Social and Political Thought of American Progressivism / Edition 1

Social and Political Thought of American Progressivism / Edition 1

by Eldon J. Eisenach
     
 

Through a variety of primary sources--including speeches, poems, magazine articles, and book excerpts--this collection illustrates the origins, ambitions, and political legacy of the American Progressivism movement (1886–1924). A general introduction offers a history of the movement and a brief discussion of recent historiographical debates; headnotes

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Through a variety of primary sources--including speeches, poems, magazine articles, and book excerpts--this collection illustrates the origins, ambitions, and political legacy of the American Progressivism movement (1886–1924). A general introduction offers a history of the movement and a brief discussion of recent historiographical debates; headnotes introduce each selection and provide historical and political context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872207844
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
756,094
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Progressive democracy2
2On Lincoln4
3Lincoln9
4On the Civil War10
5The influence of Lincoln13
6The American democracy and its national principle19
7The bonds of nationality25
8The new state33
9The establishment of the American Economic Association41
10The new economics45
11The evolution of industrial society50
12Social gradations of capital58
13Economics and the new basis of civilization64
14Democratic ethics72
15The subjective necessity of social settlements78
16Democracy and social organization84
17The democratic mind94
18Public opinion and social control100
19Training democratic citizens105
20The state and large business corporations114
21Economics and jurisprudence117
22The people and the law123
23Sociological jurisprudence130
24Pragmatic method and the law138
25A programme for labor reform149
26Economic surplus and the rights of labor157
27Ethical gains through labor legislation163
28Labor unions168
29The Christian state177
30The Christian society182
31Christianity and the social crisis190
32The Federal Council of Churches social program205
33Women in evolutionary economics213
34The democratic household225
35The marriage of democracy and Christianity231
36Legislative emancipation237
37The new democracy245
38Drift and mastery254
39The progressive movement262
40The progressive party platform272
41The Americanization of the world289
42Patriotism and religion301
43The world state312

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