European Integration and the Communist Dilemma

Author: Giorgos Charalambous

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317139508

Category: Political Science

Page: 245

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European Integration and the Communist Dilemma assesses the response of communist parties to European integration using three contrasting and comparatively significant case studies from Greece, Cyprus and Italy. These parties, in common with other radical parties in Europe, face a continuing strategic dilemma with regard to Europe through which larger questions about communist ideology and identity can be illuminated. Exploring the tendency of communist parties to face a trade-off between domestic legitimacy and electoral concerns, and their nature as parties professing opposition to the systemic currents of capitalism and European integration, the author provides a fascinating study of the nuances in deciding whether to adopt ideological consistency or undergo moderation. Blending advances in party politics, communist history and Europeanization research, the book devises a framework that overcomes the deficiencies of uni-dimensional approaches to the study of parties and Europe. In this manner, wider insights on the national party politics of European integration are drawn.
Tragic Dilemmas in Christian Ethics

Author: Kate Jackson-Meyer

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 9781647122676

Category: Christian ethics

Page: 209

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Tragic Dilemmas in Christian Ethics develops a new theological understanding of tragic dilemmas rooted in moral philosophy, contemporary case studies, and psychological literature on moral injury. Both academically rigorous and deeply pastoral, Jackson-Meyer offers practical strategies to Christian communities for dealing with tragic dilemmas.
Modernity and the Dilemma of North American Anglican Identities, 1880-1950

Author: William Henry Katerberg

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 0773521607

Category: Religion

Page: 332

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Katerberg (history, Calvin College, Michigan) describes the life and work of five leaders of the Anglican Church in Canada and the Episcopal Church in the U.S. from the late-19th to the mid-20th century. He explores the ways in which these leaders used a shared religious language and theology to create a cultural framework offering a clear identity and purpose for the members of their communities. Coverage includes the relationship between evangelicalism, liberalism, and anglo-catholicism; the impact of modernity on Anglican traditions of spirituality; a comparison of Canadian and U.S. perspectives; and a critique of the secularization model in favor of a view of religion within the realms of modernity and competing cultural identities. c. Book News Inc.
The Himalayan Dilemma

Author: Jack D. Ives

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134982417

Category: Science

Page: 324

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`This is an important book that deserves to be read by everyone concerned with presenting major environmental issues.' Geography ` ... an essential text for policy makers and aid professionals, as well as for students of environmental studies and international development ... It is indeed, a book appropriate to the urgent and critical issues which it addresses.' - Journal of Environmental Management
The Dilemma of Context

Author: Ben-Ami Scharfstein

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9780814779163

Category: Law

Page: 239

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In The Dilemma of Context, Scharfstein contends that the problems encountered with context are insoluble. He explains why this problem lays an intellectual burden on us that, while remaining inescapable, can become so heavy it destroys the understandingit was created to further.
Movies and Moral Dilemma Discussions

Author: Stewart Waters

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781648021732

Category: Education

Page: 115

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Movies and Moral Dilemma Discussions: A Practical Guide to Cinema Based Character Development explores the values, attitudes, and beliefs depicted on film. Since the beginning of the film industry movie makers have depicted morals and values on the silver screen. Teachers will find the book to be a valuable guide for infusing character education and film into the classroom. The book includes an overview of character education, a discussion of film pedagogy, and explores utilizing film for educational purposes.
The Dilemma of Modernity

Author: Lawrence E. Cahoone

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 088706549X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 360

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The development of modern culture along subjectivist lines has led to an analogue of psychological narcissism--to philosophical narcissism--in the culture. The intrinsic value of human cultural activity has been lost, and the intellectual foundation of the modern world-view has been destroyed. Cahoone carefully develops the idea of subjectivity and narcissism using psychological theory, the dialectical theory of the Frankfurt school, and historians. The core of his interpretive argument is developed through careful analysis of Descartes and Kant as well as of Husserl and Heidegger. Cahoone maintains a carefully controlled continuity between the analysis of philosophic positions and what they reveal about culture. In the conclusion, he moves toward a recreation of culture in non-subjectivist naturalism. Insights are drawn from Freud, Fairbairne, Winnicott, Kohut, Sennett, Lasch, Horkheimer, Adorno, Dewey, Cassirer, Kundera, and Buchler.
The Methodological Dilemma

Author: Kathleen Gallagher

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134044696

Category: Education

Page: 288

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This thought-provoking book challenges the way research is planned and undertaken and equips researchers with a variety of creative and imaginative solutions to the dilemmas of method and representation that plague qualitative research. Fascinating and inspiring reading for any researcher in the Social Sciences this comprehensive collection encourages the reader to imagine the world in evermore complex and interesting ways and discover new routes to understanding. Some of the most influential figures in educational research consider questions such as: How does a socio-political context change the course of our research? What counts as a ‘truthful account’ in qualitative research? How do the voices of theory and the voices of ‘research subjects’ struggle to be heard in our research narratives? How can qualitative researchers ethically navigate the difficult terrain of research relationships? How is the material body rendered in qualitative research? Each chapter reveals a range of troubling dilemmas related to the critical aspects of research methodology in the Social Sciences and uses an illustrative case to elucidate the issues encountered by the researcher. Each writer brings a fierce philosophical spirit to her work, showing how methods or techniques of data-gathering grow from the theory and analysis of how research proceeds. A range of topics are addressed in a cross-disciplinary approach which will appeal to all scholars of qualitative research, undergraduate students in education programs and graduate students in a range of disciplines