Western Civilization

Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Occidental culture, the Western world, Western society, and European civilization, is the heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional customs, belief systems, political systems, artifacts and technologies of the Western World that originated in or are associated with Europe. The term also applies beyond Europe to countries and cultures whose histories are strongly connected to Europe by immigration, colonization, or influence. For example, Western culture includes countries in Northern America, such as Canada and the United States, or Australasia, such as Australia and New Zealand, whose language and demographic ethnicity majorities are of …

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FCPP: Frontier Centre for Public Policy · 4 January 2024 English

A Personal Declaration of Opposition to The Abuse of Our Charter of Rights and Freedoms by The State I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom …

‘One of the indispensable institutions of Western civilization is the rule of law. That rule is central


FCPP: Frontier Centre for Public Policy · 2 November 2023 English

Human rights codes emerged in the aftermath of the atrocities of the Second World War and during the rise of the civil rights movement in the United States. [...] Specifically: …

society are some of the oldest elements in Western civilization. Enlightenment thinkers were often bracingly


Yellowhead Institute · 25 October 2023 English

“Israeli forces have killed and under the rubble; 2 million deliberately cut o from food, injured thousands of Palestinian civilians in the OPT water, fuel, and electricity, unrelieved by the …

so is illuminated the barbarism of this “Western civilization” that attempts to launder its own atrocities


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 July 2023 English

Zygmunt Bauman was both an outsider of Western modernity and one of its foremost interpreters. He was an exemplary figure in twentieth-century intellectual work on exile who experienced both Nazi …

beleaguered defenders of the Christian heritage of Western civilization, the last bulwark against the onslaught affective sensitizing ideas that postulate that Western civilization is in a state of terminal crisis. The name


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 July 2023 English

In the nineteenth century France became fixated on infant sleep. Pictures of sleeping babies proliferated in paintings, posters, and advertisements for cradles and toys. Childcare manuals and medical writings insisted …

reconstruction of the pictorial memory of western civilization,57 Halbwachs asserted that group-based


CHA: Canadian Historical Association · 13 July 2023 French

tia’s Board of Public Charities, the arm’s-length government Over the months elapsing between the end of the strike in Octo- agency which had oversight of the hospital. [...] A Statement …

civilization must be respected in a citadels of western civilization. Under his direction, and largely way that


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 May 2023 English

A silent clapboard church on a barren Arctic landscape is more than just a place of worship: it is a symbol that can evoke fraught reactions to the history of …

Diomede Island in the Bering Strait. There, Western civilization had barely touched the Indigenous population;


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 May 2023 English

Western civilization is over. So begins Jan Zwicky’s trenchant exploration of the root of global cultural and ecological collapse: a way of thinking that is also linked to some of the West’s most noted

OnceUpon-9rev.indd 6 13-Feb-23 17:40:59 Preface Western civilization is over. By that I mean the culture that


ICP: Institute for Community Prosperity · 22 April 2023 English

I also acknowledge this as the Métis’ homeland and the home of one of the largest communities of Inuit south of the 60th parallel. [...] Often referred to as a …

third-tier societies behind the lodestar of western civilization; I write of the story of separation that


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 February 2023 English

Concern over ecological and environmental problems grows daily, and many believe we’re at a critical tipping point. Scientists, social thinkers, public officials, and the public recognize that failure to understand …

practices in the context of a very old theme in Western Civilization, namely, the idea of human “dominion” on


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