Stations of the Cross: Adorno and Christian Right Radio

Stations of the Cross: Adorno and Christian Right Radio

by Paul Apostolidis, Paul Apostolidis, Apostolidis
     
 

Analysis of the nationally broadcast radio program "Focus on the Family" that argues that the Christian right's popularity stems from its resistance to the increasing influence of market forces in the welfare state, the electoral system, and the

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Overview

Analysis of the nationally broadcast radio program "Focus on the Family" that argues that the Christian right's popularity stems from its resistance to the increasing influence of market forces in the welfare state, the electoral system, and the

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822325413
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................ix
Introduction....................1
1 Adorno on Mass Culture and Cultural Criticism....................31
2 Adorno's Critique of Christian Right Radio in the New Deal Era....................57
3 Christian Professionals and the Fraying Fabric of Health and Human Services....................90
4 Christian Politicians and the Decline of Democratic Accountability....................130
5 Christian Victims in the Backlash Society....................172
6 Negative Dialectics and Political Practice....................208
Appendix A Complete Listing of Focus on the Family Broadcasts Selected for Research....................221
Appendix B Itinerary for Research Visit to Colorado Springs, 21-25 February 1996....................228
Notes....................233
Bibliography....................259
Index....................269

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