Cover: Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment in PAPERBACK

Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment

Add to Cart

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674713901

Publication Date: 11/15/1999

Short

384 pages

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

12 halftones

World

  • 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

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Graphic: Golden yellow stylized sun

HUP ReadUP: Summer Reads

We asked our colleagues, “What is one word you would use to describe an ideal summer read?” Their answers range across all the summer feels, from those easygoing lazy hazy days to that voltage of energy that fires up a reawakening. What’s more, their responses include book recommendations sure to help you breeze through the sunny season—from our own library as well as those of fellow university presses.