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The Big Store, Derek Shearer Jul 2000

The Big Store, Derek Shearer

Derek Shearer

Derek Shearer reviews the book "A Future Perfect: The Essentials of Globalization" by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge.


The Evolution Of An Issue: The Rise And Decline Of Affirmative Action, Euel Elliott, Andrew Ewoh May 2000

The Evolution Of An Issue: The Rise And Decline Of Affirmative Action, Euel Elliott, Andrew Ewoh

Andrew I.E. Ewoh

This article examines the development of the affirmative action issue since its inception, and compares its dynamics and evolution with the broader civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. It identifies and discusses three periods or phases of the affirmative action regime. This vein of research helps provide at least a partial explanation for why policies in related areas of civil rights may produce different outcomes, and explicates the broad resistance to key elements of the anti-discrimination effort of the last three decades. A tentative model based on the congruence of the policy stance of political institutions to public ...


The Church As Counterculture, Michael Budde May 2000

The Church As Counterculture, Michael Budde

Michael Budde

The question, "What does it mean to be 'the church'?" has always been among the most controversial and of vital concern to political, economic, and ecclesial leaders alike. How it is answered influences whether Christianity will be a force for legitimating or subverting existing secular relations of power, influence, and privilege. The Church as Counterculture enters the debates on Christian identity, purpose, and organization by calling for the churches to reclaim their roles as "communities of disciples"-distinct and distinctive groups formed by the priorities and practices of Jesus-to constitute a countercultural reality and challenge to secular society and existing ...


Reclaiming Evolution: A Marxist-Institutionalist Dialogue On Social Change, Howard Sherman, William Dugger Dec 1999

Reclaiming Evolution: A Marxist-Institutionalist Dialogue On Social Change, Howard Sherman, William Dugger

HOWARD J SHERMAN

In this unique book, Howard Sherman and William M.Dugger engage in a dialogue on social evolution from Institutionalist and Marxist perspectives, each representing one side. It is their intention to explore the way society develops using the equally radical, but very different approaches of Thorstein Veblen and Karl Marx. The dialogue proceeds with a series of questions - each answered from the two perspectives. Beginning with an intellectual history and definition, Reclaiming Evolution examines social evolution in terms of causal elements; economic relations, technology, enabling myth and political relations, and social processes; structural change, social tension and social conflict. It ...


Batı Avrupa Birliği Ve Avrupa Güvenlği, Engin Erdem Dec 1999

Batı Avrupa Birliği Ve Avrupa Güvenlği, Engin Erdem

ENGIN I ERDEM Dr.

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