Struggles for justice: social responsibility and the liberal state

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Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1991 - Law - 538 pages
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In this new interpretation of the making of modern America, prizewinning historian Alan Dawley traces the group struggles involved in the nation's rise to power. Probing the dynamics of social change, he explores tensions between industrial workers and corporate capitalists, Victorian moralists and New Women, native Protestants and Catholic immigrants. Thoughtful analysis and sparkling narrative combine to make this book a major challenge to earlier interpretations of the period.

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Contents

Introduction
1
State and Society 189oS1912
15
Confronting the Issues 19131924
139
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Alan Dawley is Professor of History at the College of New Jersey. He is the author of "Class and Community: The Industrial Revolution in Lynn," which won the Bancroft Prize, and "Struggles for Justice: Social Responsibility and the Liberal State.

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