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From Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush: What Happened to American Civil Religion? Wade Clark Roof

Clark Roof Wade

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores the perspective of religio-political rhetorical development in America that began during the Reagan presidency and was carried over vociferously into the tenure of George W. ... More


Getting Started

Jon Wiener

in Gimme Some Truth: The John Lennon FBI Files

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520216464
eISBN:
9780520924543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216464.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After John Lennon's murder on December 8, 1980, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requested any files the FBI had kept on Lennon. The FBI issued some documents in May that were hidden mostly ... More


The Final Victim of the Blacklist: John Howard Lawson, Dean of the Hollywood Ten

Gerald Horne

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243729
eISBN:
9780520939936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243729.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Before he attained notoriety as Dean of the Hollywood Ten—the blacklisted screenwriters and directors persecuted because of their varying ties to the Communist Party—John Howard Lawson had become one ... More


Waiting for an Explosion

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

For many, the shock of the 1982 recession had now become a permanent state of being. Millions lived in the shadows. The working homeless had become common: the authors found them everywhere. The ... More


The FSM, Berkeley Politics, and Ronald Reagan

W. J. Rorabaugh

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0026
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the impact of the Berkeley Free Speech Movement (FSM) on California politics and on the political career of Ronald Reagan. It describes the role of the FSM in Robert Scheer's ... More


The Moral Compassion of True Conservatism

John J. DiIulio Jr.

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter sketches the moral contours of a compassionate conservatism that is equally in key with the practical requirements of an American middle that hovers close to the center, mindful of the ... More


Wily Patients, Welfare Queens, and the Reiteration of Race

Khiara M. Bridges

in Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins with an examination of the acrimony characterizing the relationship between the clinic staff and their pregnant patients, suggesting that the acerbity of this relationship is ... More


The 1980s: The Demise of Protection

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter presents an account of the demise of congressional protectionism in the context of the new neoliberal consensus. It also provides an exploration of the new international textile, ... More


The Reagan Revolution: The Caribbean Basin Initiative

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter investigates the compromise that the Reagan administration brokered among textile producers, apparel manufacturers, and retailers—a compromise that went far beyond new trade regulations ... More


Railroads

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the legal battles between Texas's railroads and the Texas Railroad Commission. James S. Hogg lobbied for the creation of a railroad commission after becoming governor in 1890. ... More


Conclusion

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter concludes that the book has discussed Texas's influence on all the doctrinal areas of modern constitutional law, showing that constitutional cases litigated by and in the state capture ... More


Bernstein at Sea: 1974–1990

Barry Seldes

in Leonard Bernstein: The Political Life of an American Musician

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257641
eISBN:
9780520943070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257641.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses Bernstein's steady involvement in both politics and music after the 1960s. It shows that the mood of radicalism that was prominent during the 1960s slowly faded, and that ... More


Between Democracy and Plutocracy

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/9780520293298.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Wealth inequality is much sharper in America than all other industrialized countries. The income of the richest 1% Americans has soared while the income of ordinary people either decreased or ... More


Conclusion: The 1984 Olympics and the Neoliberalization of Culture

Joshua Glick

in Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520293700
eISBN:
9780520966918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293700.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The conclusion explores the branding of Los Angeles as a “world city.” The metropolis would be prominently on display as the home city for the 1984 Olympics. This conclusion also looks at broader ... More


“The Messiah America Has Been Waiting For”: Rajneeshpuram in 1980s America

Hugh B. Urban

in Zorba the Buddha: "Sex, Spirituality, and Capitalism in the Global Osho Movement"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286665
eISBN:
9780520961777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286665.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter focuses on the Rajneesh community's transplantation to the United States in the 1980s and the foundation of the utopian city of Rajneeshpuram in Oregon. While relatively short-lived, ... More


“A Bed to Drop Dead In”: The Search for Álvaro Saravia and the Death Squad Financiers

Matt Eisenbrandt

in Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286795
eISBN:
9780520961890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286795.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the filing of the legal case against Alvaro Saravia as well as several unnamed “Doe” defendants, designations intended to be filled with the identities of death squad ... More


The Battle for Big Sur; or, Debating the National Environmental Ethic

Shelley Alden Brooks

in Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the end of the 1970s, Carmel resident Ansel Adams turned his considerable influence toward securing federal protection for the Big Sur coastline. Adams endeavored to secure the designation of a ... More


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