Genes, Brains, and Politics: Self-selection and Social Life
Praeger, 1993 - 193 sidor
White moves from a simple proposition maintaining that all individuals seek suitable surroundings to propose a provocative approach to social and political action. Rooting his position in modern life sciences and particularly in sociobiology and neurobiology, he establishes an IMPish model that is interactional, mentalist, and populational. Interactional in that both heredity and environment are credited for due influence on individuals' traits; mentalist in that individuals' actions can be purposeful rather than simply determined; and populational in his insistence that the unique persona must not be slighted in the rush to fashion statistics.
Applying his behavioral principles most notably relevant to self-selection and using examples derived from modern political action, White examines the importance of these fundamental orientations in the social and political orders. The work has implications for policy assessment and re-formulation. It constitutes a challenge to much of the widely accepted contemporary political theory and public policy approaches.
Resultat 1-3 av 3
... they had the drive and natural talent to move up to social and political positions
of local leadership , which they valued , identified with , and wished to protect . A
typical example of such an Antifederalist was Pennsylvania ' s William Findley .
At first ( but not later on ) , Findley encouraged resistance to the national
government during the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 . Wood ( 1987 ) explicitly
notes the similarities and difference between the careers of William Findley and
Findley , William . “ An Autobiographical Letter . ” Pennsylvania Magazine of
History and Biography 5 ( 1881 ) : 440 – 50 . Flavell , J . H . The Developmental
Psychology of Jean Piaget . Princeton , N . J . : Van Nostrand , 1963 . Flexner ,
Så tycker andra - Skriv en recension
The Neuropolitics of LocalCosmopolitan SelfSelection
3 andra avsnitt visas inte
Andra upplagor - Visa alla
Understanding Early Civilizations: A Comparative Study
Bruce G. Trigger
Begränsad förhandsgranskning - 2003
Prisonniers de la haine: les racines de la violence
Aaron Temkin Beck
Begränsad förhandsgranskning - 2004