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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Tomas Matza The return of the psychological in the post-Soviet period has not only rewired the will and its relationship to psychological models of the feeling subject but also helped affix subjectivity to expectations of successful or unsuccessful self-transformation in competitive conditions. For...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... paranoid readings have only grown more complex in the post-Soviet era, as changing strategies of state power, a growing orientation toward the global market, and the increasing availability of digital technologies enable more open criticism of the state in art and render criticism itself suspect. Drawing...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 205–209.
Published: 01 September 2009
...John Brenkman This essay revisits the “Prospectus” written by the author, Stanley Aronowitz, and Fredric Jameson for Social Text 's first issue and evaluates it with thirty years' hindsight. It focuses on the journal's position regarding Marxism and the then Soviet Union, and its—for the author...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2001
... (both so unimaginable now). In 1993, with the Soviet system so recently expired, one continually noticed the juxtaposition of old Soviet spaces with newly “capitalist” or “Western” ones.1 What was remarkable about that Moscow was not so much the existence of “Western...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 51–69.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Sinophobes,” the Ital- ian writer and Communist activist Maria-­Antonietta Macciocchi, having just returned from a trip to China, praised the Cultural Revolution as a model for the West. Instead of clinging to the “ideal socialism” of the Soviet Union, Macciocchi urged her readers to look...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... progressive and pro-Soviet People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan involvement of (PDPA). The shah’s Iran, encouraged by the United States, launched an Washington in ambitious program of aid and intervention to weaken the pro-Soviet ele- ments and draw...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2012
... socialist countries (the Eastern bloc and the Soviet Union) or the actually existing socialist countries that have hybridized their economies (China and Vietnam), not to the continuously socialist or newly socialist countries...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 43–73.
Published: 01 June 2001
... invasion of the Soviet Union, was collaborating with the U.S. government and downplaying the black struggle. I point this out because I find that few students of Marxism understand that one’s Marxism depends very much on the concrete cir- cumstances at the...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Communist Party It would be easy for me to articulate, as much with respect to the French Communist Party as with respect to the Communist International as spon- sored by the Soviet Union, a long list of grievances or disagreements. Lately, the harvest has been particularly bountiful...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... structure that housed the Communist International (the Comintern), Tat- lin’s tower captured and displayed the two key elements that powered the 110 Dutton · Fragments of the Political, or How We Dispose of Wonder Soviet socialist revolution. These were...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
... would declare, without any perceived contradiction, a permanent proxy war against the Soviet Union. In his 12 March 1947 speech to congress outlining the need to sup- port anticommunist counterinsurgency operations in Greece and Turkey, Truman argued that U.N. objectives of world peace and...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 95–110.
Published: 01 June 2003
... in the inner circle of the NP considered “the communist-led ANC” to fit this bill. Another group hoped for a split between communists and national- ists, whom they considered more amenable without the Soviets and its...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 139–153.
Published: 01 December 2003
... process. Democratic checks and balances and the rule of law were inchoate in much of Latin America, which had returned to civilian rule at the beginning of the 1980s after years of military governments. The same conditions existed in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, where transitions from...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... independence from France. He had run as a member of the Communist Party, and throughout the subsequent ten years was a vocal supporter of the Soviet Union and of the promise of worldwide proletarian revolution.5 In 1950 he published a poem in praise of...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Mamdani’s Good Muslim, Bad Muslim offers a well con- textualized critique of the history that enabled terrorist blowback. Mam- dani argues that, far from a sudden chance emergence that replaced the erstwhile Soviet threat, contemporary terrorism was...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... topped the list. But the less familiar former Soviet republics and central and Eastern European countries undergoing politi- cal transitions were newly represented in these figures. The classification of children from these countries concerns me most. In the 1990s these countries experienced, like...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2006
... an illegitimate and artificial ideology of white and European domination. As the terms of the ideological Cold would establish War between the United States and the Soviet Union jelled, racism in the United States and other Western...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
... its seductive, diverting capacities and subjecting it to rational order and the plan. It is to Bolshevik philosophy and official Soviet cul- ture that one might understandably turn for empirical referents of this image of ascetic socialism. But it is also in the midst of early Soviet art and...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 79–99.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., the Taliban seek to protect their women from public display and abuse; and yet the Taliban are also abusive to women. Women of the former Soviet Union decried the protectionist legislation that demanded they work in the labor force, but...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and the Communist Party in Conflict (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1964); and Theodore Draper, “The Negro Question,” in American Communism and Soviet Russia (1960; reprint, New York: Vintage, 1966), esp. 354–56. I tend to read in a somewhat...