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Political repression in U.S. history

Cornelis A. van Minnen

Political repression in U.S. history

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Published by VU University Press in Amsterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statemented. by Cornelis A. van Minnen and Sylvia L. Hilton
SeriesEuropean contributions to American studies -- 68
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 P55 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p. ;
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24477785M
ISBN 109086593194
ISBN 109789086593194
LC Control Number2009500120

  Anti-communism has long been a potent force in American politics, capable of gripping both government and popular attention. Nowhere is this more evident that the two great 'red scares' of and ; the latter generally - if somewhat inaccurately - termed McCarthyism. The interlude Author: Robert Justin Goldstein. This article discusses on anticommunist political repression in the U.S. It provides an overview of McCarthyism or anticommunist political repression. The term "McCarthyism" is a synonym for the anticommunist political repression of the early Cold War. There are different forms of McCarthyism, each with its own agenda and modus operandi.


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Political repression in U.S. history by Cornelis A. van Minnen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Political repression in U.S. history. [Cornelis A van Minnen; Sylvia L Hilton;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search History: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cornelis A van Minnen; Sylvia L Hilton. Find more information about: ISBN: Political repression is the act of a state entity controlling a citizenry by force for political reasons, particularly for the purpose of restricting or preventing the citizenry's ability to take part in the political life of a society, thereby reducing their standing among their fellow citizens.

It often is manifested through vicious policies, such as human rights violations, surveillance. Political Repression in Modern America from to is a historical account of significant civil liberties violations concerning American political dissidents since – a date demarcating the close of the Civil War decade and the development of the modern American industrial state.

Reviews. Review Contemporary Sociology (and again); Review in the Journal of PoliticsGenre: History. : Political Repression in U.S. History (European Contributions to American Studies) (): van Minnen, Cornelis A., Hilton, Sylvia L.: BooksAuthor: Cornelis A.

van Minnen. Cornelis A. van Minnen & Sylvia L. Hilton (eds.) Political Repression in U.S. History, Amsterdam VU University Presspp.

ISBN: The authors of the essays in this book amass considerable historical evidence illustrating various forms of political repression and its relationship with democracy in the United States, from the late-eighteenth century to the present. Hilton, Sylvia, and Cornelis Van Minnen, eds.

“Political Repression in U.S. History”. Amsterdam, Nederland: vu University Press. Political Economy of Labor Repression in the United States is a comprehensive and rigorous account of the complex history of capital-labor relations from the settler-colonial state to the present era through examining the endless determination of capital and the ruling class to assert dominance and hegemony over a frequently restive and 5/5(2).

Plutocracy: Political Repression in the USA is a smart and engrossing tale of an issue which continues to drive economic instability and power dynamics today. The film honors the sacrifices of all those who have battled to win the freedoms we enjoy today, and reminds us of the importance of demanding equality for all and speaking truth to power/10(23).

Civil libertarians are increasingly alarmed by the trend towards increased political repression in the United States. Political candidates and organizations that are out of favor with the establishment are now being labeled as "dangerous" and as "potential terrorists" in official government reports.

For example, on. by Andrew Kolin* The task at hand is to place the political economy of repression within the contours of U.S. history and sketch in broad terms how, over time, repression is the product of dynamic and fixed relations between capital and labor.

The goal of Political Economy of Labor Repression in the United States () is to represent. Amass considerable historical evidence illustrating various forms of political repression and its relationship with democracy in the United States, from the late-eighteenth century to this day.

Political Repression Courts and the Law Linda Camp Keith. | pages | Cloth $ Law / Public Policy View main book page. Table of Contents. Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Empirical Theories and Studies of Political Repression Chapter 3. The Standard Model of Human Rights Chapter 4.

Political Repression and the Role of the. Robert Justin Goldstein's Political Repression in Modern America provides the only comprehensive narrative account ever published of significant civil liberties violations concerning political dissidents since the rise of the post-Civil War modern American industrial state.

A history of the dark side of the "land of the free," Goldstein's book covers both famous and little-known 4/5(1). Stephen Kotkin: "Stalin, Volume I: Paradoxes of Power" Book Discussion with Dr.

Elidor Mehilli - Duration: Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter Coll views   1. Richard White, The Middle Ground (). White describes North American politics in an era before the creation of the United States and Canada, when French, British, and American colonists were Author: Colin Moore.

The conventional wisdom about Iraq’s modern political history is that the country was doomed by its diverse social fabric. But in State of Repression, Lisa Blaydes challenges this belief by showing that the country’s breakdown was far from inevitable. At the same time, she offers a new way of understanding the behavior of other.

When America’s Most Prominent Socialist Was Jailed for Speaking Out Against World War I campaigns of political repression in U.S.

history. Empowered by the Espionage Act, passed by Congress. Plutocracy: Political Repression in the U.S.A. by Scott Noble / December 31st, Plutocracy is the first documentary to comprehensively examine early American history through the. Political Repression in U.S. History: Author: van Minnen, C.A.

Date issued: Access: Restricted Access: Language: und: Type: Book: Publisher: VU University Press: Abstract: The authors of the essays in this book amass considerable historical evidence illustrating various forms of political repression and its relationship with democracy in.

The book describes every Communist-related decision of the era (none is omitted), placing them in the context of political events and revealing the range and intrusiveness of McCarthy-era repression. In Fred Vinson's term as chief justice (–53), the Court largely rubber-stamped government action against accused Communists and "subversives.".

The racial politics of American history, in a massive return of the repressed, took over the country in the s, producing in response a massive state repression of political dissent.

That repression climaxed in presidential usurpations of power and in the only resignation of an American president. The author of A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History is Jeanne Theoharis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College of City University of New York and the author or co-author of seven books and numerous articles on the civil rights and Black Power movements, the politics of.

Even for those readers who might be relatively up to speed on their radical U.S. history, some of the personalities you cover in the book are certainly among the less-well-known. In fact, taken together, his books provide a more potent and internationalist framework for African American history: revolution and repression.

Like struggle and progress, revolution and repression are intertwined. That has always been the case for African Americans. Robert Justin Goldstein's Political Repression in Modern America provides the only comprehensive narrative account ever published of significant civil liberties violations concerning political dissidents since the rise of the post-Civil War modern American industrial state.

A history of the dark side of the "land of the free," Goldstein's book. I focus on labor issues and conflict within the context of U.S. capitalist development spatially, socially and economically during the late nineteenth and twentieth century.

Radical Unionism in the Midwest, () explored labor radicalism as well as political repression of an important cohort of businessmen determined to make the. The Victims of Repression: Political Prisoners and Exiles Part 2: A History of Political Repression in 19 th Century Europe 4. The Age of Repression and Revolution, 5.

The Age of Repression and Reconstruction, 6. The Age of Repression and Reform, Part 3: Summary and Conclusions 7. Political Repression Law and Legal Definition Political repression is the maltreatment of an individual or group for political reasons, especially for the purpose of limiting or forbidding their ability to take part in the political life of society.

In this volume, attorney Robert M. Lichtman provides a comprehensive history of the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions in "Communist" cases during the McCarthy era. Lichtman shows the Court's vulnerability to public criticism and attacks by the elected branches during periods of political repression.

The United States is not generally thought of as a repressive country, although its history includes well-known examples of political repression and persecution. Are McCarthyism and the threat of wiretaps under the Patriot Act just exceptions or are they typical of American society.

Is there anything that unifies the form that American repression has taken over time. —Matthew J. Smith, senior lecturer in history, University of West Indies, Mona; author, Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict, and Political Change, – It is clear upon reading Jeb Sprague’s recounting of the last 20 years in Haiti that the violence had the consistent purpose of weakening the popular movement in its aspirations.

The U.S. puppet government practiced brutal political repression, very similar to the brutality of the corporate government installed by U.S. military force in South Korea. The book. Earlier in U.S. history, the federal and state governments repressed dissent by passing legislation that prohibited criticism of World War I and then by imprisoning citizens who criticized that war (Goldstein, ).

Goldstein, R. Political repression in modern America from to (Rev. ed.). Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Frank Chapman, a long-time leader in the Black liberation movement, talks about the November 24 Chicago conference to refound the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.

The interview was prepared for the print edition of Fight Back. which is now on hold due to the pandemic.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz discussed her book Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment. Repression of Prisoner Organizing (part of the series, Resisting State Repression, in collaboration with National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco) A panel discussion about the political repression of prisoner-led organizing on the anniversary of the PDF | On Mar 1,Morris Silver and others published Political Revolution and Repression: An Economic Approach | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGateAuthor: Morris Silver.

Andrew Kolin’s Political Economy of Labor Repression in the United States (Lexington Books, ) successfully demonstrates how labour repression is organic to capitalism; something that is central to the very constitution of the capitalist economy and its state.

Traversing the history of the United States, the book is a survey of the evolving relationship between capital and labour. Plutocracy: Political Repression In The U.S.A. () Plutocracy is the first documentary to comprehensively examine early American history through the lens of class.

A multi-part series by filmmaker Scott Noble, Part I focuses on the the ways in which the American people have historically been divided on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex and skill level.

Agents of Repression: The FBI's Secret Wars Against the Black Panther Party and the American Indian Movement is a book by Ward Churchill and Jim Vander Wall, first published in It describes government campaigns to disrupt the legal political activities of the Black Panther Party and the American Indian Movement, especially through actions of the FBI.

One wonders what shadowy origins the NWLF had. Schreiber’s book is a great contribution to the study of the government repression and the shadow state. Importantly, it has the capacity to inspire people, especially young people, to learn about this history in depth and allow this history to inform their analysis of what is happening today.

The book was an instant success in the West, but Soviet officials were livid. TASS, the official Soviet news agency, declared that the work was an “unfounded slander” against the Russian people. Jane Addams () was a peace activist and a leader of the settlement house movement in America.

As one of the most distinguished of the first generation of college-educated women, she.The History of State Repression Against Radical Social Movements TRNN Journalist Jared Ball speaks with Former U.S. Political Prisoner Eddie Conway about his book .