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More Equal Than Others : America from Nixon to the New Century

By: Hodgson, Godfrey.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Politics and Society in Twentieth Century America: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (407 p.).ISBN: 9781400825950.Subject(s): Equality -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1989- | United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: More Equal Than Others : America from Nixon to the New CenturyDDC classification: 305.800 | 305.80097309045 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
CONTENTS; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGMENT; INTRODUCTION: Disappointment and Denial; 1 State of the Union; 2 New Politics; 3 New Technology; 4 New Economics; 5 New Immigrants; 6 New Women; 7 New South, Old Race; 8 New Society; 9 New World; 10 New Century; NOTES; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary: During the past quarter century, free-market capitalism was recognized not merely as a successful system of wealth creation, but as the key determinant of the health of political and cultural democracy. Now, renowned British journalist and historian Godfrey Hodgson takes aim at this popular view in a book that promises to become one of the most important political histories of our time. More Equal Than Others looks back on twenty-five years of what Hodgson calls ""the conservative ascendancy"" in America, demonstrating how it has come to dominate American politics. Hodgson disp
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CONTENTS; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGMENT; INTRODUCTION: Disappointment and Denial; 1 State of the Union; 2 New Politics; 3 New Technology; 4 New Economics; 5 New Immigrants; 6 New Women; 7 New South, Old Race; 8 New Society; 9 New World; 10 New Century; NOTES; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX

During the past quarter century, free-market capitalism was recognized not merely as a successful system of wealth creation, but as the key determinant of the health of political and cultural democracy. Now, renowned British journalist and historian Godfrey Hodgson takes aim at this popular view in a book that promises to become one of the most important political histories of our time. More Equal Than Others looks back on twenty-five years of what Hodgson calls ""the conservative ascendancy"" in America, demonstrating how it has come to dominate American politics. Hodgson disp

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Godfrey Hodgson is an Associate Fellow at the Rothermere American Institute at Oxford University. He is the author of six books, including The Gentleman from New York: Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Biography, People's Century , and America In Our Time (1976, Princeton 2005).

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