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Cultural Wars in American Politics: Critical Reviews of a Popular Myth

Rhys H. Williams, editor
Format
Book
Published
New York : Aldine de Gruyter, c1997.
Language
English
Series
Social Problems and Social Issues
ISBN
0202305635 (cloth : acid-free paper), 0202305643 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • Introduction / Rhys H. Williams
  • What American culture war? A view from the trenches as opposed to the command posts and the press corps / N.J. Demerath III, Yonghe Yang
  • A war for America's soul? The American religious landscape / Nancy J. Davis, Robert V. Robinson
  • Have American's social attitudes become more polarized? / Paul DiMaggio, John Evans, Bethany Bryson
  • Religious affiliation, commitment, and ideology / Timothy Shortell
  • Culture wars? Insights from ethnographies of two Protestant seminaries / Jackson W. Carroll, Penny Long Marler
  • Culture wars and the party system: Religion and realignment, 1972-1993 / Ted G. Jelen
  • Civility of the culture wars in politics and religion: Case study of Oliver North in Virginia / Margaret S. Hrezo, Melinda Bollar Wagner
  • Myth of culture wars: The case of American Protestantism / Christian Smith, with Michael Emerson, Sally Gallagher, Paul Kennedy, David Sikkink
  • Lambs among the lions: America's culture wars in cross-cultural perspective / N.J. Demerath III, Karen S. Straight
  • Religion, ideology, and electoral politics / Gerald M. Platt, Rhys H. Williams
  • Dimensions of cultural tension among the American public / Daniel V.A. Olson
  • Culture wars(?): Remapping the battleground / Fred Kniss
  • Culture wars, social movements, and institutional politics / Rhys H. Williams.
Description
xii, 299 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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