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Justice Without Solidarity? Collective Identity And The Fate Of The "Ethical" In Habermas' Recent Political Theory, Andrew J. Pierce Jan 2015

Justice Without Solidarity? Collective Identity And The Fate Of The "Ethical" In Habermas' Recent Political Theory, Andrew J. Pierce

Presidential Seminar on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

No abstract provided.


Government And Politics Newsletter, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University Jul 2013

Government And Politics Newsletter, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University

Government and Politics Newsletter

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Scott, Ian. American Politics In Hollywood Film (Book Review), James Castonguay Aug 2012

Scott, Ian. American Politics In Hollywood Film (Book Review), James Castonguay

Communication, Media & The Arts Faculty Publications

Book review by James Castonguay.

Scott, Ian. American Politics in Hollywood Film. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011. ISBN 9780748640249, ISBN 9780748640232 (pbk.)


Connecticut's Fourth Congressional District: History, Politics, And The Maverick Tradition, Gary L. Rose Jan 2011

Connecticut's Fourth Congressional District: History, Politics, And The Maverick Tradition, Gary L. Rose

Sacred Heart University Press Books

Connecticut's Fourth Congressional District: History, Politics, and the Maverick Tradition is a case study of one of the most unique congressional districts in the United States. Located in Fairfield County, the fourth district is a bedroom community close to New York City. The district's close proximity to Wall Street, the tendency of the district's constituents to elect free-thinking congresspersons, and the wealth and celebrity status of many district residents have resulted in a setting which can be described as an anomaly in the larger context of congressional politics. Contents: Introduction -- Connecticut's Fourth Congressional District: geography and ...


The Declaration Of Independence And The Constitution Of The United States Of America, Deborah G. Stevenson, Gary L. Rose Jan 2011

The Declaration Of Independence And The Constitution Of The United States Of America, Deborah G. Stevenson, Gary L. Rose

Sacred Heart University Press Books

Preface by Deborah G. Stevenson, J.D. Attorney Stevenson practices Constitutional Law, Appellate Law, Educational Law, and Criminal Law in a variety of courts, including Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts, federal District Courts, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. She has written many articles on Constitutional Law, and has given many lectures on the Constitution and individual rights in workshops held in several States across the country. She also serves as Chief Counsel for We the People of Connecticut, Inc., the nation’s first lobby devoted solely to preserving, protecting and defending the Constitution.

Introduction by Gary L. Rose ...


Religion, Rhetoric, And Running For Office: Public Reason On The Us Campaign Trail, Brian Stiltner, Steven Michels Jan 2009

Religion, Rhetoric, And Running For Office: Public Reason On The Us Campaign Trail, Brian Stiltner, Steven Michels

Government Faculty Publications

It is common, almost expected, for candidates for office in the United States to affirm their religious identity and to employ broad religious themes in support of their political agendas. It is the rare candidate, especially for the Senate or the presidency, who completely eschews religious language due to the pressure and scrutiny of church leaders and advocacy groups with religous and moral agendas.


A Secure Border: In Canada Religion & Politics Don't Mix, Michael W. Higgins Nov 2008

A Secure Border: In Canada Religion & Politics Don't Mix, Michael W. Higgins

Mission and Catholic Identity Publications

The article focuses on the separation of religion and politics in Canada. It cites that Canadian politicians are collectively nervous about introducing religious issues in the political arena. It notes that reelected Prime Minister Stephen Harper has an affirmed intellectual attachment to religion. It states that religion, particularly Catholicism, surfaced at several points during the election, around the editorial table, or in caucus.


What Are America’S Obligations To Iraq After An Unjust War?, Brian Stiltner Aug 2007

What Are America’S Obligations To Iraq After An Unjust War?, Brian Stiltner

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

Since the goal of a just war is to restore a political condition of peace and justice, and since allowing a just war is always a mournful concession to the reality of injustice, a country that wins a war has post-bellum obligations to advance the common good within the losing nation and among the community of nations. It has the moral duty to make up for the damage it has caused, even if it was justified in causing that damage. (Note that the idea of a "just" war is not that war is a good in itself, but that it ...


Connecticut Government And Politics: An Introduction, Gary L. Rose Jan 2007

Connecticut Government And Politics: An Introduction, Gary L. Rose

Sacred Heart University Press Books

Connecticut Government and Politics: An Introduction is a thoroughly revised and updated version of the author’s book, Connecticut Government at the Millennium (Sacred Heart University Press, 2001). Like the first edition, it is intended to introduce students and general readers to the historical development and current operation of Connecticut’s political system. Individual chapters explore constitutional history in “The Constitution State,” the transformation of Connecticut politics, the various mechanisms through which citizens can participate in political affairs, the structure and powers of the three branches of government, and the pivotal role of the mass media, newspapers in particular, in ...


Rethinking The Iraq War, Brian Stiltner Mar 2006

Rethinking The Iraq War, Brian Stiltner

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

The reasonable possibility of the situation getting worse [in Iraq] rather than better should have given humanitarian advocates for war, like myself, greater pause. For me at that time, this humanitarian motive bolstered what was weak in the weapons argument, and vice versa. But now I realize that a partial case for war because of the weapons risk and a partial case for war under humanitarian reasons don't add up to an air-tight case for just war. Each of the causes proffered has to be reasonable with little doubt-something like 90 to 95 percent certain-and they can't be ...


Lincoln's Defense Of Politics: The Public Man And His Opponents In The Crisis Over Slavery (Book Review), Julie Mujic Jan 2006

Lincoln's Defense Of Politics: The Public Man And His Opponents In The Crisis Over Slavery (Book Review), Julie Mujic

History Faculty Publications

Book review by Julie Mujic.

Schneider, Thomas E. Lincoln’s Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the Crisis over Slavery. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2006.

ISBN 9780826216069


The Presidential Nominating Process: A Place For Us? (Book Review), Gary L. Rose Mar 2005

The Presidential Nominating Process: A Place For Us? (Book Review), Gary L. Rose

Government Faculty Publications

Book review by Gary Rose.

Cook, Rhodes. The Presidential Nominating Process: A Place for Us?. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004. ISBN 9780742525931; 9780742525948 (pbk.)


Defined By Spirituality?, Michael W. Higgins Jan 2004

Defined By Spirituality?, Michael W. Higgins

Mission and Catholic Identity Publications

Pierre Elliott Trudeau was a man of intense, intelligent, and reflective faith, and this critical dimension of the man needs to be rightly considered when assessing his role and impact on Canadian society.


The Justice Of War On Iraq, Brian Stiltner Mar 2003

The Justice Of War On Iraq, Brian Stiltner

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

The author argues that the U.S. and its partners have rightly arrived at war on Iraq as a just and necessary last resort. The potential problems with the just-war case are notable, particularly concerning the after-effects of the war, but they do not incurably undermine the case for going to war. Instead, both supporters and critics of the war around the world should strive to keep their governments committed to post-war reconstruction and a transition to a free and stable government in Iraq. Several just war criteria, particularly as these are articulated in the Catholic tradition, are used to ...


American Irish Newsletter - November 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Nov 2002

American Irish Newsletter - November 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - October 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Oct 2002

American Irish Newsletter - October 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - September 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Sep 2002

American Irish Newsletter - September 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - August 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Aug 2002

American Irish Newsletter - August 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - July 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Jul 2002

American Irish Newsletter - July 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - June 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Jun 2002

American Irish Newsletter - June 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - May 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec May 2002

American Irish Newsletter - May 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - April 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Apr 2002

American Irish Newsletter - April 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - March 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Mar 2002

American Irish Newsletter - March 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - February 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Feb 2002

American Irish Newsletter - February 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - January 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Jan 2002

American Irish Newsletter - January 2002, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - December 2001, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Dec 2001

American Irish Newsletter - December 2001, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - November 2001, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Nov 2001

American Irish Newsletter - November 2001, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - October 2001, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Oct 2001

American Irish Newsletter - October 2001, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - September 2001, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Sep 2001

American Irish Newsletter - September 2001, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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American Irish Newsletter - August 2001, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec Aug 2001

American Irish Newsletter - August 2001, American Ireland Education Foundation - Pec

American Irish Newsletter

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