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Whose freedom? : the battle over America's most important idea

Author: George Lakoff
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the Bush administration's uses and definitions of the concept of freedom examines how conservatives have reinterpreted beliefs about freedom to promote Republican interests for such issues as the war on terror and abortion.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lakoff, George.
Whose freedom?
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006
(OCoLC)607607924
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Lakoff
ISBN: 0374158282 9780374158286 031242647X 9780312426477
OCLC Number: 64083966
Description: 277 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: In the name of freedom --
Freedom is freedom is freedom --
Why freedom is visceral --
The logic of simple freedom --
The nation-as-family metaphor --
Progressive freedom : the basics --
Conservative freedom : the basics --
Causation and freedom --
Personal freedom and populism --
Economic freedom --
Religion and freedom --
Foreign policy and freedom --
Bush's "freedom" --
Taking back freedom.
Responsibility: George Lakoff.
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An analysis of the Bush administration's uses and definitions of the concept of freedom examines how conservatives have reinterpreted beliefs about freedom to promote Republican interests for such issues as the war on terror and abortion.

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