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Exceptional America : what separates Americans from the world and from each other

Author: Mugambi Jouet; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Oakland, California University of California Press, [2017] ©2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why does a country built on the concept of liberty have the highest incarceration rate in the world? How could the first Western nation to elect a person of color as its leader suffer from  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2016046909.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mugambi Jouet; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 9780520966468 0520966465
OCLC Number: 1058206657
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Contents: One nation, divisible --
From the American Enlightenment to anti-intellectualism --
The exceptional influence of Christian fundamentalism --
The culture wars of faith, sex, and gender --
Between democracy and plutocracy --
Millions standing against their own economic interest --
Mass incarceration, executions, and gun violence in "the land of the free" --
America and the world.
Responsibility: Mugambi Jouet.

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"A fresh contribution to the literature on US exceptionalism by exploring the divisions within US society over a range of key issues, including welfare, economic inequality, the justice system and Read more...

 
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