The Resource W.E.B. Du Bois and the critique of the competitive society, Andrew J. Douglas., (ebook)

W.E.B. Du Bois and the critique of the competitive society, Andrew J. Douglas., (ebook)

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W.E.B. Du Bois and the critique of the competitive society
Title
W.E.B. Du Bois and the critique of the competitive society
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Andrew J. Douglas.
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eng
Summary
Competition and competitiveness are roundly celebrated as public values and key indicators of a dynamic and forward-thinking society. But the headlong embrace of competitive market principles, increasingly prevalent in our neoliberal age, often obscures the enduring divisiveness of a society set up to produce winners and losers. In this inspired and thoughtfully argued book, Andrew J. Douglas turns to the later writings of W. E. B. Du Bois to reevaluate the very terms of the competitive society. Situating Du Bois in relation to the Depression-era roots of contemporary neoliberal thinking, Douglas shows that into the 1930s Du Bois ratcheted up a race-conscious indictment of capitalism and liberal democracy and posed unsettling questions about how the compulsory pull of market relations breeds unequal outcomes and underwrites the perpetuation of racial animosities. Blending historical analysis with ethical and political theory, and casting new light on several aspects of Du Bois's thinking, this book makes a compelling case that Du Bois's sweeping disillusionment with Western liberalism is as timely now as ever
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Midwest
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1980-
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Douglas, Andrew J.
Dewey number
323.092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Du Bois, W. E. B.
  • Capitalism
  • Capitalism
  • Competition
  • Competition
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Racism
  • Electronic books
  • United States
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adult
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W.E.B. Du Bois and the critique of the competitive society, Andrew J. Douglas., (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780820355108
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12441497
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W.E.B. Du Bois and the critique of the competitive society, Andrew J. Douglas., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780820355108
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12441497
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12441497
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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