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The Resource The political mind : why you can't understand 21st-century politics with an 18th-century brain, George Lakoff

The political mind : why you can't understand 21st-century politics with an 18th-century brain, George Lakoff

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The political mind : why you can't understand 21st-century politics with an 18th-century brain
Title
The political mind
Title remainder
why you can't understand 21st-century politics with an 18th-century brain
Statement of responsibility
George Lakoff
Title variation
political mind
Title variation remainder
why you cant understand 21st-century politics with an 18th-century brain
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In What's the Matter with Kansas?, Thomas Frank pointed out that a great number of Americans actually vote against their own interests. In The Political Mind, George Lakoff explains why
Summary
This book shows how the mind works, how society works and how they work together. The authors' conclusion is if citizens and policy-makers better understand brain functioning, hope exists to ameliorate global warming and other societal disasters
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259459
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DLC
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Lakoff, George
Dewey number
320.01
Index
index present
LC call number
JC574.2.U6
LC item number
L35 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Liberalism
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • Political culture
  • Conservatism
  • Communication in politics
  • Thought and thinking
Target audience
adult
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why you can't understand 21st-century politics with an 18th-century brain
Label
The political mind : why you can't understand 21st-century politics with an 18th-century brain, George Lakoff
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-282) and index
Contents
Introduction : brain change and social change -- How the brain shapes the political mind -- Anna Nicole on the brain -- The political unconscious -- The brain's role in family values -- The brain's role in political ideologies -- Political challenges for the twenty-first-century mind -- A new consciousness -- Traumatic ideas : the War on Terror -- Framing reality : privateering -- Fear of framing -- Confronting stereotypes : sons of the welfare queen -- Aim above the bad apples -- Cognitive policy -- Contested concepts everywhere -- The technical is the political -- Exploring the political brain -- The problem of self-interest -- The metaphors defining rational action -- Why hawks win -- The brain's language -- Language in the new enlightenment -- Afterword : what if it works? -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Control code
ocn213466226
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 292 p.
Isbn
9780670019274
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2008010990
System control number
(OCoLC)213466226
Label
The political mind : why you can't understand 21st-century politics with an 18th-century brain, George Lakoff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-282) and index
Contents
Introduction : brain change and social change -- How the brain shapes the political mind -- Anna Nicole on the brain -- The political unconscious -- The brain's role in family values -- The brain's role in political ideologies -- Political challenges for the twenty-first-century mind -- A new consciousness -- Traumatic ideas : the War on Terror -- Framing reality : privateering -- Fear of framing -- Confronting stereotypes : sons of the welfare queen -- Aim above the bad apples -- Cognitive policy -- Contested concepts everywhere -- The technical is the political -- Exploring the political brain -- The problem of self-interest -- The metaphors defining rational action -- Why hawks win -- The brain's language -- Language in the new enlightenment -- Afterword : what if it works? -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Control code
ocn213466226
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 292 p.
Isbn
9780670019274
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2008010990
System control number
(OCoLC)213466226

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