Struggle, Politics, and Reform

Collective Action, Social Movements, and Cycles of Protest (Western Societies Program Occasional Paper, No 21)
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ISBN 100801496438
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The books examine the Reconstruction Era and the passing of the Jim Crow Laws, briefly review the Plessy v. Ferguson decision based on the “separate but. To paraphrase Arthur Schlesinger Jr, in a democracy politics is about something more than the struggle for power or the manipulation of an image.

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