PROGRESSIVE CHANGE: The Productive Uses of Human Qualities explains in detail how to acquire general adequate knowledge to develop motivation, self-confidence, self-discipline, managerial skills, creativity, determination and perseverance and many other human qualities. Nature gives every person certain faculties. These faculties, if identified, developed, and used on their proper occasions, will always improve any life to a certain desirable extent. This book was written with the strong belief that the life, which is guided by principled behavior, is bound to produce independent thinking. A principled behavior of this kind, productive at any time, is even more rewarding when you are looking for work or decide to be self-employed. Every degree of social acceptability and all career advancements depend on the prudent uses of the qualities in every person.
The philosophy of progressive change states that no one should be satisfied with the current state of affairs no matter what they are, ...
Author: Ahmed Sita
Category: Business & Economics
Written by a lawyer who works at the intersection between legal education and practice in access to justice and human rights, this book locates, describes and defines a collective identity for social justice lawyering in the UK. Underpinned by theories of cause lawyering and legal mobilisation, the book argues that it is vital to understand the positions that progressive lawyers collectively take in order to frame the connections they make between their personal and professional lives, the tools they use to achieve social change, as well as ethical tensions presented by their work. The book takes a reflexive ethnographic approach to capture the stories of 35 lawyers working to positively transform law and policy in the UK over the last 50 years. It also draws on a wealth of primary sources including case reports, historic campaign materials and media analysis alongside wider ethnographic interviews with academics, students and lawyers and participant observation at social justice conferences, workshops and events. The book explains the way in which lawyers' networks facilitate their collective positioning and influence their strategic decision making, which in turn shapes their interactions with social activists, with other lawyers and with the state itself.
Lawyers Changing Lives Jacqueline Kinghan. NeJaime, Douglas, on lawyering for marriage equality (2010 study), 85 network nodes, 4, 38, 153 progressive, ...
Author: Jacqueline Kinghan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
This Palgrave Pivot presents a series of political economy short stories of collective agency, weaving together the history of a progressive change with a discussion of the role of institutions to effect change. These stories highlight sustained activism around valuing caring, ending discrimination, protecting the environment, improving worker well-being, and reimagining ways to encourage local economic development by restoring public-private social balance. Ultimately, these stories demonstrate that challenges to the neoliberal economy are possible. Neoliberalism can be viewed as a value structure that is undermining sustainable human development by elevating the level of risk experienced in daily economic life. Its hallmarks are globalization, market liberalization, deregulation, financialization, cutbacks in social provisioning through the public sector, and restructuring of labor markets in ways that increase instability. Social movements have responded, agitating for change. The stories here provide examples of how social actors engage in collective behavior to advance the objectives of economic justice, democratic participation in economic life, and human development.
These stories highlight sustained activism around valuing caring, ending discrimination, protecting the environment, improving worker well-being, and reimagining ways to encourage local economic development by restoring public-private ...
Author: Deborah M. Figart
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Category: Business & Economics
This book analyses the role of music in processes of religious change in contemporary progressive Judaism. Based on ethnographic research conducted in London, it illustrates a growing trend among progressive Jews in the West today: the desire to combine liberal theology with forms of practice experienced as more traditional.
The aim of this book is to analyse the general topic of religion and change in relation to music within the context of contemporary progressive Judaism.
Author: Ruth Illman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Author: Richard Gordon Lindblad
change transpires in the mortal soul with Divine Love received. ... one becomes aware of the soul-life, one will understand that progressive change happens.
Author: Zara Borthwick
The sequence of changes observed microscopically that occurred in wood throughout successive stages of decay was studied in the sapwood of a hardwood, sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua L.), and of a softwood, southern pine (Pinus sp.). The fungi used were Polyporus versicolor L. ex Fr., a white-rot fungus, and Poria monticola Murr., a brown-rot fungus. Light microscopy, plus the techniques of polarization and ultraviolet-absorption microscopy, was used to make the observations on sections 4 microns thick cut from celloidin-embedded specimens. (Author).
... they were nevertheless indicative of some change brought about within the ... progressive decomposition of lignin within the cell wall in advance of ...
Author: W. Wayne Wilcox
Category: Host-parasite relationships
Now in its third edition, Progressive Community Organizing: Transformative Practice in a Globalizing World introduces readers to the rich practice of progressive community organizing for social change while also providing concrete tools geared toward practitioner skill building. Drawing from social movement scholarship and social theory, this book articulates a transformative approach to organizing that embraces emergent strategies and healing justice. It emphasizes framing processes and the power of stories using story-based strategy and digital activism. Embracing intersectional organizing, the book addresses topics such as identity politics, microagressions, internalized oppression, and horizontal hostility with attention to recentering and allyship as a growth-oriented journey of solidarity and liberation. Readers will engage with case studies focused on issues such as poverty, racial justice, immigration, housing, health and mental health, and climate crisis. This new edition includes: Expanded content on transformative change approaches including healing justice New content on the role of digital technology and social media in organizing Case studies of the Poor People’s Campaign and Extinction Rebellion Emphasis on the power of stories and story-based strategy for organizing and issue framing Transformative organizations with attention to feminist and decolonized organizational structures and cultures Expanded chapters on strategies and tactics focusing on power analysis and a range of tactics from direct action to resilience-based organizing The book will be of interest to students and practitioners who want to become more skilled in structural analysis, praxis, and self-reflexivity through critical and transformative engagement with historical and current social problems, social movements, and social welfare.
And many would add that building mutually supportive communities is vital to organizing and change work (Murphy & Cunningham, 2003).
Author: Loretta Pyles
PROGRESSIVE CHANGE: The Productive Uses of Human Qualities explains in detail how to acquire general adequate knowledge for the development of motivation, self-confidence, self-discipline, creativity, determination and perseverance and many other human qualities. Nature gives every person certain faculties. These faculties, if identified, developed and used on their proper occasions, will always improve any life to a certain desirable extent. This book was written with the strong belief that the life, which is guided by principled behavior, is bound to promote independent thinking. A principled behavior of this kind, productive at any time, is even more rewarding when you are looking for work or decide to be self-employed. Every degree of social acceptability and all continuous career advancements depend on the prudent uses of the qualities in every person.
This book was written with the strong belief that the life, which is guided by principled behavior, is bound to promote independent thinking.
Author: Ahmed Sita
Category: Business & Economics
Compelling account of Strauss’s mature Maimonidean writings. Leo Strauss (1899–1973), one of the preeminent political philosophers of the twentieth century, was an astute interpreter of Maimonides’s medieval masterpiece, The Guide of the Perplexed. In Progressive Minds, Conservative Politics, Aryeh Tepper overturns the conventional view of Strauss’s interpretation and of Strauss’s own mature thought. According to the scholarly consensus, Strauss traced the well-known contradictions in the Guide to the fundamental tension in Maimonides’s mind between reason and revelation, going so far as to suggest that while the Jewish philosopher’s overt position was religiously pious (i.e., on the side of “Jerusalem”), secretly he was on the side of reason, or “Athens.” In Tepper’s analysis, Strauss’s judgments emerge as much more complex than this and also more open to revision. In his later writings, Tepper shows, Strauss pointed to contradictions in Maimonides’s thought not only between but also within both “Jerusalem” and “Athens.” Moreover, Strauss identified, and identified himself with, an esoteric Maimonidean teaching on progress: progress within the Bible, beyond the Bible, and even beyond the rabbinic sages. Politically a conservative thinker, Strauss, like Maimonides, located man’s deepest satisfaction in progressing in the discernment of the truth. In the fullness of his career, Strauss thus pointed to a third way beyond the modern alternatives of conservatism and progressivism
Because liberals believe that on the whole change marks progress they accordingly call themselves progressives, and Strauss adopts the term for his analysis ...
Author: Aryeh Tepper
Publisher: SUNY Press
America in the Progressive Era, 1890-1914 provides a readable, analytical narrative of the emergence, influence, and decline of the spirit of progressive reform that animated American politics and culture around the turn of the twentieth century. Covering the turbulent 1890s and the era of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, the book covers the main political and policy events of a period which set the agenda for American public life during the remainder of the twentieth century. Key features include: - A clear account of the continuing debate in the United States over the role of government and the pursuit of social justice - A full examination of the impact of reform on women and minorities - A rich selection of documents that allow the historical actors to communicate directly to today's reader - An extensive Bibliography providing a valuable guide to additional reading and further research Based on the most recent scholarship and written to be read by students, America in the Progressive Era makes this turbulent period come alive.
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Author: Lewis L. Gould
This ground-breaking collection of writings explores how progressive third parties in the U.S. can become more electorally successful and politically influential. It is the only recently published book that focuses exclusively on how such parties may advance. Their rise may be essential to countering the powerful, growing sway of wealth within the two major American parties, and to creating a more just, democratic United States. Contributors include key participants in and observers of the U.S. left third party movement. Nearly all have previously authored books or articles on progressive politics. Many have led effective left third party efforts, and some have held elected office on behalf of a progressive third party. Together the writers reflect on a wide range of relevant parties—including the Green Party, the Vermont Progressive Party, the Labor Party, the Working Families Party, Socialist Alternative, and potential new parties on the American left. The authors highlight a variety of strategies and conditions that may facilitate electoral breakthroughs by such parties and their candidates. Overall, the collection suggests that U.S. progressive third parties may make more headway if they thoughtfully combine their idealism and sense of urgency with a flexible, pragmatic approach to gaining power.
If more unions and progressive organizations would direct their resources to run ... often underestimating ordinary people«s desire for progressive change.
Author: Jonathan H. Martin
Category: Political Science
This book appears to be another in a series of books explaining, or introducing the Esoteric dimensions of Man...... while at the same time using a special "Esoteric Truth" lens to view [expose] a most unusual phenomenon we currently refer to as Progressivism. If you have ever wondered how it is that a conservative and a liberal seem to talk past one another, and neither seems to "hear" what the other is saying.... this book explains what causes this phenomenon. This book also explains how this phenomenon is Psychological, and not something ones brain can explain. The term "Psychological" refers to those dimensions of Man that the brain cannot perceive, think about, or discover. And this may come as a surprise to many? This book is not an easy or quick read. The reason is that most of this book reveals phenomena that is largely denied, ignored, or feared in America today. The Esoteric two-thirds of Man, in other words. That is, the MIND and Spiritual realms "within" Man. And, the author insists, "it is not possible to study Man, and certainly not possible to understand Man while in denial of two-thirds of Man". Perhaps the author has a point?
you Progressive must realize Personality that the “change” [PP] is all the about Progressive change. proposes But by is now in fact a projection telling ...
Author: James W Patterson
Underneath today's elections is a fierce battle for power driven not by the country's elected officials, but by organizations and people you have never heard of. Since the 1964 Goldwater defeat, conservative philanthropists have built a set of ideologically-aligned institutions -- think tanks, legal advocacy organizations, watchdog groups, and media vehicles -- to change the country's intellectual and political climate and to assure conservative political dominance. Progressives finally woke up to this structural disparity and have embarked on one of the most invigorating periods of renewal and growth in political history. This book tells the story of the brightest and best institutions leading this revival.
How will your organization change if progressives win in November? If they lose? Our long term mission will not change regardless of the outcome of ...
Author: Erica Payne
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Political Science
New stories about religiously motivated progressive activism challenge common understandings of the American political landscape. To many mainstream-media saturated Americans, the terms “progressive” and “religious” may not seem to go hand-in-hand. As religion is usually tied to conservatism, an important way in which religion and politics intersect is being overlooked. Religion and Progressive Activism focuses on this significant intersection, revealing that progressive religious activists are a driving force in American public life, involved in almost every political issue or area of public concern. This volume brings together leading experts who dissect and analyze the inner worlds and public strategies of progressive religious activists from the local to the transnational level. It provides insight into documented trends, reviews overlooked case studies, and assesses the varied ways in which progressive religion forces us to deconstruct common political binaries such as right/left and progress/tradition. In a coherent and accessible way, this book engages and rethinks long accepted theories of religion, of social movements, and of the role of faith in democratic politics and civic life. Moreover, by challenging common perceptions of religiously motivated activism, it offers a more grounded and nuanced understanding of religion and the American political landscape.
And in the South, white churches always fiercely defended the status quo and were never a force for progressive change. In this chapter, however, ...
Author: Ruth Braunstein
Publisher: NYU Press
This book demonstrates how the War Department and the United States Army worked to build support for the military and foster a martial spirit in the American populace from the turn of the century to the beginning of World War I. This era, dominated by progressives like Theodore Roosevelt, saw an American attitude shift toward structure, social duty, and middle class manly values, and politicians pushed for a larger army and its more frequent use. To psychologically prepare Americans for war, the federal government sponsored military education in schools, held military tournaments in major cities, publicized the attractions of military life through expanded recruiting, promoted marksmanship contests and encouraged public attendance at military maneuvers.
The Progressive Movement was a response to a changing nation. ... Progressives worked for reform and reform meant change, but they did not want change so ...
Author: Roger Possner
The author seeks to explain the creation of a modern American Army in a country hostile to centralised military power. The effect of various European nations on the US military are examined. The central theme, however, is how a small number of influential figures impressed with US business borrowed management techniques from national corporations to modernise the army. It is argued these military reforms represented a wider influence in the progressive era which sought to utilise management techniques developed by US business to improve government.
The debate over army reform, therefore, reflected an important aspect of the drive for progressive change designed to cope with a new political and economic ...
Author: Ronald J. Barr
This book presents the conservative and liberal arguments related to the current economic issues faced by the Obama administration, including market regulation and green economy.
By then, a Democratic president swept to office on the promise of changing the polarized politics of Washington had hit the buffers created by that very ...
Author: David Coates
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Category: Political Science
This collection brings together several essays which have been written between the years 197 5 and 1983. During that period I have been occupied with the attempt to find a satisfactory explicate for the notion of tnithlike ness or verisimilitude. The technical results of this search have partly appeared elsewhere, and I am also working on a systematic presentation of them in a companion volume to this book: Truthlikeness (forthcoming hopefully in 1985). The essays collected in this book are less formal and more philos ophical: they all explore various aspects of the idea that progress in science is associated with an increase in the truthlikeness of its results. Even though they do not exhaust the problem area of scientific change, together they constitute a step in the direction which I find most promising in the defence of critical scientific realism. * Chapter 1 appeared originally in Finnish as the opening article of a new journal Tiede 2000 (no. 1 I 1980) - a Finnish counterpart to journals such as Science and Scientific American. This explains its programmatic character. It tries to give a compact answer to the question 'What is science?', and serves therefore as an introduction to the problem area of the later chapters. Chapter 2 is a revised translation of my inaugural lecture for the chair of Theoretical Philosophy in the University of Helsinki on April 8, 1981. It appeared in Finnish inParnasso 31 (1981), pp.
The basic task of the model is to give an evolutionary account of the historical development of such disciplines through conceptual change .
Author: I. Niiniluoto
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book provides a provocative but carefully argued addition to the theory and practice of education in developing countries. The book provides an ethical and empirical justification for support of formalistic teaching in primary and secondary schools in developing countries. It also refutes the application of progressive education principles to curriculum and pre- and in-service teacher education in such contexts. The central focus of this book is the formalistic teaching prevalent in the classrooms of many developing countries. Formalistic (‘teacher-centred’, ‘traditional’, ‘didactic’, ‘pedagogic’) teaching is appropriate in the many countries with revelatory epistemologies, unpopular and old-fashioned though these methods may seem in some western, especially Anglophone, ones. Formalism has been the object of many failed progressive curriculum and teacher education reforms in developing countries for some 50 years.
This section begins to explain the depth of cultural issues not just as obstacles to progressive change but as deep-rooted values of importance in and of ...
Author: Gerard Guthrie
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media