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Are we good citizens? : affairs political, literary, and academic

Author: Harvey J Kaye
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, ©2001.
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A critical and democratic perspective on American politics, letters, and higher education. Drawing from public and personal experiences, the author invites readers to think about their own level of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey J Kaye
ISBN: 0807740209 9780807740200 0807740195 9780807740194
OCLC Number: 45207874
Description: xviii, 162 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Affairs Political. God, sex, and the Blues --
The emergence of class politics? --
Dear Mr. President: a plea for a progressive legacy --
Conservative chutzpah, radical-democratic hopes --
The people's team: the Green Bay Packers--or The Super Bowl as political drama / with Isaac Kramnick --
FDR: a great but flawed president--or Visiting the new memorial --
Labor and the intellectuals: a new cultural front? --
Up-ending the end of history, redeeming America's prophetic memory --
Getting back our bite --
1968-1998. 1848 and all that--or A vision of poetry in motion --
The third way is the wrong way --
Signs of life: American history, memory, and democracy --
Affairs Literary. In bookstores, bigger can be better --
Reading the right--or It's a dirty job, but ... --
Writing for kids--or In praise of juvenile efforts --
Are Americans more inquisitive? --
Send in the historians--or The Yanks are coming over there --
Radical ambivalence --
Remembering and honoring our fathers--or Democratic generations --
Fanning the spark of hope in the past: the British Marxist historians. Affairs Academic. Are we good citizens? --
A nation of teachers --
Starting all over again --
Back in the saddle, and loving it: post-sabbatical thoughts --
Search for sixties soul --
A Yank in London--or love and class struggles --
History and the Great Balloon debate --
The nest starts to empty--or You can see her from Monticello --
Collegial pleasures --
Felicity at the barricades --
Pilgrims with tales to tell --
Turning 50 on the eve of 2000 --
The dialectic of mentoring.
Responsibility: Harvey J. Kaye ; foreword by Frances Fox Piven.

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