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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 91–96.
Published: 01 November 2012
... movements get founded was precisely the one I had raised in my book, and it returns in altered form here). On the one hand, we have a Marxist analysis that explains such cultural phenomena as critical movements through reference to their economic base (the corporate university and the logic of late...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 113–136.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of a rising China. The GDP fetish and economic developmentalism have been the backbone of the pragmatic policies of the Chinese Communist Party since reform, but three decades of economic achievement have not bolstered the leadership’s political self-confidence, let alone their vision and courage for...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... economic form rather than (like Paul) offering a mediation that enabled a transition to the newer, slave-based mode of production of the Hellenistic world. © 2011 Virginia Tech 2011 Works Cited Anderson Perry . 1974 . Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism . London : New Left Books...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 132–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
...), plot (that hardly accretes), and agency (which is hardly efficacious) — this essay examines how contemporary accounts of economic and affective precarity theorize the subject's (compromised) relationship to choice. Turning attention to the institution of the zero-hour contract and to Michel Foucault's...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2012
... emphasizing what the poem holds in common with other discourses. I analyze the intersection between the lyric and four concepts borrowed from sociology, moral philosophy, political theory, and economics: the everyday, the multitude, capital, and person. Stressing the lyric’s compatibility rather than its...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... rapid development of Chinese higher education, he is also concerned with its obsession with money, which can produce quick returns but long-term disaster. An overemphasis on technology and science, as well as on business and economics, will harm the great legacy of Chinese literature and art. He points...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 61–80.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Eric D. Smith Following Paul Buhle's claims about the inherent utopianism of horror, this essay examines the popular film Daybreakers (2009) as a cultural response to the economic and biopolitical crises of the Great Recession. Ultimately retreating from the dark mirror of its compelling dystopian...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 308–318.
Published: 01 May 2009
... culture in the economic decline of the middle class. In the 1970s, argues David Harvey, the postwar social compact between labor and management was gradually eroded by an evolving business ethos in which the emphasis on investing in workers over a lifetime gave way to a focus...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 179–184.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the mantra of the age, the need for state regulation to curb the private sector’s worst abuses and the promotion of full employment and economic security through government programs seem outworn ideals from a bygone era. But this neoliberal and neoconservative triumphalism...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 191–196.
Published: 01 May 2009
... has the potential to bring into productive dialogue critics and activists who variously emphasize economic exploitation, prioritize labor organizing, focus on intellectual and creative aspirations, and direct attention to research. With its unabashed commitment to social...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 136–148.
Published: 01 November 2018
... German Critique , no. 5 : 27 – 58 . Ciliga Ante . 1940 . The Russian Enigma . London : Labour Book Service . Coates Ken . 1975 . “ Democracy and Workers Control .” In Self-Management: Economic Liberation of Man , edited by Vanek Jaroslav , 90 – 109 . Harmondsworth...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2009
... voices of the time. Where the New Critics focused on the literary text as an autonomous aesthetic object and explicitly forbade critics from linking it with society, history, psychology, economics, politics, or ethics; cultural critics of all stripes, myself included, accepted and affirmed such...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 277–283.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the employed, middle-class tax payer disproportionately expected to fund social policies, someone quite different from Roosevelt’s “man at the bottom of the economic pyramid.” An economic category turned political constituency, the forgotten man has reemerged as...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 289–296.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of Minnesota P , 1998 . Woodmansee Martha Osteen Mark , eds. The New Economic Criticism: Studies at the Intersection of Literature and Economics . London : Routledge , 1999 . Omaar Hena The Global Turn in Postcolonial Literary Studies (on Revathi Krishnaswamy and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 159–162.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of Life. One thing that is surprising about Medovoi’s analysis of identity’s origins as a form of social protest is that the teenage rebel did not symbolize a challenge to the postwar socio-economic order, but a means to reconcile its contradictions. In the face of an ever...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 297–300.
Published: 01 May 2009
... literature, economics, and sociology on topics as diverse as theatrical performance, the early history of globalization, and the sociology of race” (11). Freedom’s Empire follows this Atlanticist work. It attempts to take on the literary and historical intersections of...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 177–183.
Published: 01 November 2006
... elaborates four "difficulties of traditional Marxism": first, its economic reductionism, which reduces "ideas" to a passive mirror of socio-economic history; second, its apologetic stance vis-a-vis the Stalinist dictatorship, which is grounded in the rationalist-scientific ideals Marx inherited from...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 129–130.
Published: 01 May 2015
...- jectivity. Translated by Joshua David Jordan. Los Angeles, CA: Semiotext(e). Nguyen, Tan Hoang. 2014. A View from the Bottom: Asian American Masculinity and Sexual Representation. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Orléan, André. 2014. The Empire of Value: A New Foundation for Economics. Trans...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2011
... icism to popular culture, “works by marginalized social groups,” and a new focus on “matters of production, dissemination, and reception” (738). Given that these critics claim new interest in the way institu­ tional and empirical economic contexts have shaped modernist works, the time is nigh to...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
... . Moscow : Progress Publishers . ———. 1976 . Capital . Vol. 1 . Translated by Fowkes Ben . New York : Penguin . ———. 1986 . Economic Manuscripts of 1857–58 . In Marx-Engels Collected Works , vol. 28 . New York : International Publishers . Marx Karl Engels Frederick...