Agrarian Socialism: The Cooperative Commonwealth Federation in Saskatchewan : a Study in Political Sociology

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1971 - Political Science - 487 pages
 

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Contents

Foreword
3
Authors Preface
9
The Background of Agrarian Radicalism
15
The Social and Economic Setting
39
The Emergence of Agrarian Class Consciousness
57
The Farmers Movement Goes Socialist
99
The Economic Consequences of the Depression
118
The Movement Grows to Power
134
Politics and Social Change
269
Bureaucracy and Social Change
307
Epilogue
332
Twenty Years Later
345
Agrarian Pragmatism and Radical Politics by John W Bennett and Cynthia Krueger iAl
347
The Decline and Fall of Agrarian Socialism by John Richards
364
Change in Saskatchewan
393
The Medicare Conflict in Sas
405

Ideology and Program
160
CCF Support
197
CCF Leaders
221
Social Structure and Political Activity
244
Elec
435
Index
481
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Seymour Martin Lipset: March 18, 1922 - December 31, 2006 American political theorist and sociologist, Seymour Martin Lipset, was born in New York City on March 18, 1922, and educated at City College of New York and Columbia University. Lipset taught at a number of universities, including the University of Toronto, Columbia University, the University of California at Berkeley, Harvard University, and Stanford University. A senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, he was also a member of the International Society of Political Psychology, the American Political Science Association, and the American Academy of Science. Among Lipset's many works are "Political Man: The Social Bases of Politics" (1960), "Class, Status, and Power" (1953), and "Revolution and Counterrevolution" (1968). He also contributed articles to a number of magazines, including The New Republic, Encounter, and Commentary. Lipset has received a number of awards for his work, including the MacIver Award in 1962, the Gunnar Myrdal Prize in 1970, and the Townsend Harris Medal in 1971. Lipset died on December 31, 2006, as a result of complications following a stroke. He was 84.

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