Soured on the System: Disaffected Men in 20th Century American Film

Soured on the System: Disaffected Men in 20th Century American Film

by Robert T. Schultz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786469918
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 07/03/2012
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Robert T. Schultz is an associate professor of history at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois. He has published a book on labor history and articles on work, culture and society.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Preface 1

Introduction: The Roots and Early Cultural Representations of Discontented and Disaffected Men, 1853-1945 5

1 Negotiating Corporate Life: Adapting to the Organized System in the 1940s and 1950s 37

2 Gunslingers and Gangsters in the Age of Corporate Combinations: The Veiled Struggle Against the Force That Is Evil in Joe McCarthy's America 71

3 Similar Criticisms, Dissimilar Solutions: The 1960s and 1970 103

4 Blowing Up and Dropping Out: Awakenings, Agency and Militancy at the End of the Century 149

Conclusion: Disaffected Men and Resistance in American Culture 189

Chapter Notes 199

Bibliography 215

Index 225

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David W. Noble

Schultz's broad perspective provides insight into classic films that has not been provided by film scholars (David W. Noble, Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota)

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
worst book i've ever read. he's a rude person too.