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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Revolution of Dignity and Democracy and its place in today’s world and the course of history. © 2012 by Abdeljelil Temimi 2012 The Tunisian Revolution Observatory: Considering the Perspectives of the Intellectual and Political Elite Abdeljelil...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
... articulated the revolution, as well as a sense of the arch of those trends. What appears in this dossier are the fruits of that effort. Each of the pieces here is informed by an intense contest currently going on in the immediate post-insurrection phase between the traditional old-guard bourgeois elites and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... form would result in China merely pursuing an elite-driven rationality at the expense of allowing it to develop its own particular subjective agency. Wang Hui also takes on perhaps the most controversial aspect of Lu Xun's essay—the defense of popular “superstition” against the attempts to suppress it...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
... modern Chinese vernacular, offer important insights into the mission-encumbered language of China's present-day intellectual elite. As the critical exemplar of choice in intellectual China, Lu Xun's evocative formulations, together with his aspiration to transform hearts and minds through baihua , have...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Murat Belge Turkey, like many Westernizing/modernizing societies, was for a long time ruled by an “enlightened” minority, composed of the urban intelligentsia and the bureaucracy. The military formed the backbone of this elite. From the end of the Second World War, a multiparty parliamentary system...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... relations between either “bourgeoisie” and “workers,” or “elites” and “subalterns,” and place them at their center, need to be revised. Instead, models based on precarity as simultaneously a social and an existential condition are required. This is particularly the case for the academic humanities because...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 221–242.
Published: 01 May 2018
... explores how Trump thereby captured elite, corporate, and white supremacist attention. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 New Americanists US literary criticism American studies Donald Trump References American Studies Association . 2016 . “ Carl Bode-Norman Holmes Pearson...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2012
... “transnational capitalist class” offer new opportunities in the search for “paying” customers. Financial pressures at home make transnationalization almost irresistibly attractive. These forces have triggered the global expansion of elite universities and the rush of public institutions, in particular, to make...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... practices but have remained under the radar of elite national cultures. They have also stayed in fairly isolated disciplinary brackets and thus badly need postcolonial studies’ sophisticated theorizing of ideology and identity and its commitment to historiography. At the end, I outline three sample...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
... democracy brought not emancipation but the threat of catastrophe; and in Szabolcs Hajdu’s magical-realist film Bibliothèque Pascal (2010), which tells the story of a woman who returns from working in an elite brothel in the UK. What makes these texts apt reflections on the effects of the neoliberal order...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 11–13.
Published: 01 May 2014
... transition to hege- mony preserved so much of the country’s wealth in the hands of the white elite that the social fissures between rich and poor may well prove a disas- ter in historical storage. Many Americans now revere Mandela as a kind of sunnier-­tempered Abraham Lincoln, a national savior who...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
... religio-folk idioms, on the other. We need to reexamine our working definition of religious and secular interpretation in order to judge how far it overemphasizes elite perspectives and remains largely ignorant and unaware of how subaltern communities deploy religious and secular idioms. An example of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
... postdissident political elites of the early 1990s. Already during the emergence of the new democratic system, deep ideological con- flicts ravaged the political life of these countries. In countries where the former anticommunist opposition came to power in 1989–90, the process of differentiation was...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 63–65.
Published: 01 May 2011
... creativity, with elite efforts to eradicate it little more than the most subtle form of social control. He also sees in this popular “superstition” a reverence for the earth and all the things on it that carries profoundly religious overtones, even though he tends to see the reli- gious and the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 87–98.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., a contribution to the genre Nelson has labeled “Gothicka.” So many in the American elite love to play around in their minds with guns and violence, especially, one feels, those who’d faint if confronted by blood. These are the vicarious pleasures of HBO culture. For many of us, seeing Tony...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... is a prominent youth of the Tunisian elite who is an executive at Orange Tunis, a joint venture between France Telecom and Investex, which is a subsidiary of the Mabrouk Group, owned by Marouan Mabrouki, who is one of Ben Ali’s sons- in-law. His uncle, Hamed Karoui, was prime minister from...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 47–80.
Published: 01 August 2005
... institutional mechanisms for speak- ing as a nation in negotiations with the United States, but the development of this incipient state apparatus facilitated the implementation of a written legal code and construction of a national bureaucracy by the elite, posi- tioned as middlemen due to their various...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2008) 35 (2): 93–106.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the old state apparatus,” and that his atti- tude toward the “bureaucratic class” was too feeble and tolerant. In fact, the upper-elite community, formed of party and administration officials and the majority of intellectuals, though having suffered serious setbacks, was not annihilated nor...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 141–150.
Published: 01 August 2006
... a broader class identity. In other words, the British produced an ethnographic society. This was achieved not only through the native administration but also through the formation of an educated elite, whose overall function was to legitimate and police the integrity of the ethno- graphic order...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 26–28.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to how the Ashanti fought the British, or how the Mau Mau resorted to vio- lence against violence. This in part has to do with the fact that I received no doubt the finest elite education then available in town—for example, I had the good fortune to study “English Literature” as a subject, which...