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Progressive intellectuals and the dilemmas of democratic commitment

by Leon Fink

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Progressivism (United States politics),
    • Intellectuals -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-362) and index.

      StatementLeon Fink.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .F525 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 374 p. :
      Number of Pages374
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL679023M
      ISBN 100674661605
      LC Control Number97025506

      Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment by Leon Fink avg rating — 4 ratings — published — 2 editions. Social movements and radicalism in post-war american history Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment. heart of Leon Fink's new book, Progressive Intellectuals Author: DANIEL MATLIN.

      Progressive intellectuals and the dilemmas of democratic commitment. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. McGerr, M. (). A fierce discontent: The rise and fall of the Progressive Movement in America, New York: Free Press. Stromquist, S. (). Great point, and I love Erica Edwards’ book in particular (I cited it in my own book on which this post is based). As Carby points out, white men and black men have worked together to enshrine the idea of the masculine “race leader” going back to Frederick Douglass’ time (Leon Fink has a good essay on this as well, in Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment).

      Leon Fink is professor of history and director of the Work, Race, and Gender in the Urban World graduate program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His most recent book is Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment. "Austin B. Garretson". Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America. c. permanent dead link] "Edgar E. Clark dead". The New York Times. December 2, ; Fink, Leon (). Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Born: 4 September , Winterset, Iowa.


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Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Fink, Leon, Progressive intellectuals and the dilemmas of democratic commitment. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource. Fink's third book, 's Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment, drew attention in the field of history for its focus on the tension which arises when educated historians study relatively uneducated workers.

Using biographies of some of the top labor historians and intellectuals in the field of labor studies, Fink. These problems stand at the heart of Leon Fink's new book, Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment.

Fink comes to his subject after having written numerous books and articles which explored the U.S. labor movement from the perspective of the working class. He contrib. The Progressive Intellectual Tradition in America one that had morphed from its egalitarian roots into a legalistic defense of economic power and.

Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment: ISBN () Softcover, Harvard University Press, Sweatshops at Sea: Merchant Seamen in the World's First Globalized Industry, from to the Present. Leon Fink is professor of history and director of the Work, Race, and Gender in the Urban World graduate program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

His most recent book is Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment. More about Leon Fink. Abstract. At the end of the s, American intellectuals began a long if occasionally interrupted romance with progressive visions of more than a century since then, scholars across the social sciences and humanities have found different aspects of progressive democratic practice extremely compelling, even though few if any of their hopes for social transformation have ever come Author: Aaron Schutz.

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• Louis Hartz, The Liberal Tradition in America (Harcourt, Brace, ). • Richard Hofstadter, The Age of Reform (Vintage, ). • Ann J. Lane, To Herland and Beyond: The Life and Work of Charlotte Perkins GilmanFile Size: KB. Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment 9 copies; American Labor History (New American History Series) 6 copies; The Long Gilded Age: American Capitalism and the Lessons of a New World 6 copies, 1 review; Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in .Other works include: Progressive Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Democratic Commitment (Harvard University Press, ), In Search of the Working Class: Essays in American Labor History and Political Culture (University of Illinois Press, ), Upheaval in the Quiet ZoneSEIU and the Politics of Health Care Unionism, co-authored with.Alice Kessler-Harris R.

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She began her career as an historian rescuing from obscurity the Jewish needle trades women who built the International.