The Myth of Primitivism

The Myth of Primitivism

by Susan Hiller

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This work is a controversial critique of art theory, practice and politics, and a major enquiry into the history of primitivism and its implications for contemporary culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134980383
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/23/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

G. William Domhoff is the author or co-author of 16 books on the American power structure, four of which appeared on a list of the top-50 best-sellers in sociology from the 1950s through the early 1990s, including his now-classic, Who Rules America? He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Sociology and remains active as a Research Professor and an instructor in senior seminars at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Who Rules America? was published in a revised and updated version in 2013 and has been in print and used in many classrooms for 52 years.

Table of Contents

Preface, Acknowledgements, and Stylistic Notes
List of Abbreviations

Section I. The Rise and Fall of Labor Unions
1 The Uphill Battle for Unionism from the 1820s to 1932
2 The Origins of the National Labor Relations Act of 1935
3 Stronger Unions, A Weaker National Labor Relations Act
4 Union Victories, Corporate Pushback in the 1960s
5 The Corporate Moderates Reorganize to Defeat Unions, 1969-1985
Section II. How the Corporate Moderates Created Social Insurance Programs, and Later Tried to Undermine Them
6 The Origins of the Social Security Act
7 Revising and Augmenting Social Security, 1937-1973
8 Social Disruption, New Social Benefits, and then Cutbacks
9 The Circuitous Path to the Affordable Care Act, 1974-2010
Section III. The Rise of an International Economic System, 1939-2000
10 The Council on Foreign Relations and World Trade
11 The Grand Area and the Origins of the International Monetary Fund
12 The Grand Area Strategy and the Vietnam War
13 Rebuilding Europe In The Face Of Ultraconservative Resistance, 1945-1967
14 From Turmoil to the World Trade Organization, 1968-2000
15 The Shortcomings of Alternative Theories

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