Cornel West and the Politics of Prophetic Pragmatism

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University of Illinois Press, 2000 - Social Science - 239 pages
"Wood evaluates the political consequences of a shift in West's position from an earlier, revolutionary socialist stance to a later, progressive reformist one. Wood shows how West's subsequent reworking of Marxism supports his transition from a socialist to a progressivist politics."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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Contents

The ChristianMarxist Dialogue and the
19
Race Class Power
41
Racism and the Struggle for WorkingClass Democracy
63
The Pragmatic Concepts of Truth Reality and Politics
87
The Past Present and Future of American Pragmatism
110
Saving the Nation in the Era of Transnational Capitalism
129
Prophetic Pragmatism and the American Evasion
148
The Future of Revolutionary Democratic Politics
182
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About the author (2000)

Wood is an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies and African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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