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Gunnar Myrdal • 26 Items / 1 Set, 13 Books, 11 Articles
An American Dilemma (1944)
The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy
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    Traditions of Friendship (Review)
    An American Dilemma, by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    1. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    Commonweal, February 25, 1944, p. 477
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    The Political Relevance of Conscientious Objection (Review)
    An American Dilemma, by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    1. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    Politics, July 1944, p. 181
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    Sowing the Seeds of Destruction (Review)
    Gunnar Myrdal's Assault on America
    1. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    American Renaissance, April 1996, pp. 1-5
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    The Negro: America's Dilemma (Review)
    An American Dilemma, by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    1. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    The New Republic, March 20, 1944, pp. 384-385
  5. The Library
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    The Negro in Our Democracy (2 Reviews)
    An American Dilemma, by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    1. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    2. Black Boy by Richard A. Wright
    The American Mercury, June 1945, pp. 751-756
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    Books: State of the Nation (3 Reviews)
    An American Dilemma, by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    1. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    2. Challenge to Affluence by Gunnar Myrdal
    3. On Revolution by Hannah Arendt
    The New Yorker, April 18, 1964, pp. 195-217
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    The Bookshelf (4 Reviews)
    No Wonder We Are Losing, by Robert Morris
    1. No Wonder We Are Losing by Robert Morris
    2. Labor Union Monopoly by Donald R. Richberg
    3. I Was a Slave in Russia by John H. Noble
    4. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    The American Mercury, May 1958, pp. 145-149
  8. The Bookshelf, conducted by Henry C. Tracy
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    Toward the American Creed (8 Reviews)
    An American Dilemma, by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    1. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    2. Get Together Americans by Rachel Davis-Dubois
    3. Race and Rumors of Race by Howard W. Odum
    4. To Stem This Tide by Charles S. Johnson
    5. Race Riot by Alfred McClung Lee and Norman Daymond Humphrey, ...
    6. The Race Question and the Negro by John La Farge
    7. Race and Crime by Willem Adriaan Bonger
    8. American Negro Slave Revolts by Herbert Aptheker
    Common Ground, Spring 1944, pp. 107-108
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    Call Them Educational (9 Reviews)
    An American Dilemma, by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    1. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    2. New Song in a Strange Land by Esther Sietmann Warner
    3. The Negro Entrepreneur by Vishnu V. Oak
    4. A Treasury of Jewish Folklore by Nathan Ausubel
    5. The Child's Book of Folklore by Marion Vallat Emrich and George Korson
    6. Summer at Yellow Singer's by Flora L. Bailey
    7. The American People by Geoffrey Gorer
    8. The More Perfect Union by Robert M. MacIver
    9. Higher Education for American Democracy
    Common Ground, Autumn 1948, pp. 110-111
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    What to Read on Civil Rights (16 Reviews)
    Up from Slavery, by Booker T. Washington
    1. Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
    2. The Souls of Black Folk by W.E. Burghardt Du Bois
    3. The Black Jews of Harlem by Howard Brotz
    4. Black Moses by Edmund David Cronon
    5. Simple Justice by Richard Kluger
    6. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    7. Martin Luther King: A Critical Biography by David Levering Lewis
    8. Bearing the Cross by David J. Garrow
    9. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
    10. Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders
    11. Black Power by Stokely Carmichael and Charles V. Hamilton
    12. The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon
    13. Bittersweet Encounter by Robert G. Weisbord and Arthur Stein
    14. The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual by Harold Cruse
    15. Jesse Jackson: The Man, the Movement, the Myth by Barbara A. Reynolds
    16. The Negro Family: The Case for National Action by Daniel Patrick Moynihan
    Policy Review, Summer 1988, pp. 79-81
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    Sociology (51 Reviews)
    IBM Plus Reality Plus Humanism=Sociology
    1. Ancient Judaism by Max Weber, Hans H. Gerth, and Don Martindale
    2. The Religion of China by Max Weber
    3. General Economic History by Max Weber
    4. The Theory of Social and Economic Organization by Max Weber
    5. Conflict, and the Web of Group-Affiliations by Georg Simmel
    6. The Sociology of Georg Simmel by Kurt H. Wolff and Georg Simmel
    7. Suicide: A Study in Sociology by Emile Durkheim
    8. The Division of Labor in Society by Emile Durkheim
    9. The Ruling Class by Gaetano Mosca and Arthur Livingston
    10. Political Parties by Robert Michels
    11. Ideology and Utopia by Karl Mannheim
    12. Man and Society in an Age of Reconstruction by Karl Mannheim
    13. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen
    14. Absentee Ownership, Business Enterprise in Recent Times by Thorstein Veblen
    15. Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate by H. Stuart Hughes
    16. The Republic by Plato
    17. Power and Society by Harold D. Lasswell and Abraham Kaplan
    18. Politics, Economics, and Welfare by Robert A. Dahl and Charles E. Lindblom
    19. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    20. Behemoth by Franz L. Neumann
    21. Japan's Emergence as a Modern State by E. Herbert Norman
    22. Social Order and the Risks of War by Hans Speier
    23. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    24. The Makers of Modern Strategy by Edward Mead Earle, Gordon A. Craig, and Felix Gilbert, ...
    25. The Problem of Leisure by Henry Durant
    26. Homo Ludens by Johan Huizinga
    27. Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy by Joseph A. Schumpeter
    28. American Capitalism by John Kenneth Galbraith
    29. Religion in Twentieth Century America by Herbert Wallace Schneider
    30. Educational Wastelands by Arthur E. Bestor
    31. The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939 by Edward H. Carr
    32. Is Anybody Listening? by William H. Whyte, Jr.
    33. Community Power Structure by Floyd Hunter
    34. Middletown: A Study in Modern American Culture by Robert S. Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd
    35. The Social History of Art by Arnold Hauser
    36. Studies in European Realism by Georg Lukacs
    37. Conceptions of Modern Psychiatry by Harry Stack Sullivan
    38. The Interpersonal Theory of Psychiatry by Harry Stack Sullivan
    39. The Neurotic Personality of Our Time by Karen Horney
    40. The Authoritarian Personality by Theodor W. Adorno, Else Frenkel-Brunswik, and Daniel J. Levinson, ...
    41. Prophets of Deceit by Leo Lowenthal and Norbert Guterman
    42. A Study of Interpersonal Relations by Patrick Mullahy
    43. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    44. Hellenism and the Modern World by Gilbert Murray
    45. The Uses of the Past: Profiles of Former Societies by Herbert J. Muller
    46. Social Philosophies of an Age of Crisis by Pitirim A. Sorokin
    47. Meaning in History by Karl Lowith
    48. The Protestant Era by Paul Tillich
    49. The New Society by Edward Hallett Carr
    50. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    51. Capitalism and Socialism on Trial by Fritz Sternberg
    The Saturday Review, May 1, 1954, p. 22