David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 7 (4):279-303 (2004)
Barbara Jordan (1936?1996), a formidable politician, won election to the Texas Senate (1966) and to the US Congress (1972). She became one of the most celebrated African?American politicians of the twentieth century, acclaimed both by white and black. Jordan was a voluntarist, viewing individuals as able to change the world through their own actions. She was committed to the American dream of inclusion, and also to the importance of positive ties to elites; to coping with the ?world as it is?, to the futility of confrontation, and also to changing and influencing the attitudes of men at the top. Jordan opposed civil disobedience, nonviolent or not. Yet she admired symbols of defiance like Malcolm X and Mohammed Ali. A highly public figure, she was also exceptionally self?repressed. Critics likened her to the conservative Booker Washington, yet she was a staunch defender of voting rights and a radical integrationist
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Volker Dieringer (2009). Is a Jamesian Wager the Only Safe Bet? On Jeff Jordan's New Book on Pascal's Wager. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 91 (2):237-247.
Dirk Schlimm (2008). On Abstraction and the Importance of Asking the Right Research Questions: Could Jordan Have Proved the Jordan-Hölder Theorem? [REVIEW] Erkenntnis 68 (3):409 - 420.
E. Jordan (1912). Dr. Jordan and Spencer's Unknowable: Reply. Philosophical Review 21 (3):359.
David T. Stern, Jordan J. Cohen, Ann Bruder, Barbara Packer & Allison Sole (2008). Teaching Humanism. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 51 (4):495-507.
Kevin Butcher (2010). North West Jordan (D.) Kennedy Gerasa and the Decapolis. A 'Virtual Island' in Northwest Jordan. Pp. 216, Ills, Maps. London: Duckworth, 2007. Paper, £12.99. ISBN: 978-0-7156-3567-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 60 (01):219-.
Rudolf[from old catalog] Jordan (2007). We Are Ancestors. Cartwright Pr.
Lars-Göran Johansson, Jan Österberg, Rysiek Śliwiński & Jordan Howard Sobel (eds.) (2009). Logic, Ethics and All That Jazz: Essays in Honour of Jordan Howard Sobel. Dept. Of Philosophy, Uppsala University.
Mary Ellen Curtin (2004). Barbara Jordan: The Politics of Insertion and Accommodation. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 7 (4):279-303.
Added to index2010-08-10
Total downloads10 ( #271,699 of 1,781,221 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #295,025 of 1,781,221 )
How can I increase my downloads?