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boundary 2 (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 (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 (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...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2012
... 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 themselves...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
... , the 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 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... 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 possibilities...
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boundary 2 (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 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... 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...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 221–242.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and explores how Trump thereby captured elite, corporate, and white supremacist attention. b2 Interview Legacies of the Future: An Interview with Donald E. Pease Racheal Fest Donald E...
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boundary 2 (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 (2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
... 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 this is the resistance...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
... the 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...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... 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 1989 to 1999. Karoui’s role as an adviser...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 February 2006
... of postrevolutionary Chinese society. The control over economic power is firmly in the hands of a national elite that has a stake in participation in the global economy and seems to be concerned with the working class or peasants primarily as a secu- rity risk. This elite is internally divided, to be sure...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 87–98.
Published: 01 August 2013
... 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 Soprano in action gives us...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 93–106.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., the upper-elite community, formed of party and administration officials and the majority of intellectuals, though having suffered serious setbacks, was not annihilated nor ousted. Just as Chen Yi’nan describes in his book, from 1968 to 1969, when order was being reestablished throughout the coun- try...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 47–80.
Published: 01 August 2005
... 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 literacies...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 11–13.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 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 preserved the South African union...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
... domestic Tunisian society, the elites equally as much as the broad middle and lower classes. Bourguiba, who was admittedly a modern statesman, was authoritarian if not despotic. He never accepted power sharing and used to say publicly that he was not democratic, insisting that his ministers...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 185–199.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... I want people to say, What a great woman, I’m glad I got to know her.18 Kazue was raised as the prized daughter of her father—himself a graduate of a top university and an elite salaryman. Her father instilled in her a devout belief in academic meritocracy and contempt for her...