• beliefs
  • Prejudiced beliefs, such as racism, sexism, nationalism and classism, are all manifestations of this same system of social hierarchy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Various processes of hierarchical discrimination are driven by legitimizing myths (Sidanius, 1992), which are beliefs justifying social dominance, such as paternalistic myths (hegemony serves society, looks after incapable minorities), reciprocal myths (suggestions that hegemonic groups and outgroups are actually equal), and sacred myths (the divine right of kings, as a religion-approved mandate for hegemony to govern). (wikipedia.org)
  • In democracies, citizens are supposed to be free to decide what laws and institutional practices they believe are right, and to enact those beliefs through political influence. (springer.com)
  • While benevolent sexism may not appear to be harmful to women on the surface, these beliefs are extremely caustic to gender equity and restrict women's personal, professional, political, and social opportunities. (wikipedia.org)
  • males
  • Males are more dominant than females, and they possess more political power (the iron law of andrarchy). (wikipedia.org)
  • There are profound sex differences in the expression of social behavior and in the incidence of many psychiatric disorders, and yet little is known about how the brain mechanisms underlying these phenomena differ in females and males. (pnas.org)
  • Here, we report that serotonin (5-HT) and arginine-vasopressin (AVP) act in opposite ways within the hypothalamus to regulate dominance and aggression in females and males. (pnas.org)
  • Dominance and aggression are promoted by 5-HT in females and by AVP in males. (pnas.org)
  • Because dominance and aggressiveness have been linked to the resistance to stress-related psychiatric disorders, these disorders may be more effectively treated with 5-HT-targeted drugs in females and AVP-targeted drugs in males. (pnas.org)
  • Acquisition of dominance was associated with activation of 5-HT neurons within the dorsal raphe in females and activation of hypothalamic AVP neurons in males. (pnas.org)
  • behavior
  • In the model, Gaertner describes the behavior, emotional and social interactions between the group members to be the start of the recategorization process, or the causes (see Figure 1). (wikipedia.org)
  • racial
  • The term may apply regionally across a geographic space, temporally between one generation and the next, or culturally between groups of different racial or social backgrounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unable to cope with the new rules of the game - violence, mob riots, intimidation through accusations of racism, demands for proportionality based on racial numbers, and all the other social and political weapons used by the have-nots to bludgeon treasure and power from the haves - Americans, like others before them, will no doubt cave in. (moonbattery.com)
  • In particular, Rule 51(3) reads unambiguously: "No kind of demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic sites, venues or other areas. (straight.com)
  • economic
  • or as a social philosophy advocating the removal of economic inequalities among people, economic egalitarianism, or the decentralization of power. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among the notable broadly egalitarian philosophies are socialism, communism, social anarchism, libertarian socialism, left-libertarianism, one-nation conservatism and progressivism, some of which propound economic egalitarianism. (wikipedia.org)
  • In socialism, social ownership of means of production is sometimes considered to be a form of economic egalitarianism because in an economy characterized by social ownership, the surplus product generated by industry would accrue to the population as a whole as opposed to a class of private owners, thereby granting each individual increased autonomy and greater equality in their relationships with one another. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patriarchy, defined as men's power and "structural control over political, legal, economic, and religious institutions", is a feature of sexism and is related to hostile attitudes toward women. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, I was appointed professor of Economic and Social History of the Middle Ages at Utrecht University. (uu.nl)
  • As well as various editorships and memberships of international committees, I acted as the head of the section Economic and Social History between 2011 and 2014. (uu.nl)
  • patterns
  • I have employed this comparative analysis in order to understand the interaction of social relations with demographic patterns, different trajectories of proto-industrialization and long-run changes in agricultural productivity. (uu.nl)
  • ingroup
  • The common ingroup identity group model harnesses the forces of how we categorize ourselves into social groups and redirects it towards the elimination of intergroup bias with recategorization. (wikipedia.org)
  • People
  • We first describe approaches to why people hold political attitudes and consequences of such attitudes. (springer.com)
  • It is an agenda item of the far right to dismantle the public education system , and most of the public sector beyond it, and the people and kids who will be most harmed by this dismantlement, in terms of schools, are those with the least choice, connections and social capital. (wordpress.com)
  • sexism
  • Both forms of sexism share the assumption that women are inferior and restrict women to a lower social status. (wikipedia.org)
  • fundamental
  • According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Egalitarian doctrines maintain that all humans are equal in fundamental worth or social status. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent years, I have become increasingly interested in the fundamental issue of the organization and functioning of land, lease and labour markets, and their divergent effects, also on equality and social and ecological sustainability. (uu.nl)
  • violence
  • Political Violence: Indonesia and India in Comparative Perspective. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many questions have arisen about Trump during this campaign season-about his platform, his knowledge of issues, his inflammatory language, his level of comfort with political violence. (theatlantic.com)
  • context
  • In the context of social group competition, the belief that more resources for one group (e.g., immigrants) means less for others (e.g., non-immigrants). (wikipedia.org)
  • groups
  • We enter the world prepared to perform roles and manage the impressions of others, with the ultimate evolutionary aim of getting along and getting ahead in the social groups that define who we are. (theatlantic.com)
  • 1958
  • After his B.A. in Government in 1958 from Harvard College, he did M.A. in Political Science, University of Chicago in 1959, followed by Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Chicago in 1964. (wikipedia.org)
  • society
  • Increased social equality is beneficial to society. (softpanorama.org)
  • Jan Sanskaran (An initiative of "Peoples Media Advocacy & Resource Centre-PMARC") Peoples Media Advocacy & Resource Centre- PMARC has been initiated with the support from group of senior journalists, social activists, academics and intellectuals from Dalit and civil society to advocate and facilitate Dalits issues in the mainstream media. (wordpress.com)
  • stability
  • But will autonomy create stability and political integration of Kosovo within Serbia and Yugoslavia or will the opposite more likely occur? (rastko.rs)
  • relations
  • a relatively permanent and general conviction that social relations are like a zero-sum game. (wikipedia.org)
  • Paul Richard Brass (born November 8, 1936) is professor emeritus of political science and international relations at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, where he taught since 1965. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Common forms of egalitarianism include political and philosophical. (wikipedia.org)
  • Success can be measured economically, in GDP per capita or wealth, but also in ways which include the social aspects, such as equity and welfare, and the ecological ones, such as sustainable use of resources. (uu.nl)
  • nature
  • If all human beings are, by their very nature, social actors, then Donald Trump seems to be more so-superhuman, in this one primal sense. (theatlantic.com)
  • religious
  • During the Nemanjic Dynasty, Kosovo-Metohija, which made up a region called Old Serbia (Stara Srbija), was the religious and political center of Serbia. (rastko.rs)
  • status
  • Phenotypes characterized by dominance, competitive aggression, and active coping strategies appear to be more resilient to psychiatric disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) compared with those characterized by subordinate status and the lack of aggressiveness. (pnas.org)
  • found
  • While some critics enjoyed the bold and campy divergence from the more dramatic social and political undertones traditional of Gundam, others found G Gundam's story diffusely shallow, repetitive, or not up to standards set by its anime predecessors. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the cost of airfare and the same social services budget we're already handing out, our local whiners can trade miserable, downtrodden, Canadian-style ywo-bit poverty for an ambience of miserable, grinding deprivation devoid of handouts and social assistance, as found in great world capitals like Mumbai or Rio. (straight.com)
  • Are the roots to the conflict in Kosovo found in the historical development and evolution of the region, in "ancient ethnic hatreds", in the occupation of the region by foreign powers, in the demographic changes which resulted from war and occupation, the migrations and immigration, or in recent political policies. (rastko.rs)