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Society against itself : political correctness and organizational self-destruction

Author: Howard S Schwartz
Publisher: London : Karnac Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Society Against Itself is in the tradition of psychodynamically based culture criticism from Sigmund Freud to Weston La Barre and M.D. Faber. Professor Schwarts refutes the widely held ideology of political correctness (PC) while he explores its appeal. He shows that, far from enriching democracy, PC sabotages it."--Howard F. Stein, PhD, Professor and Special Assistant to the Chair, Department of Family and
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard S Schwartz
ISBN: 9781855757639 185575763X
OCLC Number: 609538611
Description: xiv, 216 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Organization and meaning : a multi-level psychoanalytic treatment of the Jayson Blair scandal at the New York times / with Larry Hirschhorn --
Religion against itself : psychodynamics of some peculiar television commercials produced by the United Church of Christ --
Antioch against itself : transformation of the meaning of Antioch College --
L'imagination au pouvoir : Britain in the age of Princess Diana.
Responsibility: Howard S. Schwartz.

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