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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 126–146.
Published: 01 November 2013
... distribution, and family law. She challenges the democratic state to acknowledge and overcome its oligarchical and kleptocratic practices. Stevens proposes a number of concrete measures with the aim of achieving a more egalitarian and just society. Rather than concern itself with regulating marriage, the state...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 113–136.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to the fundamental questions and dilemmas that China faces today: the absence of social consensus and coherent social values that provide not only cohesiveness to an increasingly diverse and fragmented society in rapid transformation but also clues to the world community as to the future orientations of a rising...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 145–158.
Published: 01 May 2013
... like “society,” “history,” and “divinity.” Adorno and Aquinas are concerned with abstractions, with describing how categories like “sensation” or “beauty” function within historical or theological structures of understanding. Chaucer, conversely, is immersed in the particular; not only does he create...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Joseph Darda In the post-New Deal era, the social location of the intellectual became one of paradox and anxiety. Understood as integral to a cultural center, organizing society through the dissemination of ideas, intellectual work emerged as the unlocatable nucleus of US culture. Three recent...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 56–79.
Published: 01 November 2015
... as nightmare, are read as expressing a new Arab conjuncture. Defined by the dominance of a repressive Arab oil society and by the collapse of a region-wide revolutionary potential from the 1970s onward, its symptoms are: the bureaucratization of Palestinian politics, the Lebanese civil war, and the fall...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 101–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
... (from Marx and Engels to Bloch and Jameson), I nevertheless (with utopians of the Left such as Ruth Levitas) step into the warm stream of a “militant optimism,” in Bloch's words, that aims to set free “the repressed elements of the new, humanized society.” I therefore examine the dialectical tension...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2023
... political contradiction: the exclusion of Jews from European capitalist society. Once Zionism becomes a hegemonic power, its failure to achieve socialism can be considered a failure of cultural revolution. Such understanding of Zionism makes it possible to see it as part of global predicament: a result...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 84–99.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Peter Zhang Thematically speaking, this theoretical article draws on Vilém Flusser’s work on dialogue, the apparatus, and functionalism and Gilles Deleuze’s work on control societies, cybernetic machines, and lines of flight to problematize creativity. While promoting creativity, autocreativity...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 119–132.
Published: 01 November 2010
...: Autonomia and Tiqqun Who, after all, still speaks of “society” other than the citizens of Empire, who have come or rather huddled together against the self-evidence of Empire’s final implosion, against the ontological obviousness of civil war? —Tiqqun, Introduction to Civil War...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 179–184.
Published: 01 November 2007
... brutal and more equitable society? Paul Smith’s Primitive America: The Ideology of Capitalist Democracy and John McGowan’s American Liberalism: An Interpretation for Our Time present two alternatives to the present conservative climate. They share a concern for the growing...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 95–110.
Published: 01 May 2019
... . Letter . Times , December 17 . Reprinted in Horses in Mines , 1 – 4 . London : Animals’ Friend Society . Galsworthy John . 1912 a. For Love of Beasts . London : Royal Society for the Protection of Birds . Galsworthy John . 1912 b. Leading article in Daily Mail, December 17...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 173–183.
Published: 01 May 2008
... . “Remarks by First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.” Liz Carpenter Lecture Series on Civil Society . University of Texas at Austin . 7 April 1993 . < http://clinton4.nara.gov/WH/EOP/First_Lady/html/generalspeeches/1993/19930407.html >. Accessed 2 May 2008 . Coupland Philip . “H. G...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 94–101.
Published: 01 November 2019
... into the motors of a society whose form and rationale originate at a distance from coal mines, oil fields, or wind farms. However, as recent research in the field of energy humanities has insisted, the forms of energy we use and how we use them give a far deeper shape to the character of the social than we have...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 55–65.
Published: 01 May 2007
...), Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies (South End, 1989), 9-11 (Seven Stories, 2001), Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance (Metropolitan, 2003), and Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 136–148.
Published: 01 November 2018
... , no. 21 : 283 – 332 . Lazić Mladen 1987 . U susret zatvorenom društvu (Toward the Closed Society) . Zagreb : Naprijed . Lazić Mladen . 2010 . “ Working Class in Post-socialist Transformation: Serbia and Croatia Compared .” Corvinus Journal of Sociology and Social Policy , no. 1...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 133–142.
Published: 01 November 2014
...? ” Ecology Letters 16 ( 1 ): 4 – 16 . Chion Michael . 1999 . The Voice in Cinema . New York : Columbia University Press . Clark Nigel . 2005 . “ Ex-Globality .” Theory, Culture, and Society 22 ( 5 ): 162 – 85 . Clark Timothy . 2012 . “ Scale .” In Telemorphosis...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
... tangible. Indeed, one of the main effects of documentation is information’s materialization. But the term information seems to define contemporary society and life: we seem increasingly dependent upon information commu- nication technologies (ICTs), acquiring and requiring information products...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 167–171.
Published: 01 May 2008
... family and friends behind. In the genre of upward mobility, society is a web of dependency, impossible to disentangle, and so, like the corporation, the individual has only “limited liability.” Robbins links this hitherto unacknowledged aspect of the upward-mobility narrative...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 151–155.
Published: 01 November 2023
... fiction and critical work explore intersections of myth and science within the context of disability, gender, and death care in American culture and have been published in Deaf Poets Society, Wordgathering, Betwixt, decomp journal, Cultural Daily, and elsewhere. She is currently the tutoring coordinator...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 87–100.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in a Nomadic Tribe (Hurst, 1970). He became interested in questions of colonialism and edited an essay collection, Anthropology and the Colonial Encounter (Ithaca, 1973). He and Roger Owen coed- ited The Sociology of Developing Societies: The Middle East (Macmillan, minnesota review 77 (2011) DOI...