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Unraveling The Right

The New Conservatism In American Thought And Politics, 1st Edition

By Amy Ansell


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Viewing the modern right as more than a passing fad for state-anxious individuals, Amy Ansell and the contributors in this volume treat the current conservative movement as an important effort to contextualize and rearticulate the truths taken for granted in the American liberal tradition.Each author in this volume provides a contribution to an alt

Table of Contents

Part One Organizational Currents: Following the Threads, The Personal Is Political: The Role of Cultural Projects in the Mobilization of the Christian Right, Inventing an American Conservatism: The Neoconservative Episode, Business Conflict and Right-Wing Movements, Part Two Ideological and Policy Currents: Kitchen Table Backlash: The Antifeminist Women's Movement, Fulfilling Fears and Fantasies: The Role of Welfare in Right-Wing Social Thought and Strategy, Why Did Armey Apologize? Hegemony, Homophobia, and the Religious Right, The Color of America's Culture Wars, The Military-Industrial Complex and U.S. Foreign Policy: Institutionalizing the New Right Agenda in the Post-Cold War Period, The New Right's Economics: A Diagnosis and Counterattack, Mastering the New Political Arithmetic: Volatile Voters, Declining Living Standards, and Non-College-Educated Whites

About the Author

Amy E. Ansell is assistant professor and associate dean for International Programs at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

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