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Forward to the Past—The Conservative Revival

Michael Freeden

in Ideologies and Political Theory: A Conceptual Approach

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294146
eISBN:
9780191599323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829414X.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The strong revival of conservatism in the 1980s, both as a governmental force and as a body of political thought, is frequently portrayed as a flowering of beliefs and attitudes attached to new ... 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


God Can Save Us: The Campaign for a Moral America

Robert Wuthnow

in Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159898
eISBN:
9781400852116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159898.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the emergence of the New Christian Right or simply the Religious Right as a powerful new force in American politics. The rise of the Religious Right has been examined from all ... More


Millennial Dreams and Apocalyptic Nightmares: The Cold War Origins of Political Evangelicalism

Angela M. Lahr

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314489
eISBN:
9780199872077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314489.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Conservative evangelicals in the early Cold War were the forbearers of the New Christian Right of the 1980s. In the postwar United States, the evangelical subculture, which had become marginalized ... More


 “Already Decided and Carrying a Weapon!”: The Political Terrors of Being Left Behind

Jason C. Bivins

in Religion of Fear: The Politics of Horror in Conservative Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340815
eISBN:
9780199867158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340815.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The last of the case studies documents the vast popularity of the apocalyptic thrillers, Left Behind. Coauthored by long‐standing New Christian Right architect Tim LaHaye, these books use a ... More


The Future of the Religious Right

Robert Wuthnow

in Christianity in the Twenty-First Century: Reflections on the Challenges Ahead

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096514
eISBN:
9780199853380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096514.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the so-called New Christian Right and what role it may play in American society in the early decades of the 21st century. It is necessary to look back over the conditions that ... More


 A Different Kind of Prophet

Angela M. Lahr

in Millennial Dreams and Apocalyptic Nightmares: The Cold War Origins of Political Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314489
eISBN:
9780199872077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314489.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Whereas evangelicals in the early Cold War were able to better integrate into the dominant culture, the United States became more and more divided in the aftermath of the civil rights movement and ... More


Environmental Policy from 1980 to 2008: The Politics of Prevention

Judith A. Layzer

in Conservatism and American Political Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195373929
eISBN:
9780199852291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373929.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses environmental policy between 1980 and 2008. During this period, New Right conservatives sought to influence environmental politics and policy in two distinct but related ways. ... More


The Pivot of’68: New Left and New Right

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

America fought the Vietnam War as a warrant for its solidity as an anti-Communist ally. In so doing, it brought to the surface widespread concerns that consumerist capitalism was being corrupted by ... More


Inclusive Economies

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter contrasts two alternative philosophies that can provide the context for capitalism to exist. On the one end, the New Right holds that the most important social institution is private ... More


A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Rebecca Klatch

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The 1960s was not just an era of civil rights, anti-war protest, women's liberation, hippies, marijuana, and rock festivals. The untold story of the 1960s is in fact about the New Right. For young ... More


Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Stephen Meredith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This study is concerned with the ‘Old’ Labour right at a critical juncture of social democratic and Labour politics. It attempts to explain the complex transition from so-called ‘Old Right’ to ‘New ... More


Elementary Republics and Little Platoons: The Neighborhood Self-Government Movement

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The 1970s witnessed the rise of a radical and assertive drive for neighborhood sovereignty and self-government, a program that emerged in part from New Left activist and intellectual circles. United ... More


Black Conservative Thought in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Danielle L. Wigins

in Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America: A Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813657
eISBN:
9781496813695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813657.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the diversity that characterizes the African American intellectual community, focusing on black conservative thinkers' attacks on liberalism and their efforts to offer ... More


Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Lily Geismer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book traces the reorientation of modern liberalism and the Democratic Party away from their roots in labor union halls of northern cities to white-collar professionals in postindustrial ... More


Essays on Contract

P. S. Atiyah

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254447
eISBN:
9780191681493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254447.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This is a revised edition of the paperback Essays on Contract, which was published by OUP in 1988. With the addition of a previously unpublished chapter, this chapter is an up-to-date and ... More


Five perspectives on citizenship and welfare

Peter Dwyer

in Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores in more detail five perspectives on citizenship and welfare that are of relevance in the contemporary British setting. It analyses each of the chosen perspectives in terms of ... More


Oak Grove Church

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Oak Grove Church and the school that was associated with it (Oak Grove Christian Academy) were located in Olney – a Philadelphia neighborhood that had once been solidly working class, but which had ... More


Conclusion: The Impasse of Progressive Liberalism

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/9780195143485.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The election of President Ronald Reagan in 1980 established a new form of right-of-center liberalism as a powerful force in the nation's political life. Although the fortunes of the conservative ... More


Community development and the rise of the New Right in America

Akwugo Emejulu

in Community development as micropolitics: Comparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313175
eISBN:
9781447313205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313175.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter focuses on the micropolitics of the competing discourses and identities of community development during the rise of the New Right in the United States from 1979 to 1985. Three discourses ... More


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