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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
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Subject
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
Cataloging source
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
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Liberalism
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • Political culture
  • Conservatism
  • Communication in politics
  • Thought and thinking
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The political mind : why you can't understand 21st-century politics with an 18th-century brain, George Lakoff
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Extent
1 online resource (x, 292 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)608876480
Label
The political mind : why you can't understand 21st-century politics with an 18th-century brain, George Lakoff
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Extent
1 online resource (x, 292 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)608876480

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