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Culture & civilization. Volume 1

Author: Irving Louis Horowitz
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©2009.
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Develops critical ideas intended to produce a positive intellectual climate, one that is prepared to confront threats, and alert us to the opportunities of the twenty-first century.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irving Louis Horowitz
ISBN: 1412813492 9781412813495
OCLC Number: 778965881
Notes: "ISSN: 1947-6280"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (344 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Show Trials and the Ritual Purifi cation of Hypermodernity""; ""SECULAR RITUAL""; ""MARXIST REGIMES: IDEOCRACY AND POWER""; ""HISTORY, TEMPORALITY, HYPERMODERNITY""; ""WRECKERS AND RITUAL PURIFICATION""; ""STAGECRAFT""; ""PERFORMANCES""; ""Postmodernism and the Fabrication of Aboriginal History""; ""NOTES""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""The Darfur Genocide of Black African Women""; ""OVERVIEW OF DARFUR AND THE GENOCIDE OF THE BLACK AFRICANS IN DARFUR""; ""EXTREME DROUGHT AND DESERTIFICATION""; ""ARAB SUPREMACISM""; ""AUTHORITARIANISM""; ""DISENFRANCHISEMENT"" ""EVER. INCREASING INSECURITY AND BELLICOSITY IN THE DARFUR REGION""""THE INITIAL REBEL ATTACKS AND THE RESPONSE BY THE GOVERNMENT OF SUDAN""; ""TALK, TALK, AND MORE TALK BY THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY""; ""TALK, TALK, AND MORE TALK ABOUT PEACE""; ""PERVASIVENESS AND NATURE OF THE SEXUAL ASSAULTS""; ""RAPE AS GENOCIDE""; ""SUDANESE LAW AND RAPE""; ""THE CRITICAL CHALLENGES""; ""THE LIKELIHOOD THAT THE CRITICAL CHALLENGES SHALL BE ADDRESSED""; ""RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""NOTES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""How Europe Escaped Speaking Arabic"" ""THE PRELIMINARY BATTLES ON MALTA AND AT FAMAGUSTA: 1565 AND 1571.""""THE GREATEST SEA BATTLE IN HISTORY: LEPANTO, OCTOBER 1571.""; ""THE NORTHERN PINCERS AND THE SIEGE OF VIENNA, SEPTEMBER 1683.""; ""Th e Strange Career of Political Sociology in America""; ""NOTES""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""Sociology and Classical Liberalism""; ""RECENT CONTROVERSY IN THE SOCIOLOGY PROFESSION""; ""HARD DATA ON ASA IDEOLOGY""; ""UPWARDS OF 85 PERCENT OF ASA MEMBERS VOTE DEMOCRAT OR GREEN""; ""REPUBLICANS ARE SORTED OUT OF ACADEMIA""; ""POLICY VIEWS: THE SUBSTANCE OF IDEOLOGICAL CHARACTER"" ""THERE ARE VIRTUALLY NO CLASSICAL LIBERALS IN THE ASA""""THE NEED FOR MORE CLASSICAL. LIBERAL SOCIOLOGY""; ""NOTES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""THE CRIMINAL GUN MARKET""; ""Crime, Criminals and Guns""; ""CRIME, CRIME RATES, AND GUNS""; ""FIREARMS BEHAVIORS AND CRIMINOLOGICAL THEORY""; ""FIREARMS LAWS AND THE REDUCTION OF GUN VIOLENCE""; ""LAW ENFORCEMENT STRATEGIES AND THE REDUCTION OF GUN VIOLENCE""; ""KIDS AND GUNS""; ""ILLEGAL METHODS OF GUN ACQUISITION BY JUVENILE AND ADULT OFFENDERS""; ""NOTES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""Progressions of Belief in Global Warming""; ""INTRODUCTION"" ""Corporate Social Responsibility and Energy""""OVERLOOKING ENRON�S CSR EFFORTS""; ""CLIMATE ALARMISM AT ENRON""; ""ENRON�S CSR. DRIVEN BUSINESS PLAN""; ""GREEN� ENERGY GAMES""; ""OVERSELLING ENERGY EFFICIENCY""; ""WAS ENRON RIGHT ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE?""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""NOTES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""Scholarly Publishing in 1929 and 2009""; ""REFERENCES""; ""Feminism, Freedom and History""; ""CLASSICAL FEMINISM""; ""EGALITARIAN FEMINISM""; ""HANNAH AND HER SISTERS""; ""“SAINT FRANCES� OF AMERICA""; ""CAN THIS MOVEMENT BE SAVED?""; ""A MONSTROUS REGIMENT""; ""INTRODUCTION""
Other Titles: Culture and civlization
Responsibility: Irving Louis Horowitz, editor.

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-The first volume is fascinating and splendid, indeed as is the whole concept of Culture & Civilization.- - David Marsland, Brunel University -At a time when media elites seem to control so much Read more...

 
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