Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character The American Revolution swept away old certainties and forced revolutionaries to consider what it meant to be American. Andrew Trees examines four attempts to answer the question of national identity that Americans faced in the wake of the Revolution. Through the writings of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, […]

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character The American Revolution swept away old certainties and forced revolutionaries to consider what it meant to be American. Andrew Trees examines four attempts to answer the question of national identity that Americans faced in the wake of the Revolution. Through the writings of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, […]

The Making of Economic Policy: A Transaction Cost Politics Perspective

The Making of Economic Policy: A Transaction Cost Politics Perspective "The Making of Economic Policy" begins by observing that most countries’ trade policies are so blatantly contrary to all the prescriptions of the economist that there is no way to understand this discrepancy except by delving into the politics. The same is true for many […]

The Making of Economic Policy: A Transaction-Cost Politics Perspective

The Making of Economic Policy: A Transaction-Cost Politics Perspective The Making of Economic Policy begins by observing that most countries'' trade policies are so blatantly contrary to all the prescriptions of the economist that there is no way to understand this discrepancy except by delving into the politics. The same is true for many other […]

The Making of Economic Policy: A Transaction-Cost Politics Perspective

The Making of Economic Policy: A Transaction-Cost Politics Perspective "The Making of Economic Policy" begins by observing that most countries’ trade policies are so blatantly contrary to all the prescriptions of the economist that there is no way to understand this discrepancy except by delving into the politics. The same is true for many other […]

Civility no More: Where are the Better Angels of Politics?

In 1860 as this nation stood on the brink of civil war, President Abraham Lincoln implored Americans and their political leaders to think of, “the better angels of our nature,” before committing totally to the dissolution of the Union. To plea for civility during one of the most bitter and divisive periods of American history […]

The Politics of Child Daycare in Britain

The Politics of Child Daycare in Britain Child daycare is a crucial issue for gender equality. In Britain its provision, and especially publicly provided or subsidised daycare, has been meagre in comparison with a range of European States. In seeking to explain childcare policy in post-war Britain to the present, this study focuses primarily on […]

Ten Reasons Why Opposing Iran Nuclear Deal is Bad Politics for Dems, Bad Policy for America

Many of the same people who rushed America to War with Iraq are now engaged in a no-holds-barred campaign to convince a small group of House and Senate Democrats that they should vote to kill President Obama’s Iran Nuclear Agreement when Congress returns in September. But the fact is that opposing the Iran Nuclear Deal […]

Beauty Shop Politics: African American Womens Activism in the Beauty Industry

Beauty Shop Politics: African American Womens Activism in the Beauty Industry Looking through the lens of black business history, Beauty Shop Politics shows how black beauticians in the Jim Crow era parlayed their economic independence and access to a public community space into platforms for activism. Tiffany M. Gill argues that the beauty industry played […]

Beauty Shop Politics: African American Womens Activism in the Beauty Industry

Beauty Shop Politics: African American Womens Activism in the Beauty Industry Looking through the lens of black business history, Beauty Shop Politics shows how black beauticians in the Jim Crow era parlayed their economic independence and access to a public community space into platforms for activism. Tiffany M. Gill argues that the beauty industry played […]

Think Tanks, Public Policy, and the Politics of Expertise

Think Tanks, Public Policy, and the Politics of Expertise Think tanks are nonprofit policy research organizations that provide analysis and expertise to influence policymakers. From the 1970s their number exploded in the U.S. and their proliferation represented a hope that lawmaking might become better informed and more effective as a result of these expert contributions. […]

Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Food

Too Many Americans Treat Politics Like Just Another Sport, And It’s Causing Problems

America’s favorite sports, in some order: football, baseball, basketball, politics? A recent study has found that a significant percentage of Americans with partisan leanings care more about their political party winning an election — or maybe more accurately, beating the other party — than about seeing the policies that their party supports put into law. […]

Too Many Americans Treat Politics Like Just Another Sport, And It’s Causing Problems

America’s favorite sports, in some order: football, baseball, basketball, politics? A recent study has found that a significant percentage of Americans with partisan leanings care more about their political party winning an election — or maybe more accurately, beating the other party — than about seeing the policies that their party supports put into law. […]

Expert Panel Addresses The Problems, Potentials Of Mixing Religion And Politics

NEW YORK (RNS) Religion and politics are assumed to be a dangerous brew, volatile to the point of murderous. And at least judging by current events in the Middle East and elsewhere, that may well be true. But can this potion be used for advancing peace rather than instigating war? That’s the argument that an […]

What Your Favorite Fast Food Chain Says About Your Politics

Fast casual chain Chipotle has been in the political spotlight all week, ever since Hillary Clinton stopped in for a burrito bowl in one of her first public appearances after announcing her run for the presidency. But as HuffPost Business’s Alexander Kaufman explained on Tuesday, this isn’t the first time Chipotle’s been graced with a […]

The Spirit of Disobedience: Resisting the Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption, and the Culture of Total Work

The Spirit of Disobedience: Resisting the Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption, and the Culture of Total Work Used – With his trademark intelligence and humor, Curtis White argues that the American left needs a new and compelling spiritual basis for its politics, and that its seeds can be discovered in Thoreau’s spiritual politics of […]

Globalization and Food Sovereignty: Global and Local Change in the New Politics of Food (Studies in Comparative Political Economy and Public Policy)

What Will the Disruption of Politics Look Like?

Take just one moment and think about the word “disruption.” How do you feel about disruption? Do you have a positive or negative response when you contemplate disruption? Some people will realize their reaction to disruption is very negative. These are more likely to be people who have something to lose — a job that […]

Postmodern Politics?

The United States and the Iranians share a common enemy in ISIS which they are both battling in Tikrit. There have even been reports that there has been some competiton and resentment on the part of Shiite militias who have refused to fight while the United States is bombing targets in the city (“US Airstrikes […]

Voices without Votes: Women and Politics in Antebellum New England

Voices without Votes: Women and Politics in Antebellum New England Based on meticulous and original archival research, this study definitively shows that despite contemporary “woman’s sphere” prescriptions advising them to stay out of public affairs, a number of New England women in the antebellum era amply demonstrated political consciousness and proffered partisan opinions with little […]

Voices without Votes: Women and Politics in Antebellum New England

Voices without Votes: Women and Politics in Antebellum New England Based on meticulous and original archival research, this study definitively shows that despite contemporary “woman’s sphere” prescriptions advising them to stay out of public affairs, a number of New England women in the antebellum era amply demonstrated political consciousness and proffered partisan opinions with little […]

Youve Come A Long Way, Baby Women, Politics, and Popular Culture

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Youve Come A Long Way, Baby: Women, Politics, and Popular Culture

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County: Life, Death, And Politics At Chicago's Public Hospital

County: Life, Death, And Politics At Chicago's Public Hospital Named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the five best health books of 2011!County is the amazing tale of one of America''s oldest and most unusual urban public hospitals. From its inception as a poor house dispensing free medical care to indigents, Chicago''s Cook […]

The Politics of Provisions: Food Riots, Moral Economy, and Market Transition in England, c. 1550-1850

The Politics of Provisions: Food Riots, Moral Economy, and Market Transition in England, c. 1550-1850 The ‘politics of provisions’ – forceful negotiations over sustenance – has created surprising contests in world history, particularly in times of market transition. In England a ‘politics of provisions’ evolved in a dialogue between popular riots and paternalist subsistence policies […]

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character The American Revolution swept away old certainties and forced revolutionaries to consider what it meant to be American. Andrew Trees examines four attempts to answer the question of national identity that Americans faced in the wake of the Revolution. Through the writings of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, […]

Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 6e (Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health)

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1980 Television Episodes: Gay Power, Gay Politics, State of Decay, the Leisure Hive, Good-Bye Radar, Full Circle, the Horns of Nimon, Meglos

1980 Television Episodes: Gay Power, Gay Politics, State of Decay, the Leisure Hive, Good-Bye Radar, Full Circle, the Horns of Nimon, Meglos Used – Chapters: Gay Power, Gay Politics, State of Decay, the Leisure Hive, Good-Bye Radar, Full Circle, the Horns of Nimon, Meglos, the Right to Know, Jobs for the Boys, the Economy Drive, […]