The Resource Reassessing the sixties : debating the political and cultural legacy, Stephen Macedo, editor

Reassessing the sixties : debating the political and cultural legacy, Stephen Macedo, editor

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Reassessing the sixties : debating the political and cultural legacy
Title
Reassessing the sixties
Title remainder
debating the political and cultural legacy
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Macedo, editor
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Our political and personal lives continue to be lived in the broad wake of the 1960s. Basic conflicts came to the fore in that decade and continue to define our politics: more egalitarian race and gender relations; a new openness with respect to sexuality; greater concern for the environment; higher rates of divorce, drug abuse, and crime; and a greater willingness to challenge authority of all kinds. For some, America in the 1960s finally took seriously its founding
  • Commitments to freedom and equality. For others, the cultural changes wrought by that decade are destroying the moral infrastructure on which a healthy liberal democracy depends. All agree that America was irrevocably changed as a result of this tumultuous period. This collection brings together original essays by America's leading political thinkers on such topics as gender roles, sexuality, the family, education, and race. They take stock of the deep changes brought
  • About by the 1960s and assess the impact of these changes on the health of America. The juxtaposition of these commentaries spanning the ideological spectrum makes for highly provocative and engaging reading
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
E841
LC item number
.R43 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Macedo, Stephen
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  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
  • Social movements
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Social movements
  • Sociale bewegingen
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Politik
Label
Reassessing the sixties : debating the political and cultural legacy, Stephen Macedo, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The legacy of the late sixties / Harvey C. Mansfield -- Feminism : where the spirit of the sixties lives on / Jeremy Rabkin -- Women in the sixties / Martha C. Nussbaum -- Whatever happened to children's rights? / Martha Minow -- The destructive sixties and postmodern conservatism / Sheldon Wolin -- The assault on the universities : then and now / Walter Berns -- Two cheers for professionalism : the 1960's, the university, and me / Alan Wolfe -- The half-life of integration / Anita LaFrance Allen -- Reflections on black power / Randall Kennedy -- What the civil rights movement was and wasn't : (with notes on Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X) / Cass R. Sunstein -- Afterword / Todd Gitlin
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 297 pages
Isbn
9780393039405
Lccn
96023185
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34782730
  • (OCoLC)ocm34782730
Label
Reassessing the sixties : debating the political and cultural legacy, Stephen Macedo, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The legacy of the late sixties / Harvey C. Mansfield -- Feminism : where the spirit of the sixties lives on / Jeremy Rabkin -- Women in the sixties / Martha C. Nussbaum -- Whatever happened to children's rights? / Martha Minow -- The destructive sixties and postmodern conservatism / Sheldon Wolin -- The assault on the universities : then and now / Walter Berns -- Two cheers for professionalism : the 1960's, the university, and me / Alan Wolfe -- The half-life of integration / Anita LaFrance Allen -- Reflections on black power / Randall Kennedy -- What the civil rights movement was and wasn't : (with notes on Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X) / Cass R. Sunstein -- Afterword / Todd Gitlin
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 297 pages
Isbn
9780393039405
Lccn
96023185
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34782730
  • (OCoLC)ocm34782730

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