Articles by Jean Hardisty

Political Research Associates was founded by Jean V. Hardisty, Ph.D., a political scientist with a Ph.D. from Northwestern University and seven years' teaching experience. Dr. Hardisty founded PRA (formerly Midwest Research) in 1981 in Chicago. She has been an activist for social justice issues for over 25 years and is a well-known speaker and widely published author, especially on women’s rights and civil rights. In 1999 her book, Mobilizing Resentment, Conservative Resurgence from the John Birch Society to the Promise Keepers, was published by Beacon Press. She currently serves on the boards of the Sister Fund, the Highlander Center, and the Women's Community Cancer Project and is the education consultant to the Ms. Foundation Democracy Funding Circle. She continues to remain involved in assisting the work of PRA.


Constructing Homophobia: Colorado's Right-Wing Attack on Homosexuals
The Public Eye - Vol. 7, No. 1

Corporate Desires vs. Anti-Immigrant Fervor: the Bush Administration's Dilemma
Defending Immigrant Rights: ARK

Crime and Political Ideology
The Public Eye - Vol. 18, No. 3

Policing Civil Society: NGO Watch
The Public Eye - Vol. 18, No. 1

Some Mid-Year Thoughts on Militarism and the Bush Administration

What Does a Successful Social Movement Need?

Why Now?
The Public Eye - Vol. 9, No. 3-4

Wrong About the Right