Political Consequences Of Thinking The

Author: Jennifer Ring
Editor: SUNY Press
ISBN: 143841739X
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Applies the perspectives of gender and ethnicity in a feminist analysis of the Eichmann controversy and offers a wholly new interpretation of Arendt's work, from Eichmann in Jerusalem to The Life of the Mind.

The Political Consequences Of Motherhood

Author: Jill Greenlee
Editor: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 047211929X
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How and why politicians and activists appeal to motherhood to gain support

Electoral Laws And Their Political Consequences

Author: Bernard Grofman
Editor: Algora Publishing
ISBN: 0875862675
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..." a usful volume on the impact of electoral laws...includes a very good bibliography and index...establishes a broader international and interdisciplinary perspective on the methods of representation." - American Political Science Review

Power And Place

Author: Simon Heffer
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ISBN: 9780297842200
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How King Edward Saved the Monarchy nad made Britain the Democracy it is today. This book is a description of the way in which a man, born to be head of state in what he and his contemporaries defined as a constitutional monarchy, perceived and discharged his political duties. Above all it seeks to discover what results King Edward had on politics of the time and on the future of the British constitution.

Politics Society And The Media Second Edition

Author: Paul Nesbitt-Larking
Editor: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 144260428X
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Politics, Society, and the Media is the first comprehensive political sociology of the media to be published in Canada. Paul Nesbitt-Larking draws upon a range of disciplines, including cultural and media studies, political economy, social theory, and political science to provide an analysis of the relationship between power and representation in Canada. The framework for the book presents a model of the mutual interaction between politics and the media. Attention is focused in the early chapters on how cultural, ideological, economic, and governmental forces shape and condition the production of media in Canada. Chapters on the work of Innis, Grant, McLuhan, and their postmodern successors place the evolution of McLuhan's theoretical argument that "the medium is the message" at the heart of the book. Canadian identity, and how to understand Canadian media politically, is the subject of a chapter on textual analysis. Two extensive chapters follow on the media’s influence and effects on politics. In addition to standard topics on politics and the media, this new edition offers much more: an examination of the media on the politics of gender and aboriginal peoples, the micro-politics of the media workplace, and an exploration of important media-related considerations. Throughout, reference is made to relevant and compelling issues placed within the context of media theory.

Sovereignty And Its Discontents

Author: William Rasch
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1859419844
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In contrast to many attempts to rethink the political in the wake of the collapse of traditional leftist projects, this text argues of the centrality of conflict in any notion of the political, as well as for the logical and/or ontological primacy of violence over 'peace'.

Toward A Critical Politics Of Teacher Thinking

Author: Joe L. Kincheloe
Editor: Praeger Pub Text
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This book calls for a new type of teacher education that empowers teachers to be self-directed professionals. Joe Kincheloe believes that the current trend of teaching teachers to learn an empirical knowledge base which they then implement in their classrooms is demeaning to teachers and teaches them not to think. He cites, for example, the emphasis on lesson plan format, the writing of behavioral objectives, and pre-packaged activities. One way to achieve thoughtful empowerment is through critical action research, or teaching practitioner thinking. The author illustrates the roots of his theory in Deweyan learning through action and in the more modern active learning approach. He then applies Piagetian constructivism and critical hermeneutics to develop a post-formal model of practitioner thought, which he labels critical constructivism. Kincheloe theorizes on the ways such a model would impact teaching and learning in a college of education. Autonomous, self-reflective, critical thinking teachers who take their profession seriously must understand the political consequences of this approach, states the author, as it will change the face of the school and elicit a backlash of opposition. While the book develops a unique vision of practitioner thinking, it is also firmly grounded in the realities of school life and is written in an accessible style that is not geared to one specific group.

The Consequences Of The Global Financial Crisis

Author: Wyn Grant
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199641986
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Systematically exploring the consequences of the global financial crisis, this text focuses primarily on the impact on policy and politics. It asks how governments responded to the challenges that the crisis has posed, and the policy and political impact of the combination of both the crisis itself and these responses.

The Politics Of Truth

Author: John H. Summers
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199887799
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C. Wright Mills was a radical public intellectual, a tough-talking, motorcycle-riding anarchist from Texas who taught sociology at Columbia University. Mills's three most influential books--The Power Elite, White Collar, and The Sociological Imagination--were originally published by OUP and are considered classics. The first collection of his writings to be published since 1963, The Politics of Truth contains 23 out-of-print and hard-to-find writings which show his growth from academic sociologist to an intellectual maestro in command of a mature style, a dissenter who sought to inspire the public to oppose the drift toward permanent war. Given the political deceptions of recent years, Mills's truth-telling is more relevant than ever. Seminal papers including "Letter to the New Left" appear alongside lesser known meditations such as "Are We Losing Our Sense of Belonging?" John Summers provides fresh insights in his introduction, which gives an overview of Mills's life and career. Summers has also written annotations that establish each piece's context and has drawn up a comprehensive bibliography of Mills's published and unpublished writings.

Persistence Of The Negative

Author: Benjamin Noys
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748655204
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An original and compelling critique of contemporary Continental theory through a rehabilitation of the negative.