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The “Conservative Sex”: Women and the Building of a Movement

Michelle M. Nickerson

in Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies women's influence on conservatism as it entered the movement phase in the early 1960s. Even as they denounced the mass politics they feared, conservatives came to recognize the ... More


American Conservatism in Historical Perspective

Gillian Peele

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 details the evolution of the conservative movement and its interaction with the Republican Party from 1945 to the present. It provides a periodization of the modern American right which ... More


The Conservative Movement

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/9780195143485.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the development of the contemporary conservative movement from the late 1960s through the 1980s. In the 1970s, neoconservatism played a particularly important role in fashioning ... More


Patriotic Daughters and Isolationist Mothers: Conservative Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Michelle M. Nickerson

in Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how women developed forms of antistatist protest in the first half of the twentieth century that posed an oppositional relationship between the family and government. By the ... More


Seizing Power: Conservatives and Congress Since the 1970s

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how legislators associated with the conservative movement thrived in a congressional process that liberals had helped to create. It first considers how Congress was reformed in ... More


Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Joel D. Aberbach and Gillian Peele (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This volume explores the problems facing the contemporary conservative movement and the Republican Party in the United States. The chapters analyze a range of issues confronting the American right, ... More


All Politics Was Local: Grassroots Conservatism in Postwar Los Angeles

Michelle M. Nickerson

in Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter documents the formation of conservative activist culture in Los Angeles after World War II. It outlines the historic recipe of political, economic, religious, and ethnic factors that ... More


“Siberia, U.S.A.”: Psychological Experts and the State

Michelle M. Nickerson

in Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter documents how activism in education politics turned the attention of conservative women to professional psychology as a logical next target. Fears of “brainwashing” segued into fears of ... More


Conservatives and the Courts

Michael Greve

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter inventories the accomplishments and defeats of the conservative legal movement. It argues that the conservative legal movement has a high degree of professionalism, financial stability ... More


Introduction: The Ending of the Conservative Era?

Gillian Peele and Joel D. Aberbach

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 explains the purpose of the book. It sets the problems of the contemporary Republican Party and the contemporary conservative movement against the background of the George W Bush presidency ... More


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