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The Agrarian Vision: Sustainability and Environmental Ethics

Paul B. Thompson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125879
eISBN:
9780813135557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125879.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

As industry and technology proliferate in modern society, sustainability has jumped to the forefront of contemporary political and environmental discussions. The balance between progress and the ... More


Ambition in America: Political Power and the Collapse of Citizenship

Jeffrey A. Becker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145044
eISBN:
9780813145259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145044.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This is a book about the necessity of political ambition for the success of American democracy. Democracies face an enduring problem encouraging, harnessing, and inevitably restraining the passions ... More


“Love Is God, and Work Is His Prophet”: Decolonial Extension and Gandhian Exploration in Du Bois’s Interwar Years

David Haekwon Kim

in A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174907
eISBN:
9780813174914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174907.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This essay, by David Haekwon Kim, examines Du Bois’s political transition during the interwar years from political expressionism to black Marxism. As Du Bois moved from being firmly in one category ... More


W. E. B. Du Bois: Black Radical Liberal

Charles W. Mills

in A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174907
eISBN:
9780813174914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174907.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this essay, Charles W. Mills seeks to catalyze a comparable recognition of Du Bois’s theoretical achievements in political philosophy. Since Du Bois engaged critically with many different forms of ... More


The People, Rhetoric, and Affect: <i>On the Political Force of Du Bois’s</i> The Souls of Black Folk

Melvin L. Rogers

in A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174907
eISBN:
9780813174914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174907.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This essay by Melvin L. Rogers provides an account of the political meaning of the term “the people,” using it to examine the rhetorical character of The Souls of Black Folk and the work’s ... More


“Honest and Earnest Criticism” as the “Soul of Democracy”: Du Bois’s Style of Democratic Reasoning

Nick Bromell

in A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174907
eISBN:
9780813174914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174907.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Nick Bromell’s essay describes Du Bois’s rhetorical structure, which embodies the core principles of his theory of democracy and illuminates its implications for political theory. Du Bois argues ... More


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