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The Persistence of the Particular

by Dennis Wrong

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Methodology,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Philosophy,
  • Social sciences

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8055758M
    ISBN 100765802724
    ISBN 109780765802729

      Poverty of Ideas: Book review of "The Persistence of Poverty" by Chales Karelis. The Persistence of Poverty Why the Economics of the Well-off Can’t Help the Poor by Charles Karelis Yale, pp., $ Charles Karelis is not a philosopher-king, but he can fairly be described as a . T hose of us living in the developed countries of the West find ourselves in the tightening grip of a paradox, one whose shape and character have so far largely eluded our understanding. It is the strange persistence of guilt as a psychological force in modern life. If anything, the word persistence understates the matter. Guilt has not merely lingered.

      Sanford Borins is a Professor of Public Management at the University of Toronto and a Research Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He studies narrative and innovation, and his previous books include Governing Fables: Learning from Public Sector Narratives () and Innovating with Integrity: How Author: Sandford F. Borins.   Written as a series of letters to two composite characters, a “whip smart” Jewish college student and a well-meaning gentile law professor, Lipstadt’s book aims not to break new scholarly ground but to awaken her audience to the nature, persistence and scale of the threat, along with the insidious ways in which it seeks to disguise itself.

    This is an excerpt from History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity by R. Scott Kretchmar,Mark Dyreson,Matthew Liewellyn & John Gleaves.. For all the talk of globalization in our present historical moment, much of human experience remains rooted in the particular dimensions of local habits. The Persistence of Distance This is “The Persistence of Distance”, section from the book Global Strategy (v. ). For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license.


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The Paperback of the The Persistence of the Particular by Dennis Wrong at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Price: $ Definitions of human beings as "symbolic animals" emphasize our capacity to form theories and general laws that can be applied to common social experience.

This is balanced by an equally strong will to define events and conditions that are particular to specific times, places, and individuals.

Humans form theories and general laws that can be applied to common social experience. This is balanced by a will to define events and conditions particular to specific times, places, and. Get this from a library.

The persistence of the particular. [Dennis H Wrong] -- "Definitions of human beings as "symbolic animals" emphasize our capacity to form theories and general laws that can be applied to common social experience. This is balanced by an equally strong will. In The Persistence of Particular Wrong argues that the scientific standard of universal laws and propositions has only limited relevance to human historical phenomena.

He emphasizes that the capacity to avoid predictable, standardized responses, whether they are based on instinct or ingrained habit, is the source of human creativity. The Persistence of the Particular Paperback – 30 Sept. by Dennis Wrong (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Dennis Wrong.

The Persistence of Phosphors book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. You'll want to know more about that particular kiss. In particular, identifying the degree of persistence or representativeness of an observed annual BTD is critical. To the authors' knowledge, this paper is the first to examine how BTDs and their components e.g.

permanent differences, temporary differences and the effect of differences between UK and overseas statutory tax rate behave over by:   Cynthia Enloe is a feminist writer, teacher and activist, and the author of 15 books.

This article is an extract from her latest book The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy published in the UK (by Myriad/New Internationalist) and in the US (by University of California Press) this month. A compelling critique of contemporary continental theory.

Through a series of incisive readings of leading theoretical figures of affirmationism--Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze, Bruno Latour, Antonio Negri and Alain Badiou--Benjamin Noys contests the tendency of recent theory to rely on affirmation, and especially an affirmative thinking of resistance/5.

The Persistence of Book-Tax Differences Abstract: Academic researchers and policy activists have used the difference between accounting income and estimated taxable income, commonly referred to as the book-tax difference (BTD) as a proxy of the unobservable level of corporate income tax Size: KB.

The Persistence of Books. Rebecca L. Walkowitz. Tree of Codes by Jonathan Safran Foer. Recent fiction by Junot Díaz, Paul Kingsnorth, and Ali Smith offers an emergent project for contemporary world literature by yoking the history and politics of world literature to the history and politics of print.

In particular, they’ve had to. Cashless Payments and the Persistence of Cash: Open Questions About Mexico Gustavo A. Del Angel* A short version of this work will be published as a contribution in “The Book of Payments” edited by Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo and Leonidas Efthymiou ().

A particular country case might contribute to better understand developments File Size: KB. The Persistence of Medievalism seeks to examine the ways medieval genre shapes contemporary public culture. Through an exploration of several contemporary cultural phenomena, this book reveals the narrative underpinnings of public discourse.

The ways these particular forms of storytelling shape our. Faith and Reasons: Two Authors Explore the Persistence of Religious Feeling Jack Miles (left) and Melvin Konner bring fresh perspectives to an age-old conversation about faith. Credit. In particular, identifying the degree of persistence or representativeness of an observed annual BTD is critical.

To the authors’ knowledge, this paper is the first to examine how BTDs and their components e.g. permanent differences, temporary differences and the effect of differences between UK and overseas statutory tax rate behave over by: This is a manual for taking us to the finishing line of gender equality.

Without understanding the incredible tentacles of patriarchy and its reinventions, we are destined to fight old battles as well as new ones. A jolt of new energy for longstanding feminists and a "must read" for our new generations.' — Helena Kennedy, QC Decades of feminist campaigning have resulted in real advances, and.

Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'Press On' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race." The conventional definition of persistence is: "Refusing to give up or let go; persevering obstinately; firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.".

For an overview of how sleep, and in particular different sleep stages, may modulate persistence and transience, see Stickgold and Walker (). Transience on Longer Timescales In scenarios where neural connections are reasonably static, reversal of learning-induced changes should be sufficient to induce forgetting, as described by: In The Persistence of Innovation in Government, highly praised book Innovating with Integrity: with a particular focus on international comparison.

Book Details.At 79 years old, the professor has published her ninth feminist book – The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy – and has packed her visit to London with meetings, guest lectures, teaching and catch-ups with comrades.

She is a force of nature.