Search Results: "Theda Skocpol"


BOOK REVIEW

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Released: Jan. 10, 2000

"But she convincingly indicts our often plutocratic, sound-bite-oriented political system for failing the middle class, and offers a strategy for effecting broad changes in social policy for the first time since the short-lived efforts to create a 'Great Society' during the mid-1960s."
A thoughtful, largely clearheaded look at how "the late-twentieth century United States has ended up with an artificially polarized, rightward-tilting politics that downplays the needs and values of citizens in the missing middle [class]." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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Released: Jan. 2, 2012

"A timely study of a contemporary movement and its far-reaching effects on politics and policy."
Two Harvard scholars investigate the latest iteration of third-party radicalism in the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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Released: July 9, 2007

"An illuminating history, devoted to an often overlooked and long-suffering people."
A brief account of the Cherokee people and its tragic encounters with European and American newcomers. Read full book review >