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Auteurship and exploitation in the history of punk cinema
Bill Osgerby

, that outside of a handful of movies either ‘recording what happened or attempting to express the spirit of punk’, the movement ‘did not have widespread effects on other films, musicals or otherwise’.4 But other writers recognise a more significant punk presence at the cinema. In their incisive guide to cult films, for example, J. Hoberman and Jonathan Rosenbaum highlight a wide range of both commercially produced and avant-garde movies that either feature punk or are influenced by its sensibilities.5 And, in their monumental ‘complete guide to punks on film’, Zack

in Fight back
João Labareda

the nineteenth and early twentieth century and through participation in the Second World War. This suggests that solidarity is not static and that “avant-garde” political agency can be effective. 69 Therefore, a principle of justice which requires a level of social solidarity higher than the existing one should not be immediately discarded on grounds of being over demanding. On the other hand, the extent to which social solidarity can be extended to additional groups of people seems to be limited. Individuals are always willing to do more for certain groups of

in Towards a just Europe
François Burgat

great nuance (see, in particular, Nicolas Dot-Pouillard, “Les gauches arabes orphelines de revolution”). 8 The Party of the Socialist Avant-Garde, heir to the Algerian Communist Party. 9 “Condor” was the name given in the 1970s to the joint operation between the “special services” of the dictatorships of the Southern Cone of South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay) to track down their “subversive” opponents. For the purpose, they used the murderous methods of “counter

in Understanding Political Islam
Eglantine Staunton

determined to defend them” ( 1995c ). Similarly, in 2001 he declared, “Human rights, the concern for the human being and their dignity, have been a passion of France for a long time now. The French nation was among the first to declare human rights as universal and sacred. The French nation has always wanted to be in the avant-garde of the fight for freedom” (Chirac 2007 , 433). He also explained that “the duty of great powers, and of France in particular, is to work, wherever they can, towards the maintenance of peace and the prevention of conflicts” (Chirac 2011 , 126

in France, humanitarian intervention and the responsibility to protect
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Shivdeep Grewal

of improvement that does have a direction but is not teleologically limited in advance. (Habermas, 1997a : 146-8) For Adorno, the artistic avant-garde that arose in mid nineteenth-century Europe was quintessentially expressive of the spirit of modernity. Certainly, it crowned the liberation of scientific and moral-legal judgements that had already been set in motion by the Renaissance and Enlightenment. This aesthetic mentality was initially evident in the works of Baudelaire and Poe, reaching its

in Habermas and European integration
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An epilogue
Saurabh Dube

, abstract reason and religious truth, and governmental authority and popular politics. There are parallels here with modernist initiatives elsewhere. On the other hand, South Asian endeavors equally sieved such concerns through distinct expressions of modernism, at once querying the colonial connection with a (generally bourgeois) modern, articulating the national dynamic with an (often avant-garde

in Subjects of modernity
Shivdeep Grewal

Dissociating themselves from modernity, with perhaps the exception of its aesthetic avant-garde , these movements at times blur the distinctions between left and right. Indeed, they rival their nineteenth-century predecessors in the extent to which precapitalist forms of life inspire their decreasingly Marxian, anticapitalism (Habermas, 1995 : 393). Some have come to supplement, and even replace, socialist ideas with varieties of ‘anarchical mysticism’ (Mendieta, 2002 : 1). 5 Mystical and millenarian views have also been adopted on

in Habermas and European integration
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Modernity, welfare state and Eutopia
Shivdeep Grewal

natural scientific explanations of human affairs – some of whom have been influenced by the aesthetic avant-garde, counterculture or other neo-Nietzschean orientations – are then approached. Among them are writers such as Michel Houellebecq, 6 J.G. Ballard and Ernst jünger, and academics such as Peter Sloterdijk, John Gray and Samuel Huntington. This section continues with reflection on arguably the purest political incarnation of this tendency to appear in the early twenty-first century: the maverick Dutch politician Pim

in Habermas and European integration
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Shivdeep Grewal

consumerism – which had coopted and commodified the avant-garde – for the deformation of the lifeworld, rather than the art world or counterculture. Commodification was, by contrast, under-emphasised by Bell (Habermas, 2003a ), due perhaps to a moral-ideological conflation of the market with progress and social cohesion. Habermas ( 1994b : 22) distinguished neoconservative intellectuals like Bell from Catholic conservatives such as William F. Buckley, and from the Protestant fundamentalists of the New Right. Yet these constituencies

in Habermas and European integration
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Patronage and permissiveness
Duncan Wheeler

1939 before transforming himself into a powerful publisher. 29 Prizes, ‘a patronage system for the post-patronage age’, 30 constituted not only a form of (re)conciliation but also a means by which to whitewash reputations. In a forensically documented D.Phil. thesis, Enrique Sacau-Ferreira observes how the ‘political undertones of Spanish music criticism as well as the promotion of avant-garde music under Franco has been ignored even when they carried out duties that were decidedly at odds with democratic practices’. 31 Jesús Aguirre noted in the

in Following Franco