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The new majority : toward a popular progressive politics /
edited by Stanley B. Greenberg and Theda Skocpol.
imprint
New Haven : Yale University Press, c1997.
description
xii, 333 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0300073410 (cloth : alk. paper)
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imprint
New Haven : Yale University Press, c1997.
isbn
0300073410 (cloth : alk. paper)
general note
Contains essays first presented at the New Majority Conference at Airlie House in Virginia on January 10-12, 1997.
catalogue key
1440277
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-314) and index.
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The contributors to this book argue that America is ready for a progressive politics with substance and bite. They contend that by embarking on a popular progressive course, the Democratic Party can become the moral voice of all American families.
Publisher Fact Sheet
The contributors to this provocative book argue that America is ready for a progressive politics with substance & bite.
Unpaid Annotation
In an era of widespread and unsettling change in workplaces, families and communities, most Americans yearn for a government that will take their side. In this provocative book, contributors reject conservative answers to America's pressing problems and urge the Democratic Party to become more progressive--to become the moral voice, and practical partner, of all American families striving for a better life.
Unpaid Annotation
This provocative book is a dialogue among Stanley B. Greenberg, Theda Skocpol, & other well-known thinkers. The contributors argue that America is ready for a progressive politics with substance & bite. They contend that by embarking on a popular progressive course, the Democratic Party can become the moral voice-& practical partner-of all American families striving for a better life.
Table of Contents
Preface
A Politics for Our Timep. 1
You Are Not Alonep. 23
The Economy, the Community, and the Public Sectorp. 42
The New Social Inequality and Affirmative Opportunityp. 57
The Case for Social Insurancep. 78
A Partnership with American Familiesp. 104
The Political Economy of Citizenshipp. 133
Reconnecting People and Politicsp. 149
The Battle for the Statesp. 172
Championing Democracy Reformsp. 195
An Emerging Democratic Majorityp. 221
Reversing Southern Republicanismp. 238
Globalization, the Racial Divide, and a New Citizenshipp. 264
Popularizing Progressive Politicsp. 279
Referencesp. 299
List of Contributorsp. 315
Indexp. 319
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