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The Resource Liberalism for a New Century, edited by Neil Jumonville and Kevin Mattson ; with a foreword by E.J. Dionnnne

Liberalism for a New Century, edited by Neil Jumonville and Kevin Mattson ; with a foreword by E.J. Dionnnne

Label
Liberalism for a New Century
Title
Liberalism for a New Century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Neil Jumonville and Kevin Mattson ; with a foreword by E.J. Dionnnne
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
American liberalism today is in a state of confusion and disarray, with the "L word" widely considered a term of derision. By examining both the historical past and the fractious present, Liberalism for a New Century restores a proud political tradition and carves out a formidable defense of its philosophical tenets. This manifesto for a New Liberalism issues an urgent and cogent call for the most important rethinking of its values since the late 1960s, when conservatives reenergized themselves after Barry Goldwater's infamous loss. The essays in this volume, most of them never before published, are written by a leading group of historians, journalists, and public intellectuals. Some of the nation's most highly respected liberal minds explore such topics as the classical liberal tradition, postmodernism's challenge to the American "Enlightenment," the civil rights era, the influence of twentieth-century radicals on American liberalism, the 1950s, tolerance, the cold war, and whether liberalism should have a large and aggressive vision. One essay considers liberalism in Iran and what American liberals might learn from this movement. Fast-paced and encompassing such hot-button issues as the family and religion, here are ringside-seat arguments between people who don't often get to engage with one another: right-leaning liberals like Peter Berkowitz and John Patrick Diggins, and leftier liberals like Michael Tomasky and Mona Harrington. The result is a lively and stimulating collection that articulates a clear-minded alternative to the conservative ascendancy in American history and offers a timely and essential contribution to the growing national debate
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jumonville, Neil
  • Mattson, Kevin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Liberalism
  • United States
  • United States
  • Libéralisme
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Liberalism
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • Politieke filosofie
  • Liberalisme
  • Liberalismus
  • USA
Label
Liberalism for a New Century, edited by Neil Jumonville and Kevin Mattson ; with a foreword by E.J. Dionnnne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-240) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Liberal tolerance at middle age
  • Neil Jumonville
  • Liberalism and democracy : a troubled marriage
  • Kevin Mattson
  • What liberals owe to radicals
  • Michael Kazin
  • Liberalism, science, and the future of evolution
  • Michael Ruse
  • Liberalism and family values
  • Mona Harrington
  • Liberal spirit in America and its paradoxes
  • Liberalism and religion
  • Amy Sullivan
  • Liberalism, environmentalism, and the promise of national greatness
  • Alan Wolfe
  • Liberalism, internationalism, and the upheaval in Iran today
  • Danny Postel
  • Beyond Iraq and toward a new liberal internationalism
  • Michael Tomasky
  • Peter Berkowitz
  • The contemporary critique of the enlightenment and its irrelevance to America and liberalism
  • John Patrick Diggins
  • Liberalism and the conservative imagination
  • Jennifer Burns
  • Liberalism and belief
  • Alan Brinkley
Control code
ocn609849952
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 271 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520249196
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt1xwd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609849952
Label
Liberalism for a New Century, edited by Neil Jumonville and Kevin Mattson ; with a foreword by E.J. Dionnnne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-240) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Liberal tolerance at middle age
  • Neil Jumonville
  • Liberalism and democracy : a troubled marriage
  • Kevin Mattson
  • What liberals owe to radicals
  • Michael Kazin
  • Liberalism, science, and the future of evolution
  • Michael Ruse
  • Liberalism and family values
  • Mona Harrington
  • Liberal spirit in America and its paradoxes
  • Liberalism and religion
  • Amy Sullivan
  • Liberalism, environmentalism, and the promise of national greatness
  • Alan Wolfe
  • Liberalism, internationalism, and the upheaval in Iran today
  • Danny Postel
  • Beyond Iraq and toward a new liberal internationalism
  • Michael Tomasky
  • Peter Berkowitz
  • The contemporary critique of the enlightenment and its irrelevance to America and liberalism
  • John Patrick Diggins
  • Liberalism and the conservative imagination
  • Jennifer Burns
  • Liberalism and belief
  • Alan Brinkley
Control code
ocn609849952
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 271 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520249196
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt1xwd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609849952

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