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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2018
... relevance of Benjamin’s ideas on education to contemporary debates concerning pedagogy. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Walter Benjamin pedagogy school reform educational theory German Youth Movement References Benjamin Walter . 1989 . The Correspondence of Walter...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2019) 46 (2): 121–137.
Published: 01 May 2019
... xiaji: cong baijia zhengming dao liangjia zhengming [The Summer of 1957: From One Hundred Schools of Thought Contending to Two Schools of Thought Contending] . Zhengzhou : Henan remin chubanshe . ...
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boundary 2 (1 May 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 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Arif Dirlik The discussion offered below is in two parts. The first part reproduces parts of an article published in 1981, at the very beginning of the reforms in Chinese socialism under the leadership of Deng Xiaoping. This article argued a point that proved to be controversial at the time: that...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., historical process of the erasure of history itself, culminating in a disruption or blockage of critical thinking, in which particular fictions (the “war on terror,” for example), through repeated and widespread use in our major institutions (schools, media, government, and political parties), substitute...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 35–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
...) 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 of Nietzsche’s...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 12–23.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with a way to think about the transformation of enforcement practices in organizations, which must confine people either temporarily (schools, hospitals, factories) or permanently (prisons, barracks). The work of both authors is necessary for a full account of the authority structure of organizations...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... gone into the construction of liberal democracies. My chief exhibit will be the work of Paul W. Kahn (professor of law and the humanities at Yale Law School and director of its Center for International Human Rights) and the marriage of his thought to Carl Schmitt’s. Schmitt is not a late encounter in...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 149–182.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Hortense J. Spillers This essay looks at aspects of new southern culture against the backdrop of the 2007 Supreme Court ruling on school desegregation and its impact on our understanding of the sixties. Incorporating two book reviews, the essay argues that the “long” perspective on the period of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Kam Louie In the last century, scholars and politicians in China have attempted both in theory and in practice to advocate and carry out radically different social policies and political reforms, often in the name of Confucius. With China's rise and her increasing international power and status in...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Marcia Landy The last decades of the twentieth century witnessed a restructuring of capital and redistribution of wealth to the top of an economic pyramid on an international scale. This neoliberal “reform” involves the gradual dismantling of the welfare state, relegation of the employed and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... earthquake and its aftermath have thrown into relief the state's efforts to broadly regulate social practices. The reforms that took place after the earthquake are a direct reflection of the struggle that the Japanese state has waged since the early years of the postwar era to transform society. The Japanese...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., and reformer Ahmed Baytursun, the German Turcologist Theodor Menzel, and Vasilii Bartol’d, a member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, the congress was convened in Baku, Azerbaijan, for the discussion of writing systems and orthographic and lexical questions, as well as the classificatory question of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Melinda Cooper This article questions the culturalist and civilizational taxonomies of postsecular theory by redirecting attention toward the practical consequences of public theology in the realm of neoliberal welfare reform. Tracing the simultaneous rise of faith-based welfare and the religious...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Jiwei Ci In three decades of reform China has become a society that is radically different both from what it used to be in Mao's time and from a liberal society. This new China poses especially interesting questions about freedom—interesting not only in the Chinese context but also more generally...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 101–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Qing Liu; Barrett McCormick This paper examines how market-oriented reforms to media are changing the public sphere in contemporary China with particular concern for how the commercialization of media may impact the prospects for democracy. While the authors find “public sphere” a problematic...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 15–21.
Published: 01 May 2018
... roots in social awareness and social feeling. This is no doubt the basis also of most student organizations for academic reform or for pedagogics. Either through direct experience or through study, the idea arises in students that the school has need of reform, and that, furthermore, this reform...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 23–34.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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 their politi- cal and philosophical differences from...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 11–13.
Published: 01 May 2018
...- self had delivered an address at the schoolreform conference at Breslau, where, having worked during the two previous summer semesters for the Wynekenian student group at the University of Freiburg, he defended the “Freiburg direction” in opposition to a more conservative student faction at...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 169–170.
Published: 01 November 2016
... thinking, an unorthodox use for theology, and a new funda- mental element uniting nature and history. His latest project, “Anarchy of the Archaic: Resemblance in the World,” treats the latter. Two previous books are The Yield: Kafka’s Atheological Reformation (2015) and The Problem of Distraction...