History of Ideas

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Restless Ideas

Contemporary Social Theory in an Anxious Age

How do we make sense of the rise of political strongmen like Trump and Erdoğan, or the increase in hate crimes and terrorism? How can we understand Brexit and xenophobic, anti-immigrant … 592 View
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Acknowledgements

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Against School

From: Weapons of Mass Instruction

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I taught for thirty years in some of the worst schools in Manhattan, and in some of the best, and during that time, I became an expert in boredom. 11 $1.10 Add
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Alienation

From: Finding Our Niche

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In the first chapter of Finding Our Niche, Alienation, Loring introduces the eco-modernist philosophy that humans are inherently destructive of and separate from nature, and explains how that … 26 $2.60 Add
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Everything You Know About Schools is Wrong

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Forced schooling seduces the trapped into believing that inert knowledge, memorized fact bits and sequences is the gold standard of intellectual achievement. Learning to connect those bits into … 26 $2.60 Add
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The Changing Face of Contemporary Theory

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Why Do We Theorize?

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Theorizing Our Human Systems

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Smashing Heads Doesn’t Open Minds

Morality Binds and Blinds with Jonathan Haidt

From: I'm Right and You're an Idiot

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Ingrained, tribal behaviors can bind and blind us, and shut down open-minded thinking. Looking at the dynamic of polarization from the point of view of tribes and teams is enlightening and useful … 9 $0.90 Add
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Theorizing Our Conflict Zones

Conflict Theories of Society

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Theorizing Our Class Divisions

Neo-Marxist and Post-Marxist Theories of Society

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Theorizing Our Dominated Lives

Three Generations of Critical Theorists

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Theorizing Our Social Selves

Microsocial Theories of Symbolic Interaction and Dramaturgy

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Theorizing Our Methodical Lives

Ethnomethodology

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Theorizing Our Discursive Lives

Postmodernism and Poststructuralism

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Theorizing Our Gendered and Sexual Selves

Feminist and Queer Theories

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