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Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy

Donald J. Morse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234707
eISBN:
9780823240760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234707.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book considers John Dewey's early philosophy on its own terms and aims to explicate its key ideas. It does so through the fullest treatment to date of his youthful masterwork, the Psychology. ... More


Deaths of despair – causes and possible cures

Harry Burns

in Local Authorities and the Social Determinants of Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356233
eISBN:
9781447356271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356233.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the decline in life expectancy in the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), and other European countries since 2014. This demographic phenomenon appears to be related to ... More


What Went Wrong with the American Dream?

Maxine Eichner

in The Free-Market Family: How the Market Crushed the American Dream (and How It Can Be Restored)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190055479
eISBN:
9780190055509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055479.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers a number of indicators relating to the well-being of American children and adults in order to examine the extent to which the American Dream is fulfilling its promise. For ... More


At What Point Does Even Sweden Get a Xenophobic Party?

Ronald F. Inglehart

in Religion's Sudden Decline: What's Causing it, and What Comes Next?

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197547045
eISBN:
9780197547083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547045.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Economic and physical insecurity encourage xenophobia, authoritarian politics, and rigid adherence to traditional norms. Throughout history human survival was usually insecure, and one successful ... More


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