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Aging Political Activists: Personal Narratives from the Old Left

Aging Political Activists: Personal Narratives from the Old Left

by David P. Shuldiner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275950453
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/28/1995
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile: 1200L (what's this?)

About the Author

DAVID P. SHULDINER holds dual appointments as Visiting Professor with the School of Family Studies at the University of Connecticut and as Humanities Program Coordinator with the State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services, Elderly Services Division./e Trained in anthropology, folklore, and gerontology, he has conducted research among the aging since 1980 when he began interviewing veterans of the Jewish Labor Movement who were active in the United States in the first half of the 20th century.

Table of Contents

Setting the Stage


The Dialectics of Identity: Search for a Method

The Aging of Politics—The Politics of Aging

The Stories

"With the Feelings that I Have about the Capitalist System" (Joe: Interview One)

"When I Left the Party, I Left for a Number of Reasons" (Joe: Interview Two)

"I Would Probe Into Their Feelings About How They Missed the CP Life" (Joe: Interview Three)

"I Think I'm Still Looking for My Core" (Lil)

"I've Always Had an Individualistic Approach to Things" (Jake: Interview One)

"Those Influences Remain and They're a Part of My Heritage" (Jake: Interview Two)

"It Was an Episode, a Long and Good Episode in History, and It is Ending" (Sid)

Summing Things Up

Age of Wisdom, Age of Action: Narrative Themes and Variations


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