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The Liberal Tradition in American Politics : Reassessing the Legacy of American Liberalism - David F. Ericson

The Liberal Tradition in American Politics

Reassessing the Legacy of American Liberalism

By: David F. Ericson (Editor), Louisa Bertch Green (Editor)

Paperback Published: 19th August 1999
ISBN: 9780415922579
Number Of Pages: 320

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This volume explores the full range and depth of the liberal tradition in America and how it has been perceived by political theorists and historians. The contributors weigh the various paradigm shifts in our understanding of American political development according to consensus, polarity and multiple traditions. They break new ground by taking into account African-American and proslavery thought, gender and identity politics, citizenship in the Reconstruction and Progressive eras, and models of SupremeCourt decision-making. "The Liberal Tradition in" "America" questions the effect of viewing American history through these paradigms on the progress of research, and moves the emphasis in research from the development of political ideas to the development of political institutions.
Contributors: Louisa Bertch, David F. Ericson, Carol Horton, Ronald Kahn, Ira Katznelson, Gayle McKeen, Darol Nackenoff, Karen Orren, Stephen Skowronek, and Rogers M. Smith.

Introduction
Liberalism and Racism: The Problem of Analyzing Traditions
In Search of Political Development
The Liberal Tradition in American Politics
Dew, Fitzhugh and Proslavery Liberalism
A "Guiding Principle" of Liberalism in the Thought of Frederick Douglass and W. E. B. DuBois
Liberal Equality and the Civic Subject: Identity and Citizenship in Reconstruction America Carol
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ISBN: 9780415922579
ISBN-10: 0415922577
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 19th August 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.37  x 2.01
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1