The Torment Of Secrecy

Author: Edward Shils
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee
ISBN: 1461720605
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This essay in sociological analysis and political philosophy considers the cold war preoccupation with espionage, sabotage, and subversion at home, assessing the magnitude of such threats and contrasting it to the agitation—by lawmakers, ...


Author: Daniel P. Moynihan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788146858
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Finally, the Commission has drawn a distinction between "secrecy" and "privacy."
In The Torment of Secrecy (originally published in 1956 and reissued last year
with an Introduction by Chairman Moynihan), Edward A. Shils contrasted "
secrecy ...

Intelligence Espionage And Related Topics

Author: James D. Calder
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313292903
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Sociology, for example, developed an interest in organizational secrecy, drawing
credibility from the work of Georg Simmel,5 and more recently from the work of
Edward Shils on the McCarthy era and the "torment of secrecy." American ...

Winged Faith

Author: Tulasi Srinivas
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231520522
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The Torment of Secrecy: Ethical and Epistemological Problems in the Study of
Esoteric Traditions.” History of Religions 37:209–248. ——— 2003a. “Avatar for
Our Age: Sathya Sai Baba and the Cultural Contradictions of Late Capitalism.

Technology And Human Fulfillment

Author: George W. M. Thompson
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America
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Functional secrecy ... is a practical necessity, to be assessed by sober and
responsible judgment .... Such secrecy is a far cry from the ... The Torment of
Secrecy, p. 12. "Shils, The Torment 69 Presuppositions of the Consensual


Author: James Roland Pennock
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9780202368566
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... between the conflict groups, adding one more layer to a congruity of
geographical, tribal, and economic attributes, as in most of West Africa and
Uganda.18 17 Edward A. Shils, The Torment of Secrecy (New York: The Free
Press, 1956).

Cbs S Don Hollenbeck

Author: Loren Ghiglione
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231516894
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Edward A. Shils, The Torment of Secrecy: The Background and Consequences of
American Security Policies (Glencoe, Ill.:Free Press, 1956), 188; Caute, Great
Fear, 462. Caute, Great Fear, 457; Thomas is quoted in Kenneth O'Reilly, Hoover

Organizational Careers

Author: Barney G. Glaser
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 0202367630
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Whereas once bankers were hated and feared in part because they controlled
the "mystery" of the gold standard, today scientists and intellectuals control the
relevant mysteries, and, as Edward Shils points out in The Torment of Secrecy,
give ...

Symbolic Crusade

Author: Joseph R. Gusfield
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252013126
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... an open rightist radicalism exists in the shape of Prohibition Party doctrine. 3*
See the collection of essays edited by Daniel Bell, The New American Right (
New York: Criterion Books, 1955). "Edward Shils, The Torment of Secrecy (
Glencoe, ...