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A Future For Socialism In The Ussr?, Justin Schwartz Jan 1991

A Future For Socialism In The Ussr?, Justin Schwartz

Justin Schwartz

This paper was written before the Fall, and when the fate of the former Soviet Union and Marxism in it was still in question. At the time many people interested in Soviet politics had high expectations for Gorbachev's reform program, with some expectation that it would rescue "actually existing socialism" from its crisis. The paper took a more pessimistic view, correctly identifying, in retrospect, the factors that lead to the internal loss of faith in socialism in the Soviet ruling elite, the basic nature and trajectory of perestroika and itys centrifugal effects on the USSR itself., and the ultimate ...


Sociological Introspection And Emotional Experience, Carolyn Ellis Dec 1990

Sociological Introspection And Emotional Experience, Carolyn Ellis

Carolyn Ellis

Although social constructionists now study emotions, they neglect what emotion feels like and how it is experienced. This paper argues that social constructionists can and should study how private and social experience are fused in felt emotions. Resurrecting introspection (conscious awareness of awareness or self-examination) as a systematic sociological technique will allow social constructionists to examine emotion as a product of the individual processing of meaning as well as socially shared cognitions. Examining introspection as a sociological process, this paper argues that introspection can generate interpretive materials from self and others useful for understanding the lived experience of emotions. Findings ...


Garbage In The Sea: New York City And Ocean Dumping, 1857-1934, Steven Corey Dec 1990

Garbage In The Sea: New York City And Ocean Dumping, 1857-1934, Steven Corey

Steven H. Corey

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Distant Encounters: Travel Literature And The Shifting Image Of The Toraja Of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, Kathleen M. Adams Dec 1990

Distant Encounters: Travel Literature And The Shifting Image Of The Toraja Of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, Kathleen M. Adams

Kathleen M. Adams

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