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The Great Society and the high tide of liberalism

Author: Jerome M Mileur; Sidney M Milkis
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2005.
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These essays examine the policies and programs of LBJ's Great Society, and the ideological and political shifts that changed the nature of liberalism. Some essays focus on Lyndon Johnson himself and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Great Society and the high tide of liberalism.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005011750
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome M Mileur; Sidney M Milkis
ISBN: 9781613761328 1613761325
OCLC Number: 794701596
Notes: OldControl:muse9781613761328.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 490 pages)
Contents: Lyndon Johnson, the Great Society, and the "twilight" of the modern presidency / Sidney M. Milkis --
Sixties civics / Hugh Heclo --
Pluralism, postwar intellectuals, and the demise of the union idea / Nelson Lichtenstein --
Contested rights : the Great Society between home and work / Eileen Boris --
Making pluralism "great" : beyond a recycled history of the Great Society / Brian Balogh --
Lyndon Johnson in the shadow of Franklin Roosevelt / William E. Leuchtenburg --
Great societies and great empires : Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam / Wilson Carey McWilliams --
Lyndon Johnson : means and ends, and what his presidency means in the end / David M. Shribman --
The politics of the Great Society / Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward --
The new politics of participatory democracy viewed through a feminist lens / Rosalyn Baxandall --
Freedom from ignorance? : the Great Society and the evolution of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 / Patrick McGuinn and Frederick Hess --
Medicare : the Great Society's enduring national health insurance program / Edward Berkowitz --
Justices and justice : reflections on the Warren Court's legacy / Henry J. Abraham --
The Great Society's civil rights legacy : continuity 1, discontinuity 3 / Hugh Davis Graham --
From tax and spend to mandate and sue : liberalism after the Great Society / R. Shep Melnick --
The Great Society and the demise of New Deal liberalism / Jerome M. Mileur.
Responsibility: edited by Sidney M. Milkis and Jerome M. Mileur.
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