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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Indeed , while “ only 16 percent of the state ' s population over twenty - five years
of age had any formal schooling beyond high school , 62 percent of the anti -
ERA females have more than a high school diploma . ” However , 62 percent
Although 80 percent of prochoice people never attend church , only 2 percent of
the pro - life forces never do . Nearly 80 percent of the latter are Catholic . The
ERA studies also stress the role of religion , especially in connection with the anti
As Luker noted , while almost 80 percent of the pro - life women were Catholic ,
only 58 percent were raised in that religion . And while absolutely none of the
activist pro - choice women in this study were Catholic , 20 percent had been ...
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