1 edition of The Fourth Great Awakening and the Future of Egalitarianism found in the catalog.
|Statement||University Of Chicago Press|
|Publishers||University Of Chicago Press|
|LC Classifications||August 1, 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 124 p. :|
|Number of Pages||56|
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Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery, 2 volumes, 1974. The book is written for the general reader, not the specialist alone. It gives you some feel for how ideologically refreshing the latest book by Robert Fogel, the 1993 Nobel laureate in economic science, is that his answer to both these questions is a matter-of-fact yes.
Note that it was also the communist philosophy — people could not do it on their own, they needed a government to look out for their interests.
It surfaces, for example, in arguments against global labor and environmental standardson grounds that such protections would violate free trade as if that were an end in itself.because equality of condition has to a great degree been achieved. For one, he omits the first revival, the Puritan Awakening; instead he starts counting with the Great Awakening. Nobel Prize-winning University of Chicago economist Fogel Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery ambitiously tries to integrate the history of American religion with the history of social reform and the move toward equality.
The quest for material equality Fogel sees as the focus of the Third Great Awakening, which remains the economic focus of liberals. Railroads and American Economic Growth: Essays in Econometric History, 1964. The Second Great Awakening, 1800 to 1920, had to do with personal salvation. However, the millennial children of the evangelicals simply did not have the same fervor as their parents.
MLA style: "The Fourth Great Awakening and the Future of Egalitarianism. The work of Fogel and collaborators provided the necessary evidence that more and better food was the main drive for the reduction in mortality from infectious diseases. "The Economics of Slavery in the Ante Bellum South". Reckoning with Slavery: A Critical Study in the Quantitative History of American Negro Slavery. Fogel concedes that his analysis ends up ''tying political history far more closely to religion than some historians consider warranted.
In it he very clearly spells out a moral indictment of slavery when he references things such as the high infant mortality rate from overworked pregnant women, and the cruel slave hierarchies established by their masters.
The Fourth Great Awakening and the Future of Egalitarianism by Robert William Fogel Chicago.
This was a philosophy behind the welfare state introduced by Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The objective was equality of opportunity. However, the major political concern has remained one of income redistribution. "To take a trip around the mind of Robert Fogel, one of the grand old men of American economic history, is a rare treat.
Carlin is Professor of Philosophy and Sociology at the Community College of Rhode Island, as well as chairman of the Democratic Party in Newport, Rhode Island.
Fogel's book is remarkable for weaving insights from history, religion, biology, nutrition, demography, economics and even a field called 'technophysio evolution' into an integrated perspective that suggests how the priorities of today's left and right might meld into a powerful new egalitarian agenda to complete the nation's unfinished business.