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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Works: 923 works in 1,833 publications in 2 languages and 48,878 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Comparative studies  History  Directories  Abstracts 
Roles: Editor, Other, Contributor, Client, Publisher, Organizer of meeting
Classifications: BL238, 291.0904 S
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Daedalus : proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences by American Academy of Arts and Sciences( )

146 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 3,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamentalisms observed by Martin E Marty( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fundamentalism Project vol. 1
On understanding poverty : perspectives from the social sciences by Daniel P Moynihan( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences by American Academy of Arts and Sciences( )

in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On fighting poverty : perspectives from experience by James L Sundquist( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion in America by William G McLoughlin( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social indicators by Raymond Augustine Bauer( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Negro in America : a bibliography by Elizabeth W Miller( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are two separate sections on civil rights protest: the first covering materials published through 1965, the second since 1965. A new view of the issue of black nationalism includes sections on black power, the Muslims, the Panthers, and response and resistance to the nationalist movement. In addition, the guide to further research has been revised and rewritten, and an enlarged author index is provided
Accounting for fundamentalisms : the dynamic character of movements by American Academy of Arts and Sciences( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fourth volume of the Fundamentalism Project provides a comprehensive analysis of the ideologies and behaviors of "fundamentalist" movements, both in their internal dynamics and in their attitudes toward the outside world. Surveying fundamentalist movements in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Buddhism, the distinguished contributors to this volume describe the organization of these movements, their leadership and recruiting techniques, and the ways in which their ideological programs and organizational structures shift over time in response to changing political and social environments. Accounting for Fundamentalisms features treatments of fundamentalist movements that are in today's headlines, including the Islamic Group, members of which were charged with plotting to blow up the World Trade Center; the World Hindu Party, members of which sparked riots in India by destroying an Islamic shrine; and the revitalized Christian Right in the United States. Why do certain fundamentalist movements act aggressively toward outsiders, while others are integrationist or accommodationist, and still others passive or separatist? Drawing upon world-renowned experts in four major areas of the world with an introduction by the editors and a framing conclusion, this book is the first concerted effort to understand the dynamics of fundamentalist movements around the world. The Fundamentalism Project is a monumental undertaking by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences involving an international group of scholars. Taken together, the volumes in this series will become a standard reference for educators and policy analysts for years to come
Fundamentalisms and the state : remaking polities, economies, and militance by Martin E Marty( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third volume of the Fundamentalism Project provides a systematic overview of the advances made by antisecular religious movements over the past twenty-five years. The distinguished contributors to this volume - economists, political scientists, religious historians, social anthropologists, and sociologists - focus on the impact these movements have had on national economies, political parties, constitutional issues, and international relations on five continents and within the religious traditions of Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sikhism. Do fundamentalisms tend toward political activism, and how successful have they been in remaking political structures? To answer this question and others, the contributors discuss the anti-abortion movement in the U.S., the Islamic war of resistance in Afghanistan, and Shiite jurisprudence in Iran. Martin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby conclude the volume with a synthetic statement of fundamentalist impact on polities, economies, and state security. The Fundamentalism Project is a monumental undertaking by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences that involves an international group of scholars. Taken together, the volumes in this series will become a standard reference for educators and policy analysts for years to come
The Thought of Paul Tillich( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic : American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War by Alexandra Oleson( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamentalisms and society : reclaiming the sciences, the family, and education by American Academy of Arts and Sciences( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, the second volume of the Fundamentalism Project, provides a systematic overview of the advances made by antisecular religious movements over the past twenty-five years and shows the impact these movements have had on human relations, education, women's rights, and scientific research. The essays consider developments within the religious traditions of Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, and Hinduism in over a dozen nations. What do individual fundamentalist movements regard as the foundations for and limits of knowledge? What do they understand the proper role of science to be? And how do their world views determine the application of technology? The distinguished contributors to this volume - anthropologists, historians of religion, historians of science, and sociologists - address these and other questions through a discussion of topics such as educational structures of Hindu revivalism, women in fundamentalist Iran and Pakistan, and the creationist cosmos of Protestant fundamentalism. In a concluding essay, William H. McNeill situates contemporary fundamentalisms within a world historical context. The Fundamentalism Project is a monumental undertaking by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences that involves an international group of scholars. Taken together, the volumes in this series will become a standard reference for educators and policy analysts for years to come
Human migration : patterns and policies( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Totalitarianism; proceedings of a conference held at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, March 1953 by American Academy of Arts and Sciences( Book )

25 editions published between 1954 and 1964 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamentalisms comprehended by American Academy of Arts and Sciences( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume marks the culmination of the Fundamentalism Project, the landmark series that brings together scholars from around the world to explore the nature and impact of fundamentalist movements in the twentieth century. The four previous volumes provide the most comprehensive information available on the social, political, cultural, and religious contexts of fundamentalism in the major religious traditions." "In this fifth volume, the distinguished contributors return to and test the project's beginning premise: that fundamentalisms in all faiths share certain "family resemblances." Several of the essays reconsider the project's original definition of fundamentalism as a reactive, absolutist, and comprehensive mode of anti-secular religious activism. Some contributors challenge the idea that fundamentalism is a distinctively modern phenomenon, while others question whether the term "fundamentalist" can accurately be applied to movements outside Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Several of the essays also employ new approaches, drawn from literary criticism and from psychology, in their assessments of the problems of comparing fundamentalisms."--Jacket
The Genetic revolution : scientific prospects and public perceptions( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restoring trust in American business by Jay William Lorsch( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines the failure of "gatekeepers"--Corporate directors, regulators, auditors, lawyers, investment bankers, and business journalists - to stand between corporate misconduct and the public interest. Prominent scholars and corporate leaders argue that market pressures have made gatekeepers too focused on financial self-interest at the expense of the public good. Stronger professional standards are prescribed."--Jacket
Educating all children : a global agenda by Joel E Cohen( Book )

12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experts illuminate the challenges of achieving universal basic and secondary education, discussing the importance and difficulties not only of expanding access to education and but also of improving the quality of education
Swords and sustenance : the economics of security in Belarus and Ukraine by Robert Legvold( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
A.A.A.S. (i.e. American Academy of Arts and Sciences)

AAAS

AAAS (i.e. American Academy of Arts and Sciences)

Acadèmia Americana de les Arts i les Ciències

Academia Artium et Scientiarum Americana

Academia de Artes e Ciências dos Estados Unidos

Academia Estadounidense de las Artes y las Ciencias

Académie américaine des arts et des sciences

Academy of Arts and Sciences

Academy of Arts and Sciences United States

Akademia ti Amerikano dagiti Arte ken dagiti Siensia

Akademie für Künste und Wissenschaften

Akademie für Künste und Wissenschaften United States

American Academy

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston.

American academy of arts and sciences (Boston, Mass.)

Amerikanische Akademie für Künste und Wissenschaften

Ameriška akademija umetnosti in znanosti

Usona Akademio de Artoj kaj Sciencoj

Αμερικάνικη Ακαδημία των Τεχνών και Επιστημών

Американска академија на уметностите и науките

Американская академия искусств и наук

Американська академія мистецтв і наук

Америчка академија уметности и наука

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الأكاديمية الأمريكية للفنون والعلوم

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美國文理科學院

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Italian (1)

Covers
Social indicatorsAccounting for fundamentalisms : the dynamic character of movementsFundamentalisms and the state : remaking polities, economies, and militanceFundamentalisms and society : reclaiming the sciences, the family, and educationFundamentalisms comprehendedRestoring trust in American businessEducating all children : a global agendaSwords and sustenance : the economics of security in Belarus and Ukraine