The Radical Right / Edition 3

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Overview

The Radical Right explains McCarthyism and its successors in terms of conflicts over social status and the shape of American culture. Daniel Bell focuses on the social dislocation of significant groups in the post-New Deal decades.

Includes a major new introduction and an afterword by Daniel Bell responding to Plotke’s interpretation and revisiting his own perspectives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780765807496
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/1/2001
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 1,298,773
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.35 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Bell (1919-2011) was professor emeritus of sociology at Harvard University and is best known for his work and contributions to post-industrialism. He had been editor of the publications The New Leader, Fortune, and The Public Interest. He is the author of The End of Ideology, The Winding Passage: Sociological Essays and Journeys, and The Social Sciences since the Second World War.

Daniel Bell (1919-2011) was professor emeritus of sociology at Harvard University and is best known for his work and contributions to post-industrialism. He had been editor of the publications The New Leader, Fortune, and The Public Interest. He is the author of The End of Ideology, The Winding Passage: Sociological Essays and Journeys, and The Social Sciences since the Second World War.

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Table of Contents

The Contributors
Introduction to the Transaction Edition
Preface
1 The Dispossessed (1962) 1
2 Interpretations of American Politics (1955) 47
3 The Pseudo-Conservative Revolt (1955) 75
4 Pseudo-Conservatism Revisited: A Postscript (1962) 97
5 The Intellectuals and the Discontented Classes (1955) 105
6 The Intellectuals and the Discontented Classes: Some Further Reflections (1962) 137
7 The Revolt Against the Elite (1955) 161
8 The Philosophical "New Conservatism" (1962) 185
9 Social Strains in America (1955) 209
10 Social Strains in America: A Postscript (1962) 231
11 The John Birch Society (1962) 239
12 England and America: Climates of Tolerance and Intolerance (1962) 269
13 The Sources of the "Radical Right" (1955) 307
14 Three Decades of the Radical Right: Coughlinites, McCarthyites, and Birchers (1962) 373
Afterword (2001): From Class to Culture 447
Acknowledgments 505
Index 507
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