Leon H. Keyserling: A Progressive Economist

Leon H. Keyserling: A Progressive Economist

By: Donald K. Pickens (author)Hardback

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Leon H. Keyserling: A Progressive Economist is the insightful biography of the life and thought of the influential liberal reformer Leon H. Keyserling. By examining Keyserling's life in the context of integrative liberalism, an often-overlooked philosophy of reform in the second half of the twentieth century, the biography aims to explore the origins of the concept of integrative liberalism and Keyserling's contribution to the concept through his policies and politics.

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Donald K. Pickens is a professor of history at the University of North Texas. He is the author of Eugenics and the Progressives and co-author of America in Process.


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Beaufort and New York City Years Chapter 3 Keyserling, Wagner and the New Deal Integrative Liberalism Chapter 4 Housing, World War II and Integrative Liberalism Chapter 5 Integrative Liberalism and the Council of Economic Advisors, 1946-1953 Chapter 6 Keyserling and the "Defunct Economists" Chapter 7 A Liberal in Exile: Keyserling in Eisenhower's America Chapter 8 The Sixties: The New Deal Legacy and Integrative Liberalism's Future Chapter 9 From Nixon to Reagan: The Age of Limits and the Eclipse of Integrative Liberalism Chapter 10 The End Game: Keyserling and Reaganism

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/08/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780739140833
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780739140833
  • weight: 508
  • ISBN10: 0739140833

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