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Modern America and the Legacy of Founding.

Author: Ronald J Pestritto; Thomas G West
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors of this book address how the fundamental tensions between modern liberalism and the ideas of the founders have played out in the context of contemporary thought and practice in American politics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pestritto, Ronald J.
Modern America and the Legacy of Founding.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald J Pestritto; Thomas G West
ISBN: 9780739157800 0739157809
OCLC Number: 856869625
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (353 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Prologue: From Natural Law and Natural Rights to Progressivist Liberalism; 1 Foundational Concepts in American Political Thought James W. Ceaser; Part I: The Post-1900 Transformation: Ideas and Institutions; 2 The National Regulatory State in Progressive Political Theory and Twentieth-Century Constitutional Law Eric R. Claeys; 3 Culture, Compassion, and Today's Progressive Party System Scot J. Zentner; 4 The Pulse of Democracy: Public Opinion, Opinion Polling, and Modem Democratic Theory Sidney A. Pearson Jr. 5 Progressivism, the Brownlow Commission, and the Rise of the Administrative State Donald R. BrandPart II: The Post-1900 Transformation: Ideas and Policies; 6 Transforming Formal Freedom into Effective Freedom: Dewey, the New Deal, and the Great Society Tiffany Jones Miller; 7 Natural Law, Our Constitution, and Our Democracy Peter Augustine Lawler; Part III: The Post-1900 Transformation: Foreign Policy; 8 The American Founding and Conservative Foreign Policy Today Christopher C. Burkett; 9 The Bush Doctrine: New Ways for a New World Adam Wolfson. 10 American Founding Principles and American Foreign Policy Jeremy RabkinIndex; About the Contributors.
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