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.
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Friendship ties that are inherent within social networks may independently
influence the process of organizational personnel selection and therefore the
character of the organization itself . Inasmuch as the formation of organizational
( From a mentalist perspective , the brain waves as such reflect , rather than
determine , the ties of mutuality and friendship . ) Intuitively , we understand that
members of the same species , with the same basic genetic heritage and
gift exchange not only bring people into friendly contact , with mutual interest
leading to toleration , cooperation , and peaceful alliance , but the values of
friendship may override the values of the commercial exchange . ” And E . M .
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