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The Radical Middle Class

Populist Democracy and the Question of Capitalism in Progressive Era Portland, Oregon (Politics and Society in Twentieth Century America)

by Robert D. Johnston

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Political activism,
  • Social classes,
  • 20th century,
  • Small business,
  • Middle class,
  • Sociology,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History: American,
  • Oregon,
  • Sociology - General,
  • American History,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Political Science and International Relations,
  • History,
  • Portland,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7758357M
    ISBN 100691096686
    ISBN 109780691096681

    The Middle Class’s Societies as Voices of its Ideology. The seedbed for this radical middle-class ideology and culture in the late eighteenth century were the provincial societies, scientific, philosophical, literary, and constitutional, which sprang up all over England in Manchester, Derby, Birmingham, Sheffield, Norwich, and London. pt. 1. Rehabilitating the American middle class --Rethinking the middle class: politics, history, and theory --Curt Muller and the capitalist middle class: social misconstructions of reality --Harry Lane and the radicalism of middle-class reform --pt. 2.

      Middle-Class Radical. By Diane McWhorter. Aug. 26, But Ms. Cass's journeymanlike introductions to the book's chronologically arranged sections refuse to capitalize on Selma's sublime. The Radical Middle Class: Populist Democracy and the Question of Capitalism in Progressive Era Portland, Oregon by Robert D Johnston starting at $ The Radical Middle Class: Populist Democracy and the Question of Capitalism in Progressive Era Portland, Oregon has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

      A family of four is considered middle class if they have a household income of $52, or more, according to Pew Research Center. However, income isn't a perfect indicator of financial class. Drawing on rich traditions of radical social thought, Roediger disavows the thinly sourced idea that the United States was, for much of its history, a “middle-class” nation and the still more indefensible position that it is one now.


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