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Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150550
eISBN:
9781400839759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

No state has voted Republican more consistently or widely or for longer than Kansas. To understand red state politics, Kansas is the place. It is also the place to understand red state religion. The ... More


An Evolving Political Style

Robert Wuthnow

in Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150550
eISBN:
9781400839759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150550.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how competition between Methodists and Catholics reinforced a moderately conservative civic ethos across Kansas during the 1880s and 1890s. Whatever their disagreements might ... More


Comparisons and Contrasts (I): American Populism, Progressivism, and Mid-West Technological Modernism

Azar Gat

in Fascist and Liberal Visions of War: Fuller, Liddell Hart, Douhet, and Other Modernists

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207153
eISBN:
9780191677519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207153.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the connection of fascist modernism and the visions of machine warfare by examining two other pronounced modernist ideologies: American Progressivism and Marxism. This chapter ... More


Inclusion and Stability in a Populist Autocracy

Sean L. Yom

in From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175647
eISBN:
9780231540278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter traces the institutional consequences of Kuwait’s coalitional strategy upon national development, revealing how new economic and political institutions after the 1950s kept the Sabah ... More


Race and the Emancipation of Labor

Carol A. Horton

in Race and the Making of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195143485
eISBN:
9780199850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143485.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Anti-caste and Darwinian liberalism were not the only important civic discourses in late 19th-century America. Another important alternative was producer republicanism, which argued that the new form ... More


Inequality and White Supremacy

Carol A. Horton

in Race and the Making of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195143485
eISBN:
9780199850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143485.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The successive collapses of the Knights of Labor and Populism during the 1880s–90s officially ended producer republicanism in the United States. In particular, the presidential election of 1896 ... More


Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Catherine McNicol Stock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book originally appeared in the wake of the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Written for a general audience, it asks where these “angry, white, rural ... More


American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class

Ron Formisano

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041273
eISBN:
9780252099878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041273.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Almost all studies of the nation’s extreme inequality of income and wealth have overlooked a critical, overarching cause of the creation of The New Gilded Age. The permanent political class has ... More


From Anarchists to “Anarcho-Batllistas”: Populism and Labor Legislation in Uruguay

Lars Peterson

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

While most histories of anarchism emphasize the movement's aversion to electoral politics and representative liberal democracy, this chapter tells the story of a small but influential group of ... More


From Workers’ Militancy to Cultural Action: Brazilian Anarchism in Rio Grande do Sul, 1890s–1940s

Beatriz Ana Loner

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

As a counterpoint to the better-known cases of São Paolo and Rio de Janeiro, this chapter proposes a regional study of the anarchist movement in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, ... More


Memories and Temporalities of Anarchist Resistance: Community Traditions, Labor Insurgencies, and Argentine Shipyard Workers, Early 1900s to Late 1950s

Geoffroy de Laforcade

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Against the backdrop of a powerful anarchist and syndicalist labor movement in the port of Buenos Aires, which dominated Argentine labor politics in the first quarter of the century and remained ... More


The Extreme Right, Populism, and Politics

della Porta and Caiani Wagemann

in Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641260
eISBN:
9780191738654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641260.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The recent rise and electoral successes of extreme right movements around Europe have often been explained by the crisis of representation suffered by many Western European democracies as well as, on ... More


Birth

Michael J. Lansing

in Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226283500
eISBN:
9780226283647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283647.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Born in North Dakota in 1915, the NPL empowered disadvantaged citizens to directly engage in electoral politics. It defied the common assumption that agrarians could not transcend regional, ethnic, ... More


The Rise of Postmodern Conservatism

Kevin Mattson

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter concentrates on the parallels between conservatism and postmodernism, arguing that insofar as they are both concerned with challenging the ‘grand narratives’ of postwar politics and ... More


Populism against the Income Tax

Isaac William Martin

in Rich People's Movements: Grassroots Campaigns to Untax the One Percent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199928996
eISBN:
9780199367733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928996.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1924, country bankers in Texas and Iowa founded tax clubs to petition for the so-called Mellon Plan for lower taxes on the rich. This chapter traces the tax club movement to the efforts of James ... More


The Decivilization of Punishment

Daems Tom

in Making Sense of Penal Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199559787
eISBN:
9780191701771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559787.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter starts with an exploration of John Pratt's intellectual life-course, starting in the early 1980s with his writings on controlling youth delinquency and finishing with his research on the ... More


From the American Enlightenment to Anti-Intellectualism

Mugambi Jouet

in Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293298
eISBN:
9780520966468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293298.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Millions of Americans are extraordinarily uninformed. This problem is often blamed on the poor quality of public schools, yet it largely stems from a peculiar conception of education rooted in ... More


Millions Standing against Their Own Economic Interest

Mugambi Jouet

in Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293298
eISBN:
9780520966468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293298.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Millions of white working-class and middle-class Americans vote against their own economic interest by defending policies that hurt them while profiting the rich, including the 1% wealthiest ... More


What I Learned from Ralph Rinzler: The Politics and Poetics of Public Presentation

Jack Santino

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the visionary role of Ralph Rinzler, who is considered the primary impresario of the Festival of American Folklife and the individual who orchestrated its establishment as a ... More


The Ambition of Popular Control: Jacksonian Democracy and American Populism

Jeffrey A. Becker

in Ambition in America: Political Power and the Collapse of Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145044
eISBN:
9780813145259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145044.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Following from the institutional and historical contexts established in the previous chapters, this chapter shows how national American political ambitions are continually countered by local, ... More


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