Right moves : the conservative think tank in American political culture since 1945 (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Right moves : the conservative think tank in American political culture since 1945

Author: Jason Stahl
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the progression of think tanks from the rise of a broad conservative movement and the turn away from New Deal liberalism, their expanding role in advancing a neoconservative foreign policy through U.S. military power from the 1980s onward, and their current prominence as a counterweight to progressive political institutions and thought"
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Stahl
ISBN: 9781469627861 1469627868 9781469627878 1469627876
OCLC Number: 1011089669
Description: 248 s
Contents: The think tank in an era of "liberal consensus" --
Think tanks in a "marketplace of ideas" --
Think tanks in the age of Reagan --
Think tanks, new democrats, and committed conservatives --
Think tanks, foreign policy, and the marketplace of ideas in the 2000s --
Conclusion: policy as identity politics

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From the middle of the twentieth century, think tanks have played an indelible role in the rise of American conservatism. Jason Stahl offers the first sustained investigation of the rise and  Read more...

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