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Abdullahi Ali Ibrahim

a form of a “colonial nonsense” as developed by Homi Bhabha. This nonsense is an evidence of the sterility of colonialism, an alleged modernist project, torn between the demands of the metropolis raised in the custom of democracy, and the administrative con- straints of the colony mired in the

Jennifer L. Leader

bridge a much larger gap of unknowing between war-time misery and the possibility of redemptive purpose for that suffering. Furthermore, as Romana C. Huk explains in her excellent survey of Raine's poetry, Raine seems to question ... the sterility of those fixed and, at times too factual surroundings in

Batara Sihombing

his father’s possessions but also his father’s lineage. Accordingly, having A CRITICAL STUDY OF MATERIALISM IN INDONESIA 11 sons is essential for Batak families. Sterility and not bearing a son are great disasters for women. Adat (customary law) justifies a husband divorcing his barren wife or

Neil Safier

civilization had left entirely behind. The eighteenth century also, crucially, consolidated a series of racial and climatic stereotypes about equatorial regions, deploying them in important, but often contradictory, ways through the century’s most influential philosophical works. This development was linked

STEPHEN J. BLANK

the way for a nationalism which was based on national or even sometimes racial characteristics which denied ad- hesion to Russia even after conversion or assertion o f loyalty (e.g., among Jews). It also was a major factor in vitiating the Church's ability to fulfill its role o f missionary after 1881

Michael Freeman

. J. Law and Family, 52 ( 1992). 17 The State of the World's Children 1991 (Oxford: Oxford University Press for UNICEF, 1991), p. 9. 18 See Richard Wasserstrom (1964) "Rights, Human Rights and Racial Discrimination", 61 1 Journal of Philosophy 628, 629. Joel Feinberg uses very similar language. '9 "Do

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Grace Stafford

73) The figurines’ emphasis on pregnancy and childbirth allows us to conclude that they were linked to fertility. 73 The literary sources showed that Menas was known for healing sterility, and the figurines support the conclusion that he was known as a helper of women with reproductive health

Motley Society, Plurinationalism, and the Integral State

Álvaro García Linera’s Use of Gramsci and Zavaleta

Anne Freeland

with the Revolution of 1952, formally extends citizenship to all (although the caste system continues to operate to a considerable extent, its boundaries policed by custom rather than law, through racial, cultural, and linguistic hierarchies), but after the initial irruption of democratic political

point of the piece is to demonstrate how utterly different (mainland) ÒGreeceÓ and the ÒNear EastÓ were in their use of images in the service of social structures and cultural ways of being. Several tired false polarities are invoked. These include a Near East of visual sterility controlled utterly by

Dahlia E. M. Gubara

’s civilizational advancement. Indeed, as the very concept of a common humanity was being forged along with the attendant theorization of racial/civilizational difference, The Library was identified as signifier of Progress. As such, it could only exist fully in the beating heart of modernity: the West