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Mapping the Movement, Situating the Study

Srila Roy

in Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the reader to the Naxalite movement, its history and historiography, and outlines the ethnographic context on which the book draws. It maps the movement particularly in terms ... More


The Poetic Front

Sarah Ehlers

in Left of Poetry: Depression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651286
eISBN:
9781469651309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651286.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This introductory chapter examines how the historical and economic crisis of the Great Depression coincided with a complementary crisis in the literary. It argues that the 1930s is a crucible for ... More


Left of Poetry: Depression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics

Sarah Ehlers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651286
eISBN:
9781469651309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651286.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this incisive study, Sarah Ehlers returns to the Depression-era United States in order to unsettle longstanding ideas about poetry and emerging approaches to poetics. By bringing to light a range ... More


Nationalisms in India

Sumit Sarkar

in India and the British Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199259885
eISBN:
9780191744587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259885.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

This is an exploration of the many meanings and forms of anti-colonial nationalisms in South Asia as well as of several distinctive historiographical approaches to such politics: Cambridge School, ... More


Spilling the Clear Red Water: How we Got from New Times to New Liberalism

Pathik Pathak

in The Future of Multicultural Britain: Confronting the Progressive Dilemma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635443
eISBN:
9780748652877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635443.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter returns to Britain to retread the debates that splintered the Left and thereby compromised a robust, progressive answer to majoritarianism. It takes a revisionist approach to the ... More


Making a Case for Multiculture: From the ‘Politics of Piety’ to the Politics of the Secular?

Pathik Pathak

in The Future of Multicultural Britain: Confronting the Progressive Dilemma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635443
eISBN:
9780748652877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635443.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter obituarises multiculturalism, as both a theory and a political practice. It argues that the conflation between state and philosophical multiculturalism is misguided and has condemned the ... More


Identity Politics and the Right/Left Convergence

Robert Stam and Ella Shohat

in Race in Translation: Culture Wars around the Postcolonial Atlantic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798379
eISBN:
9780814723920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798379.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses conservative opposition to decolonization movements. Right-wing polemicists accused pioneers of multicultural “identity politics” of causing racial “balkanization” and “ethnic ... More


Conclusion

Pathik Pathak

in The Future of Multicultural Britain: Confronting the Progressive Dilemma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635443
eISBN:
9780748652877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635443.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter concludes the book by teasing out the global lessons from the three instances of the progressive dilemma examined in it: the contest over ‘new times’, the right response to Hindutva, and ... More


Wrong Turnings: How the Left Got Lost

Geoffrey M. Hodgson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226505749
eISBN:
9780226505916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226505916.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The Left is deeply divided. Some Left parties have acquiesced with the ideology of neoliberalism and lost much of their distinctive identity. Others have embraced Left populism, offering seemingly ... More


Flirters, Deserters, Wimps and Pimps: Pynchon’s Two Americas

Erik Dussere

in America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969913
eISBN:
9780199369027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969913.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Thomas Pynchon’s trilogy of California novels, The Crying of Lot 49, Inherent Vice, and Vineland. Pynchon’s novels create a model in which there are “two Americas,” the ... More


Take a Break from Feminism?

Janet Halley

in Gender and Human Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260911
eISBN:
9780191698699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260911.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

As a result of the challenge posed by Gayle Rubin based on the assumption of how feminism should be perceived as a privileged site in terms of sexuality, members of feminist and leftist groups in the ... More


Epilogue

Sarah Ehlers

in Left of Poetry: Depression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651286
eISBN:
9781469651309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651286.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This brief epilogue summarizes the major conclusions of Left of Poetry and suggests how the book’s arguments might alter contemporary discourses about the intersection of poetry and left politics. ... More


Going Beyond the New Deal: Socialists and the Democratic Party in the 1970s

Timothy Stanley

in Making Sense of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036866
eISBN:
9780252093982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036866.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the continued importance of a wide range of left politics as late as the 1970s in national politics. It shows how social democrats were able to infiltrate the Democratic Party ... More


The violence of ideology

Anthony Lloyd

in The Harms of Work: An Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529204018
eISBN:
9781529204063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204018.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter asks a simple question – if we know the problematic nature of capitalism and its attendant harms and inequalities, why can’t we fix it? The answer lies in an account of ideology which ... More


Novels for ‘thinking people’: Fiction and the inter-war broad left

Steven Fielding

in The art of the possible: Politics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090714
eISBN:
9781781708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090714.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This essay examines how the inter-war left was depicted in contemporary novels. Some used Labour politics as their backdrop or even central subject. In such works written in the early 1920s, the ... More


Opposition, Escalation, and Integration

Erik Esselstrom

in Crossing Empire's Edge: Foreign Ministry Police and Japanese Expansionism in Northeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832315
eISBN:
9780824868932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832315.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the Japanese consular police intensified their commitment to deal with the problem of Korean resistance. More specifically, it considers the Gaimushō police's adoption of ... More


Between Justice and Politics: The Ligue des Droits de l'Homme, 1898-1945

William D. Irvine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753173
eISBN:
9780804767873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753173.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book focuses on the first fifty years of the Ligue des droits de l'homme—the League of the Rights of Man—informed by the recently available archives of the organization. Founded during the ... More


Representation

Daniel R. Smith

in Comedy and Critique: Stand-Up Comedy and the Professional Ethos of Laughter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200157
eISBN:
9781529200195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200157.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter situates stand-up comedy in relation to a society of widening and deepening inequalities around class, race, and gender, especially within the arts and culture industries. The chapter ... More


The Writer, the Prince and the Scholar: Virginia Woolf, D. S. Mirsky, and Jane Harrison's Translation from Russian of The Life of the Archpriest Avvakum, by Himself – a Revaluation of the Radical Politics of the Hogarth Press

Jean Mills

in Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter shows the Woolf's commitment to radical left-wing politics, highlights the ‘internationalist outlook’ of the Press, and identifies the connections between the network of actors who were ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey M. Hodgson

in Wrong Turnings: How the Left Got Lost

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226505749
eISBN:
9780226505916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226505916.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter introduces the themes and arguments of the book. It explains how terms such as Left and Right have changed meanings dramatically since their origin in the French Revolution. It outlines ... More


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