The Progressives' Century (Hardcover)
Political Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State (The Institution for Social and Policy Studies)
Yale University Press, 9780300204841, 544pp.
Publication Date: October 25, 2016
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During the 1912 presidential campaign, Progressivism emerged as an alternative to what was then considered an outmoded system of government. A century later, a new generation of conservatives criticizes Progressivism as having abandoned America’s founding values and miring the government in institutional gridlock. In this paradigm-shifting book, renowned contributors examine a broad range of issues, including Progressives’ interpretation of the Constitution, their expansion and redistribution of individual rights, and reforms meant to shift power from political parties to ordinary citizens.
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