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Creating Community Capacity at a Shared Site Intergenerational Program: “Like a Barefoot Climb Up a Mountain”
We used a social organization framework to pilot a community- capacity building project at a shared site intergenerational program. Such programs possess potential to build relationships amongExpand
Aristotle's Account of the Subjection of Women
  • D. Stauffer
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Politics
  • 1 October 2008
In recent years, several studies have argued that Aristotle saw the associations of the household as voluntary, mutually beneficial, and directed toward lofty aims. These studies have brought outExpand
Tocqueville on the Modern Moral Situation: Democracy and the Decline of Devotion
  • D. Stauffer
  • Sociology
  • American Political Science Review
  • 17 October 2014
Most scholarship on the moral dimensions of Tocqueville's analysis of democracy focuses on the doctrine of enlightened self-interest. Surprisingly little has been written about his account of theExpand
“The Most Common Sickness of Our Time”: Tocqueville on Democratic Restlessness
Abstract In volume 1 of Democracy in America, Tocqueville argues that the energy unleashed by democracy is one of democracy's greatest benefits. In volume 2, his portrait of democracy turns darker,Expand