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The politics of truth : selected writings of C. Wright Mills

Author: C Wright Mills; John Summers
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
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The Politics of Truth contains 23 out-of-print and hard-to-find writings which show Mills's growth from academic sociologist to an intellectual maestro in command of a mature style, a dissenter who sought to inspire the public to oppose the drift toward permanent war. Given the political deceptions of recent years, Mills's truth-telling is more relevant than ever. Seminal papers including "Letter to the New Left"  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mills, C. Wright (Charles Wright), 1916-1962.
Politics of truth.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008
Named Person: Charles Wright Mills
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Wright Mills; John Summers
ISBN: 9780195343052 0195343050 9780195343045 0195343042
OCLC Number: 213466370
Description: xii, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: New man of power / by John Summers --
The powerless people : the role of the intellectual in society --
The intellectual and the labor leader --
Sociological poetry --
Contribution to our country and our culture : a symposium --
On intellectual craftsmanship --
Thorstein Veblen --
IBM plus reality plus humanism = sociology --
Are we losing our sense of belonging? --
The conservative mood --
Mass society and liberal education --
On knowledge and power --
The power elite : comment on criticism --
Science and scientists --
A pagan sermon to the Christian clergy --
The man in the middle --
The big city --
Culture and politics : the fourth epoch --
The cultural apparatus --
The decline of the left --
On Latin America, the left, and the U.S. --
Soviet journal --
Listen, Yankee! The Cuban case against the U.S. --
Letter to the new left.
Responsibility: selected and introduced by John H. Summers.
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The first collection of C. Wright Mills's rare and out-of-print papers and articles for the 21st century, selected and introduced by intellectual historian John Summers.  Read more...


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a skilfully crafted overview of the context of Mills' life and work ... provides a fresh perspective on Mills' intentions and focus as a radical cultural critic. * Susan Murphy, Political Studies Read more...

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