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The World as a Mirror: Narcissism, “Malaise,” and the Middle-Class Family

Natasha Zaretsky

in No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830949
eISBN:
9781469604428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867808_zaretsky.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter revisits the intellectual debate about national decline in America at the end of the 1970s, with special reference to the claim made by historian Christopher Lasch that the nation had ... More


Modern Liberalism and its Critics

BRENT WATERS

in The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271962
eISBN:
9780191709883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271962.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter assesses the rise of modern liberalism by examining the works of selected theorists and their fellow liberal critics. The first section summarizes the origins and subsequent development ... More


Conclusion: A Metahistory

Daniel Belgrad

in The Culture of Feedback: Ecological Thinking in Seventies America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226652368
eISBN:
9780226652672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652672.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Recovering the history of the culture of feedback compels us to reimagine the seventies as something other than the decade of malaise. That historiographical trope, inherited from contemporary ... More


Narcissism

Elizabeth Lunbeck

in Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249933
eISBN:
9780226250274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250274.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the extraordinary plasticity of the term narcissism, arguing that the ways in which 1970s social critics appropriated it for popular discourse shaped its fate in the public ... More


The Left

Beryl Satter

in Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249933
eISBN:
9780226250274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250274.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the relationship between therapeutic culture and the left through an analysis of Re-evaluation Counseling (RC), a late 20th century, left-leaning therapeutic practice. First, it ... More


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