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The unique position of Yugoslav women during and after socialism
Jasmina Tumbas

However, Jakovljević has shown that this “dethroning” of socialist realism was “incomplete at best.”  106 He argues that socialist realism was not merely a style in art and culture, but has to be seen as “a vital part of a political economy” that was “engineered from scratch with a precisely defined purpose and place within society.”  107 As such, the process of dethroning was often only surface level and involved new modes of censorship and political manipulation

in “I am Jugoslovenka!”
Julie Thorpe

Bundesländer, p. 55; Barker, The Slovene Minority of Carinthia, pp. 165, 179; Brigitta Busch, ‘Shifting Political and Cultural Borders: Language and Identity in the Border Region of Austria and Slovenia’, European Studies 19 (2003), pp. 130–31; Judson, Guardians of the Nation, pp. 237–38. On the Windischentheorie, see especially Tom Priestly, ‘Denial of Ethnic Identity: The Political Manipulation of Beliefs about Language in Slovene Minority Areas of Austria and Hungary’, Slavic Review 55, 2 (1996): 364–98. On Südostforschung and the anti-Slavic discourse of Austrian

in Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist state, 1933–38
Victor Skretkowicz

with didactic parable, as Andromana’s successful use of reverse psychology on Plangus is a textbook guide to political manipulation. Like Heliodorus’s Demainete, Andromana becomes a sexually aggressive stepmother whom Plangus spurns. She employs ‘cunning of malice’ to ‘overthrow him […] in the favour of his father’ (NA, p. 218). She arouses the

in European erotic romance
Élodie Lecuppre-Desjardin

was instead effective precisely because of its reputation for impartiality, which insulated it from direct political manipulation. 85 Progress was difficult, and advances were often immediately followed by reverses. Royal courts were quite capable of asserting their jurisdiction in Burgundian lands, as is shown for example by a royal letter addressed to Philip the Good on 6 October 1450, summoning the duke ‘to the sessions of our next Parlement of Sens and of Champagne’ to settle the case of one Jean Buret, a Dijon

in The illusion of the Burgundian state
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Toward an ethical vision
Meir Hatina

Qurʾan as an exchange of ideas would free religious thinking from political manipulation and enhance its relevance to modern life. It would teach Muslims that the consolidation of the Qurʾan was the result of dialogue and debate, negotiation and disputation, not only of non-Muslim norms and practices, but also of earlier attitudes and suppositions in Islam. 75 Abu Zayd offered two examples of the Qurʾan as a conversation: Islamic punishments ( hudud ) and slavery. A glance at the hudud (for example stoning to punish adultery, amputation of the hand for theft, the

in Arab liberal thought in the modern age