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the minnesota review (1 November 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 (1 May 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 on...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Class (2008), which correlates the stark declines in state funding for public universities with a dynamic something like covert class warfare: a reactionary gambit by the elite professional-managerial class to retain power in the face of a better-educated, more...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 189–203.
Published: 01 November 2009
... detriment of all, the politics 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., public policy priorities, economic capacities, 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 129–135.
Published: 01 November 2006
...” elites, or some other intervening force. My main response to these “power/knowledge” arguments is similar to that of Michael Bérubé. I would argue in favor of a procedurally liberal and Habermasian conception of knowledge and communicative action...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 133–163.
Published: 01 November 2009
... were. Surely in the humanities one is living within the same structure 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 113–136.
Published: 01 November 2012
... technocratic elite has emerged. Replacing the revolutionary old guard of the Deng era, Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao were themselves engi- neers and technocrats by training, and in the ensuing years they cre- ated a political elite of technocrats from the top down. Education in China has witnessed...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2011
... they call the NMS’s “spatial” and “vertical” 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... cosmopolitanism (like visu- ality) is not an exclusive province of transnational elites or world travelers. Every human being is the center of a world, a cosmos of experiences and intuitions, a universe in which he or she finds a place —​or finds oneself lost, adrift, perhaps even displaced. Every human...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... first championed the idea of such communism —​namely, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Kautsky —​ 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...