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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 125–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to imagine a new progressivism in Capitalism and Christianity, American Style . Duke University Press 2009 Do They Believe in Magic? Politics and Postmodern Literature John A. McClure “You should really try and make an adult...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (2): 195–224.
Published: 01 May 2024
... then did Said, a pioneering critic of empire, place these conservative writers in his private canon? The reason, the essay argues, is that Said sensed the structural connection between progressivism and imperialism, that is to say, the overwhelming force of the connection between improving the world...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 February 2019
... .” Chronicle of Higher Education . July 19 , 2017 . www.chronicle.com/article/Nancy-MacLean-Responds-to-Her/240699 . McVicar Michael . 2011 . “ Aggressive Philanthropy: Progressivism, Conservatism, and the William Volker Charities Fund .” Missouri Historical Review 105 , no. 4 : 191 – 212...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... These convic- tions are echoed in the progressivism of “Hailsham” and “the Cottages,” 70 boundary 2 / May 2017 forced into retreat in “the late seventies” and seemingly quite defeated by the 1990s when the novel ends (Ishiguro 2005: 242). Such progressivism is contradictory, as we have noted...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2009
... it is guaranteed or, above all, linear. His progressivism is adapted to a messier, more up-and-down notion of history. In the downswings, the “tireless social activist,” ever at his post, will be the wrong model; such a figure will simply be broken by history, and all for nothing. In such periods, survival...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 239–265.
Published: 01 February 2017
... vortices), resource wars advance, nominal democracies pop across the globe, reports of tipping points passed proliferate—and utopic progressiv- ism is in disarray. Even our utopist critics are reduced to amazement at this spell—if we define utopist criticism, in Fredric Jameson’s accommo- dating...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 153–169.
Published: 01 August 2000
... not make him an anomaly within the political and intellectual milieu in which he oper- ated. ‘‘Collectivism’’ and ‘‘social management ideology’’ of the type that Du Bois espoused undergirded a range of different social programs, in- cluding ‘‘socialism, progressivism, managerialism, and social...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
... progressivism, surely the same ban must apply to the religious thought from which progressives once unconsciously and incautiously borrowed. After what we have learned of history’s openness—its unending swerves, false trails, and dead ends— it seems foolish for anyone to take the latest headlines...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that uneasiness and instability are primary to human existence is kept alive precisely under capitalism since it is a mode of production that, in effect, invests in insecurity and that therefore reaches a certain fulfillment in today’s global precarity. I will also suggest that Western progressivism...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 1–29.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that once proved so fertile for Progressivism as having become a panorama of madness and delusion worthy of Hieronymus Bosch (Frank 2004: 10). Whether con- servatism exaggerates reality (as with the baroque) or distorts it (as with Bosch), its style registers a history of engagement, possibly deliberate...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 45–78.
Published: 01 August 2000
... school contributed to the progressives’ challenge to liberal thought and society and provided Du Bois with method- ological and philosophical tools of questioning racist thought and lib- eral economics. Finallytheenvironment of progressivism, in which Du Bois developed his...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 133–172.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Progressivism is an ugly word, Williams confesses, but in his book the reality it names is uglier still—solipsistic egotism. If it were the subject of a movie, the role of the progressivist would be played by a Raskolnikov look-alike. But—my confession continues—given the desire for certainty in moral...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... kinds of self-­aggrandizing fantasy. More often, it served only to lend a saving rhetorical sheen to the country’s forced subordinations to US or EU great power interests. In the literary field, as in others, postnationalism soon become the badge of a bien‑pensant progressivism. Writers...