In a historic move, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has chosen Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) as his running mate. What does that mean for November? Hitting pause on college football. And an update from Beirut.
Formal politics is politics as defined by law. Essentially, everyone follows the rules. One man, one vote, everyone follows the rule of law, people can petition their government for wrongs and have them heard, and so on.
Informal politics isn’t really defined, but it is when there are other forms of communication channels used that aren’t supposed to be there. In the United Nations, this takes the form of backdoor channels and is considered a
Pollsters have finally found an issue that transcends partisan divides, with the overwhelming majority of Americans siding against President Trump.
The complaint that Washington is out of step with Main Street has been circulating for roughly as long as each metonym has been in use. But it’s seldom, if ever, been more true than at this moment in the coronavirus pandemic.
The most active debate in politics at the moment—in the White
1. Introduction and Summary 2. The Concept of Field 3. Reality and the Intentional Field 4. Freedom and Intentional Humanism 5. Perceiving Another 6. Intentions, Attitudes, and Interests 7. Perceiving and Behaving 8. Behavior 9. Social Behavior and Interaction 10. Types of Social Interaction 11. The Equation of Social Behavior 12. The Transition to a Sociocultural Field 13. The Sociocultural Space 14. The Field of
After weeks of touting an unproven anti-malarial drug as a potential coronavirus cure, Dr. Mehmet Oz did an abrupt about-face on Wednesday, noting that a recent study shows “we don’t know” if hydroxychloroquine works as a COVID-19 treatment.Appearing on Fox & Friends, Oz was asked by co-host Brian Kilmeade—who has also been heavily promoting the drug—to react to a Veterans Administration study that found no benefit to hydroxychloroquine and that there was
Helen Keller is one of the most widely recognized figures in US history that people actually know very little about. That she was a serious political thinker who made important contributions in the fields of socialist theory and practice, or that she was a pioneer in pointing the way toward a Marxist understanding of disability oppression and liberation—this reality has been overlooked and censored. The mythological Helen Keller that we are familiar with has aptly
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Aside from Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty is the most well-thought out, deeply characterized member of the Peanuts gang. Charles Schulz told some heartbreaking stories about unrequited love, single parenthood, gender norms, and deep-seated insecurities—themes that did not normally appear on the Sunday funnies page. With unique characterization that helped her gain the audience’s sympathy and trust, Peppermint Patty was usually the delivery person of those themes.
“The authorshave analyzed the television problem brilliantly. They had come up with a whole set of new insights, and their backup research always is fascinating to read.”-Saturday Review
“A cautious, research-based bookhopefully it will set a trend.”-Ithiel de Sola Pool, Public Opinion Quarterly
After more than forty years of studying its political implications, Kurt and Gladys Lang put the power of television into a unique perspective. Through carefully compiled case studies, they reveal surprising
This page includes information on various types of political feminisms, which you can click on in the right-hand margin to go to their pages. There is also bibliographical resources for these areas: Gender Issues, Political Theory, Politics and Political Strategies, Race Issues, and Postcolonialism.
Awkward, Michael. Negotiating Difference: Race, Gender,
and the Politics of Positionality. Univ. of Chicago Press, 1995.