A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor (Working Class in American History)

A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor (Working Class in American History)

Nelson Lichtenstein


For greater than thirty years Nelson Lichtenstein has deployed his scholarship--on exertions, politics, and social thought--to chart the historical past and customers of a innovative the US. A Contest of Ideas collects and updates a lot of Lichtenstein's such a lot provocative and debatable essays and reviews.
 

These incisive writings hyperlink the destiny of the hard work flow to the alterations within the form of worldwide capitalism, to the increase of the civil rights move, and to the activists and intellectuals who've performed such very important roles. Tracing huge styles of political idea, Lichtenstein deals very important views at the dating of work and the country, the tensions that usually exist among a tradition of rights and the assumption of unity, and the increase of conservatism in politics, legislation, and highbrow lifestyles. the amount closes with pix of 5 activist intellectuals whose paintings has been very important to the conflicts that interact the hard work circulate, public coverage, and political culture.

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