BRIA 24 1 Reform

Bill of Rights in Action
FALL 2008 (Volume 24, No. 1)


This edition of Bill of Rights in Action looks at issues related to reform. The first article examines modern China and questions whether its reform of its economy will lead to democratic reforms. The second article looks at Uptown Sinclair's groundbreaking work The Jungle and its impact on the meat-packing industry at the beginning of the 20th century. The last article explores the pragmatic philosophy of John Dewey and looks at his attempts to reform education and American democracy.

World History: Communism, Capitalism, and Democracy in China

U.S. History: Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

Government: John Dewey and the Reconstruction of American Democracy

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Officers: Joseph A. Calabrese, Chair; Publications Committee: Carlton Varner, Chairperson;  Katrina M. Dewey, Rachel L. Helyar, Marshall P. Horowitz, Walter R. Lancaster, Marcus M. McDaniel, Dian Ogilvie, Peter I. Ostroff, Lisa M. Rockwell, Patrick G. Rogan, Peggy Saferstein, K. Eugene Shutler, Gail Migdal Title, Russell C. Swartz, Douglas A. Thompson, Lois D. Thompson, Carlton Varner. Staff: Jonathan Estrin, President; Marshall L. Croddy, Vice President; Carlton Martz, Writer; Bill Hayes, Editor; Andrew Costly, Senior Publications Manager; Douglas A. Thompson,CRF Board Reviewer.



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