Change They Can't Believe In : The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America
Contributor(s): Barreto, Matt A.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (395 p.).ISBN: 9781400846023.Subject(s): Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Political participation -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Tea Party movementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Change They Can't Believe In : The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in AmericaDDC classification: 322.440973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Figures and Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION Who Is the Tea Party and What Do They Want?; 1 Toward a Theory of the Tea Party; 2 Who Likes Tea? SOURCES OF SUPPORT FOR THE TEA PARTY; 3 Exploring the Tea Party's Commitment to Freedom and Patriotism; 4 Does the Tea Party Really Want Their Country Back?; 5 The Tea Party and Obamaphobia IS THE HOSTILITY REAL OR IMAGINED?; 6 Can You Hear Us Now? WHY REPUBLICANS ARE LISTENING TO THE TEA PARTY; CONCLUSION; Afterword to the Paperback Edition; Appendix; Notes; Index
Are Tea Party supporters merely a group of conservative citizens concerned about government spending? Or are they racists who refuse to accept Barack Obama as their president because he's not white? Change They Can't Believe In offers an alternative argument-that the Tea Party is driven by the reemergence of a reactionary movement in American politics that is fueled by a fear that America has changed for the worse. Providing a range of original evidence and rich portraits of party sympathizers as well as activists, Christopher Parker and Matt Barreto show that the perception that America is i
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