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The Resource The fractious nation? : unity and division in contemporary American life, edited by Jonathan Rieder ; Steven Steinlight, associate editor

The fractious nation? : unity and division in contemporary American life, edited by Jonathan Rieder ; Steven Steinlight, associate editor

Label
The fractious nation? : unity and division in contemporary American life
Title
The fractious nation?
Title remainder
unity and division in contemporary American life
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jonathan Rieder ; Steven Steinlight, associate editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What are we to make of the speed with which the new climate of national solidarity emerged after September 11? Does it not look strange against a backdrop of the much-touted divisiveness of American life? In truth, The Fractious Nation? makes clear, the contrast of the time of divisiveness before and the time of unity that followed is much too stark, indeed
Dewey number
973.931
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Rieder, Jonathan
  • Steinlight, Steven
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  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • Citizenship
  • United States
  • United States
  • Social conflict
  • Cultural pluralism
Label
The fractious nation? : unity and division in contemporary American life, edited by Jonathan Rieder ; Steven Steinlight, associate editor
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Getting a fix on fragmentation: "breakdown" as estimation error, rhetorical strategy, and organizational accomplishment / Jonathan Rieder -- The fetish of difference / Richard Berstein -- Fragments or ties? the defense of difference / Martha Minow -- The myth of culture war: the disparity between private opinion and public politics / Paul DiMaggio -- America's Jews: highly fragmented, insufficiently disputatious / Jack Wertheimer -- Once again, strangers on our shores / Mary C. Waters -- Expelling newcomers: the eclipse of constitutional community / Cecilia Muñoz -- The United States in the world community: the limits of national sovereignty / Douglas S. Massey -- "Who cares who killed Roger Ackroyd?": narrowing the enduring divisions of race / Jennifer Hochschild -- The ambivalence of citizenship: African-American intellectuals in search of community / Kevin Gaines -- Social provision and civic community: beyond fragmentation / Theda Skocpol -- Stable fragmentation in multicultural America / Paul Starr -- The moral compassion of true conservatism / John J. DiIulio Jr. -- Shaking off the past: third ways, fourth ways, and the urgency of politics / E.J. Dionne Jr. -- Epilogue: Into the unknown: unity and conflict after September 11, 2001 / Jonathan Rieder
Control code
ocm56030469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 295 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520220430
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56030469
Label
The fractious nation? : unity and division in contemporary American life, edited by Jonathan Rieder ; Steven Steinlight, associate editor
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Getting a fix on fragmentation: "breakdown" as estimation error, rhetorical strategy, and organizational accomplishment / Jonathan Rieder -- The fetish of difference / Richard Berstein -- Fragments or ties? the defense of difference / Martha Minow -- The myth of culture war: the disparity between private opinion and public politics / Paul DiMaggio -- America's Jews: highly fragmented, insufficiently disputatious / Jack Wertheimer -- Once again, strangers on our shores / Mary C. Waters -- Expelling newcomers: the eclipse of constitutional community / Cecilia Muñoz -- The United States in the world community: the limits of national sovereignty / Douglas S. Massey -- "Who cares who killed Roger Ackroyd?": narrowing the enduring divisions of race / Jennifer Hochschild -- The ambivalence of citizenship: African-American intellectuals in search of community / Kevin Gaines -- Social provision and civic community: beyond fragmentation / Theda Skocpol -- Stable fragmentation in multicultural America / Paul Starr -- The moral compassion of true conservatism / John J. DiIulio Jr. -- Shaking off the past: third ways, fourth ways, and the urgency of politics / E.J. Dionne Jr. -- Epilogue: Into the unknown: unity and conflict after September 11, 2001 / Jonathan Rieder
Control code
ocm56030469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 295 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520220430
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56030469

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