The Resource The Future of Conservatism: : Conflict and Consensus in the Post-Reagan Era, (ebook)

The Future of Conservatism: : Conflict and Consensus in the Post-Reagan Era, (ebook)

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The Future of Conservatism: : Conflict and Consensus in the Post-Reagan Era
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The Future of Conservatism:
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Conflict and Consensus in the Post-Reagan Era
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eng
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Once on the wings of the American political stage, conservatism now plays a leading role in public life, thanks largely to the dynamic legacy of Ronald Reagan. But despite conservatism's emergence as a powerful political force in the last several decades, misunderstandings abound about its meaning and nature-economically, internationally, philosophically, politically, religiously, and socially. In examining these misunderstandings, The Future of American Conservatism: Consensus and Conflict in the Post-Reagan Era reveals the forces that unite, and the tensions that divide, conservatives today. Edited by noted Reagan scholar Charles W. Dunn, this collection casts conservatism as a collage of complexity that defies easy characterization. Although it is commonly considered an ideology, many of conservatism's foremost intellectuals dispute this notion. Although it is thought to embody a standard set of principles, its principles frequently conflict. Although many leading intellectuals, liberal and conservative, believe that conservatism lacks a significant tradition in America, it has contributed more to American life than the credit lines indicate. And although it is usually thought to create homogeneity among its adherents, in truth conservatism is marked by a great deal of heterogeneity in both its adherents and its ideas. In fact, conservatism's complexity may well be its strength-or so the essays gathered here suggest. In painting a bright picture of the prospects for conservatives, The Future of American Conservatism is a timely and thought-provoking volume
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Dunn, Charles
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320.520973
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non fiction
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  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Conservatism
  • Conservatism
  • Religion and politics
  • Electronic books
  • United States
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adult
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The Future of Conservatism: : Conflict and Consensus in the Post-Reagan Era, (ebook)
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9781497620742
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MWT11614083
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MWT11614083
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The Future of Conservatism: : Conflict and Consensus in the Post-Reagan Era, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497620742
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11614083
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11614083
System control number
MWT11614083
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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