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The Resource Diversity and its discontents : cultural conflict and common ground in contemporary American society, edited by Neil J. Smelser and Jeffrey C. Alexander

Diversity and its discontents : cultural conflict and common ground in contemporary American society, edited by Neil J. Smelser and Jeffrey C. Alexander

Label
Diversity and its discontents : cultural conflict and common ground in contemporary American society
Title
Diversity and its discontents
Title remainder
cultural conflict and common ground in contemporary American society
Statement of responsibility
edited by Neil J. Smelser and Jeffrey C. Alexander
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work asks the question: does any social solidarity exist among Americans? A group of sociologists, political theorists, and social historians explores ideological differences, theoretical disputes, social processes and institutional change
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.48/2/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
D57 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smelser, Neil J
  • Alexander, Jeffrey C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Culture conflict
  • Social values
  • Postmodernism
  • United States
Label
Diversity and its discontents : cultural conflict and common ground in contemporary American society, edited by Neil J. Smelser and Jeffrey C. Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Princeton Paperbacks" --Backcovers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The ideological discourse of cultural discontent : paradoxes, realities, and alternative ways of thinking / Jeffrey C. Alexander and Neil J. Smelser -- The culture of discontent : democratic liberalism and the challenge of diversity in late twentieth-century America / Robert Wuthnow -- Cultural responses to immigration / John Higham -- Preserving the republic by educating republicans / David Tyack -- Racial issues : recent trends in residential patterns and intermarriage / Reynolds Farley -- Immigration, opportunity, and social cohesion / Marta Tienda -- Family change and family diversity / Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr. -- Contesting the moral boundaries of eros : a perspective on the cultural politics of sexuality in the late twentieth-century United States / Steven Seidman -- Multiple markets : multiple cultures / Viviana A Zelizer -- Uncommon values, diversity and conflict in city life / Claude S. Fischer -- Changes in the civic role of religion / R. Stephen Warner
  • National culture and communities of descent / David A. Hollinger -- Does voluntary association make democracy work? / Jean L. Cohen -- Civil society and the politics of identity and difference in a global context / Seyla Benhabib
Control code
39951593
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780691004372
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98031391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)39951593
Label
Diversity and its discontents : cultural conflict and common ground in contemporary American society, edited by Neil J. Smelser and Jeffrey C. Alexander
Publication
Note
"Princeton Paperbacks" --Backcovers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The ideological discourse of cultural discontent : paradoxes, realities, and alternative ways of thinking / Jeffrey C. Alexander and Neil J. Smelser -- The culture of discontent : democratic liberalism and the challenge of diversity in late twentieth-century America / Robert Wuthnow -- Cultural responses to immigration / John Higham -- Preserving the republic by educating republicans / David Tyack -- Racial issues : recent trends in residential patterns and intermarriage / Reynolds Farley -- Immigration, opportunity, and social cohesion / Marta Tienda -- Family change and family diversity / Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr. -- Contesting the moral boundaries of eros : a perspective on the cultural politics of sexuality in the late twentieth-century United States / Steven Seidman -- Multiple markets : multiple cultures / Viviana A Zelizer -- Uncommon values, diversity and conflict in city life / Claude S. Fischer -- Changes in the civic role of religion / R. Stephen Warner
  • National culture and communities of descent / David A. Hollinger -- Does voluntary association make democracy work? / Jean L. Cohen -- Civil society and the politics of identity and difference in a global context / Seyla Benhabib
Control code
39951593
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780691004372
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98031391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)39951593

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