TITLE

Onward and Upward With Albert Shanker

AUTHOR(S)
Howe, Irving
PUB. DATE
September 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;9/7/74, Vol. 171 Issue 10, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the election of Albert Shanker as the president of the American Federation of Teachers (UFT). Contribution of Shanker to the New York teachers union; Development of a point of view by Shanker that yokes together New Deal liberalism on bread-and-butter issues, plebeian or lower-middleclass conservatism about social problems and a hostility toward most expressions of urban insurgency; Discussion of Shanker's unquestioned authority in the UFT.
ACCESSION #
9919289

 

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