The CQ Press Guide to Radical Politics in the United States

Editors: Burgess, Susan and Leeman, Kate
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: CQ Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $231.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $346.50
ISBN: 978-1-78539-711-0
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 113
Book Status: Available
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The CQ Press Guide to Radical Politics in the United States is a unique work which provides an overview of radical U.S. political movements on both the left and the right sides of the ideological spectrum. It focuses on analyzing the origins and trajectory of the various movements, and the impact that movement ideas and activities have had on mainstream American politics.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Organized Labor and Farmer Rebellions
  • Industrialization and Early Labor Organizing
  • The Great Railroad Strike of 1877
  • Industrial Workers of the World
  • Box 1.1 IWW and the Fight for Free Speech
  • The Great Depression and the Strikes of 1934
  • The Minneapolis Truckers’ Strike
  • The Great Sit-Down Strike
  • Box 1.2 Public Labor Unions Fight Back in Wisconsin
  • Farmer Rebellions
  • BOX 1.3 The Whiskey Rebellion
  • Farmers’ Holiday Association
  • Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union
  • Socialism, Communism, and Other Anticapitalist Movements
  • Early Socialist Movements
  • Box 2.1 Communitarian Utopias
  • The Socialist Party of America
  • Box 2.2 The Industrial Armies of 1894
  • The Communist Party of the United States
  • Third World Marxism
  • Box 2.3 CPUSA Defends Angela Davis
  • The Antiglobalization Movement and the 1999 Battle in Seattle
  • Continued Development of the Global Justice Movement
  • Anarchists, Militias, and Other Insurgents
  • Anarchism
  • Box 3.1 Sacco and Vanzetti
  • Militia Movements
  • BOX 3.3 Sons of Liberty
  • Native American and Mexican American Resistance to U.S. Sovereignty
  • Native Americans
  • Box 4.1 Oglala Sioux Tribal Sovereignty and Hemp
  • Mexican Americans
  • Box 4.2 Emma Tenayuca and the Pecan Shellers’ Strike
  • Resistance to Slavery and Black Nationalism
  • Resistance to Slavery
  • Box 5.1 Maroon Communities
  • Abolition Movements
  • BOX 5.2 John Brown and the Raid on Harpers Ferry
  • The Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Establishment of the Jim Crow System
  • Black Nationalism
  • Box 5.3 Negroes With Guns: Robert F. Williams and Armed Self-Defense
  • Black Lives Matter
  • The Ku Klux Klan, Fascism, and White Supremacy
  • The Ku Klux Klan
  • Box 6.1 Lynching
  • Anti-Semitism and Fascism
  • BOX 6.2 Father Coughlin
  • Nativism and Immigration
  • The Know-Nothing Party
  • Anti-Coolie Clubs and the Workingmen's Party of California
  • BOX 7.1 Denis Kearney
  • The Sanctuary Movement
  • Civilian Border Patrols
  • BOX 7.3 Reconquista Conspiracy Theory
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • The Free Love Movement Challenges Gender and Sexuality Norms
  • Box 8.1 Victoria Woodhull
  • The Fight for Women's Access to Birth Control
  • The Drive for Women's Suffrage
  • Radical Feminism and Women's Liberation
  • BOX 8.2 Protesting Miss America
  • Gay Liberation
  • BOX 8.3 Seize the FDA!
  • Peace and Antiwar Movements
  • The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and Other Early Pacifist Organizations
  • Radical Pacifism in the World War I Era
  • World War II
  • BOX 9.1 Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement
  • Post–World War II Protests Against Nuclear Testing
  • The Vietnam War
  • BOX 9.2 Organized Resistance to the Draft
  • The Plowshares Movement
  • Opposition to the Iraq War
  • Environmentalism, Environmental Justice, and Animal Rights
  • Wilderness Protection
  • BOX 10.1 Judi Bari and the Loggers
  • Antinuclear, Antitoxic, and Environmental Justice Movements
  • BOX 10.2 Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal Homeowners Association
  • Animal Rights
  • BOX 10.3 PETA's Holocaust on Your Plate Exhibit