Download The Crisis of Modernity: Essays and Observations from the by James H. Satterwhite PDF

By James H. Satterwhite

Those essays containing the reflections of 1 of the main influential philosophers of the "Prague Spring" care for the trouble of nation, occasion, society and the person in Czechoslovakia current up till December 1989. recognized basically to English-speaking audiences because the writer of "Dialectics of the Concrete", Kosik is well-known for his contribution to the continuing scholarship meant to narrate Marx's rules to the modern global. the entire essays during this assortment seemed initially in Czecholovakia over a interval from 1961 to 1969. This version, making so much of them on hand to English readers for the 1st time, encompasses a new preface via Kosik and displays his personal adjustments to the sooner types, incorporating fabric which was once minimize out by means of censors at their unique ebook.

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Download The A-Z Guide to Modern Social and Political Theorists by Professor Stuart Sim, Noel Parker PDF

By Professor Stuart Sim, Noel Parker

A simple, handy connection with crucial social and political principles - and theorists - of the fashionable and post-modern age.This e-book levels generally in the course of the social sciences to spot the thinkers with the best effect on sleek social and political idea. Essays, biographies and bibliographies make those authors' works extra obtainable than ever. a few of the authors lined comprise: Arendt, Aron, de Beauvoir, Bell, Braudel, Burnham, Comte, Djilas, Durkheim, Dworkin, Fanon, Foucault, Freud, Friedan, Milton Friedman, Fuller, Galbraith, Gramsci, Habermas, Hayek, Illich, Jung, Keynes, Kuhn, Laing, Le Corbusier, Lenin, Levi-Strauss, Luxembourg, McLuhan, Marx, Mao Ze Dong, Marcuse, Mead, turbines, Nozick, Samuelson, Peter Singer, B.F. Skinner, Tillich, Toffler, Trotsky, Veblen and Weber.Anyone attracted to modern political and social conception.

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Download European Union Politics by Michelle Cini, Nieves Perez-Solorzano Borragan PDF

By Michelle Cini, Nieves Perez-Solorzano Borragan

An authoritative textual content that covers either ecu theories and ecu associations, ecu Union Politics, 3rd variation, offers scholars with a superior advent to the sphere. gains * provides rigorously edited contributions from specialists, supplying scholars with complete and stimulating content material * Assumes no history wisdom, making it available to scholars new to the topic * presents very good studying good points, together with reader's courses, containers of additional info, key issues, figures, questions, additional analyzing, web pages, and word list NEW TO THIS version * extra editor Dr. Nieves Perez-Solorzano Borragan * new chapters: Policy-Making within the eu Union (Chapter thirteen) and Environmental coverage (Chapter 14) * insurance of differentiated ecu integration now included in the new policy-making bankruptcy * The Lisbon Treaty integrated in the textual content * up to date significant other site ( with assets for students--including interactive maps of Europe; interactive timeline of key occasions within the heritage of the european; a number of selection questions; biographies of vital figures in ecu heritage; examination examine consultant; flashcard thesaurus; and hyperlinks to OUP magazine articles--and teachers (PowerPoint lecture slides; essay, seminar, and quiz questions; and packing containers and figures from the textbook)

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Download The Making of Polities: Europe, 1300-1500 (Cambridge by John Watts PDF

By John Watts

This significant survey of political lifestyles in past due medieval Europe - the 1st for greater than thirty years - offers a completely new framework for realizing the advancements that formed this turbulent interval. instead of emphasising difficulty, decline, affliction or the beginning of the trendy nation, this account centres at the combined result of political and governmental development around the continent. The age of the Hundred Years struggle, schism and rebel was once additionally a time of speedy development in jurisdiction, taxation and illustration, of spreading literacy and evolving political procedure. this mix of country formation and political convulsion lay on the middle of the 'making of polities'. delivering an entire creation to political occasions and strategies from the fourteenth century to the 16th, this booklet combines a vast, comparative account with dialogue of person areas and states, together with japanese and northern Europe along the extra customary west and south.

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Download Satire and Dissent: Interventions in Contemporary Political by Amber Day PDF

By Amber Day

In an age whilst Jon Stewart often tops lists of most-trusted newscasters, the flicks of Michael Moore develop into a dominant subject of political crusade research, and activists undertake ironic, faux personas to draw realization -- the satiric sign in has attained renewed and pressing prominence in political discourse. Amber Day makes a speciality of the parodist information exhibit, the satiric documentary, and ironic activism to ascertain the ideas of functionality throughout media, highlighting their shared goal of bypassing general media shops and the hugely choreographed nature of present political debate. (2011)

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Download The Psychology of Politics by Hans Eysenck PDF

By Hans Eysenck

In writing ''The Psychology of Politics'', Hans Eysenck had goals in brain: to jot down a publication approximately sleek advancements within the box of angle stories which might be clever to the layman; and one who may combine into one constant theoretical process plenty of contributions at the subject from varied fields. Eysenck believes that technological know-how has whatever to assert approximately such difficulties as anti-Semitism, the starting place and development of fascist and communist ideologies, the causal determinants of vote casting behaviour, the constitution of critiques and attitudes, and the connection among politics and character. He seeks to rescue those real findings from the obscurity of technical journals and current them in a extra available shape. The learn provided during this booklet outlines the most ideas of association and constitution within the box of attitudes. those ideas account in a remarkably entire and specific demeanour for the structures of political association present in nice Britain, that's, the Conservative, Liberal and Socialist events, and the communist and fascist teams. subsequent, Eysenck relates those ideas to the procedure of character constitution which for a few years shaped the main target on examine job on the Institute of Psychiatry in London. ''The Psychology of Politics'' integrates perspective learn with sleek studying thought. In his new advent, Eysenck writes that his learn and private studies in Germany led him to think that authoritarianism could seem both good at the left as at the correct. He observed Stalin as both authoritarian as Hitler, and communism both as totalitarian as Nazism. ''The Psychology of Politics'' comprises the facts and arguments Eysenck used to illustrate his procedure. This quantity is of putting up with importance for psychologists, political theorists and historians. it truly is through indirection a huge assertion in smooth liberalism.

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Download The Anatomy of Power by John Kenneth Galbraith PDF

By John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith who used to be born in 1908, is the Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics Emeritus at Harvard college and a previous president of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. he's the celebrated writer of thirty-one books spanning 3 a long time, together with The prosperous Society, the nice Society, and the good Crash. He has been offered honorary levels from Harvard, Oxford, the college of Paris, and Moscow collage, and in 1997 he was once inducted into the Order of Canada and acquired the Robert F. Kennedy publication Award for Lifetime success. In 2000, at a White apartment rite, he used to be given the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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