Restoring Democracy to America: How to Free Markets and Politics from the Corporate Culture of Business and Government

Restoring Democracy to America: How to Free Markets and Politics from the Corporate Culture of Business and Government

by John F. M. McDermott

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780271037257
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2011
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.37(d)

About the Author

John F. M. McDermott is Professor Emeritus of Social Science at The College of Old Westbury, SUNY, where he chaired the Labor Studies Department from 1981 to his retirement in 1990.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface: A Life of Thought in a Life of Politics

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part 1: The Historic Advance, ca. 1870–1970

1. The Historic Advance: Setting a Context

2. Interpreting the “Sixties”

3. The Modern Reaction

Part 2: Recapping and Beyond

4. Social Stratification and Social Dynamics

5. Institutional Elites and Social Action

6. The Inner Government Within Liberal Democracy

Part 3: Proposals for a Renewed Historic Advance

7. On Strategy and Organization

8. The Reform of the Police Power

9. Civilizing the Corporation

10. A “Civilized” Employment System

11. International Government and International Chaos

12. Political Reform

Notes

References

Index

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