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Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline

Robert H. Bork
Format
Book
Published
New York : Regan Books, c1996.
Language
English
ISBN
0060391634, 0060987197 (pbk.)
Contents
  • "The vertical invasion of the barbarians"
  • What they did and where they went
  • "We hold these truths to be self-evident" : the rage for liberty and the pursuit of happiness
  • "We hold these truths to be self-evident" : the passion for equality
  • "Intellectuals" and modern liberalism
  • The Supreme Court as an agent of modern liberalism
  • The collapse of popular culture
  • The case for censorship
  • The rise of crime, illegitimacy, and welfare
  • Killing for convenience : abortion, assisted suicide, and euthanasia
  • The politics of sex : radical feminism's assault on American culture
  • The dilemmas of race
  • The decline of intellect
  • The trouble in religion
  • The wistful hope for fraternity
  • Can democratic government survive?
  • Can America avoid Gomorrah?
Description
xiv, 382 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • First paperback edition published 1997.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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