Michael Parenti

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Majkl Parenti (Michael Parenti)

Biografija:

Majkl Parenti je doktorirao političke nauke na Univerzitetu Jejl. Predavao je na brojnim koledžima i univerzitetima u SAD i inostranstvu. Neki od njegovih tekstova su prevedeni na arapski, azerbejdžanski, bengalski, kineski, holandski, francuski, njemački, grčki, italijanski, japanski, korejski, persijski, poljski, portugalski, ruski, srpski, španski, švedski i turski.

Majkl Parenti je rođen i odrastao u italijansko – američkoj radničkoj porodici u Njujorku. Poslije završene srednje škole nekoliko godina je radio, a potom se ponovo vratio školovanju, da bi na kraju stekao bečelor diplomu na City College u Njujorku, magistrirao na Univerzitetu Braun i doktorirao političke nauke na Univerzitetu Jejl. Među njegovim knjigama nalaze se i naslovi „The Face of Imperialism“ (2011); „God and His Demons“ (2010); „The Assassination of Julius Caesar“ (2003) i „Democracy for the Few, 9th edition“ (2010). Nedavno je objavio toplo dočekane „etničke memoare“ pod nazivom“Waiting for Yesterday: Pages from a Street Kid’s Life“.

Djelovi njegovih tekstova su prevedeni na dvadesetak jezika. Njegove knjige i članci se intenzivno koriste na fakultetskim kursevima, ali i od strane laičkih čitalaca. Preko 550 njegovih članaka je objavljeno u naučnim magazinima, političkim periodikama, raznim časopisima, novinama, zbirkama tekstova i online publikacijama.

On je autor dvadeset i četiri knjige:

Dr Parenti je bio predavač oduševljenoj publici širom Sjeverne Amerike i u inostranstvu. Neki njegovi razgovori i intervjui su često emitovani na radio stanicama, televizijama i internetu. Predaje na koledžima ali i pred širokom publikom, mirovnim grupama, radnim organizacijama,  na naučnim konferencijama i na raznim drugim mjestima. U čitanju njegovih knjiga uživaju kako laički čitaoci tako i naučnici, a iste su sveobuhvatno korišćene na fakultetskim kursevima. Među mnogim temama on razmatra:

  • Teokratija i drugi vjerski grijehovi
  • Demokratija i ekonomska moć
  • Imperijalizam i U.S. Intervencionizam
  • Imperije, prošlost i sadašnjost
  • Politička zapažanja i obmane
  • Iskustvo etničkih klasa
  • Terorizam i globalizacija
  • Političke pristrasnosti u SAD informativnim medijima
  • Ideologija i istorija
  • Rasa, pol i klasa
  • Pad komunizma
  • Fašizam: prošlost i sadašnjost

Dr Parenti je osvojio nagrade od različitih akademskih i društvenih organizacija, uključujući i „Project Censored“, „Caucus for a New Political Science“, nagrada grada Santa Cruz, „New Jersey Peace Action“, „Social Science Research Council“, „Society for Religion in Higher Education“ i od drugih organizacija. Godine 2007. dobio je sertifikat posebnog priznanja Kongresa SAD od kongresmenke Barbare Li.

Tokom svoje ranije nastavne karijere primio je donacije ili stipendije od Fondacije Louis Rabinowitz, Ford fondacije, Univerziteta Brovn, Univerziteta Jejl, Državnog univerziteta u Njujorku i Univerziteta u Ilinoisu. Već nekoliko godina je bio gostujući saradnik na Institutu za političke studije u Vašingtonu.

Trenutno pomaže u savjetodavnom odboru Nezavisne progresivne politike mreže, Obrazovanja bez granica i Fondacije Jasenovic; kao i u savjetodavnim redakcijama Nove političke nauke i prirode i Društva i misli. Takođe je oko 12 godina bio sudija u Project Censored.

Biography:

Michael Parenti received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University. He has taught at a number of colleges and universities, in the United States and abroad. Some of his writings have been translated into Arabic, Azeri, Bangla, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.

Michael Parenti was born and raised in an Italian-American working class family in New York City. After high school he worked for a number of years then returned to school, eventually earning a B.A. from City College of New York, an M.A. from Brown University, and a Ph.D. in political science from Yale University. His many books include The Face of Imperialism (2011);God and His Demons (2010); The Assassination of Julius Caesar (2003); and Democracy for the Few, 9th edition (2010). He recently published a warmly received „ethnic memoir“ entitledWaiting for Yesterday: Pages from a Street Kid’s Life.

Portions of his writings have been translated into some twenty languages. Books and articles of his have been used extensively in college courses and also by lay readers. Over 550 articles of his have appeared in scholarly journals, political periodicals, various magazines, newspapers, books of collected readings, and online publications.

He is the author of twenty-four books:

Dr. Parenti has lectured far and wide to enthusiastic audiences across North America and abroad. His various talks and interviews have played frequently on community radio stations, public access television, and the internet. He lectures on college campuses and before a wide range of community audiences, peace groups, labor organizations, scholarly conferences, and various other venues. His books are enjoyed by both lay readers and scholars, and have been used extensively in college courses. Among the many topics he treats are:

  • Theocracy and Other Religious Sins
  • Democracy and Economic Power
  • Imperialism and U.S. Interventionism
  • Empires, Past and Present
  • Political Perceptions and Deceptions
  • Ethnic-Class Experience
  • Terrorism and Globalization
  • Political Bias in the U.S. News Media
  • Ideology and History
  • Race, Gender, and Class
  • The Overthrow of Communism
  • Fascism: Past and Present

Dr. Parenti has won awards from various academic and community organizations, including Project Censored, the Caucus for a New Political Science, the city of Santa Cruz, New Jersey Peace Action, the Social Science Research Council, the Society for Religion in Higher Education, and other organizations. In 2007 he was awarded a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from U.S. Representative Barbara Lee.

During his earlier teaching career he received grants or fellowships from the Louis Rabinowitz Foundation, the Ford Foundation, Brown University, Yale University, State University of New York, and the University of Illinois. For several years he was a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C.

He now serves on the advisory boards of Independent Progressive Politics Network, Education Without Borders, and the Jasenovic Foundation; as well as the advisory editorial boards of New Political Science and Nature, Society and Thought. He also served for some 12 years as a judge for Project Censored.

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