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Jean-Paul Sartre and Ronald Aronson

In early 1945, with the war not yet over, Sartre travelled to the United States for the first time. He travelled with a group of correspondents who were invited in order to influence French public opinion favourably towards the United States.1 Sartre was sent by his friend Albert Camus to report back to Combat, the leading newspaper of the independent left. Once invited, he arranged also to report back to the conservative newspaper, Le Figaro. Simone de Beauvoir reports that learning of Camus’ invitation in late 1944 was one of the most exciting moments of Sartre’s life.

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An Unpublished Manuscript by Durkheim

‘On the General Physics of Law and Morality, 4th Year of the Course, 1st Lecture, December 2, 1899, Course Outline: On Penal Sanctions’

Émile Durkheim, edited and translated by François Pizarro Noël, and Ronjon Paul Datta

public opinion; 7 and restitutive sanctions, those that do not involve punishment but simply consist of restoring the relationship troubled by the immoral criminal act. The ideal type of the first variety is penalty, the ideal type of the second are

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Concerning Durkheim's 1899 Lecture ‘On Penal Sanctions’

Introduction, Translation Notes, and Comments

Ronjon Paul Datta and François Pizarro Noël

finds in public opinion for instance, and those of dedicated deliberative bodies like courts charged with that function. Both organised and disorganised sanctions are manifestations of what he calls ‘objective ethics’. Durkheim's argument subtly

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Poverty and Shame

Interactional Impacts on Claimants of Chinese Dibao

Jian Chen and Lichao Yang

“poor people” and that dibao is a basic civic right. Public opinion about dibao recipients has also changed; whereas they used to be considered “repulsive,” they are now “enviable” ( Han and Guo 2012: 151 ). The change in public opinion and the

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Ferenc Bódi, Jenő Zsolt Farkas, and Péter Róbert

difficulties and tensions during the past five years. Compared to Hungary, the difference might be that the standard of living is slightly higher. However, the development is similarly low, which could be reflected in public opinion and in the lack of social

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Four Dimensions of Societal Transformation

An Introduction to the Problematique of Ukraine

Zuzana Novakova

Is Not Russia: Hegemonic National Identity and Democracy in Russia and Ukraine .” East European Politics and Societies 25 ( 4 ): 813 – 833 . CISR (Center for Insights in Survey Research) . 2017 . Public Opinion Survey of Residents of Ukraine

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Public Evaluation of Society in China

The Social Quality Approach

Ren Liying and Zou Yuchin

on subjective attitudes rather than objective capabilities or experiences. Therefore, certain subjective indicators are necessarily included in the social quality indicator system to accommodate public opinions toward social quality. Second, among the

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“One Is Not Born a Dramatist”

The Genesis of Sartre’s Theatrical Career in Writings to, with, and by Beauvoir

Dennis A. Gilbert

, Sartre and Beauvoir attended the performance of The Passion at Oberammergau, just in time for the three-hundredth anniversary of the event: “Dullin and Camille, backed by general public opinion, had most strongly advised us to see the celebrated Passion

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Counter-Violence and Islamic Terrorism

Is Liberation without Freedom Possible?

Maria Russo

the recent burst of terror in Europe. That said, public opinion is certainly not able to orientate itself among the differences and the complexities of the divisions between groups and factions within the Islamic world. This situation produces opposing