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Deborah Evans

Writing about Islamic terrorism from a Sartrean perspective, Maria Russo rightly argues that there is the all-too-common danger of falling into stereotypical thinking. Yet, as Slavoj Žižek remarks, terroristic violence, and by implication any

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Hannah Callaway, Alec G. Hargreaves, and John P. Murphy

soon came to dislike the ways in which media usage of this term became tainted by negative stereotypes and seemed to position them not only outside mainstream French literature but also in some respects outside French literature altogether. They felt

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Challenging the Absurd?

Sartre’s Article on Kafka and the Fantastic

Jo Bogaerts

la Kafka”, comme il y a un poncif des châteaux hantés et des monstres en mou de veau’ [Thanks to M. Blanchot, there is now a stereotype of the ‘Kafkaesque’ fantastic, in the same way as there is a stereotype of haunted castles and blood

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Contemporary “Structures” of Racism

A Sartrean Contribution to Resisting Racial Injustice

Justin I. Fugo

, stereotypes, policies, and institutions—i.e., racist structures that deny the humanity of non-whites—arises from the recognition that nonwhites are human beings capable of resistance. Sartre's analysis yields an important insight about a basic condition of

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Scott Gunther

think it mattered, and one thought gay men but not lesbians could be bobos, because of stereotypes of the consumption patterns of lesbians, stemming primarily from the anti-fashion stance articulated by second-wave-feminist lesbians. 23 “Bobos are

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“Algeria for the Algerians”

Public Education and Settler Identity in the Early Third Republic

Kyle Francis

for the nineteenth century. 5 Historians who have analyzed settler culture have tended to focus on how European settlers constructed and represented the indigenous population as inferior and uncivilized and used these stereotypes to justify their

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Edward Berenson, Elinor Accampo, Joseph Bohling, and Michael Seidman

factor in French attitudes of both appreciation and distrust. Numerous forms of American generosity documented in the book also reinforced the French stereotype of Americans as rich. Charitable activities fed the long-standing classic contrasts between

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John Gillespie, Kyle Shuttleworth, Nik Farrell Fox, and Mike Neary

internalisation of stereotypes by the victim, remain unexplored. Thus, Webber not only provides us with an analytically satisfactory account of existentialism but also demonstrates the benefits of possessing a more accurately defined theory. The current

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Alain Vaillant

constater que ce que je prenais pour un simple stéréotype national (un peu comme le béret et la baguette de pain) renvoyait en fait à une réalité culturelle, dont ou pouvait faire l’histoire et qui avait affaire, comme j’ai essayé de le montrer, d’une part à

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Owen White and Elizabeth Heath

–361; quotation at 348. 41 Patricia M. E. Lorcin, Imperial Identities: Stereotyping, Prejudice and Race in Colonial Algeria (London: I.B. Tauris, 1995), 46–47; David Northrup, “Indentured Indians in the French Atlantic,” Revue française d’histoire d