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Bound By Power: Intended Consequences
Klaehn, Jeffery (ed.)
Book
These essays focus on how power and ideology work within society. Interviews are with Noam Chomsky, Linda McQuaig, Robert Bertuzzi and others. They speak to the issues of the understanding of power an...
EducationSources.ca
Website
2017
Web portal with sources of information about education and academia, including articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and imp...
Humanism Betrayed: Ideology, and Culture in the Contemporary University
Good, Graham
Book
2001
This book offers a defence of liberal humanism as a philosophy of higher education, particularly in the humanities, against the illiberal trends, political and intellectual, that are currently dominat...
Reimaging America: The Arts of Social Change
O'Brien, Mark; Little, Craig
Book
1990
More than 40 artist-contributors using video as their medium describe and analize how they create art as part or their struggle to alter mass culture and to reconnect with the communities which inspir...
The Socialist Register 1972: Volume 9: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1972
Studies in Socialist Pedagogy
Norton Theodore Mills; Ollmann, Bertell (eds.)
Book
1978

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Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate a...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

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S.M. Lipset
Social Scientist of the Smooth Society
Jacobs, James
Article
A critique of S.M. Lipset's book Political Man, this article problematizes the assumptions made by social scientists.
Social Science and The Ideology of the Status Quo
Thompson, R.; Brown, H.R.
Article
This essay is a critique of the institution of social sciences. The authors argue that status quo social sciences are reflective of monopoly capitalism and mass industrialized society.