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Review: The Founding Fathers Reconsidered, by R.B. Bernstein
Hoffer, Peter Charles
Journal of Historical Biography , 2011,
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Democracy, Citizenship and Local Press: The Case of the USA “Local Press in Boulder”  [PDF]
Fatma Gürses
Advances in Journalism and Communication (AJC) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/ajc.2015.31003
Abstract: Nowadays, democracy discussions including a variety of different approaches are made due to the impact of globalization. In this respect, local press comes to the fore as a significant element in the development of participatory citizenship and democracy values from the periphery to the center in a way to reflect differences. This research aims at examining the relationship amongst democracy, citizenship and local press using the local media Boulder, a city in Colorado state of the USA, as a case study. The study is composed of two parts. In the first part, we are going to discuss theoretical frameworks that will help us to better understand the concept of democracy and citizenship, the impact and importance of participatory citizenship on democracy and democratization. The second part includes the historical development of Boulder city and Colorado state. Their sociological and economic features in order to understand the local background of the geography in which the newspaper we examine in our case study are located. The significance of local media and press in Boulder for the state in general and its historical development are analyzed also including examples including the flow of information rendering the participation of citizens possible. In this respect, the importance of local press for the participation of citizens and its impact on democratization are examined.
Representa??es políticas do território latino-americano na Revista Sele??es
Junqueira, Mary A.;
Revista Brasileira de História , 2001, DOI: 10.1590/S0102-01882001000300004
Abstract: this article intends to analyse the representations about latin america produced by sele??es do reader's digest magazine, from 1942 to 1970. it demonstrates that these representations were influenced by wilderness imaginary, which is deeply rooted in north american culture.
East and West: Orientalism, war and the colonial present
Assayag,Jackie;
Etnográfica , 2007,
Abstract: for at least two hundred years, western countries have exercized a "benevolent" violence through colonization. advocated in the name of the "civilizing mission" of the west and inspired by eschatology, this calling held the promise of redemption, both for the colonizer and for the colonized. the "war declared on terrorism" after the massacre of 9/11 in new york, with the subsequent military operations in afghanistan and in iraq, revives this tradition of ameliorative interventionism by carrying on the old orientalist-related topoi. far from effacing the great divide between the west and the rest, the wars of a putatively new type reinforce and polarize the division between "civilized" and "barbaric" in the era of "globalization". the unfolding ideology of the american, according to which there would no longer be "outside" or "inside", because no country would now be exempt from terrorism, obscures at little cost, but not ineffectually, the "colonial present". what now prevails is a sombre vision of globalization, that of a fight to the death between two worlds, extending over all continents, between the "empire of the good", incarnated by america, and the "empire of evil", incarnated by islamic terrorism. but this novelty goes back to schemas that are as old as the united states itself, insofar as this self-proclaimed "exceptional", "unilateral" and "providential" "imperial republic" has an idealistic or utopian component qualified as "indispensable". welcome the the "wilsonism in boots"!
Spanish America como o outro da América
Feres Júnior, Jo?o;
Lua Nova: Revista de Cultura e Política , 2004, DOI: 10.1590/S0102-64452004000200005
Abstract: this article examines aspects of the semantic history of spanish america in nineteenth-century united states. the analysis of speeches and texts by american politicians, government officials, journalists and intellectuals suggests a tendency to give spanish america and its habitants some traces opposite to the ones done to the american collective self-image. those negative qualities cover three "semantic regions": culture, time and race. the article exposes how and when those "regions" have risen and the actions projected from and justified for their articulation.
El deterioro de la educación pública en Estados Unidos y el papel del gobierno federal
Berglund,Susan;
Cuadernos del Cendes , 2002,
Abstract: due to the evident deterioration in public education in the united states, the federal government, which has no constitutional responsibility for education, has become increasingly involved in the search for solutions. the article deals with primary and secondary education, examining the dimensions of the problem, the socioeconomic and political environment in which public education has had to function, the role of the federal government, the responses and their results from the end of the 1950s to the present. the intention is to establish through this analysis a perspective for reflection on an area which has become increasingly problematic for many countries including venezuela
Lost in translation: la educación bilingüe en los Estados Unidos
Fernández Ulloa,Teresa; James,Crawford;
RLA. Revista de lingüística teórica y aplicada , 2007, DOI: 10.4067/S0718-48832007000100006
Abstract: in this article we review the history of linguistic policy in the usa, and we analyze critically the different school possibilities offered to students speaking a foreign language. we also propose some ideas to be able to achieve a bilingual education program that actually works.
Influências cruzadas na constitui??o e na expans?o do sistema de pós-gradua??o stricto sensu em educa??o no Brasil
Lüdke, Menga;
Revista Brasileira de Educa??o , 2005, DOI: 10.1590/S1413-24782005000300009
Abstract: this text deals with the principal influences suffered, at their outset, by master's and doctoral programmes in brazil, based on models already well developed in the period 1960/70, by countries like france and the usa. as i had the opportunity to live in these countries as a postgraduate student, from where i returned to brazil when the first programmes were being implanted, i was able to confer such influences and their results. this is clearly a personal view, limited by my own experience, and not furthered by means of a study or more careful analysis. however, i was able to confront and confirm my impressions with those of colleagues who lived similar experiences but nevertheless i accept total responsibility for the interpretations which i present in the text as suggestions for other interpretations and studies which may further the suppositions which i have managed to raise.
Multilateralismo e unilateralismo na política mundial: América Latina frente à ordem mundial em transi??o
Bernal-Meza, Raúl;
Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional , 2005, DOI: 10.1590/S0034-73292005000100001
Abstract: the article analyses the evolution of the latin america status in the international system in the early 21th century. after a panoramic view considering the world order setting after the cold war and the impact that the changes on the american foreign politics had on multilateralism and on unilateralism, it analyses the effects on the international insertion of latin america. the article also endeavors to name and evaluate the changes introduced in the international politics by the united states after the september, 11th.
SEGURIDAD HEMISFéRICA, ASISTENCIA Y DEMOCRACIA A INICIOS DE LA GUERRA FRíA
Romano,Silvina M.;
Revista de Relaciones Internacionales, Estrategia y Seguridad , 2012,
Abstract: in light of the security strategies prompted by the united states after the break-up of the soviet union, like plan colombia and the merida initiative, and considering the growing struggles for access to raw materials and natural resources in latin america, this article aims to analyze the american hemispheric security policy at the start of the cold war, as an option to broaden the horizon of understanding of the current processes and security guidelines. the links between political, economic and military aspects will be discussed, considering the relation, objectives and reaches of security, development and democracy, from the viewpoint and guidelines proposed by u.s. officials in public documents, such as the state department official bulletin and other "secret" material (now declassified) by the state department.
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