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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 145–171.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Christian Sorace In this essay, I argue that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) affective sovereignty results from its ability to adapt confessional practices to fit its governing needs at different moments in history. I analyze what recent televised confessions of party cadres reveal about...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
... elegiac transformation of intimidation into ethical and national consciousness provides a spiritual node around which a renewed sense of national identity can accrete. To cast into relief this claim, the essay also analyzes the dominant cultural rhetorics of the Syrian regime and Lebanese Hezbollah (Party...
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Public Culture (1 January 1993) 6 (1): 77–82.
Published: 01 January 1993
... later, I read Aijaz Ahmad's In Theory. Of course, Ahmad shows no sympathy for Stalin, but his book reminds one of the strength of a rather isolated Indian communism, whether in the form of the Communist party of India or its offshoot, the Communist party of India (Marxist), or the Maoist...
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Public Culture (1 May 2003) 15 (2): 287–294.
Published: 01 May 2003
... others, during the Hollywood strike of 1946–47; and that I applied for membership in the Communist Party (2 November 1948). The agents queried my students about what I lectured on; described a mural I created for the Mine, Mill, and Smelters...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 395–421.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., at this point in time, included the membership of the parties of the Left: the Socialist Party, the Communist Party, the Agricultural Party; trade unionists; readers of the leftist newspapers; anyone adhering to the ideologies of the Left...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 193–199.
Published: 01 January 1997
... Althusser (Communist Party of France philosopher) and Maria Antonietta Macciocchi (Communist Party of Italy leader), who reported the existence of subproletarian homeworkers (all women) who produce goods in a “neighborhood economy” for...
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Public Culture (1 January 2004) 16 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Communist Party that brought about a thriving youth culture and unprecedented political humor. Barely two years later, perestroika, Special thanks to Raj Balasubramanian, Marcial Godoy, Kaylin Goldstein, Dana Holland, Beth Povinelli, and the Public Culture reviewers for their engaged commentary. 1...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 May 2001
... idea of openness and public criticism in his famous of Samizdat speech “On the Cult of Personality and Its Consequences” delivered to the Twen- tieth Congress of the Communist Party (CPSU).2 Ironically, it was the Soviet dissidents—the “children of the Khrushchev...
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Public Culture (1 May 2002) 14 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2002
... since classical times. In Theorizing citizenship , edited by Ronald Beiner. Albany: State University of New York Press. Research Team of the Chinese Communist Party School. 1998 . Guoyou qiyue zhigong xiagang fenliu he zaijiuye wenti yanjiu [A study of the unemployment of workers discharged from...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 495–515.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., N.J.: Princeton Uni- versity Press, 2000). 3. Holmes, Integral Europe, 13. 4. For the purposes of this article, I define as pertaining to the Left those actors who have emerged from Italy’s communist tradition and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2006) 18 (2): 383–412.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Communist Party to hold a position in the postrevolutionary Communist Party, believed that elements of capitalism such as the market, mercantile and financial relationships, profit criteria, and material incentives were necessary, especially...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 387–405.
Published: 01 May 2015
... for the day ahead, the party guaranteed each family a home and a minimum of food rations. At the same time, the communist government monitored the speech and actions of ordinary Romanians through one of the largest and most elaborate secret police forces in Eastern Europe ( Verdery 2014 ). Workers...
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Public Culture (1 May 1998) 10 (2): 371–394.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of freedom, especially for the working class. Lenin formulated the idea that the Communist Party would be the vanguard of the people led by a revolu- tionary elite that would penetrate into and mobilize all sectors of society, includ- ing...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 375–394.
Published: 01 May 2008
....” The latter were, in fact, conspicuously absent in many of the apparatuses inherited by the Communist Party from the colonial state. Throughout much of the colonial period, the French administration exerted its power through native institutions...
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Public Culture (1 May 1997) 9 (2): 161–188.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... 1978 . “On the Adaptation of Soviet Welfare-State Authoritarianism.” In Soviet Society and the Communist Party , Karl Ryavec, ed. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. Brodsky , J. , and V. Havel. 1994 . “The Post-Communist Nightmare: An Exchange.” New York Review of Books , February 17...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 333–368.
Published: 01 May 2010
... education. Along with West Bengal in eastern India, Kerala has been governed by the Communist Party since 1957 (with a few interim governments led by the Congress Party) and has achieved high literacy rates (the 90 percent literacy rates...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 199–208.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Vietnamese Communist Party in the north and south are disappointed in the legacy of the revolution. Truitt has found that those who sacrificed the most in the “war of liberation” can also be counted among the most impoverished today, partly...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 441–450.
Published: 01 September 2009
... return after Franco’s death to Spain, where he founded a tiny Stalinist party opposed to the Eurocommunist Communist Party of Spain (PCE). La ruta Lister still evokes powerful memories among aging Spanish radicals. The collective memory...
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Public Culture (1 May 1994) 6 (2): 397–406.
Published: 01 May 1994
... chain of these culture malls. The politics of collaboration is complicated. Typically, the Communist Party puts out its palm for Hong Kong’s money (and greasing), but keeps a suspicious eye on the cultural goods they deliver. While aggressively...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 551–576.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Communist Party or local bosses) if they are to act. Similarly, the exercisers, meditators, hobbyists, and strollers who are the subject of this article are readily understandable as subjects of a new, “depoliticized” regime of governmentality...