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Democracy Is in the Streets

From Port Huron to the Siege of Chicago, With a New Preface by the Author

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PAPERBACK

$35.50 • £28.95 • €32.00

ISBN 9780674197251

Publication Date: 09/20/1994

Academic Trade

448 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Preface: The 1960s in the 1990s [1994]
  • Introduction: Port Huron and the Lost History of the New Left
  • I. Rediscovering Politics
    • 1. Out of Apathy
      • On a Different Track
      • Michigan’s Multiversity
      • Creeping Socialism
      • Act Now
      • From Protest to Radicalism
    • 2. On the Road
      • Faith
      • Rebellion
      • Commitment
      • The Art of Political Discussion
      • Witness to a Revolution
  • II. Taking Democracy Seriously
    • 3. Politics and Vision
      • Democratic Analysis
      • If Not Now, When?
      • Political Stickball
      • Personal Ties
    • 4. The Prophet of the Powerless
      • Outside the Whale
      • The Public in Eclipse
      • A New Moral Optic
      • Taking It Big
    • 5. Building a House of Theory
      • Defining an Ideal
      • Doubts about Democracy
      • Theories of Action
      • A Re-assertion of the Personal
      • Promoting Political Controversy
    • 6. Port Huron
      • Setting the Stage
      • Fathers and Sons
      • The Spirit of Face-to-Face Politics
      • Agenda for a Generation
      • A New Beginning
    • 7. Beyond the Cold War
      • Invitation to an Inquest
      • Lockout and Appeal
      • Growing Up Red
      • Ignorance and Autonomy
      • An Uneasy Truce
    • 8. Participatory Democracy
      • Speaking American
      • A Conflict of Interpretations
      • Beyond the Bewildered Herd
      • A Muffled Tocsin
      • The Uses of Ambiguity
  • III. Building a Movement
    • 9. An Intellectual in Search of a Strategy
      • The Politics of Social Science
      • At Odds
      • Taking Stock
      • In Search of a Strategy
      • History as a Way of Learning
      • A New Era
      • A Living Document
      • Port Huron Revisited
      • Radical Pluralism
      • Blowin’ in the Wind
    • 10. An Organizer in Search of Authenticity
      • The Vita Activa
      • An Interracial Movement of the Poor
      • War on Poverty
      • Fragmentation
      • Chimes of Freedom
      • Experiments in Organizing
      • In Search of Authenticity
      • Reinventing the Neighborly Community
      • The Limits of Face-to-Face Politics
    • 11. A Leader in Search of Legitimacy
      • In the Tradition of Debs
      • The Secret of Vietnam
      • Zen Koans and New Recruits
      • The Birth of the Anti-War Movement
      • Escalation
      • The First March
      • Revolutionary Symbolism
      • Media Images
      • Anti-Politics
      • Internal Democracy
      • Getting Attention
      • Chaos
      • Conflict
      • Red-Baiting
      • In Search of Legitimacy
      • Like a Rolling Stone
      • An Ending
    • 12. A Moralist in Search of Power
      • A Wager
      • Let the People Decide
      • The Other Side
      • A Socialism of the Heart
      • Ambition Unbound
      • The Fire This Time
      • Fantasies of Revolution
      • We Are All Viet Cong
      • Rituals of Confrontation
      • In Search of Power
      • Shadow Ambassador
      • Facing Reality
      • Bringing the War Home
      • Tears of Rage
      • Democracy Is in the Streets
      • The Struggle Begins
      • The Whole World Is Watching
      • Incognito
      • Lost
  • Conclusion: A Collective Dream
  • Appendix: The Port Huron Statement
  • A Note on Sources
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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