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One nation, after all : what middle-class Americans really think about : God, country, family, racism, welfare, immigration, homosexuality, work, the right, the left, and each other

Author: Alan Wolfe
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What does it mean to be an American today? What does it mean to be middle class? Public opinion polls tell us that the nation is deeply divided between the Right, which is religious, traditional, as well as distressed by the belief that the nation has gone seriously downhill, and the Left, which is pro-choice, pro-welfare, as well as sympathetic to multiculturalism and gay rights. After spending two years speaking
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Wolfe
ISBN: 0670876771 9780670876778 014027572X 9780140275728
OCLC Number: 37533968
Description: vi, 359 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Middle class at middle age --
Quiet faith --
The culture war within --
Mature patriotism --
Suburbia's changing moral story --
Ordinary duties --
Morality writ small.
Responsibility: Alan Wolfe.

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