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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


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


History Lessons

Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain

in Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199965540
eISBN:
9780199360833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965540.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains the history of regulation in the United States. Since its founding, the United States has had alternating periods in which government was perceived as an essential partner in ... More


From “Women in Sports” to the “New Ideal of Beauty”

Jaime Schultz

in Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women's Sport

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038167
eISBN:
9780252095962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038167.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter looks at how a number of milestones peppered the era as women experienced unprecedented participation opportunities. But with that progress came the “backlash” of the 1980s, a reaction ... More


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

Natasha Zaretsky

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

Between 1968 and 1980, fears about family deterioration and national decline were ubiquitous in American political culture. This book shows that these perceptions of decline profoundly shaped one ... More


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