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The public and its possibilities

John D. Fairfield

The public and its possibilities

triumphs and tragedies in the American City

by John D. Fairfield

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City and town life -- United States -- History,
  • Community life -- United States -- History,
  • Civic improvement -- United States -- History,
  • Popular culture -- United States -- History,
  • Political culture -- United States -- History,
  • Political participation -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- Social conditions,
  • United States -- Intellectual life,
  • United States -- Politics and government,
  • United States -- Social policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn D. Fairfield.
    SeriesUrban life, landscape, and policy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT123 .F28 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23944221M
    ISBN 109781439902103
    LC Control Number2009038150

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The Public and Its Possibilities: Triumphs and Tragedies in the American City (Urban Life, Landscape and Policy) Paperback – February 3, Author: John D. Fairfield. The Paperback of the The Public and Its Possibilities: Triumphs and Tragedies in the American City by John D.

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Expand/Collapse Synopsis In his compelling reinterpretation of American history, The Public and Its Possibilities, John Fairfieldargues that our unrealized civic aspirations provide the essential counterpoint to an excessive focus on private : Temple University Press.

In his compelling reinterpretation of American history, The Public and Its Possibilities, John Fairfieldargues that our unrealized civic aspirations provide the essential counterpoint to an excessive focus on private interests.

Inspired by the revolutionary generation, nineteenth-century Americans struggled to build an economy and a culture to complement their republican institutions.

summary In his compelling reinterpretation of American history, The Public and Its Possibilities, John Fairfield argues that our unrealized civic aspirations provide the essential counterpoint to an excessive focus on private by: 4. AsIreadThe Public and Its Possibilities, I thought repeatedly of Vernon Louis Parrington’s great, unfinished interpretation of American literature and political theory Main Currents in American Thought ().

Like Parrington, Fairfield takes the contrast of Hamiltonian and Jeffersonian approaches as central to the fate of the American republic. The Public and Its Possibilities John D.

Fairfield Published by Temple University Press Fairfield, John D. The Public and Its Possibilities: Triumphs and Tragedies in the American by: 4. The Public and its Problems is a book by American philosopher John : John Dewey.

With renewed interest in pragmatism and its implications for democracy in an age of mass communication, bureaucracy, and ever-increasing social complexities, Dewey’s The Public and Its Problems, first published inremains vital to any discussion of today’s political issues.

the general thrust of the narrative is chronological, its thematic orientation re-quires some moving back and forth in time. Finally, the narrative invites other narratives to overlap this one.

This book, that is, offers a civic history, not the civic history of the United States, for no single study can possibly comprehend.

In his compelling reinterpretation of American history, The Public and Its Possibilities, John Fairfieldargues that our unrealized civic aspirations provide the essential counterpoint to an excessive focus on private interests.

Inspired by the revolutionary generation, nineteenth-century Americans struggled to build an economy and a culture to complement their republican : Temple University Press. The Public and Its Possibilities by John D.

Fairfield,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). The Public and Its Possibilities is a smart, imaginatively conceived and researched, well written, and passionately told history of the challenges and possibilities of a lively urban democratic public.".

One of my committee members suggested I re-read John Dewey's The Public and Its Problems because my dissertation is dealing with issues of privacy, publicity, and the social.

It was a delight to return to early 20th century pragmatism, since I haven't read much (except for /5. REVIEW: John D. Fairfield, The Public and Its Possibilities: Triumphs and Tragedies in the American City.

(Temple ). The Public and Its Possibilities is a smart, imaginatively conceived and researched, well written, and passionately told history of the challenges and possibilities of a lively urban democratic public."-Thomas Bender, New York University "A sustained argument about the repeated and resilient assertion of public democracy in American cities, and the forces that inhibited and subverted its full expression."-Mary.

John D. Fairfield hopes that reexamining American “public life” will “rekindle our political imagination” (p. xii). Synthesizing monographic literature, he arguAuthor: Val Marie Johnson.

The Public and Its Problems: An Essay in Political Inquiry. Export a RIS file (For EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, Zotero, Mendeley) Export a Text file (For BibTex) Note: Always review your references and make any necessary corrections before using.

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NEED FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS Investing on Public relations will help the organisation to achieve its objective effectively and smoothly. Public Relations is not creating good image for a bad Size: KB.Book Review: The Public and Its Possibilities: Triumphs and Tragedies in the American City.

Autores: Jessica Sewell Localización: Urban Studies, ISSN-e X, Vol. 51, Nº. 2,págs. Idioma: inglés Resumen. In The Public and its Possibilities, John D Fairfield synthesizes the work of a multitude of scholars to give a detailed overview of the trajectory of the public.