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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 111–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of biological reproduction and Kluge's ongoing exploration of the conditions of cultural reproduction in the Federal Republic of Germany. © 2013 by New German Critique, Inc. 2013 Solitary Confinement: Reproduction and the Law in Kluge’s Abschied von gestern John...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 41–67.
Published: 01 November 2015
... emergency German Jews Israel Neutral Angles: Mamlachtiut (Etatism) and Law in the Israeli Court, 1947–1961 Nitzan Lebovic These all co-mingle with a noisome choir of angels who— not rebels, yet not true...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 197–230.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Douglas G. Morris The advent of the Nazi regime challenged the thinking of the Jewish Social Democrats Ernst Fraenkel and Franz Neumann. Law partners and intellectual companions in the Weimar Republic, they anguished about how to resist the new regime and justify that resistance. Nothing foretold...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 15–40.
Published: 01 February 2019
... for the world and one another. Today’s refugee crisis demonstrates that many of the problems that Hannah Arendt identified during the first half of the twentieth century are still with us. National security and the state of exception increasingly place refugees and migrants at the borders of international law...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 99–128.
Published: 01 February 2015
... own thought, an intellectual messianism or revolutionary nihilism that frames Kafka's legal world with a radical critique of law. The verdict against modernity that Benjamin finds in Kafka is couched in a series of theologically tinted figures. The obscurity of Kafka's “parables,” the fruit...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 57–73.
Published: 01 February 2017
... in a larger budget for provenance research and the founding of the Zentrum für Kulturgutverluste in Magdeburg. Yet even today Germany has neither a restitution law nor an independent body that claimants can turn to in cases in which museums decline to negotiate over the restitution of an artwork. © 2017...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 91–107.
Published: 01 November 2012
... law. Precisely those aspects of Judaism that these Jewish scholars despised—mysticism, pietism, apocalypticism—they also ignored in their representations of Islam. The identification with Islam was part of a larger project of modern Jewish thinkers to “purify” Judaism of religious excess—pietism...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 109–133.
Published: 01 November 2012
...; during the political, juridical, and police campaign against the Red Army Faction in the 1970s; and during the state's repressive policing of antinuclear protest movements in the 1970s and 1980s. The German state confronted left dissent and violence by operating within the rule of law but developed...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 43–64.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Michael A. Rosenthal In the early 1940s, while he lived in exile in Los Angeles, Thomas Mann wrote a novella called The Tables of the Law ( Das Gesetz ). Mann was not the only exile to focus on the theme of receiving the commandments at Sinai. Before he left Germany, Arnold Schoenberg had composed...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 137–170.
Published: 01 November 2013
... on excess, monumentality, and self-contradiction. This aesthetic of self-defeat, which Syberberg developed in the 1970s, was inspired by the subject of one of his earliest essay films, Winifred Wagner (Richard Wagner's daughter-in-law), and it eventually contributed to Syberberg's embrace of right-wing...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 121–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
...-immigrant positions, the Zogaj case was a straightforward matter of abiding by or not abiding by the law. However, the judicial process, especially once the case reached the Austrian Asylum Court and the Constitutional Court, was focused on a different set of issues, concerning the category of life...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 169–195.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of the American Law Institute's World War II–era declaration of human rights, which served as an important foundation for later charters on human rights. By explaining Loewenstein's conceptions of politics and rights, this article uncovers the foundational influence of aggressive anticommunism on the concept...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 93–120.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., unfortunately without much perspicacity. The recent attention to it dates from Jacques Derrida’s address in 1989 to the Car- dozo Law School on the “force of law.”1 Prior to Derrida’s address the recep- tion of this essay largely followed that of Benjamin’s other early essays: there The comments...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 105–132.
Published: 01 August 2017
... constitutional patriotism civil disobedience philosophy of the subject References Abraham David . 2008 . “Constitutional Patriotism, Citizenship, and Belonging.” International Journal of Constitutional Law 6 , no. 2 : 137 – 52 . Arendt Hannah . 1968 . “On Humanity in Dark Times...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 143–164.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Jude 7, no. 4 (1923): 240–42, rpt. in GS, 2:307–310. See also Leo Strauss, Philosophy and Law: Contribu- tions to the Understanding of Maimonides and His Predecessors, trans. Eve Adler (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995). 6. See esp. Leo Strauss, “Notes on Carl Schmitt...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (2 (149)): 49–70.
Published: 01 August 2023
... in their technicality, a feature that we coexperience as part and parcel of their own experienceability. As for the sciences, the same function is carried out by the contingency of the laws they establish. 10 It is at this moment in Lukács’s letter that Boutroux and his book De la contingence des lois de la...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 135–160.
Published: 01 August 2006
... become a precedent for the future. . . . If genocide is an actual possibility of the future, then no people on earth . . . can feel reasonably sure of its continued existence without the help and the protection of international law” (Eichmann in Jerusalem [New York: Penguin, 1963], 273). 2...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 15–48.
Published: 01 August 2022
... his Berlin professorship and the symbolic title of Staatsrat . 11 Between March 1933 and December 1936, Schmitt published over fifty titles, including four books, over forty articles, five book reviews, and a broad Stellungnahme for the reformation of Nazi criminal law. 12 In one...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 61–81.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Denktagebuch,” Text und Kritik, nos. 166–67 (2005): 125–37. Martin Blumenthal-Barby 67 The fi rst essential step is “to kill the juridical person in man. . . . This was done by putting certain categories of people outside the protection of the law” (O, 447; E, 922...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 97–120.
Published: 01 November 2008
... in both Political Theology (1922) and The Concept of the Political (1927, 1932).4 Agamben links this exception and relation to the law to a tradition leading directly to George W. Bush’s Patriot Act, passed by Congress in October 2001. The American reaction to a state of emergency abrogated...