Category Archives: Democracy

Consultation or Joint Management? A Contribution to the

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Mill disagreed with Benthams utilitarianism insofar as Bentham believed thatactions could only be distinguished by the quantity of pleasure or pain they generated. Finally, ideologies can be distinguished from political strategies (e.g. populism ) and from single issues that a party may be built around (e.g. opposition to European integration or the legalization of marijuana ). The Tonghak religion, which had by then been renamed Ch'londo-gyo, headed the March First Independence Movement, and thus became the fundamental domestic force behind the anti-Japanese struggle.

Identities and Politics During the Putin Presidency: The

Philipp Casula

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On the other hand, despite its formalcommitment to totalitarianism, the Italian state operated, in some ways, like a traditional orpersonalized dictatorship rather than a totalitarian dictatorship. This broad point on the relation between religious and secular modes of thought flows directly into the position Habermas takes in his “Religion in the Public Sphere“ regarding the relation between religion and public reasons (2006a; German ed., 2005b, chap. 5).

Between Facts and Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory

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By the mid-nineteenth century the womens movement had acquired a central focus: the campaign for femalesuffrage, the right to vote, which drew inspiration from the progressive extension of the franchiseto men. The distinction implies that a macrodemocracy is not some kind of enlargement of a microprototype. This is integral to perceptions of public morality, harmony and social dynamism. With a stable population, or even a decreasing one, the need for workers would increase, and unemployment would go down.

Rousseau: Dreamer of Democracy

Jim Miller

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Seats and Votes: The Effects and Determinants of Electoral Systems. The framing of a news story can shape ideologies through what is both presented and left out of a story, especially when ideology professional norms, framing and policy intersect. We also discuss the ideology of each of these three religions. It is not necessary to use only the most deadly gases: gases can be used which cause great inconvenience and would spread a lively terror and yet would leave no serious permanent effects on most of those affected … We cannot, in any circumstances acquiesce to the non-utilisation of any weapons which are available to procure a speedy termination of the disorder which prevails on the frontier.

Mosaic of Fear

Helena Flam

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The crucial difference, however, is that, once again—this cannot be stressed enough—according to all four recognized schools of Sunni jurisprudence, war against the infidel goes on in perpetuity, until “all chaos ceases, and all religion belongs to Allah” (Koran 8:39). In the United States neo-liberalism is destroying welfare programs; attacking the rights of labor (including all immigrant workers); and cutbacking social programs.

Revolution to Devolution: Reflections on Welsh Democracy

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Yet they meet the criteria of Freedom House for political freedom. Power differences, according to Tiruneh, stem from differences in the level of income and rationality among individuals. Women who go through the abortion process tend to have higher health risks in life and have a harder time having kids in the... future. People may need food, but they offer no market until their need (or want) is coupled with buying power to become a market demand.

Local Government in Liberal Democracies: An Introductory

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For aliberal, moral pluralism is healthy because it promotes diversity and rational debate, but for aneoconservative it is deeply threatening because it undermines the cohesion of society. The ideas and beliefs that stem from liberalism create the most stable and natural organization in a state. Usually people "inherit" an ideology along with the rest of their cultural environment: a person usually does not choose to be a Catholic or a Protestant, for example, but simply adopts unquestioningly the beliefs of the people closest to him.

Creating Single-Party Democracy: Japan's Postwar Political

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But the capitalist crisis over the last 25 years, with its shrinking profit rates, inspired the corporate elite to revive economic liberalism. Francis Fukuyama argued that the spread of free market economics and democratic politics is a process which "guarantees an increasing homogenization of all human societies, regardless of their historical origins or cultural inheritances".5 This is also "undermining traditional social groups like tribes, clans, extended families, religious sects, and so on".6 The proliferation of democracy - albeit of various incarnations - in parallel to economic development appears to support this.

What Would Jefferson Do?: A Return to Democracy

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In addition to the French, there was a very significant Scottish Enlightenment (key figures were Francis Hutcheson, David Hume, Adam Smith, and Thomas Reid) and a very significant German Enlightenment (die Aufklärung, key figures of which include Christian Wolff, Moses Mendelssohn, G. Man-made catastrophes spawned by harebrained austerity schemes? Rather than offer a straight chronological history, the book instead traces important threads woven throughout our nation's past, looking at how law shaped Native American affairs, slavery, business, and home life, as well as how it has dealt with criminal and civil offenses.

Doing Democracy: Activist Art and Cultural Politics (SUNY

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Center-right perspectives characterize contributions, but not predictably so. This is just one example, where parties have simply targeted people to get votes for power. Florida Baptist Disaster Relief is mobilizing three mass feeding mobile kitchens to meet needs of residents in Central and North Florida in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Linguist George Lakoff has proposed a cognitive science of mathematics wherein even the most fundamental ideas of arithmetic would be seen as consequences or products of human perception—which itself necessarily evolved within ecology.