Political Communication in Postmodern Democracy: Challenging

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.61 MB Downloadable formats: PDF A common Euro-centric view of world history describes ancient Greek democracy as Western democracy, with ancient Greece as part of that Western/European identity. Though this is a rather idiosyncratic list, it suffices for Fukuyama's purpose, which is to illustrate the divide between the neocon generations. They understand the Middle Eastern—including Islamic—mindset and can help the West understand it. The United States continued to promote ideals of freedom and democracy, but global leadership proved to be both difficult and controversial. (more…)...
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Italian Critics of Capitalism

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.77 MB Downloadable formats: PDF S., oligarchs maximize their wealth and keep it, using the “democratically elected” government to shape policies and laws favorable to the interests of their foxy class. Ideology therefore has a powerfulemotional or affective character: it is a means of expressing hopes and fears, sympathies andhatreds, as well as of articulating beliefs and understanding. Herzl not only revived the maximalist goals proclaimed by Lilienblum and other leaders of Ḥibat Tsiyon, but also provided the organization in Russia with what it had failed to establish on its own: a...
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Multiculturalism and Intergroup Relations: Psychological

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.09 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Racial turmoil in Baltimore commanded the nation's attention April 27-28. "While we watch on the screen and read what is happening in Baltimore," Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd said, "we need to pray for our pastors and churches in Baltimore as they rise up together, calling Baltimore to a better way to live personally and collectively. "This better way is God's way, the Gospel way," Floyd, pastor of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, said in a statement to Baptist ... (more…)...
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Performance Culture and Athenian Democracy

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.52 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This has been evident since the 1960s in thegrowth of new social movements – the peace movement, the womens movement, the gaymovement, the green movement and so on – and in the emergence of new ideological traditions,notably radical feminism and ecologism. But Wickham’s analysis gives only partial and necessarily unsatisfying answers to the core question about the Brotherhood’s ability to be truly democratic. Rather incongruously, it is also due to mass public complacency that some isms are forced to come into existence, such as the environmentalist who...
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Democracy Should It Survive

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.70 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Notes of a praise song carried from one end of the field to another. Explain how citizenship is acquired and lost. But if the referendum is only for veiled women, then pork will be forbidden. Not only does proletarian class solidarity inevitably cutacross national borders, but, as Marx pointed out, the emergence of world markets had turnedcapitalism into an international system that could only be challenged by a genuinely internationalmovement. (more…)...
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After Jihad: America and the Struggle for Islamic Democracy

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.06 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Art Toalston, who served as editor of Baptist Press for more than 23 years, was named senior editor in 2015 ... The virtue of the market, on the other hand, is that it actsas the central nervous system of the economy, reconciling the supply of goods and services withthe demand for them. If she hadn’t died at the peak of the housing bubble, Vance estimates, her estate would have been bankrupt. This paper examines how the ideologies of key education role players influence the implementation of...
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Democratic Elections in Poland, 1991-2007 (BASEES/Routledge

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.07 MB Downloadable formats: PDF These trappings may include an official state party, paramilitary organizations, a leader cult, mass political ritual, corporatism, and the rhetoric of ultranationalist regeneration. The year after that the PNAC issued a letter to President Clinton, urging him to overthrow the government of Iraq. I ask because as an American I would, alas, emigrate to the UK for it’s intellectual climate or Scandinavia for it’s good government – neither of which are present much in these here Knighted States. (more…)...
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The Education of to-Morrow: The Adaptation of School

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.91 MB Downloadable formats: PDF We con­tend that for a nation to try to tax itself into pros­per­ity is like a man stand­ing in a bucket and try­ing to lift him­self up by the han­dle. [1] :9 From "Why I am a Free Trader" (1905), Churchill revised this several times, the earliest recorded version coming from the speech "For Free Trade" at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, 19 Feb­ru­ary 1904: It is the the­ory of the Pro­tec­tion­ist that imports are an evil. This is evident, for example, when Griffin addresses the social and...
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Schools With a Perfect Score Democracy's Hope and Safeguard

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.72 MB Downloadable formats: PDF COMMENTARY sees most of it with piercing clarity: it can’t know all the answers, but it asks all the right questions, and with great farsightedness. It also allowed liberal governments to push through programs like Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and Trudeau�s Just Society that included livable unemployment benefits and government single payer Medicare in Canada. Bush, pro-corporate and anti-welfarist tendencies have been strengthened while theadvent of global terrorism has produced an emphasis upon homeland security and adetermination to build up military capacity. (more…)...
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Governing Disorder: UN Peace Operations, International

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.87 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The reference to a social value system need not be direct. Such proto-ideological primary groups have no well-developed and principled view of the contemporary society which surrounds them; no less important, they have no image of a comprehensive order that would permanently replace the order from which they are alienated. Anti-interventionist movements are strong on peacemaking, but often weak on the biblical option for the poor. Enmity and hate shall forever reign between us — till you believe in Allah alone’ [Koran 60:4]. (more…)...
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