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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... tend to be from one small sector of PhD-granting institutions; the enormous preference for elite affiliation in these hiring competitions has stratified the discipline to the point that just 1 percent of faculty at top-ranked English departments are graduates from the so-called bottom 75 percent of PhD...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 101–134.
Published: 01 May 2021
... graduate-student out- comes. Overwhelmingly, committee members demonstrated homoph- ily, namely, preferences for people like themselves and qualities like their own. Posselt concludes, The implicit preference of elites for elites reproduces social hierarchies, and in few places is that pattern more...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 161.
Published: 01 May 2014
... © 2014 Virginia Tech 2014 Books Received the minnesota review welcomes proposals for reviews of these and other recent books as well as journals, significant articles, and other works reflecting cultural and intellectual currents. For reviews, we much prefer overviews to reports...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 167–169.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., and other venues of cultural and intellectual work. We much prefer overviews of a group of works, diagnoses of recent trends, or surveys of the work of a particular critic to reports on individual books. For examples, please look at the review essays in this and past issues. Ahmed, Sara. Queer...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2008
... gambit by the elite professional-managerial class to retain power in the face of a better-educated, more diversified, and upwardly-mobile middle class. Cocola 191 To Newfield, the chiasmus of access and affordability within...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 113–136.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., gradually turn- ing themselves into the CEOs of a mammoth corporation, the CCP, Inc., which oversees the second-largest economy and perhaps the sin- gle most powerful state economy in the world. In the meantime, a technocratic elite has emerged. Replacing the revolutionary old guard of the Deng...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 133–163.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of academic capitalism. It’s hardly like we haven’t been invented to prepare elites. We know the stories, and we resist them in various ways, and we succumb and benefit in various other ways. We’re not naïve about that any more. It doesn’t stop your pleasure in a poem...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 129–135.
Published: 01 November 2006
... conservative critics, “the wisdom of crowds” is wise if it matches their own agenda. When it does not, it is the product of the liberal media, of left-wing professors, of the sociological domination of “blue-state” elites, or some other intervening force. My main...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 189–203.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of the individual maintained center stage. In a letter published in the London Times at the height of the debate, Goodall declared, “While I would prefer that zoos did not exist, the reality is that they do,” and what is more their educational, veterinary, and conservation...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., and national resources in disaster responses. I argue that the parts played by gov- ernmental bodies and public policy preferences are crucial to the effec- tiveness of emergency responses and that, in their framing of the cri- sis, Mexican and Cuban media were drawn to adopting just such a perspective...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2011
...” expansion. By spatial expansion, they mean NMS critics’ move away from national traditions toward conceptu­ alizations of transnational ones; by vertical expansion, a parallel move away from modernist elitism toward a pluralistic opening up of crit­ icism to popular culture, “works by marginalized...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 57–92.
Published: 01 November 2020
... it came to dividing literary and cultural elites from a supposedly aesthetically illiterate political class and their constituents. In one account, George Plimpton (who initiated the NEA anthology that precipitated the politicization of lighght rather than explain the text of lighght to a member...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... —​ but a few biblical scholars take a similar line (Capper 1995, 1996; Bartchy 1991; Finger 2007). By contrast, due to shaky historical evi- dence, I prefer a different argument: the narrative in Acts is most likely fictional, yet it is precisely because it is fictional that it takes on the status...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
...-called vernacular cosmo- politanism? Mitchell  I think there is a close resemblance to Bhabha’s concept, but I would qualify it to the extent that cosmopolitanism (like visu- ality) is not an exclusive province of transnational elites or world travelers. Every human being is the center...