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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2018
... on school reform and youth culture, attending and organizing lectures and conferences on these two closely related issues, and serving as president of the radical Berlin chapter of the Independent Students Association under the aegis of his mentor, the educational theorist Gustav Wyneken. However...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 23–34.
Published: 01 May 2018
... sought to base education on a systematic investigation of the psychological pro- cesses of the learning child, debates on school reform in the first decades of the twentieth century were influenced more by the early Lebensphiloso- phie of Friedrich Nietzsche and Wilhelm Dilthey, who—despite...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 15–21.
Published: 01 May 2018
... through direct experience or through study, the idea arises in students that the school has need of reform, and that, furthermore, this reform is one of the most important problems for the future. Hence for students—as pro- genitors of a new generation, and perhaps even as their teachers...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 11–13.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., played a leading role in the proceedings, emphasizing the need for young people to withdraw into the wilderness to acquire inner knowledge before 12 boundary 2 / May 2018 embarking on the struggles of adult life. A few days earlier, Benjamin him- self had delivered an address at the school- reform...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 203–219.
Published: 01 May 2018
... start with the debut essay on school reform published in March 1911 under the pseudonym “Ardor” in the student-run­ journal Der Anfang (The Beginning): the essay titled “Sleeping Beauty.”10 The specific theme adapted here—the awakening of youth—derives from Benjamin’s literary-­philosophical...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of Tunis and currently trains teachers of high school English in the central plateau city of Kasserine. Long active in the trade unionist movement, he participated in the student protest of the 1980s as well as the January insurgency in Kasserine. Samir Amin is president of the World Forum...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 33–46.
Published: 01 August 2007
... in the electoral politics of 1860. Hofstadter moved to New York City in 1936 with his radical, charis- matic young wife, Felice Swados, apparently to attend law school as per his family’s wishes. There he fell in with a new Popular Front crowd (includ- ing Alfred Kazin), which she and her brother...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 125–155.
Published: 01 May 2008
... 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 in the fact that it established...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Polanyi’s analytical framework is helpful in understanding the great transformation China has experienced in the past decades. The Chinese economy in traditional society was a moral economy. As Liang Shuming, a philosopher and reformer of the 1930s, observed, In a moral society...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 February 2005
..., the archconservative clerics in Tehran are systematically monopolizing power, driving reformers into opposition and passivity, iso- lating the regime, and, thus, inadvertently paving the way for their own demise—either through external subversion, internal military coup, or even an outright U.S. attack after...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 35–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of youth” (1992: 164) contained in Benjamin’s early writings is indebted to the ideas of the progressive educational reformer Gustav Wyneken, whose pedagogical commitment to the Free School Community is informed by a classical ideal of erotic education influenced, among other things, by aspects...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., “for the sake of the way leading through it” (1999b: 542; 1981: 398). Already his early pedagogical writings know the “watchword: make room [Raum]” (1999b: 541; 1981: 396), as we can read in his article “School Reform: A Cultural Movement” from 1912: “After all, the culture of the future is the ultimate...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 45–78.
Published: 01 August 2000
... interrelated insti- tutions advocated a ‘‘scientific approach’’ to economics that was based on ethics. While the German Historical School was the more academic or em- piricist branch, the Association for Social Policy was oriented more toward implementing social reforms. Accordingly, Schmoller claims...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Building . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . ———. 2004 . “Suppressing Opium and ‘Reforming’ Minorities: Antidrug Campaigns in Ethnic Communities in the Early People's Republic of China.” In Dangerous Harvest: Drug Plants and the Transformation of Indigenous Landscapes , edited by Steinberg...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 173–199.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... 1977 . The City in Late Imperial China, Studies in Chinese Society . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Stapleton Kristin E. 2000 . Civilizing Chengdu: Chinese Urban Reform, 1895–1937 . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center . Wang Dewei . 2002 . “ The Fall...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 79–101.
Published: 01 August 2000
... for progress. Treitschke considered the monarchy, an institution concerned with the whole of society, to be above petty partisan politics. He could cite William I’s support for a variety of social reforms as examples of the state acting in a Hegelian fashion. The legislation was then implemented by a well...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 February 2005
... not formally or necessarily affiliated with a specific politi- cal party. This is the meaning attached to the term global civil society by the researchers associated with the London School of Economics Centre for Civil Society, who, among other things, publish the Global Civil Society year...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 May 2005
... to Heidegger’s Being and Time, ed. John Llewelyn (Albany: SUNY Press, 2001), 81. 2. Rolf Wiggershaus, The Frankfurt School: Its History, Theories, and Political Signifi- cance, trans. Michael Robertson (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1998), 606. Dutton / From Culture Industry to Mao...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Nergis Ertürk This article offers a critical overview of the Turkish Republican language reforms, contextualizing the reforms as part of a discourse of phonocentrism—a programmatic identification of the diglossia of Ottoman Turkish and its writing system as an “inadequacy” and a problem—which...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 147–178.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Montgomery, Sean Wilentz, Eric Foner, and David Brundage (among others), which emphasized the deep involvement of the Irish in the labor reform movements of the 1870s and 1880s, to that of Kerby Miller and David Emmons, which has portrayed the Irish American ethos as largely incompat- ible with socialism...