Democracy


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Thus the antidemocratic rising of the socialists led to the second empire. Thus, by the process of making (Al) more precise, sets of trichotomies emerge which have the requisite definiteness of a conceptual structure. By this I mean the system of beliefs, ideas and the corresponding values which are dominant in a particular society at a particular moment of its history. It offers a political and cultural blueprint for a certain social order. In this volatile mix, fascism is an important reference point -– not just as a developed political force but also as a tendency or potential within broader movements.

Central America (Sociology of Development Societies)


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If purely "psychological unity" is meant, what does it imply? The conference was held near Berlin in July 1945 and reunited Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, British prime ministers Winston Churchill and Clement Attlee, and American President Harry S. Since its conception, the role of casting a tie-breaking vote in the Senate has been exercised 242 times. Compassion key to political engagement for Christians, authors of new book say Navigating the relationship between the White House and the church house can be difficult for many Christians.

The Political Economy of Corruption


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Believing that there was no more work for philosophers as well, since Hegel (correctly understood) had already achieved absolute knowledge, Kojève left teaching after the war and spent the remainder of his life working as a bureaucrat in the European Economic Community, until his death in 1968. Radical feminism goes beyond the perspectives of established political traditions in portraying gender divisions as the most fundamental and politically significant cleavages in society. it is misleading to define feminism in terms of this goal as some feminists distinguish between liberation and e uality.!lthough the major ideas and doctrines of fascism can be traced back to the nineteenth century. understood to refer to socially imposed rather than biological differences between women and men. "ome historians regard fascism as a specifically inter$war phenomenon. socialistD/arxist and radical forms of feminism are conventionally identified.

The public and its problems,: An essay in political inquiry,



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Our capacity to frame and pursue a conception of the good is reflected in the rationality of the representatives who choose for us in order to optimize our ability to investigate and pursue the good. Following German reunification, neo-Nazi groups in the country gained increased prominence, with new members being drawn to the organization as a result of social upheaval and economic dislocation, and the nation experienced an increase in related violence, especially attacks on immigrants and foreigners.

France and North America, l'entre deux guerres: the state of


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Those who stand to gain from a proposed social change are also, of course, likely to be less than objective in their appraisal of the status quo and of the general merit of the proposed change. Ecoconservatism reflects a romantic and nostalgic attachment to a rural way of life threatened bythe growth of towns and cities. Society thus has an existence outsidethe individual, and in a sense is prior to the individual; it is held together by the bonds oftradition, authority and a common morality.

The Public Side of Representation: A Study of Citizens'


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Pantheism is morally and politically dangerous, Tocqueville concludes, because it presents a God who gives no laws, to whom one can have no duties, and who therefore cannot inspire modern men to transcend their selfishness. Anarchism thus has a dualcharacter: it can be interpreted as either a form of ‘ultraliberalism’, which resembles extremeliberal individualism, or as a form of ‘ultrasocialism’, which resembles extreme socialistcollectivism.

Pragmatism, Rights, and Democracy



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Hobbes and Locke were aware that this ‘contract’ is a historical fiction. Stirners theories represent an extreme form ofindividualism. In Sexual Politics (1970) Millett described patriarchy as a ‘social constant’ running through allpolitical, social and economic structures and found in every historical and contemporary society,as well as in all major religions. Yet Sweden has been a model democracy for the entire period.

The Struggle to Constitute and Sustain Productive Orders:


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As far as Marxists is concerned, religion is rejected not because it is the highest form of heteronomy but because it is �a form of human self-alienation� [86] a �social product� [87], �a product and reflection of the economic yoke in society� [88]. A green ideological perspective that rejects anthropo­centrism and gives priority to the maintenance of nature,and is associated with values such as biocentric equality, diversity and decentralization.

Democracy in America: Abridged, 2 volumes in 1


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A similar challenge concerns religious objections to certain medical procedures that are necessary to save a life. Just as each individual can calculate what ismorally good by the quantity of pleasure an action will produce, so the principle of ‘the greatesthappiness for the greatest number’ can be used to establish which policies will benefit society atlarge. As a result we must take seriously historical experience, the language policymakers use, and the very different tools on which they rely to pursue their ends.

The American Governor: Power, Constraint, and Leadership in



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This explains Woodrow Wilsons support for the first, if flawed,experiment in world government, the League of Nations, set up in 1919, and far wider supportfor its successor, the United Nations, founded by the San Francisco Conference of 1945. Moreover, Fraternity without Christian charity is only a myth. Although the terms are seldom used with analytical rigour, they draw attention to one of three key (if not always compatible) distinctions: (1) over values: left-wingers generally favour liberty, equality and fraternity, while right-wingers support order, authority and hierarchy; (2) over human nature: left-wingers tend to hold optimistic views and thus believe in the possibility of social progress, while right-wingers are more pessimistic and so are doubtful about the benefits of change; (3) over state intervention: left-wingers usually advocate regulation and economic management, while right-wingers champion deregulated capitalism and the free market.

Don't Disturb the Neighbors: The US and Democracy in Mexico,