Theory in Action

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 1, January

Blending In: The Presentation of Self among Homeless Men in a Gentrifying Environment
Recently, there has been an increase in the number of people experiencing homelessness. This is particularly true among unsheltered homeless people. Nationally, the most recent Point in Time Count estimates available state that on a single night in January...
Evaluating Global Education at a Regional University: A Focus Group Research on Faculty Perspectives
INTRODUCTIONIt is a widely held consensus among leaders in higher education institutions and policy decision makers that global education is a necessity for college students today (Hovland & Schneider, 2011; Haring-Smith, 2011; Reimer, 2009). With...
Gambling with Our Planet
This article presents an unfortunate story of conservatives and conservation. Unfortunate because it is highly problematic that so many of the reactionary ideas of conservative elites have entered the lexicon of the mainstream environmental movement:...
Reckoning Day: Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America
Book Review: Jacqueline Foertsch, Reckoning Day: Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America. Vanderbilt University Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-0826519276 (Paperback). 251 Pages. $24.95.[Article copies available for a fee from The Transformative Studies...
Teaching the Unthinkable: Counter-Narratives, Pedagogy, and Genocide
Cato the Elder, a Roman statesman ended every one of his speeches with the words "Carthago delenda est" or "Carthage must be destroyed". These speech acts helped to foist Rome into the Third Punic War. This war resulted in the evisceration of Carthage....
There Is No Such Thing as a Free Press.And We Need One More Than Ever
Book Review: Mick Hume, There Is No Such Thing as a Free Press...and We Need One More Than Ever. Societas Imprint Academic, 2012. ISBN: 978-1845403508 (Paperback). 187 Pages. £8.95/$17.90.[Article copies available for a fee from The Transformative Studies...
Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate
Book Review: Greg Lukianoff, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate. Encounter Books, 2012. ISBN: 978-1594036354 (Hardcover). 294 Pages. $25.99.[Article copies available for a fee from The Transformative Studies Institute....
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