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Perestroyka, Social Justice And Soviet Public Opinion, David S. Mason, Svetlana Sydorenko 2010 Butler University

Perestroyka, Social Justice And Soviet Public Opinion, David S. Mason, Svetlana Sydorenko

David S. Mason

Examines Mikhail Gorbachev's perspective of social justice that points to the unfairness of slothful workers' receiving the same pay as productive fellow workers. Focus on egalitarian version of social justice; Large number of people at bottom of social ladder; Justice in communist ideology; Aspects of the debate; Public opinion and social justice; Political justice or market justice?


Public Opinion Reform In China, David S. Mason, Ken Colburn 2010 Butler University

Public Opinion Reform In China, David S. Mason, Ken Colburn

David S. Mason

As the People's Republic of China shifts toward a more market-oriented economic system, it has also begun exploring another Western institution: scientific public opinion polling. As Yang Guansan, one of China's leading pollsters, said recently in the Beijing Review: "Only five or six years ago, the public opinion poll was considered to be a 'bourgeois' or 'capitalist' method of social survey ... Now the taboo has been swept away in the strong tide of reform, which is challenging all of China's traditions, stereotypes and prejudices."


Cv, Shola J. Omotola 2010 Redeemer's University, Mowe, Ogun State, Nigeria

Cv, Shola J. Omotola

Shola J. Omotola Mr

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İkinci Lübnan Savaşı: Bir Yeniden Değerlendirme, Ali Balci 2010 Sakarya University

İkinci Lübnan Savaşı: Bir Yeniden Değerlendirme, Ali Balci

Ali Balci

No abstract provided.


Political Attitudes Under Repression: Evidence From North Korean Refugees, Marcus Noland 2010 SelectedWorks

Political Attitudes Under Repression: Evidence From North Korean Refugees, Marcus Noland

Marcus Noland

What do citizens of highly repressive regimes think about their governments? How do they respond to high levels of repression? This paper addresses these questions by examining the political attitudes of North Korean refugees. Unsurprisingly the evaluations of regime performance are negative, and there is some evidence that they are becoming more so, even among the core political class and government or party workers. While the sample marginally overrepresents groups with the most negative evaluation of the regime, multivariate analysis is used to generate projections of the views of the wider population; this exercise indicates that that the null hypothesis ...


Economic Crime And Punishment In North Korea, Marcus Noland 2010 SelectedWorks

Economic Crime And Punishment In North Korea, Marcus Noland

Marcus Noland

The penal system has played a central role in the North Korean government’s response to the country’s profound economic and social changes. As the informal market economy has expanded, so have the scope of economic crimes. Two refugee surveys—one conducted in China, one in South Korea—document that the regime disproportionately targets politically suspect groups, particularly those involved in market-oriented economic activities. Levels of violence and deprivation do not appear to differ substantially between the infamous political prison camps, penitentiaries for felons, and labor camps used to incarcerate individuals for a growing number of economic crimes. Such ...


The Failure Of Education Policy In Israel: Politics Vs. Bureaucracy, Alexandra F. Leavy 2010 University of Pennsylvania

The Failure Of Education Policy In Israel: Politics Vs. Bureaucracy, Alexandra F. Leavy

CUREJ - College Undergraduate Research Electronic Journal

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Los Costos Del Régimen Electoral Uribista, Javier Revelo-Rebolledo 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Los Costos Del Régimen Electoral Uribista, Javier Revelo-Rebolledo

Javier E Revelo-Rebolledo

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An Organizational Context For Scientific Data Practices, Kimberly L. Douglass 2010 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

An Organizational Context For Scientific Data Practices, Kimberly L. Douglass

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

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An Organizational Context For Scientific Data Practices, Kimberly L. Douglass 2010 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

An Organizational Context For Scientific Data Practices, Kimberly L. Douglass

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

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An Organizational Context For Scientific Data Practices, Kimberly L. Douglass 2010 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

An Organizational Context For Scientific Data Practices, Kimberly L. Douglass

Kimberly L Douglass

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From Undemocratic To Democratic Civil Society: Japan's Volunteer Fire Departments, Mary Alice Haddad 2010 Wesleyan University

From Undemocratic To Democratic Civil Society: Japan's Volunteer Fire Departments, Mary Alice Haddad

Division II Faculty Publications

How do undemocratic civic organizations become compatible with democratic civil society? How do local organizations merge older patriarchal, hierarchical values and practices with newer more egalitarian, democratic ones? This article tells the story of how volunteer fire departments have done this in Japan. Their transformation from centralized war instrument of an authoritarian regime to local community safety organization of a full-fledged democracy did not happen overnight. A slow process of demographic and value changes helped the organization adjust to more democratic social values and practices. The way in which this organization made the transition offers important lessons for emerging democracies ...


From Undemocratic To Democratic Civil Society: Japan's Volunteer Fire Departments, Mary Alice Haddad 2010 Wesleyan University

From Undemocratic To Democratic Civil Society: Japan's Volunteer Fire Departments, Mary Alice Haddad

Mary Alice Haddad

How do undemocratic civic organizations become compatible with democratic civil society? How do local organizations merge older patriarchal, hierarchical values and practices with newer more egalitarian, democratic ones? This article tells the story of how volunteer fire departments have done this in Japan. Their transformation from centralized war instrument of an authoritarian regime to local community safety organization of a full-fledged democracy did not happen overnight. A slow process of demographic and value changes helped the organization adjust to more democratic social values and practices. The way in which this organization made the transition offers important lessons for emerging democracies ...


A Poor Fit For Los Angeles Op-Ed: Incentives For South Gate Clothing Company To Relocate Should Be Killed By L.A.’S Jobs Czar, Peter Dreier 2010 Occidental College

A Poor Fit For Los Angeles Op-Ed: Incentives For South Gate Clothing Company To Relocate Should Be Killed By L.A.’S Jobs Czar, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

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Moving Beyond Anarchy: A Complex Alternative To A Realist Assumption, Dylan Kissane 2010 CEFAM

Moving Beyond Anarchy: A Complex Alternative To A Realist Assumption, Dylan Kissane

Dylan Kissane

Realist international relations theory is the most influential theoretical approach in the discipline of international relations. Within the realist paradigm there are several realist approaches. Various approaches, including classical realism, neorealism, offensive realism, neo-classical realism, and game theory, are part of the realist paradigm but some make different theoretically relevant assumptions, notably about international politics, international actors and actors’ motivations.

The first part of this thesis seeks to demonstrate how, despite their other differences, a fundamental assumption that anarchy determines the nature of international politics is characteristic of realist theorists as notable and different as classical realists Thucydides, Niccolò Machiavelli ...


‘What Do I Get? The Everyday Politics Of Expectations And The Subprime Crisis’, Leonard Seabrooke 2010 Copenhagen Business School

‘What Do I Get? The Everyday Politics Of Expectations And The Subprime Crisis’, Leonard Seabrooke

Leonard Seabrooke

Were Americans who agreed to subprime loans stupid? This article suggests not, and that individual choices on home loans reflect a welfare trade-off steeped in social norms. These norms provide a range of choices for individuals’ intentional rationality, from which decisions can be legitimated among their social peers. To understand individual choices about taking on a home loan, such actions must be interpreted within the context of the dominant welfare trade-off within a society over how one ensures income over their life cycle. This can be understood comparatively and also over time. This article situates the American experience among other ...


Developing Attachments To New Institutions: Multi-Level Models Of Opinion Formation In Post-Communist Europe, Gerhard Loewenberg, William Mishler, Howard Sanborn 2010 University of Iowa

Developing Attachments To New Institutions: Multi-Level Models Of Opinion Formation In Post-Communist Europe, Gerhard Loewenberg, William Mishler, Howard Sanborn

Howard Sanborn

In America and Western Europe, legislatures preceded democratization and contributed to the establishment and maintenance of democratic regimes in the late 18th and the 19th centuries. In Central and Eastern Europe in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, legislatures and democratic regimes appeared simultaneously. In the first 15 years of post-Communist transitions in 12 countries, attachments to the new regimes have been influenced by their institutional structures, their economic performance, and their records in protecting human freedom, while attachment to the new parliaments have been predominantly influenced by cultural factors related to early life socialization including education, age, gender ...


Marx E Seu Legado Para A Teoria Contemporânea Do Estado Capitalista, Renato Perissinotto, Adriano Codato 2010 Universidade Federal do Parana

Marx E Seu Legado Para A Teoria Contemporânea Do Estado Capitalista, Renato Perissinotto, Adriano Codato

Adriano Codato

The purpose of this essay is to identify some ideas outlined by Marx in his 18th Brumaire of Louis Bonparte that became fundamental for the development and establisment of the marxist theory of the State between the years 1960-1980. Although the importance of this work for the improvement of marxist theory of the state has been largely recognized by many authors, there are no, if we are not mistaken, studies dedicated to sistematically identifying the thematical links between Marx's analysis and the the works of social scientists and economists published during the second decade of the last century whose ...


Ler Marx, Hoje: Um Programa De Pesquisa E De Interpretação, Adriano Codato, Renato Perissinotto 2010 Universidade Federal do Parana

Ler Marx, Hoje: Um Programa De Pesquisa E De Interpretação, Adriano Codato, Renato Perissinotto

Adriano Codato

This study presents a project of reading and interpretation of Marx s texts about the French politics. The greater purpose that inspires this project is the desire to make Marx s thoughts a normal social science in two very precise ways: as a type of scientific knowledge, rather than a normative theory and/or social view of the world; and as an interpretative genre, which consists on connecting the actions and political institutions to their social dimension. This posture necessarily implies a comprehension different from the works of Marx that are more interested in his analytical operations than in the ...


Marxism And Elitism: Two Opposite Social Analysis Models?, Adriano Codato, Renato Perissinotto 2010 Universidade Federal do Parana

Marxism And Elitism: Two Opposite Social Analysis Models?, Adriano Codato, Renato Perissinotto

Adriano Codato

The purpose of this article is to contrapose the propositions on power, class and political domination presented by a particular interpretation of Marxism - structuralist Marxism - through a critical dialogue with one of its most paradigmatic authors: Nicos Poulantzas. The article states, against Poulantzas suggestions, that the insertion of the concept of "élite" in theoretical Marxism may produce positive effects on it, specially making the classist analysis of politics scientifically manageable.


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