World history : ideologies, structures, and identities / edited by Philip Pomper, Richard H. Elphick, and Richard T. Vann

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Subjects: History--Philosophy
Historiography
History--Methodology
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1998
LC Classification: D
Physical Description: viii, 286 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Theory and Practice of World History / Philip Pomper 1
1. The Changing Shape of World History / William H. McNeill 21
2. Crossing Boundaries: Ecumenical, World, and Global History / Bruce Mazlish 41
3. Periodizing World History / William A. Green 53
4. The World-System Perspective in the Construction of Economic History / Janet Lippman Abu-Lughod 69
5. Bringing Ideas and Agency Back In: Representation and the Comparative Approach to World History / Michael Adas 81
6. World Histories and the Construction of Collective Identities / S. N. Eisenstadt 105
7. Time, Space, and Prescriptive Marginality in Muslim Africa: Symbolic Action and Structural Change / Lamin Sanneh 126
8. History's Forgotten Doubles / Ashis Nandy 159
9. Identity in World History: A Postmodern Perspective / Lewis D. Wurgaft 179
10. Reflections on The End of History, Five Years Later / Francis Fukuyama 199
11. World History, Cultural Relativism, and the Global Future / Theodore H. Von Laue 217
Notes 235
Index 272
Additional Authors: Pomper, Philip
Elphick, Richard
Vann, Richard T
Notes: LCCN: 97045817
ISBN: 0631208984
ISBN: 0631208992 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-271) and index
Contents: Creating Democratic Communities in the Workplace / Elaine Bernard Whose Democracy? Organized Labor and Member Control / Bill Fletcher, Jr. A "New Labor Movement" in the Shell of the Old? / Jeremy Brecher and Tim Costello What Does Labor Stand For? / Gregory Mantsios Taking the Offensive, Turning the Tide / Stephen Lerner Membership Based Organizing / Steve Early Successful Organizing at the Local Level: The Experience of AFSCME District Council 1707 / Josephine LeBeau and Kevin Lynch Moving Innovation from the Margins to the Center / Janice Fine Women Workers: Strategies for Inclusion and Rebuilding Unionism / Ruth Needleman Getting Serious About Inclusion: A Comprehensive Approach / Jose La Luz and Paula Finn The Challenge of Diversity and Inclusion in the AFL CIO / May Chen and Kent Wong Transforming Unions and Building a Movement / Larry Adams Blocking Bridges: Class Based Politics and the Labor Movement / Patricia Lippold and Bob Kirkman Labor's Role in the Political Arena / Dennis Rivera Building a Party of Our Own / Tony Mazzocchi The Politics of Leadership: The Role of Unions in Developing Policy Initiatives / Arthur Cheliotes Developing and Enforcing International Labor Standards / Barbara Shailor and George Kourpias New Voice, New Internationalism / Andy Banks International Labor Solidarity in an Era of Global Competition / Hector J. Figueroa Building a Member Based International Program / Ron Blackwell Afterword / John J. Sweeney
OCLC Number: 37917417
ISBN/ISSN: 0631208984
0631208992