Authority

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Sennett, Richard
Book
Social philospher Richard Sennett has written a book that looks at the cycles of rebellion and surrender both in our public and our private lives. He examines the structures of power and the notion of...
Calculated Chaos: Institutional Threats to Peace and Human Survival
Shaffer, Butler D.
Book
1985
Discusses the role of institutions within society and how their interests have lead to conflict and war over the past century.
Critical Theory
Horkheimer, Max
Book
1968
Essays by the founder of the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt.
The Hidden Injuries of Class
Sennett, Richard; Cobb, Jonathon
Book
1966
Sennett and Cobb look at human relations between people of different classes and analyze everyday life and ordinary situations to identify class signals that make people feel inadequate.
Interview with Ulli Diemer
Diemer, Ulli; Orchard, Jeff
Article
1990
Jeff Orchard interviews Ulli Diemer about socialism, capitalism, life, and social change.
Man for Himself: An Inguiry into the Psychology of Ethics
Fromm, Erich
Book
1969
Fromm reaffirms the validity of humanistic ethics, to show that our knowledge of human nature does not lead to ethical relativism but, on the contrary, to the conviction that the sources of norms for ...
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 23: Marx and Engels 1871 - 1874
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Book
Articles on the International, Bakunin, and the Housing Question.
Obsolete Communism: The Left-Wing Alternative
Cohn-Bendit, Daniel; Cohn-Bendit, Gabriel
Book
1968
An account of the May 1968 uprising in Paris, positing a left radical alternative to the encrusted beliefs of the old left and the right. A comment on power, on bureaucracy, and on the paths to libera...
On Revolution
Arendt, Hannah
Book
1963
Arendt examines the American, French, and Russian revolutions and draws conclusions about the meaning of revolution.
Red Emma Speaks: Selected Writings and Speeches by Emma Goldman
Goldman, Emma (edited by Shulman, Alix Kates)
Book
1972
A collection of essays which provide a comprehensive view of Emma Goldman's theories and beliefs.
Reinventing power: People take control: New Internationalist September 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
A look at democracy and power in countries including Mexico, South Africa and Thailand.
Studies in Socialist Pedagogy
Norton Theodore Mills; Ollmann, Bertell (eds.)
Book
1978
A Tale of Two Offices
Farragher, Elaine
Article
1977
Daily life and offices politics viewed through the experience of working in two libraries with very different management styles.
Three Things Young People Should Know to Save the World: Know Your Rights!
SWANSON, David
Article
2013
Old people should know these things too. Energy seems better invested in trying to teach them to young people who have less to unlearn in the process.
We Make the Road By Walking: Conversations on education and social change
Horton, Myles; Freire, Paulo
Book
1990
Horton, the founder of the Highlander Folk School, and Freire, a Brazilian education leader, are from two different backgrounds, but their shared views on the use of participatory education in bringin...

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International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at t...

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The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance
Charness, Neil; Feltovich, Paul J.; Hoffman, Robert R.; Ericsson, K. Anders
2006
A handbook in which 'experts on expertise' review knowledge on expertise and expert performance and how experts may differ from non-experts in terms of their development, training, reasoning, knowledg...
The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Judging Authority
Lipps, Jere
2004
We are often required to accept the word of another person, but how can we best judge whether or not that person is a legitimate authority?

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