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The Resource Are there two Americas?, Caleb Bissinger, book editor

Are there two Americas?, Caleb Bissinger, book editor

Label
Are there two Americas?
Title
Are there two Americas?
Statement of responsibility
Caleb Bissinger, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The haves and the have-nots, "coastal elites" versus "real America," big cities or fly-over country, people play fast and loose with the terms, but who falls into these groups and are they really so different? Media and politicians alike constantly push the narrative of "us" versus " them," instead of one nation indivisible. But are they correct to do so or woefully misguided? This insightful anthology unpacks the concept of a divided nation and looks at the conflicts that come from economic disparity, geography, social status, and more
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.20973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Grade 9 to 12
LC call number
JA75.7
LC item number
.A74 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bissinger, Caleb,
Series statement
Current controversies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political culture
  • Culture conflict
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Are there two Americas?, Caleb Bissinger, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 176-178) 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
  • Urban-rural divide isn't just geographic, it's ideological
  • Raza Rumi
  • Supposed urban-rural divide is a false dichotomy
  • Courtney Martin
  • Urban-rural divide obscures the ambitions that unite all Americans
  • David Korten
  • Does popular culture have the power to unite the country?
  • Overview: Culture friction and conflicts then and now
  • Jon Kofas
  • Jackie Robinson changed sports and the nation
  • Introduction
  • Justice B. Hill
  • Baseball helps us understand ourselves
  • William McKenzie and Talmage Boston
  • Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, but people of color are still at risk
  • Early TV promoted traditional gender roles and family structures
  • American Yawp
  • Mass culture still marginalizes people of color
  • Ruby Hamad
  • Do national tragedies bring the country together?
  • Overview: Tragedy unites, but fear divides
  • Did historical fractures sow the seeds for a divide in contemporary America?
  • Whether big or small, tragedies trigger powerful fellow-feeling
  • Ariel Gros-Werter
  • Social media is an outlet for empathy, but it can be an echo chamber
  • Doug Bernard
  • Tragedy of the Orlando massacre spurred partisan rancor
  • Margaret Wente
  • After Orlando, white nationalists unleashed a wave of violent rhetoric
  • Eyes on the Right
  • America's pernicious racial divisions
  • John W. Whitehead
  • Overview: The United States has a complex history of discord and upheaval
  • Did the 2016 presidential election divide America beyond repair?
  • Overview: The 2016 presidential election : racism and sexism, pessimism and division
  • Nick O'Malley
  • In a distrustful nation, divisions are hard to repair
  • Mary Kay Magistad
  • Republicans and Democrats are more ideologically divided than ever before
  • Pew Research Center
  • Nation can come together following the 2016 election
  • Jeff Singh
  • It's up to us to write a new story after the election
  • Richard White
  • Charles Eisenstein
  • Organizations to contact
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Divisive legacy of the Civil War lingers on
  • David Morris
  • America is beset by an urban-rural divide
  • Brian Thiede, Steven Beda, Lillie Greiman, et al.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9781534502390
Lccn
2017040959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour maps
System control number
  • on1004720234
  • (OCoLC)1004720234
  • 2390007
Label
Are there two Americas?, Caleb Bissinger, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 176-178) 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
  • Urban-rural divide isn't just geographic, it's ideological
  • Raza Rumi
  • Supposed urban-rural divide is a false dichotomy
  • Courtney Martin
  • Urban-rural divide obscures the ambitions that unite all Americans
  • David Korten
  • Does popular culture have the power to unite the country?
  • Overview: Culture friction and conflicts then and now
  • Jon Kofas
  • Jackie Robinson changed sports and the nation
  • Introduction
  • Justice B. Hill
  • Baseball helps us understand ourselves
  • William McKenzie and Talmage Boston
  • Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, but people of color are still at risk
  • Early TV promoted traditional gender roles and family structures
  • American Yawp
  • Mass culture still marginalizes people of color
  • Ruby Hamad
  • Do national tragedies bring the country together?
  • Overview: Tragedy unites, but fear divides
  • Did historical fractures sow the seeds for a divide in contemporary America?
  • Whether big or small, tragedies trigger powerful fellow-feeling
  • Ariel Gros-Werter
  • Social media is an outlet for empathy, but it can be an echo chamber
  • Doug Bernard
  • Tragedy of the Orlando massacre spurred partisan rancor
  • Margaret Wente
  • After Orlando, white nationalists unleashed a wave of violent rhetoric
  • Eyes on the Right
  • America's pernicious racial divisions
  • John W. Whitehead
  • Overview: The United States has a complex history of discord and upheaval
  • Did the 2016 presidential election divide America beyond repair?
  • Overview: The 2016 presidential election : racism and sexism, pessimism and division
  • Nick O'Malley
  • In a distrustful nation, divisions are hard to repair
  • Mary Kay Magistad
  • Republicans and Democrats are more ideologically divided than ever before
  • Pew Research Center
  • Nation can come together following the 2016 election
  • Jeff Singh
  • It's up to us to write a new story after the election
  • Richard White
  • Charles Eisenstein
  • Organizations to contact
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Divisive legacy of the Civil War lingers on
  • David Morris
  • America is beset by an urban-rural divide
  • Brian Thiede, Steven Beda, Lillie Greiman, et al.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9781534502390
Lccn
2017040959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour maps
System control number
  • on1004720234
  • (OCoLC)1004720234
  • 2390007

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