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Contemporary social reform movements: principles and readings.

Author: John Eric Nordskog
Publisher: New York, Scribner [1954]
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Nordskog, John Eric, 1893-
Contemporary social reform movements.
New York, Scribner [1954]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Eric Nordskog
OCLC Number: 2435268
Description: x, 550 pages 24 cm
Contents: [Part I: Social reform and revolution] --
Current definitions of revolution / Dale Yoder. Psychological theory of revolutions / Charles A. Ellwood. Socialization / G.D.H. Cole --
[Part II: Alternatives in liberalist and collectivist movements] --
Liberalism / Guido De Ruggiero. Collectivism and individualism / Ernest Barker. Mill's liberty today / Robert C. Binkley. Economic liberalism reinterpreted / Arthur Salz. Leading myths of our time / Marie C. Swabey --
[Part III: Challenge of democracy] --
Democracy in a world of tensions / Quincy Wright. Dissertation on first principles of government / Thomas Paine. Republican principle / James Madison. On a just partition of power / Alexander Hamilton. What sort of despotism democratic nations have to fear / Alexis De Tocqueville --
[Part IV: Socialism and communism] --
Utopia / Karl Mannheim. Manifesto of the Communist Party / Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels. American socialism and the socialist philosophy of history / David F. Bowers. Socialist values in a changing civilisation / R.H.S. Crossman. Communism in Western Europe: its strength and vulnerability / Mario Einaudi --
[Part V: Soviet Russia] --
Sources of Soviet conduct / "X" (George F. Kennan). Soul and mask of Bolshevism / Sergey Levitzky. Soviet Bill of Rights. Berlin's red marauders / Richard S. Weil --
[Part VI: Fascism and National Socialism] --
Totalitarian state / Luigi Sturzo. Garrison state / Harold D. Lasswell. Fascist: an operational definition / Gerard DeGre. Pattern of fascism / Max Lerner. National Socialism: theory and practice / Dorothy Thompson --
[Part VII: Trends of capital and labor in the American economy] --
Has capitalism broken down? / Ramsay Muir. Foreword to Business as a system of power / Robert S. Lynd. Monopology in America / John F. Bell. Businessman in a laboristic economy / Sumner H. Slichter. Collective bargaining and the democratic process / Edwin E. Witte. Organized labor as a pressure group / Avery Leiserson. Labor in industrial society / Peter F. Drucker --
[Part VIII: Progressive and New Deal movements in the United States] --
Man with the muck-rake / Theodore Roosevelt. Inaugural address / Franklin D. Roosevelt. Roosevelt: democratic or dictatorial? / Stanley High. Pattern of the New Deal / Paul T. Homan. Balance sheet of the New Deal / Editors of the New Republic. Constitution and the New Deal / Howard Lee McBain. Greatest opportunity on Earth / Russell W. Davenport --
[Part IX: Nationalism as ideology and social movement] --
Nature of nationalism / Hans Kohn. Psychology of nationalism / Ernest Fellner. Asian nationalism / M.N. Roy. Problem of revolutionary Asia / John K. Fairbank. International consequences of national planning / David Mitrany. National interests and world peace / Norman Thomas.
Responsibility: Selected and edited with analytical introductions by John Eric Nordskog.


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