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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 169–195.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Udi Greenberg This article examines the writings of the political theorist Karl Loewenstein to uncover the relationship between “militant democracy” and “human rights,” and their simultaneous rise to international prominence during the early Cold War. Through “militant democracy,” Loewenstein...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 145–168.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of bolshevism and fascism in the interwar era constituted ideas that gained a formative influence during the Cold War after 1945: a theory of totalitarianism, a concept of militant democracy, and Western European integration. © 2015 by New German Critique, Inc. 2015 liberalism Weimar Republic interwar...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 109–133.
Published: 01 November 2012
... a “militant” or “vigilant” democracy. In pushing the “defensive wall of the state forward,” to borrow a contemporary term, the state encroached on freedom of speech and the press, the right to organize and protest, and lawyer-client relations. Whether these measures were necessary to preserve and strengthen...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 1–7.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and Totalitarianism (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999). Ofer Ashkenazi, Udi Greenberg, and Noah B. Strote  7 other, Greenberg claims that militant democracy and human rights were origi- nally mutually reinforcing. Drawing from Weimar-era debates about the nature of rights...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 41–67.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in the value of liberal democracy.3 In fact, the opposite was the case; loyalty to Weimar formalism identified political moderation with a dual commitment to legal norms and sociopolitical anomaly. From this perspective, a crisis or catastro- phe was viewed as inevitable, and the question was how...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
... left socialism goes back to the Austromarxist Max Adler, who in 1932 used it to define a third way between Soviet communism and reformist social democracy. Left socialism arose as a new concept and basis for organization amid the global crisis of capitalism and the confusion that accompanied the rise...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 97–120.
Published: 01 November 2008
... and early 1950s. They interpreted their own contemporary reality through the discourse of political theology, using the Schmittian concepts of divine decision, the crisis of democracy, and so on. With the entrance of Geulah Cohen—a former terrorist and a right-wing activist, but also a close friend...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2007
...), promoting the impression that if it had not been for the military men at the helm, Germany’s ship of state with its fragile cargo of democracy might have sunk in 1977” (“Antigone Agonistes,” 272). Veiel’s documentary Black Box BRD, discussed at length below, is one of the few film accounts...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 225–240.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . Tocqueville Alexis de . 2010 . Democracy in America: Historical-Critical Edition of “De la démocratie en Amérique,” edited by Nolla Eduardo . Indianapolis, IN : Liberty Fund . Weber Shierry M. 1970 . “Individuation as Praxis.” In Critical Interruptions: New Left Perspectives...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 147–185.
Published: 01 February 2010
... uses a documentary format to chronicle the lives of women whose gender performance confl icts with both ethnic traditions and the expectations of the majority culture. It thus engages with Muslim femininity as the linchpin of European debates about Islam’s compatibility with democracy and civic...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2015
... relationship with the Social Democrats. Following the book’s general scheme, which resembles a political Bildungsro- man in the way it amalgamates the unfolding of National Socialist (NS) ideol- ogy with a—heavily fictionalized—account of Hitler’s own development, the conflict with social democracy...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 1–24.
Published: 01 August 2017
... it as the IAH continued to be more concerned with how to fight the SPD leadership (in keeping with the Comintern line See Braskén, International Workers’ Relief, 230. 2. The Comintern’s concept of fascism was understood as a quasi-normal product of bourgeois democracy. Its fight “against fascism...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 25–40.
Published: 01 August 2017
.... The farcical element of his reign resided in the thin pretense to democracy and the complete inversion of the principles of the French Revolu- tion. Louis Napoléon was therefore a prime target of caricature. The Marxist cultural historian Eduard Fuchs noted that ridicule and mockery are essential...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 153–180.
Published: 01 February 2021
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 51–88.
Published: 01 August 2011
... norms from beyond (or in opposition to) the community’s traditional or sacred values, simply did not square with the holistic approach articulated by Geiger and others. These considerations militated against the assimilation of charisma into German social science before 1945. Some concepts...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 121–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Arigona gehen muss,” Kurier, June 15, 2010, 1, 16–17.   9. Meinhart, “Mädchen für alles.” 10. Bonnie Honig, Democracy and the Foreigner (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001), 1–3. 11. Meinhart, “Mädchen für alles.” 124  Becoming Arigona Zogaj I present in this article,12...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 53–88.
Published: 01 August 2009
... the KPD was a party under siege. Its response was to adopt and mobilize the indignant, militant tone peculiar to those under threat, its imagery and language refl ecting and reinforcing a sense of embattlement among its constituents.9 Heartfi eld’s fantasy was nevertheless a publicized fantasy...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 1–35.
Published: 01 February 2016
... author, see Jonsson, Crowds and Democracy.   9. Hogen, Die Modernisierung des Ich, 43–44; Podoksik, “Georg Simmel,” 141–45; Jonsson, Crowds and Democracy, 54–61. 10. On Kracauer and his approach to subjectivity, see the relevant chapters in Hogen, Die Mod- ernisierung des Ich; and Günter...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 2018
... and fascist right as well as the radical left.”14 Thus, when Benjamin tells Scholem that he has written a “shattering review” and selects the dismissive title “Privilegiertes Denken” (“Privileged Thinking he ¨ags a self-consciously militant rhetori- cal strategy for this minor publication.15...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
... landscapes from the impact of modernization and industrialization that had begun in the 1950s and accelerated in the 1960s. In the aftermath of World War II, the notion of individual and collective belong- ing to the homeland had appeared comprehensively discredited by its associa- tion with militant...