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" We cannot therefore decode political language to reach a primal and material expression of interest since it is the discursive structure of political language which conceives and defines interest in the first place. "
Citizenship and Nationhood in France and Germany - Page 4
by Rogers Brubaker - 1992 - 270 pages
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Languages of Class: Studies in English Working Class History 1832-1982

Gareth Stedman Jones - History - 1983 - 260 pages
...determination of consciousness by social being because it is itself part of social being. We cannot therefore decode political language to reach a primal and material...grievance and aspiration within political languages themselves. We need to map out these successive languages of radicalism, liberalism, socialism etc.,...
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The New Cultural History

Aletta Biersack, Roger Chartier, Suzanne Desan - Social Science - 1989 - 244 pages
...moving away from a Marxist analysis. As he himself maintains in his introduction, "We cannot therefore decode political language to reach a primal and material...which conceives and defines interest in the first place."17 Can such a radical displacement of the Marxist agenda still be considered Marxist? The challenge...
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The Muses of Resistance: Laboring-Class Women's Poetry in Britain, 1739-1796

Donna Landry, Professor Donna Landry - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 325 pages
...determination of consciousness by social being because it is itself part of social being. We cannot therefore decode political language to reach a primal and material...grievance and aspiration within political languages themselves.5 As Joan Scott has remarked, Stedman Jones himself fails to pay sufficient attention to...
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Making Workers Soviet: Power, Class, and Identity

Lewis H. Siegelbaum, Ronald Grigor Suny - History - 1994 - 399 pages
...determination of consciousness by social being because it is itself part of social being. We cannot therefore decode political language to reach a primal and material...grievance and aspiration within political languages themselves."13 This tentative foray into (Saussurian) linguistic theory was intended as a challenge...
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Only Paradoxes to Offer

Joan Wallach Scott - History - 1996 - 229 pages
...Studies in English Working Class History, 1832-1982 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983), p. xx: "We cannot . . . decode political language to reach...grievance and aspiration within political languages themselves." 66. "A ceux qui nous accuseront d'être exclusifs, de faire de la question des femmes...
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Shakespeare's Victorian Stage: Performing History in the Theatre of Charles Kean

Richard W. Schoch - Drama - 1998 - 208 pages
...expressions cannot be decoded in order to arrive at a primary essence since, as Gareth Stedman Jones argues, 'it is the discursive structure of political language...conceives and defines interest in the first place'.« Theatrical medievalism does not, I contend, manifest the essentialized political interests of unitary...
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The Retreat from Class: A New "true" Socialism

Ellen Meiksins Wood - Political Science - 1998 - 202 pages
...You-Know-Where', New Left Review 148. November-December 1984. pp. 22-3. expression.'2 His response is that 'We cannot . . . decode political language to reach...which conceives and defines interest in the first place.'3 Now let us see what these propositions mean. Let us, for the sake of argument - and neither...
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The Other Rebellion: Popular Violence, Ideology, and the Mexican Struggle ...

Eric Van Young - History - 2001 - 702 pages
...Stedman Jones on the relationship of ideas and discourse to material interest: "We cannot therefore decode political language to reach a primal and material...conceives and defines interest in the first place;" Jones, Languages of Class: Studies in English Working Class History, 1832-1982 (Cambridge, 1983), 22....
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Peace at Last?: The Impact of the Good Friday Agreement on Northern Ireland

Jörg Neuheiser, Stefan Wolff - History - 2002 - 236 pages
...determination of consciousness by social being because it is itself part of social being. We cannot therefore decode political language to reach a primal and material...political language which conceives and defines interest itself. (StedmanJones 1983: 2 If.) Clearly, Stedman-Jones's definition of how interests and communal...
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The Age of Cultural Revolutions: Britain and France, 1750-1820

Colin Jones, Dror Wahrman - History - 2002 - 293 pages
...prefiguring Scott's feminist critique of "experience," Stedman Jones wrote that "we cannot therefore decode political language to reach a primal and material...the discursive structure of political language which conceived and denned interest in the first place," a point that sounded the trumpet for the conceptual...
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