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Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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  1. The Myth of Liberalism

    Individual freedom looms large in political and ethical thought. Nevertheless, the theoretical foundations underlying modern liberalism continue to be contested by proponents and opponents alike. The Myth of Liberalism offers a unique contribution to this debate by following through on the often-underdeveloped suggestion that liberal principles are untenable because they are self-contradictory. Learn More
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  2. Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

    In the presidential campaign of 1948, Henry Wallace set out to challenge the conventional wisdom of his time, blaming the US for the Cold War, denouncing the Marshall Plan, and calling for an end to segregation. He even welcomed Communists into his campaign. Focusing on the relationship between non-Communist progressives and members of the American Communist Party, Thomas W. Devine demonstrates that such an alliance was not only untenable but, from the perspective of the American Communists, undesirable. Learn More
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  3. Liberals, Politics and Power

    Underlining the importance of fiscal policy in the fashioning of state power, this volume serves as a guide to the liberal principles and practices that governed state formation in 19th-century Latin America. The political dynamics of Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and Peru are considered. Learn More
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  4. Democracy, Markets and Structural Reform in Latin America

    Addressing the problematic relationship between neoliberal strategies of economic restructuring and the process of democratic consolidation, this study highlights the connections between democratic politics and marketplace logic, promoted by policy-makers in the US government. Learn More
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  5. American Contempt for Liberty

    In this latest collection of essays Walter E. Williams takes on a range of controversial issues surrounding race, education, the environment, the Constitution, health care, foreign policy, and more. Skewering the self-righteous and self-important, he makes the case for what he calls the "the moral superiority of personal liberty and its main ingredient - limited government." Learn More
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  6. Learning the Left

    Examines the ways in which young people and adults learned (and continue to learn) the tenets of liberal politics in the United States through the popular media and the arts, from the turn of the twentieth century to the present. Iit is hoped that this publication’s focus on the history of the civic functions of the popular media and arts will begin a much-needed conversation among a variety of scholars, notably historians of education. Learn More
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  7. Political Liberalization & Democratization in the Arab World, Volume 2

    An examination of processes of, and prospects for political reform in ten Arab countries. It is a comparative collection organized around a common analytical framework and asks questions such as how do governments define their brand of democracy and what is behind the democratization process? Learn More
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  8. The Solidarity Economy Alternative

    This book brings together contributions from leading thinkers and practitioners supporting the solidarity economy alternative in South Africa, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy and the United States. For the first time there is an attempt to clarify, rather than codify, meanings of the solidarity economy, emphasise crucial theoretical concepts at work in the emergent solidarity economy, and highlight situated movement-building experiences and ways in which the anti-capitalist logic of the solidarity economy can be constituted from below. Learn More
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  9. The Mediating Nation

    By the early twentieth century the US had become both the literal embodiment of all the earth's peoples and a nation representing all other nations and cultures through its ethnic and cultural diversity. This idea of connection with all peoples, Nathaniel Cadle argues, allowed American literary writers to circulate their work internationally, in turn promoting American literature and also the nation itself. Learn More
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  10. Contending Liberalisms in World Politics

    This wide-ranging critique of current endeavours to construct a world order based on neoliberal ideology comes not from a standpoint opposed to liberalism, but from within liberalism itself. It traces the emergence over time of a distinctive liberal view of international relations. Learn More
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  11. Commager on Tocqueville

    This is the first paperback edition of Steele's interpretation of De Tocqueville's "Democracy in America". He uses Tocqueville's classic to discuss contemporary issues such as the environment, civil rights, and military-industrial complex. Learn More
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  12. American Fiction in the Cold War

    An exploration of the relationship between US political and social thought and literary consciousness in the early post-war years in which the author analyzes the efforts by writers to reshape their "old" liberalism into a "new" sceptical liberalism that recognized the persistence of human evil. Learn More
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  13. Researching Resistance

    Explores, explicates, and encourages critical qualitative research that engages the arts and born-digital scholarship; and offers options for understanding neoliberalism, revealing its impact on communities, and resisting it as ideology, practice, and law. While this book focuses on neoliberalism within the realm of public education, the implications extend to many other areas of public life. Learn More
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  14. Liberalism and the Postcolony

    Extricating liberalism from the haze of anti-modernist and anti-European caricature, this book traces the role of liberal philosophy in the building of a new nation. It examines the role of toleration, rights, and mediation in the postcolony. Through the biographies of four Filipino scholar-bureaucrats, the author argues that liberal thought served as the grammar of Filipino democracy in the 20th century. Learn More
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  15. American Burke

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927-2003) may be best known as a statesman, but he was also an intellectual of the first order. This book traces Moynihan's development through the broad sweep of his writings and career. Weiner's work is a thorough intellectual exploration of one of the most important politicians of the twentieth century, and a timely prescription for the healing of our broken system. Learn More
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  16. Emergent Brazil

    For decades, scholars and journalists have hailed the enormous potential of Brazil, which has for the last twenty years been one of the world's largest economies. The contributors to this volume analyse the democratization of the country's media, its potentiality as a nuclear power, the spread of neo-Protestantism, the development of popular culture, the global impact of Brazilian agribusiness, and the implementation of sustainable economic development. Learn More
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