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Militant minority

Benjamin Isitt

Militant minority

British Columbia workers and the rise of a New Left, 1948-1972

by Benjamin Isitt

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class,
  • New Left,
  • Political activity,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-403) and index.

    StatementBenjamin Isitt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8106.5 I75 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 458 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25080314M
    ISBN 101442641940, 1442611057
    ISBN 109781442641945, 9781442611054
    LC Control Number2011389418
    OCLC/WorldCa707818132

    MILITANT MINORITY GLORIFIES GAY STEREOTYPES, UNDERMINES POLITICAL MESSAGE. It can be argued that shock has value in, say, a work of art, a movie, a book Author: MYRIAM MARQUEZ, Orlando Sentinel. –Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Huq, The University of Chicago Law School. In , the German political scientist Karl Loewenstein published a two-part article that coined the term militant democracy. Concerned with the inadequate democratic response to the rising threat of fascism, he called for a set of legislative and legal techniques that would allow democracy to defend itself against threats.


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