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Audacious democracy

labor, intellectuals, and the social reconstruction of America

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor movement -- United States.,
    • Working class -- United States.,
    • Intellectuals -- United States.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Steven Fraser and Joshua B. Freeman.
      ContributionsFraser, Steve, 1945-, Freeman, Joshua Benjamin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8066 .A93 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 273 p. ;
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL678659M
      ISBN 100395866820
      LC Control Number97025125

        Audacious Reforms: Institutional Invention and Democracy in Latin Audacious Reforms examines the creation of new political institutions in three Latin American countries: direct elections for governors and mayors in Venezuela, radical municipalization in Bolivia, and direct election of the mayor of Buenos Aires in : Johns Hopkins University Press. Audacious Reforms examines the creation of new political institutions in three Latin American countries: direct elections for governors and mayors in Venezuela, radical municipalization in Bolivia, and direct election of the mayor of Buenos Aires in Argentina. Diverging from the usual incremental processes of political change, these cases marked a significant departure from Author: Merilee S Grindle.

        Explaining what, exactly, accounts for this decline is the work of a growing body of literature. Much of it focusses, of course, on the tenure Author: Evan Osnos.   In this audacious recasting of the American Revolution, distinguished historian Gary Nash offers a profound new way of thinking about the struggle to create this country, introducing readers to a coalition of patriots from all classes and races of American society. From millennialist preachers to enslaved Africans, disgruntled women to aggrieved Indians, the 4/5(1).

      series Perspectives on Democratic Practice The core of this book is a systematic treatment of the historic transformation of the West from monarchy to democracy. Revisionist in nature, it reaches the conclusion that monarchy is a lesser evil than democracy, but outlines deficiencies in both. Fraser, Steven and Freeman, Joshua B., eds. Audacious Democracy: Labor, Intellectuals, and the Social Renewal of America. New York: Houghton Mifflin, ISBN ; Solely authored book chapters "Catholics, Communists, and Republicans: Irish Workers and the Organization of the Transport Workers Union.".


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