amcult100Bender Chapter 5

Amcult100Bender - was the autonomous individual” The rise of the industrial city created a new sense of interdependence AND new sphere of

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Reading for Thursday 12/6:  Bender, Chapter 5 Please focus on these specific pages: 246 from start to 262 the end of Woodrow Wilson quote;  269 from paragraph beginning “Resistance…” to 275 ending with “experience”  278 from “In short” to 280;  288 to 295 (entire last section)  Key passages/concepts: Consequences of Industrialization: Changes in work patterns;  sense of time, organization of day/week/season/year Family systems; public/private divisions Rise in  Middle-class Bureaucratization U.S. context produced, in part, Progressivism Political movement w/(comparatively) limited social equity goals  Different from developments/trends in other countries (source of other sense of “exceptionalism”: why U.S. not socialist) Social policies + Governmental reform +  Regulatory efforts All related to the role of the state Limits of liberalism (250): “underlying assumption of liberalism …that basic unit of human action 
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Unformatted text preview: was the autonomous individual” The rise of the industrial city created a new sense of interdependence AND new sphere of activity for government (Explains appeal of “sociology” and other academic disciplines, arising to explain behavior of people in groups) Jane Addams (256): “age of individualism is one of association” “industrial system is in… disorder” which will not be remedied by “pursuit of individual ethics” Difference between “political” citizen and “social” one now emerging Hallmark of liberal (political) citizenship: protection of individual from state power (259) New social needs and obligations (esp. post WWI) encouraged modification of such a definition, in terms of scope...
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