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Passing the Torch Organizations and Issues 1968–1972

Jonathan M. Schoenwald

in A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

One month after Ronald Reagan's resounding victory in the California Republican primaries, Russell Kirk, perhaps conservatism's leading ideologue, posed the question “New Direction in the U.S.: ... More


What Are We Waiting For?

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter traces the rise of sexual autonomy among young American women. Beginning in the late nineteenth century, urbanization presented opportunities for many young women to pursue ... More


Morality Adrift

Christian Smith

in Lost in Transition: The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199828029
eISBN:
9780199919475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828029.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins the exploration of some of the more unsettling aspects of contemporary emerging adult life by focusing on the question of morality, moral beliefs, and moral reasoning. What do ... More


Free Soil and Young America

Matthew J. Grow

in "Liberty to the Downtrodden": Thomas L. Kane, Romantic Reformer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136104
eISBN:
9780300153262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136104.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on Thomas L. Kane's antislavery campaign. It explains that his antislavery ideals grew out of a commitment to Jacksonian Democracy and his ethnological investigations and that he ... More


Children and Youth in a New Nation

James Marten (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the early years of the Republic, as Americans tried to determine what it meant to be an American, they also wondered what it meant to be an American child. A defensive, even fearful, approach to ... More


The Twentysomething Soul: Understanding the Religious and Secular Lives of American Young Adults

Tim Clydesdale and Kathleen Garces-Foley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190931353
eISBN:
9780190931384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931353.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Few realize how much Americans’ journey through their twenties has changed during the past half-century or understand how incorrect popular assumptions about young adults’ religious, spiritual, and ... More


Young Adulthood and Religion

Tim Clydesdale and Kathleen Garces-Foley

in The Twentysomething Soul: Understanding the Religious and Secular Lives of American Young Adults

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190931353
eISBN:
9780190931384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931353.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The story of Ted, a World War II sailor for the U.S. Navy, and his teenage bride, Dottie, opens the chapter, setting up the contrast with emerging adulthood today. Their early marriage, five ... More


Afterword

Jon Grinspan

in Virgin Vote: How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627342
eISBN:
9781469627366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627342.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

The fundamental premise driving the virgin vote was that democracy is social. The key to getting young people involved in politics, regardless of brain chemistry or shopping habits, is to raise them ... More


Meet the Twentysomethings

Tim Clydesdale and Kathleen Garces-Foley

in The Twentysomething Soul: Understanding the Religious and Secular Lives of American Young Adults

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190931353
eISBN:
9780190931384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931353.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Four young adults with thoughtful religious, spiritual, and secular views are profiled. Maria, a devout Catholic Latina who is a graduate student in speech pathology; Jeremy, an enthusiastic Mainline ... More


“Young Americans”: Dogville

Paul Apostolidis

in Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600181
eISBN:
9780190600211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600181.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter extends and revises Jacques Rancière’s reading of von Trier’s Dogville (2003) as a cinematic expression of the contemporary “ethical turn.” For Rancière, Dogville expresses how, within ... More


Introduction

Nathalie Dessens

in Creole City: A Chronicle of Early American New Orleans

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060200
eISBN:
9780813050614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060200.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The introduction situates the protagonists of the correspondence, Jean Boze and Henri de Sainte-Gême, within the nineteenth-century Atlantic world and presents the correspondence. It also ... More


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