What is a Führer-figure in the Early 21st Century?

I am helping re-translate Max Weber’s classic essay „Politics as Vocation“ from the original German into English.  One problem that emerged regards how to translate the German word Führer, which is key to the essay, into English.  Führer is of course a word that most English-speakers are aware of because of how Adolf Hitler used … Continue reading What is a Führer-figure in the Early 21st Century?

Fiction Article by Sociologist Lieutenant Colonel Horace Miner Most Downloaded at AAA web site!

There is a report from AAA that Horace/Harold Miner’s 1956 article “Body Image Among the Nacirema” is the most downloaded from the AAA journals for 2012.  It was downloaded over 11,000 times in 2012. Missing from AAA’s statement about the Nacirema article is a basic distinction about the article which is that it is not “science,” … Continue reading Fiction Article by Sociologist Lieutenant Colonel Horace Miner Most Downloaded at AAA web site!