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The Social Contract & Discourses By Jean Jacques Rousseau
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The role of government and whether it is required was a great topic of discussion around the revolt against the French nobility at the time this book was written. The argument focuses around whether... More > the idea of law and good conscious is written within each of us and that we all know how government should act and be carried out. The work then goes over the various forms of government and of them all which would fit the proposed “Social Contract” the best. Each as its own merits.< Less
Creed and Deed: A Series of Discourses By Felix Adler
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Felix Adler (August 13, 1851 – April 24, 1933) was a German... More > American professor of political and social ethics, rationalist, influential lecturer on euthanasia, religious leader and social reformer who founded the Ethical Culture movement.Felix Adler was born in Alzey, Grand Duchy of Hesse, Germany, the son of a rabbi, Samuel Adler, a leading figure in European Reform Judaism. The family immigrated to the United States from Germany when Felix was six years old so that his father could accept the appointment as head rabbi at Temple Emanu-El in New York.Adler attended Columbia Grammar School and graduated from Columbia University in 1870 with honors. He continued at Heidelberg University where he studied as part of his training to become a rabbi. He received a PhD from Heidelberg in 1873. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Adler_(professor)< Less
Rutgers Political Discourse 1837 By Hon. Daniel D. Barnard
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About This Book: Rutgers Political Discourse, 1837. By the Honorable Daniel D. Barnard. ...Secrecy and Political Strategems for Social Revolution... This Discourse by Congressman Barnard to... More > Rutgers College's Philoclean and Peithessophian Societies uncovers the "secret arts" of political intrigues used by unscrupulous seekers of political office, and the resultant evils produced... His radical solution calls for Gospel preachers only, and not politicians to be the moral guide for both society and those who seek political office. Very politically incorrect today, but perfectly Constitutionally sound in the U.S. of 1837... This book makes for a ready reference of political manipulation techniques rampant in his day, and quite recognizable in ours, thereby proving the validity of Barnard's opinions.< Less
Rutgers Political Discourse 1837 By Hon. Daniel D. Barnard
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About This Book: Rutgers Political Discourse, 1837. By the Honorable Daniel D. Barnard. ...Secrecy and Political Strategems for Social Revolution... This Discourse by Congressman Barnard to... More > Rutgers College's Philoclean and Peithessophian Societies uncovers the "secret arts" of political intrigues used by unscrupulous seekers of political office, and the resultant evils produced... His radical solution calls for Gospel preachers only, and not politicians to be the moral guide for both society and those who seek political office. Very politically incorrect today, but perfectly Constitutionally sound in the U.S. of 1837... This book makes for a ready reference of political manipulation techniques rampant in his day, and quite recognizable in ours, thereby proving the validity of Barnard's opinions.< Less
A True Discourse of the Present Estate of Virginia By Raphe Hamor
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Written in 1614, Raphe Hamor describes Virginia at that time, the environment, intrigues, and politics of the time. Written in the style of the time.
A Discourse on the Constitution and Government of the United States By John C. Calhoun
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A Discourse on the Constitution and Government of the United States contains Calhoun’s analysis of, and assertion that the US Constitution was designed to prevent vested interests from taking... More > control of government and forcing their views and opinions on all others at their own expense. His premise was that any properly organized society has to work in recognition of differences in human nature, and not against them. This former view, he maintained, was the intent and purpose of the original framers of the Constitution. Calhoun’s thoughts remains an original contribution to the history of political theory. His assertion of pluralism in political representation has influenced diverse critics of society, including liberal supporters of civil rights and conservative defenders of special social and economic interests.< Less
A Discourse on the Constitution and Government of the United States By John C. Calhoun
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A Discourse on the Constitution and Government of the United States contains Calhoun’s analysis of, and assertion that the US Constitution was designed to prevent vested interests from taking... More > control of government and forcing their views and opinions on all others at their own expense. His premise was that any properly organized society has to work in recognition of differences in human nature, and not against them. This former view, he maintained, was the intent and purpose of the original framers of the Constitution. Calhoun’s thoughts remains an original contribution to the history of political theory. His assertion of pluralism in political representation has influenced diverse critics of society, including liberal supporters of civil rights and conservative defenders of special social and economic interests.< Less
Adorning the Dawn: Discourses on Neohumanist Education By Shrii Shrii Anandamurti
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The Neohumanist educational paradigm is one of the lesser known but most unique in the world today. The present volume is intended as a comprehensive volume on Neohumanist education that reveals the... More > context of this educational paradigm within the context of the kaleidoscopic dimensions of Neohumanism. It aims to serve as a resource for those who desire to study Neohumanist education in depth by providing information concerning the conceptual and existential background of the philosophy of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti. By exploring unique features of its vision of cardinal values, psychology, epistemology, culture, social justice, aesthetics and mystical love, the roles of the Neohumanist educator is revealed. Unique to most pedagogical paradigms are explorations of the nature of spiritual practice or meditation as well an introduction to the spiritual cosmology of the author. Finally various aspects of Neohumanism and education are explained in a series of discourses.< Less
Toward a Processual Anthropology of Psychiatric Discourse, Practice and Experience By D. Dodson
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Brief review and analysis uses processual anthropology to explore and understand the cultural process and individual experience associated with competing definitions of mental illness. The... More > contradictions and ideological contentions that have colored the recent history of psychiatry can be understood as forming competing redressive frames in the web of social dramas that are generated by individuals who act, think or feel in a manner that is marked as deviant. This 33-page article was written in 1997 as a Master's project.< Less
Walking upright here: Countering prevailing discourses through reflexivity and methodological pluralism By Ruth DeSouza
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'Walking upright here' explores the dual transition of migration and motherhood for women from Goa, India now living in New Zealand. Based on Ruth’s Masters research, this is an in-depth... More > descriptive exploring the experiences of new mothers in a new country. The book also considers issues faced researchers in ethnic communities and provides strategies and suggestions to manage the competing tensions between communities and academia. As a research exemplar, it uses the dual transition of migration and motherhood to illustrate the applicability of reflexivity and methodological pluralism in countering the hegemonic deficiency discourse associated with migrant women. The book provides an insight into the Goan community in New Zealand and supports and encourages other ethnic researchers. It will be of interest to anyone who wants to know about the Goan diaspora, ethnic communities in New Zealand, women's health or doing research amongst minority and ethnic groups.< Less