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Introduction

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This introductory chapter presents a new perspective on how white evangelical Christians have become an important constituency for the Republican Party in the United States. Sociologist Robert ... More


Epilogue

JEFFREY C. ALEXANDER

in The Performance of Politics: Obama's Victory and the Democratic Struggle for Power

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744466
eISBN:
9780199944163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744466.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Just before midnight on the evening of election day, November 4, 2008, in Chicago's Grant Park, Barack Obama acknowledged victory in a speech to the hundred thousand people who gathered to consecrate ... More


The new politics: Liberal Conservatism or same old Tories?

Peter King

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428547
eISBN:
9781447303923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Does the coalition government represent a new politics in Britain, or is the new government just the same old Tories hiding behind an opportunist pact with the Liberal Democrats? Does Cameron differ ... More


. Setting the Stage: The Failures of Liberal Innovation

Ellen Reese

in Backlash against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244610
eISBN:
9780520938717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244610.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the political struggles over welfare, leading to several failed attempts to replace Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) with a guaranteed income program in the 1960s ... More


. The Rise of the Republican Right and the New Democrats

Ellen Reese

in Backlash against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244610
eISBN:
9780520938717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244610.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the rise of the Republican Right and the New Democrats in the 1980s and 1990s. It argues that many corporate leaders became mobilized around a highly conservative domestic ... More


Towards the new politics

Peter King

in The new politics: Liberal Conservatism or same old Tories?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428547
eISBN:
9781447303923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428547.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

On May 11, 2010, David Cameron became the youngest Prime Minister for nearly 200 years and the Conservative Party had returned to power for the first time in 13 years. As Prime Minister he is just as ... More


The same new Tories

Peter King

in The new politics: Liberal Conservatism or same old Tories?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428547
eISBN:
9781447303923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428547.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Conservatism is seen as an attempt to preserve what is valuable, but the British Conservative party now consider themselves to be both liberal and progressive. Conservative Party leader David Cameron ... More


Unpicking the political consensus on social mobility

Graeme Atherton

in The success paradox: Why we need a holistic theory of social mobility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316336
eISBN:
9781447316350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316336.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The chapter considers the extent to which there is agreement or not between political parties in the UK where social mobility is concerned. It looks at how social mobility increased in political ... More


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