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Title:
Cornel West : the politics of redemption
Author:
Cowan, Rosemary.
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Publication Information:
Cambridge, UK : Polity ; Malden, MA : Blackwell, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
216 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780745624921

9780745624938
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Book

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Summary

Summary

In this new book Rosemary Cowan provides a clear and highly accessible introduction to the work of Cornel West, a provocative and eclectic thinker who has emerged as one of America's foremost public intellectuals.


Author Notes

Rosemary Cowan has taught political theory and American politics at California State University, Stanislaus


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Chapter 1 Reading West
Chapter 2 Race and American Democracy
Chapter 3 Jazz Philosophy: Westian Pragmatism
Chapter 4 'Prophetic' Christianity
Chapter 5 Re-conceptualizing Marxism: West's Radicalism
Chapter 6 The Multicontextual Public Intellectual
Chapter 7 The Politics of lsquo;Conversion' West's lsquo;Love Ethic'
Chapter 8 Achieving Democracy: Applying the Love Ethic
Conclusion: Creative Tensions
Notes
Bibliography
Index