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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
... commons beyond the ideologies of Christian humanism and social democracy, yet it enfolded Africans into a European narrative of development that left no room for cultural landscapes created by customary tenure and vernacular ecologies. © 2016 by New German Critique, Inc. 2016 Bernhard Grzimek...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
... provided the historical background for his theory of social democratic assimilation in Aufstieg und Krise der deutschen Sozialdemokratie . Flechtheim, too, picked up on the theme in his article “Die Anpassung der SPD.” For a later critique of social democracy along similar lines, see Laclau and Mouffe...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 81–106.
Published: 01 August 2020
.... In the second phase, mass democracy, social agreements are made between the major voluntary associations. In the third phase, fascism, the “heads of the compulsory estates” distribute state “power and booty” (CSPC, 264). So even if economic factors determine the underlying conditions of the social structure...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 69–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Stephen Brockmann This article examines continuities between East German literary and filmic cultures in the late 1940s and 1950s and the Weimar Republic. The postwar account of Weimar history and the collapse of German democracy featured a heroic Communist Party and the concept of a genetic...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 205–215.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., the German Sonderweg became a stigma after 1945, the mark of the wrong turn that had led to National Socialism. Beyond these debates, the thought remains that, under the shadow of this supposedly unique destiny, Germany was a volcano of aesthetic and intellectual creativity. This article analyzes the mental...
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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 (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 135–157.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., speaking together and then merging with the perspective of the narrator in a passage that must be cited at length: While Social Democracy promoted the depoliticization of their members, the Communist Party held theirs back with outdated dogma. We had replaced the dictatorship of the proletariat...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 1–24.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the policy of “social fascism” prevented the Left from joining forces against the National Socialists in the early 1930s. Fascism in communist thought was an elastic and imprecise term that encompassed capi- talism, social democracy, liberalism, imperialism, and ultimately all those who stood...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 145–168.
Published: 01 November 2015
... a variety of perspectives. On the one hand, fascism and National Socialism, with their disastrous consequences, indeed came to an abrupt end. Liberal democracy, A version of this article appeared as “Liberale Alternativen für die Krise der Demokratie: Der Nationalökonom Moritz Julius Bonn als...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 125–152.
Published: 01 February 2021
.... Railing against the foreign infiltration of the workers’ movement and disparaging Social Democracy as “a machine without soul,” he time and again returns to the central problem of modern class society, the worker’s desire to be more than a worker. Winnig states the problem through an internal monologue...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 51–88.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., a quality that they believed had been ignored by Social Democratic theorists. A number of intellectuals in the orbit of the Junge Rechte looked to Weber’s political writings to confirm that democracy and strong leadership were compatible principles.38 One of the movement’s founding figures...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 205–220.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., encompassing capitalism, social democracy, liberalism, imperialism, and ultimately all those who stood outside their own camp” (209). Throughout this volume Rabinbach traces the afterlife of such antifascist representations. It is no surprise that after 1945 “antifascism” became a foundational myth, the Cold...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 9–40.
Published: 01 November 2015
... by a conjunction of interest group politics, bureaucracies, and social sciences.6 The slippery concept of democracy, in other words, is not an especially helpful rubric if we want to understand how European states rebuilt themselves after 1945. This insight allows us to reformulate the standard research...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 197–230.
Published: 01 November 2015
... ihre Richter,” in Nahes Unrecht, Fernes Recht: Zur Juristischen Zeitgeschichte im 20. Jahrhundert (Göttingen: Wallstein, 2014), 100–103. 47. But see generally William E. Scheuerman, “Social Democracy and the Rule of Law: The Leg- acy of Ernst Fraenkel,” in From Liberal Democracy to Fascism, ed...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 65–91.
Published: 01 November 2022
... democracy with authorities of the Nazi state, the persecution of communist union members, and the detainment of exiled members of the German Resistance. This social democratic betrayal, which in the postwar years marked many other Western European countries as well, contributed to the hardening of communist...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2013
... yoke religion to their particular political concerns and passions as an indispensable support. In Habermas’s case, it is a question of political faith in need of more resonant, motivating expression. His cosmopolitan vision of a globalized social democracy has taken on increas- ingly utopian...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 105–132.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in 1960s West Germany: A Social History of Dissent and Democracy . Oxford : Berg . Thomassen Lasse . 2007 . “Within the Limits of Deliberative Reason Alone: Habermas, Civil Disobedience, and Constitutional Democracy.” European Journal of Political Theory 6 , no. 2 : 200 – 218...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 25–40.
Published: 01 August 2017
... that technological progress predetermined Social Democracy.”27 Neue Sachlichkeit represented an optimistic modernity, preceding a more critical reading of pho- tography that could question its “reputation as truthful witness.” She continues: “The critique of rationality during the Weimar Republic expressed...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 169–195.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and the Social Democratic leader (and leading legal expert) Adolf Arndt, as well as drafting the curricula for all departments of political science.62 His call to build a new regime based on human rights and militant democracy resonated widely across the West German legal and political establishment...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 1–7.
Published: 01 November 2015
...” became so popular that it appeared in election campaigns.1 Yet for all the rhetorical efforts to distance the postwar era from the turmoil of the 1920s, long lines of continuities con- nected the two periods. Social theories, artistic modes, and political concepts that survived the Third Reich...