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American society today

Author: Edward Ashbee
Publisher: New York : Manchester University Press, 2002.
Series: Politics today.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aiming to provide a balanced introduction to the defining features of contemporary American society, this text includes the ways in which the US can be considered "exceptional" - the character of the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Ashbee
ISBN: 0719060214 9780719060212 0719060222 9780719060229
OCLC Number: 702181720
Description: 160 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. American exceptionalism --
2. The American dream and the modern economy --
3. Individualism and conformity --
4. Communities, civic decline and 'bowling alone' --
5. The family, sex and sexuality --
6. Race, ethnicity and 'Balkanisation' --
7. One nation indivisible: the American regions --
8. Conclusion: September 11th and after.
Series Title: Politics today.
Responsibility: Edward Ashbee.
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