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League for Social Reconstruction

intellectual origins of the democratic left in Canada, 1930-1942
  • 270 Pages
  • 3.10 MB
  • English
University of Toronto Press , Toronto
League for Social Reconstruction -- History., Socialism -- Canada -- History., Radicalism -- Canada -- History., Right and left (Political science), Intellectuals -- Canada., Canada -- Intellectual life -- 20th cen


Canada, Ca

StatementMichiel Horn.
LC ClassificationsHX101.L43 H67 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 270 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3829487M
ISBN 100802054870
LC Control Number81141608

The League for Social Reconstruction: Intellectual Origins of the Democratic Left in Canada, by Michiel Horn A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. The League for Social Reconstruction: intellectual origins of the democratic left in Canada, Michiel Horn University of Toronto Press, - Political Science - pages. Book Description: In the first organization of Canadian left-wing intellectuals, The League for Social Reconstruction, was founded.

In the first history of this unique organization Michiel Horn outlines the League's aims and accomplishments and its ideological influence on the CCF and the NDP. The League of Social Reconstruction was a forerunner of the Democratic Socialist (New Democratic) party.

Repository Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto. Below are books for students and teachers on the Reconstruction era in the United States. We also recommend the lesson, Reconstructing the South: A Role Play, the free downloadable booklet from the National Park Service called The Era of Reconstruction:and The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.

League for Social Reconstruction. The League for Social Reconstruction was a circle of Canadian socialist intellectuals formed in by academics advocating radical social and economic reforms and political education as a response to the Great Depression.

Its leading members were F.R. Scott, Frank Underhill, Graham Spry and Eugene Forsey. In his Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery won the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize, and the Lincoln Prize.

His Reconstruction, considered the definitive work on the period, won many prizes for history writing. Foner's Gateway to Freedom was a New York Times bestseller in /5(98). Also called Critical Theory or Critical Pedagogy, Social Reconstructionism is an offshoot of Pragmatism and Progressivism.

It is concerned with addressing social questions with passion in order to create a better society and worldwide democracy. Critical Theory is very concerned with the notion of power structures. Its goal is to assist students with recognizing oppressive. Education - Education - Social-reconstructionist education: Social-reconstructionist education was based on the theory that society can be reconstructed through the complete control of education.

The objective was to change society to conform to the basic ideals of the political party or government in power or to create a utopian society through education. League for Social Reconstruction League for Social Reconstruction, organization of left-wing intellectuals, founded in Montréal and Toronto, largely in response to the GREAT DEPRESSION.

Although it soon had almost 20 branches elsewhere in Ontario and the West, the founding branches proved the longest lived and most active in political education. Reconstructing Social Justice presents a new framework for social justice that will change the way people think about social justice and change the way people implement social justice.

This book carves out an intellectual and practical space for social justice that is distinct from political, legal, and economic : Lauretta Conklin Frederking. The League for Social Reconstruction: intellectual origins of the democratic left in Canada,   The Toronto and Montreal branches were always the most active, although as Michiel Horn notes in his book The League for Social Reconstruction: Intellectual Origins of the Democratic Left in Canadamany of the LSR’s membership were Maritimers, or were at one time or another residents of the Atlantic provinces.

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Wyatt Parker has decided he is tired of being bullied, and he also wants his best buddy, girl-next-door Evan, to see him as more than a friend. ducators who promote the Social Reconstruction ideology view curriculum from a social perspective.

First, they assume that our society is unhealthy—indeed, that its very survival is threatened—because the traditional mechanisms developed by society to contend with social problems are incapable of doing their Size: KB. Sadker and Zittleman () explain the purpose of education through Social Reconstructionism is to encourage “schools, teachers, and students to focus their studies and energies on alleviating pervasive social inequities and, as the name implies, reconstruct society into a new and more just social order” (p.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. A House Divided: The Road to Civil War, begins by examining how generations of historians have explained the crisis of the Union. After discussing the institution of slavery and its central role in the southern and national economies, it turns to an account of the political and social history of the s/5(5).

Social Reconstruction Curriculum and Technology Education Karen F.

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Zuga to shape the experiences of the young so that instead of reproducing current habits, better habits shall be formed, and thus the future adult society be an improvement on their own. (Dewey,p. 79) In the first half of the century, during the depths of the Great. Social Reconstructionism Brooke Steele William Marquette Sherry Nicholson Sherry Turnbow Brian Johnson Sabrina Pruitt Katelyn Fennell Caroline Jantz What is social REconstructionism.

Social Reconstrcutionism is an educational philosophy that urges schools to use classes and. The period of Presidential Reconstruction lasted from to Andrew Johnson, as Lincoln's successor, proposed a very lenient policy toward the South. He pardoned most Southern whites, appointed provisional governors and outlined steps for the creation of new state governments.

Johnson felt that each state government could best decide how. John Augustine Ryan ( – Septem ) was a leading Catholic priest who was a noted moral theologian, professor, author and advocate of social lived during a decisive moment in the development of Catholic social teaching within the United States.

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The largest influx of immigrants in America's history, the emancipation of American slaves, and the Church: Latin Church.

Premises of Reconstructionism Society is in need of constant reconstruction or change. Such social change involves a reconstruction of education in reconstructing the society Reconstructionism and Education 3.

PLATO’s design for a future state AURELIUS’s thought to build a “World State” ideal C “ In BC 4. The concluding chapter explores the role of the State in the processes of social division, in areas such as: asylum, citizenship, childhood, old age, disease and policing of terrorism.

This book is essential reading for students of social divisions from a wide variety of social. Two books in one: first, fourteen fascinating accounts of children working for human rights, the needy, the environment, or world peace Second, a handbook for young activists, with practical suggestions for planning, organizing, publicizing, and raising funds for social action projects.

Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai. 1. Social Reconstructionism A Presentation in Educ. by Gigi Lumbre Mondelo, MA Ed. in Social Science 2. The Two Major Premises of Reconstructionism • Society is in need of constant reconstruction or change • Such social change involves a reconstruction of education and the use of education in reconstructing the society 3.

Book - Americans - McDougall Littel. Ch 1 Exploration and the Colonial Era. The Americas, West Africa and Europe - pg. 4 Reconstruction and its Effects - pg. Ch 5 Changes on the Western Frontier. Culture Clash on the Prairie - pg. Social Concerns in the s - pg. Foreign PoilcyAfter the Cold War - pg.

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Jensen offers a fundamentally new interpretation of international human rights history, and his book will make a major contribution to this emerging field.

The book is based on an impressive body of research in a wide range of countries and archives. This is a truly important work.' Sarah Snyder - American University, Washington DCCited by: Books are tools, rather than authority.

Reconstructionism/Critical Theory Social reconstructionism is a philosophy that emphasizes the addressing of social questions and a quest to create a better society and worldwide democracy. Reconstructionist educators focus on a curriculum that highlights social reform as the aim of education.

The documents compiled in this collection are suggested for use within the lessons on our Reconstruction era website. Here you will find primary source historical documents and images that can be used as handouts in your classroom. For additional primary source material, you can see our complete unit on this history, The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.

Social Reconstruction Ideology Here you go, the fourth post on my study notes on Michael Stephen Schiro’s book Curriculum Theory – conflicting visions and enduring concerns (Sage, ).

I intend to add a 5th post where I’ll post my notes on the final chapter of the book where Schiro compares these four ideologies.Most of the books on these lists are linked for more information or purchase to Powells, an independent, union labor bookstore.

Titles with reviews on this site are noted with an asterisk(*). See more recommended titles on these lists: Civil Rights Teaching, Reconstruction, Slavery, Resistance, and Reparations.Reconstruction, in U.S.

history, the period (–77) that followed the American Civil War and during which attempts were made to redress the inequities of slavery and its political, social, and economic legacy and to solve the problems arising from the readmission to the Union of the 11 states that had seceded at or before the outbreak of war.

Long portrayed by many historians .