believing in the idea of a self-correcting form of reason – a thought rearticulated by C. Wright Mills in the 1960s when he would declare that Dewey’s work lacked an account of the power structures of the modern capitalist social order (Mills 1964). Even sympathetic interlocutors like Robert Westbrook (1991, 2005), Michael Eldridge (1998) and Cornel West (1989) appear to suggest that Dewey provided far too few concrete practical means to achieve his own democratic ends. As Richard Bernstein (2010: 87) puts it, Dewey’s idea of democracy as way of life 76 John Dewey

in John Dewey
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Yale’s Chronicles of America

of School Administration and Head of the Department of Education at Yale; and Professor Nathaniel Wright Stephenson, formerly of the Department of History at the College of Charleston and later an exchange professor at Yale’. 7 The Council also formed a subsidiary company, the Chronicles of America Picture Corporation, headed by George Parmly Day, Treasurer of Yale and founder

in Memory and popular film
Colonialism, Jewishness and politics in Bacon’s New Atlantis

Majesty hath been preserved’).45 The difficulty Christians experienced in distinguishing a Jew from a Christian is also revealed in Bacon’s History of the Reign of King Henry VII. As previously described, Henry VII, not James, is represented as the ‘English Solomon’ and this text is dedicated to the heir to the throne, not the reigning monarch. Furthermore, Bacon describes Perkin Warbeck, the man who pretended to be Richard Duke of York, as Jewish in origin since he is the son of ‘John Osbeck (a converted Jew)’ and, ‘being known in court, the King either out of

in Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis
Analysing two arenas over time

Hussein Kassim (eds), Beyond the Market. The EU and National Social Policy (London: Routledge, 1998); Wolfgang Ismayr (ed.), Die Politischen Systeme Westeuropas, Second Edition (Opladen: Leske & Budrich, 1999). See Kenneth A. Armstrong and Simon J. Bulmer, The Governance of the Single European Market (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1998); Simon Hix, The Political System of the European Union (New York: St Martin’s Press, 1999); Hussein Kassim, Guy Peters and Vincent Wright (eds), The National Co-Ordination of EU Policy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001

in Fifteen into one?
The pastoral responses of the Irish churches to emigration

the diocese of Dublin. The Dublin University branch of the S.P.G. had evidently remained potent enough to occasionally encourage students to offer their services to the parent society in London, yet weak enough to lend the Irish auxiliary neither the kind of national profile that would increase such vocations, nor the donations necessary to fund them.104 So it was that Samuel Hinds, a chaplain to Richard Whately, gave two speeches in Trinity College on the need for ‘increased exertion’, in 1846 and 1847, years of rapidly growing emigration. Subsequently published in

in Population, providence and empire
How the House of Lords ‘tried’ Queen Caroline

Trail of Her Majesty, Caroline (London: Jones & Co., 1820); Anon., Trial of Queen Caroline, 2 vols (London: W. Wright, 1821). The latter has been used in the present chapter, as providing the most complete account. 2 Tresham Lever (ed.), The Letters of Lady Palmerston (London: John Murray, 1957), p. 44, letter from Emily Lamb to Frederick Lamb, 20 August 1820. 3 The observations are those of Richard Rush, the American Secretary of State, and George Canning. R. Rush, The Court of London from 1819 to 1825, ed. B. Rush (London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1873), p. 271. 4

in Domestic and international trials, 1700–2000
The Marshall Plan films about Greece

World War key players of the Movement moved on to projects and positions associated with newly formed international organisations and ‘universalist’ ideologies. For example, John Grierson became UNESCO’s Head of Communications (for a short spell), while Basil Wright and Paul Rotha directed and produced the UNESCO film World Without End (1953). In this context, Jennings’s move to make a film that

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
A game of chance?

and the character of the poor law in particular, for one of England’s most neglected counties, Lancashire. It utilises rich documentation drawn from a variety of Lancashire communities located in Figure 3.1: the Select Vestry and Overseers’ accounts from Garstang, including the Survey of the Poor in 1818,9 the Survey of Poor Families in 1817 from Tottington,10 the Census of the Poor from Great and Little Marsden in 1826,11 the View of the Poor taken by Richard Eastwood of the same townships in 1829,12 the Census of the Poor for Ashton and Haydock in 1815 13 and the

in The poor in England 1700–1850
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francophone intellectuals – and to Richard Wright – needs more research. His political impact in France in the 1930s is investigated in Philippe Dewitte, Les Movements Nègres en France, 1919–1939 (Paris: Editions L’Harmattan, n.d., 1986?). 44 James, ‘Notes on the life of

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Democratisation, nationalism and security in former Yugoslavia

contained in reality two separate states with two separate armies. Richard Holbrooke, who played a key role in the reaching of the Bosnia settlement, considered this aspect of the Dayton agreement a ‘flaw’. 20 The confederal structure of the Bosnian state has worked against the unitary norms at the heart of the Dayton political settlement. Democratisation and a multicultural society in Kosovo? In June 1999

in The Kosovo crisis and the evolution of post-Cold War European security