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Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674713901

Publication Date: 11/15/1999


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 halftones


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Progressive Reformers, Social Scientists, and the Search for a Democratic Public
  • 2. Defining the People: The Wisconsin School of Labor History and the Creation of the American Worker
  • 3. The People’s Expert: Charles McCarthy and the Perils of Public Service
  • 4. Joining the People: William English Walling and the Specter of the Intellectual Class
  • 5. A Love for the People: Anna Strunsky Walling and the Domestic Limits of Democratic Idealism
  • 6. A Voice for the People: A. Philip Randolph and the Cult of Leadership
  • 7. The People’s Strategist: W. Jett Lauck and the Panacea of Plenty
  • 8. Teaching the People: Wil Lou Gray and the Siren of Educational Opportunity
  • Epilogue: The Once and Future Career of the Public Intellectual
  • Notes
  • Index

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