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The strange death of liberal America

Author: Ralph Brauer
Publisher: Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger Publishers, 2006.
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Argues that liberalism is based on what the author terms 'four cornerstones': economic justice, educational equity, voting rights, and media fairness, and that liberal America has declined as these  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Brauer
ISBN: 027599063X 9780275990633
OCLC Number: 493864878
Description: 1 vol. (XIV- 271 p.) ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction The Counterrevolution Economic Justice: Strom Educational Equity: Devil's Bargains Voting Rights: Bush v. Gore Media Fairness: A Magical Mystery Tour Civil Rights Revolutions Raise Questions Economic Justice: Corked Bats Educational Equity: Green with Envy Voting Rights: Mrs. Hamer's Question Media Fairness: The Two Faces of Martha Stewart The Suburban Uprising Economic Justice: Home Depot Educational Equity: The Last Battle Voting Rights: Red and Blue Lemmings Media Fairness: The SUV and the Monolith Conclusion: Shifting Winds Select Bibliography
Responsibility: Ralph Brauer.


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