Michael Harrington: Speaking American

Michael Harrington: Speaking American

by Robert Gorman, Gorman Robert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415911184

ISBN-13: 9780415911184

Pub. Date: 10/13/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this provocative biographical portrait, Robert A. Gorman examines the political and intellectual life of this engaging radical thinker while looking ahead to the ways in which the work and example he has left us can affect political life in the twenty-first century.

Michael Harrington's major attempt to Americanize socialism plays a big part in Gorman's

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Overview

In this provocative biographical portrait, Robert A. Gorman examines the political and intellectual life of this engaging radical thinker while looking ahead to the ways in which the work and example he has left us can affect political life in the twenty-first century.

Michael Harrington's major attempt to Americanize socialism plays a big part in Gorman's analysis. He tells readers how it is possible to be both radical and patriotic and how an unjust system can be transformed without being destroyed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415911184
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/13/1995
Series:
American Radicals Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Prologue: From Port Huron to Posterity
1A Yankee Radical1
2Dogma and Dialectics25
3The Other Michael Harrington51
4The State and Politics73
5Crisis99
6The New Class and Realignment125
7Socialism Reborn149
8Assessing Michael Harrington173
Notes191
Bibliography221
Index235

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