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Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics

Jesse Berrett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041709
eISBN:
9780252050374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041709.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book explores professional football’s rising popularity in the 1960s and its simultaneous promotion by the NFL as “what makes this country great.” Taking the NFL seriously as a producer of ... More


Southern Religion, Southern Culture: Essays Honoring Charles Reagan Wilson

Darren E. Grem, Ted Ownby, and James G., Jr. Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496820471
eISBN:
9781496820518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820471.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Over more than three decades of teaching at the University of Mississippi, Charles Reagan Wilson's research and writing transformed southern studies in key ways. This book pays tribute to, and ... 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


In search of a moral compass

Bill Jordan

in Why the Third Way failed: Economics, morality and the origins of the 'Big Society'

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426567
eISBN:
9781447304296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426567.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter argues that the Third Way confined its conception of moral regulation through community to a limited field: the attempt to restore order and cohesion in areas devastated by the ... More


Conflicting Statutory Purposes: Conflicting Values

James A. Gross

in Rights, Not Interests: Resolving Value Clashes under the National Labor Relations Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714252
eISBN:
9781501714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714252.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter analyses how from the Taft-Hartley Act to the Reagan–Bush Boards the subordination of workers’ rights to the economic interests of employers became more established, particularly as a ... More


‘They used Americana, all painted and polished, to make the enormous impression they did’: selling the Reagan revolution through the 1984 Olympic Games1

Umberto Tulli

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The chapter aims at investigating the role of the Reagan administration in organizing the Games. Contrary to previous understanding, which tend to dismiss federal government involvment in the ... More


Epilogue: Hollywood Ending

Jesse Berrett

in Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041709
eISBN:
9780252050374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041709.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The epilogue traces the rise of Ronald Reagan, the politician who synthesized a new language from these materials. In 1980, he concluded the debate over football’s meaning with repeated appeals to ... More


Judgment, Grace, Race, and the Transcendental Blues: The Study of Religion in the South in the Era of Charles Reagan Wilson

Paul Harvey

in Southern Religion, Southern Culture: Essays Honoring Charles Reagan Wilson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496820471
eISBN:
9781496820518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820471.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the past, present, and future of southern religious history and suggests how much of Charles Reagan Wilson's academic lifetime of work has foreshadowed, shaped, and developed ... More


Afterword: Charles Reagan Wilson as Scholar, Editor, Innovator, and Resonator

Ted Ownby

in Southern Religion, Southern Culture: Essays Honoring Charles Reagan Wilson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496820471
eISBN:
9781496820518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820471.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This afterword looks at a few of the features of Charles Reagan Wilson's scholarship that led so many people to gather to talk about southern religion and southern culture. Of the several ways ... More


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