The Missing Martyrs

Author: Charles Kurzman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199831726
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Religious certainty was apparently no barrier to political liberalism. These
respondents seemed to be saying that liberal Islam was the only possible Islam.
The situation is parallel to the conundrum in the Western political tradition over
whether liberalism should be illiberal toward illiberalism.32 In each country, the
particular configuration of cultural conservatism and political liberalism is
constantly under debate. In Kuwait, for example, women got the right to vote in
2005, after several ...

Religion Politics And American Identity New Directions New Controversies

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467217735
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Political science, Political science CTI Reviews. CHAPTER OUTLINE: KEY
TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS • James Madison • Abortion • Blaine
Amendment • Creationism • Culture war • Know Nothing • Secularism •
Establishment Clause • Publics • Rights • Of Education • Conservatism •
Faithbased • Liberalism • Cultural conservatism • Initiative • Political Liberalism
American • American National Election Studies.

Right Moves

Author: Jason Stahl
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469627876
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Here, Jason Stahl offers the first sustained investigation of the rise and historical development of the conservative think tank as a source of political and cultural power in the United States.

The Real Jimmy Carter

Author: Steven F. Hayward
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
ISBN: 1596982780
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Some of Lasch's language closely tracks Carter's speech. “[T]he impending
exhaustion of natural resources,” Lasch wrote, “[has] produced a mood of
pessimism in higher circles, which spreads through the rest of society as people
lose faith in their leaders.” Despite being a man of the left, Lasch's cultural
conservatism and critical appraisal of political liberalism led some conservatives
to embrace his book. While Lasch's Culture of Narcissism can be read as the
President Malaise 151.

Contract Culture And Citizenship

Author: Mark E. Button
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 0271033827
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"Explores the concept of the social contract and how it shapes citizenship. Argues that the modern social contract is an account of the ethical and cultural conditions upon which modern citizenship depends"--Provided by publisher.

First Things

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The political implications of the faith are more negative than positive, so rejecting
liberalism does not mean accepting conservatism. In the first place, under the
influence of a liberal culture conservatives often fall for liberal moral errors too. In
the second place, like every worldly ideology conservatism commits heresies of
its own. But we can study conservatism another time. The first moral error of
political liberalism is pro- pitiationism. According to this notion I should do unto
others as ...

American Culture In Peril

Author: Charles W. Dunn
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813136024
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“The central conservative truth,” Daniel Patrick Moynihan once wrote, “is that it is
culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal
truth,” he added, “is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself.”1
Although there is wisdom in Moynihan's dictum, it suffers two defects. In the first
place, it leaves unclear what culture is and where politics comes from—or to put it
differently, it fails to put culture and politics in the context of nature, including
human ...

Access To History Politics Presidency And Society In The Usa 1968 2001

Author: Vivienne Sanders
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444150499
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In 2000, many Americans were reading Gertrude Himmelfarb's One Nation, Two
Cultures, in which she echoed previous authors such as Robert Bork (see page
118) and claimed that culture wars were dividing the nation in half. Cultural
differences between conservatives and liberals were related to regional and
class divisions. Cultural conservatism was particularly appealing to white
workingclass Americans in the South and the Plains and Rocky Mountain states,
while liberal ideas ...