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Alan Johnson

simplicity’. 4 The imagination – and the comedic is a form of the imagination – can help ward off theoretical sterility. ‘Comedy uncovers the absurd truth which is why people are so afraid of being laughed at in real life’ said John Carey in his book on Dickens, The Violent EfŽ gy . 5 Lukács’s little joke

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

The Picture of Health

“Nature” at the Intersection of Disability, Religion and Ecology

Sharon V. Betcher

”—especially as this follows in the wake of income inequality—might well constitute what Foucault termed a “‘racism that is … biological’” (Chow 2002: 11). Racialization of health informs everything from immigration policies to the location of geographical zones “acceptable” to ecological risk and ethical off

Miriam Adelman

symbolic interactionism had coexisted for decades as a phenomenological alternative to functionalist sterility, there were also some exciting new applications of its methodology to new con- texts and new subjects. 7 Feminist challenges to conventional social theory were being carried out in all areas of

. Again they express their discontent with the sterility of male orthodoxy in much the same way as pietism originally voiced its dissatisfaction with the profanisation and rationalisation of seventeenth-century orthodoxy. Objectivity and orthodoxy are replaced in both cases by a subjectivity which feasts

Robbie Shilliam

defense was existentially impossible on the terms given by the Antillean racial order: the Black was not a man, but a zone of non-being entrapped by whiteness ( Fanon 1986 , 10, 110). In Black Skin White Masks , Fanon undertook a set of philosophical procedures – in part a performance of the logic of

, rationality, freedom, abstraction, timelessness, barrenness, individualism, nationalism, antinationalism, culture, Protestantism, sophistry, human wisdom, philosophy, theology, dogmatism, asceticism, dynamism, and so on. "Judaism," for its part, has been used to represent particularism, communalism, sterility

Jeremy Punt

poor, haves and have-nots, the 'North' and the 'South' (Hastings 1989:174). Introduction Globally the world is increasingly divided between rich and poor, haves and have-nots, the North and the South. The racial line between rich and poor, with few exceptions, puts black and white on opposite sides. In

Jeremy Punt

, haves and have-nots, the 'North' and the 'South' (Hastings 1989:174). Introduction ' Globally the world is increasingly divided between rich and poor, haves and have-nots, the North and the South. The racial line between rich and poor, with few exceptions, puts black and white on opposite sides. 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