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Author Deegan, Mary Jo, 1946-

Title Self, war, & society : George Herbert Mead's macrosociology / Mary Jo Deegan
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, [2008]
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Contents Introduction -- George Herbert Mead on self, war, and society: the genesis of the international self and a world community -- Mead's concepts of self, war, and society -- Mead's writings before America entered World War I -- Mead's international pacifism before World War I -- Reading 3A. Review of the newer ideals of peace by Jane Addams -- Reading 3B. Natural rights and the theory of the political institution -- Reading 3C. The psychological bases of internationalism -- Mead's published writings after America entered World War I -- Articles in Chicago newspapers during the heat of the war: the public citizen as expert, 1915-1918 -- Reading 4A. Germany's crisis -- its effect on labor : Part I -- Reading 4B. Germany's crisis -- its effect on labor: Part II -- Reading 4C. War issue to U.S. forced by Kaiser -- Reading 4D. America's ideals and the war -- Reading 4E. Democracy's issues in the World War -- Academic publications during wartime: academic citizenship -- Reading 5A. The conscientious objector -- Reading 5B. Camouflage of the conscientious objector -- Reading 5C. Review of the nature of peace and the terms of its perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen -- Reading 5D. The psychology of punitive justice -- Reading 5E. Social work, standards of living and the war -- Mead's unpublished writings after America entered World War I: Teaching his formal ideas on war and peace -- Unpublished lectures during wartime: the intellectual background -- Reading 6A. Immanuel Kant on peace and democracy -- Reading 6B. The government of the state and war -- Reading 6C. Germany versus international life -- Unpublished lectures during wartime: labor and war -- Reading 7A. Socialism and the war -- Reading 7B. What are the specific interests of labor in the war? -- Reading 7C. The failure of liberal institutions in England and America -- Unpublished lectures during wartime: citizenship, the self, peace, and war -- Reading 8A. How can a sense of citizenship be secured? -- Reading 8B. The completely definite attitude of a fighting power at war -- Reading 8C. Psychology and the moral conduct of war -- Reading 8D. The rising tide of nationalism -- Reading 8E. The changing attitude toward militarism -- The Chicago City Club and Mead's writings during and immediately post-World War I -- War, Mead's leadership in the Chicago City Club, and public citizenship -- Reading 9A. President Mead's message to members -- Readings 9B. The Mead and Senator Medill McCormick debate -- Mead's telegram to McCormick -- McCormick tells why he opposes World League -- Mead answers McCormick as to Nations League -- The lodge resolution and the league -- Reading 9C. Retiring president's address -- Mead's writings on war, post-World War I -- Mead's return to co-operative social thought and a retreat from politics post- World War I -- Reading 10A. Humanity, happiness, and the moral order of the universe -- Reading 10B. The estime in which Germans will be held after the War -- Reading 10C. Review of thoughts of a psychiatrist on the war and after by William A. White -- Reading 10D. National-mindedness and international mindedness -- Bringing Mead's theory of self, war and society into the twenty-first century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-348) and indexes
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Subject Mead, George Herbert, 1863-1931.
Mead, George Herbert, 1863-1931.
Mead, George Herbert.
World War (1914-1918)
Social psychology -- United States -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Psychological aspects
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1412812321
Other Titles Self, war, and society