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Jensen, Dwight Wm. – 1985
In considering the possibility of a normative theory of freedom of the press, this paper examines arguments about such freedom in the Third World and elsewhere. Some of the arguments discussed in the paper are derived from the theories of John Locke and Karl Marx; others are drawn from the concepts of divine rights, elitism, liberal democracy, and…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Democracy, Democratic Values, Developing Nations
MacWilliams, Bryon – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
At some point in 1938, Joseph Stalin sat down, alone, and literally rewrote history -- marking up a draft of "The History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union", which would be published by the party's Central Committee in 1939. First, the Soviet leader used a gray pencil. Then he switched to quill and indigo ink. He scribbled in…
Descriptors: University Presses, Archives, World History, Access to Information
Villano, Matt – Campus Technology, 2006
Metaphysically speaking, the idea of self-reflection has been the subject of discussion for thousands of years. The idea carried human beings through the Renaissance, and an entire movement tied to it sparked a sociopolitical movement called the Enlightenment. In more recent times, thought leaders such as Immanuel Kant, Karl Marx, and Sigmund…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Self Evaluation (Groups), Reflection, Management Information Systems
Girard, M. Phyllis – 1981
One in a series of booklets on instructional units for gifted students, the document centers on drama for high school students. Objectives of the interdisciplinary course include increased awareness of the dramatist's role in society and greater sensitivity to the creative process. An introductory section examines the major differences between…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Drama, Gifted, High Schools
Chan, Yiu Man – 1977
This text is written primarily for students of Chinese as a second language who are continuing in the ESEA Title VII Chinese Bilingual Pilot Program at the secondary level, and introduces different aspects and general knowledge of Europe. The text is divided into twenty-five lessons, having the following headings: European Countries, Class, On the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Chinese, Cultural Education, European History
Russell-Robinson, Joyce – 1993
A course taught at St. Augustine's College uses "A Voice from the South" (1893) by Anna J. Cooper (a collection of essays representing women as being bold, in-charge decision makers) as an example of how "Feminism across the Disciplines" is expressed. These essays, as well as works of a number of other writers, can be used in…
Descriptors: Feminism, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Interdisciplinary Approach
Scaff, Lawrence A. – 1982
The origins of social science as a discipline are analyzed in terms of the German scientific community before 1920, which tended to define itself according to the theories of Karl Marx or Immanuel Kant. Following a brief introduction about the nature of social science debates in intellectual Germany, section 2 of the paper considers whether the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Epistemology, Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disciplines
Rosen, Gerald – 1976
This paper places race relations theory within the general theory of human behavior which combines behaviorist psychology and Marxist theory. It argues for a revisionist theory of race relations where a situation or condition leads to a behavior pattern (discrimination) which in turn leads to an attitude (racism or prejudice). This…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Bias, Blacks, Class Attitudes
Lengel, James G. – 1986
Karl Marx's theory of stages can be applied to computer use in the schools. The first stage, the P Stage, comprises the entry of the computer into the school. Computer use at this stage is personal and tends to center around one personality. Social studies teachers are seldom among this select few. The second stage of computer use, the D Stage, is…
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
Kim, Joohoan – 1993
Using the viewpoint of semiotics, this paper "re-reads" Karl Marx's labor theory of value and suggests a "triple triangle" model for commodity production and shows how this model could be a model for semiosis in general. The paper argues that there are three advantages to considering homogeneity of the sign production and the…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Marxian Analysis, Models, Research Methodology
Holst, John D. – 2002
This book explores the relationship between adult education and social change and argues that it is vital for all adult educators to continuously engage radical theory in their teaching, reassess radical adult education's doubting and abandonment of the Marxist tradition in favor of postmodernism and radical pluralism, and seek to reinject the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Citizen Participation
Robinson, Robert V.; Kelley, Jonathan – 1977
The issue addressed by this paper is the lack of empirical research on the class theories of Karl Marx and Ralf Dahrendorf. In order to bridge this gap, data are analyzed on the theoretical and statistical implications of Marx's theory (which focuses on ownership of the means of production) and Dahrendorf's theory (which focuses on authority in…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Conflict, Data Analysis, Economic Factors
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Cooper, Terry D. – Counseling and Values, 1984
Uses Marx's classic critique of religion to explore the social function of therapy groups. Investigates the manner in which groups conserve the status quo and argues that the Marxist critique can help promote a more realistic social awareness and a more effective perception of groups. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Group Therapy, Religion
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Machalek, Richard – Social Science Quarterly, 1983
Discussed are Marx's roles as a student, a journalist-scholar, a revolutionary, and a family member. Revealed is a political and intellectual figure of enormous stature and complexity, but a person typically human in passions and commitments, strengths, and shortcomings. (RM)
Descriptors: Biographies, Family Life, Politics, Socialism
Brosio, Richard – 1994
This paper is a description and discussion of the author, a critical Social Foundations scholar-teacher, and the craft/intellectual/emotional/moral/identity sources that sustain his work. Opening paragraphs describe his family background in the Piedmont province of northern Italy, the Turin (Italy) working class and their attitudes toward work.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Democracy, Democratic Values, Educational Development
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