Culture wars

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Greenhaven Press ;
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c2008.
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Presents a collection of essays offering different views on the so-called "culture wars" in the United States, discussing such topics as the impact of the culture wars on politics and the connection between the culture wars and economics.
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subject_facet United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-, United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-, United States -- Social life and customs
table_of_contents How does the culture war affect politics in the United States? American politics are divided by culture / Robert Reich ; Political division masks cultural agreement in the United States / Jonathan Rauch ; Rich elitists seek to impose their values on traditional America / Domenick Maglio ; Conservative politicians encourage resentment against liberal policy makers / David A. Horowitz -- Is there a culture war between believers and humanists? Humanists have expelled Christianity from the classroom / David Limbaugh ; Conflicts over prayer in schools are deeply rooted in American history / Jonathan Zimmerman ; Conservative Catholic organization Opus Dei thrives on culture war / Rob Boston ; State neutrality allows peaceful coexistence between the religious and nonbelievers / Thomas W. Clark ; Advocates promote a new type of creationism as scientific / Barbara Forrest and Glenn Branch ; The law requires the teaching of critiques of Darwinism / David K. DeWolf and Seth L. Cooper -- Is the culture war going global? Religious conservatives find common ground in the culture war / Cristina Odone ; Secularism and Islam challenge traditional Christian culture in Europe / George Weigel ; Population decline may make conservatives culture war victors / Stanley Kurtz ; Secular-progressives hinder America's efforts in the war on terror / Bill O'Reilly ; Conservatives use the war on terror to advance their political agenda / Tom De Luca and John Buell -- Is the culture war a matter of economics? Conservative politicians use the culture war to mask economic problems / Thomas Frank ; Working Americans value both self-reliance and community / David Callahan ; Unbridled capitalism leads to cultural decay in the United States / Neal Wood ; Conservatives must look beyond free market values / Rod Dreher ; Free-market culture gives people the liberty they crave / Charles Paul Freund ; There is a culture war over the countryside / Roger Scruton.
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