions of the collective good, and support is given to forms of civic education that provide the foundation for nurtur- ing and sustaining individual and collective agency. As the state is stripped of its power to mediate between capital...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 February 2000
... trying to bring up the topic in discussions of higher-educational policy tended to brand the speaker as reactionary or conservative before any actual arguments were 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 104 of 237...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the 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 (2008) 35 (2): 107–124.
Published: 01 May 2008
... 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. However, the anxiety for material affluence and the drive for modernity, which is today...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 125–155.
Published: 01 May 2008
... as an objective criterion for all social and cultural reform. As a stand-in for a universalist world outlook, science has provided not only arguments for the necessity of the reforms advocates of a new culture hoped for but also objectives and paradigms for the reform. The power of science lies...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the asymmetric negation, that is, the “neutralization [Kalt- stellen, literally: chilling, setting cold] of the ‘moral personality’ of the leader unleashes vast energies for the true genius of education—namely, the power of observation” (1999b: 203; 1977: 766). Master and Servant...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 February 2000
... research- 12. Fu Daiwie, Zhishi yu quanli de kungjian: dui wenhua, xueshu, jiaoyu de jijin fanxing (Space of knowledge and power: Critical reflections on culture, academia, and education) (Taipei: Gueiguan, 1990), 57–78...
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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...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 135–149.
Published: 01 February 2000
... today, annually reject more applicants for its undergradu- ate program than Harvard does now. The exponential rise of the power of higher education from the end of the nineteenth century, however, correlates...