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The Nationalist Solution: The La Follette Act of 1915 and the Janus Face of Progressive Reform

Leon Fink

in Sweatshops at Sea: Merchant Seamen in the World's First Globalized Industry, from 1812 to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834503
eISBN:
9781469603322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877807_fink.7
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter shows how nineteenth-century American seamen and their advocates had long called for “emancipation” from coercive regulations. By the end of the century, workers in this most “unfree” of ... More


Disappointed Hopes?: Female Voters and the 1924 Progressive Surge

J. Kevin Corder and Christina Wolbrecht

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

How did the first female voters use their ballots? Focusing on the presidential election of 1924—in which Progressive Robert M. La Follette secured 17% of the vote—this chapter examines the ... More


Bringing the Outside In: Managing the “External Environment”

Melissa Aronczyk and Maria I. Espinoza

in A Strategic Nature: Public Relations and the Politics of American Environmentalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190055349
eISBN:
9780190055387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055349.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Science, Technology and Environment

Chapter 2, Bringing the Outside In, examines the industrial infrastructures within which the burgeoning profession of public relations coalesced: rail, steel, and coal, and the simultaneous ... More


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