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The Resource Prisoners of hope : Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the limits of liberalism, Randall B. Woods

Prisoners of hope : Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the limits of liberalism, Randall B. Woods

Label
Prisoners of hope : Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the limits of liberalism
Title
Prisoners of hope
Title remainder
Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the limits of liberalism
Statement of responsibility
Randall B. Woods
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a comprehensive history of the Great Society, exploring both the breathtaking possibilities of politics, as well as the limits of liberalism
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woods, Randall Bennett
Dewey number
973.923
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E846
LC item number
.W66 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Economic assistance, Domestic
  • Social legislation
  • Liberalism
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Prisoners of hope : Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the limits of liberalism, Randall B. Woods
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 406-446) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The paradox of reform -- "I am a Roosevelt New Dealer"; liberalism ascendant -- Funding the Great Society and the War on Poverty -- The second reconstruction -- The mandate: the election of 1964 -- Liberal nationalism versus the American Creed: the Great Society form schoolroom to hospital -- March to Freedom: Selma and the Voting Rights Act -- Cultures of poverty -- Progressivism redux: the challenges of social engineering -- Nativism at bay: immigration and the Latino Movement -- The new conservation -- Guns and butter -- The search for a new kind of freedom -- The imp of the perverse: community action and welfare rights -- Reform under siege -- Whiplash: urban rioting and the War on Crime -- A "rice-roots revolution": The great society in Vietnam -- Abdication -- American dystopia
Control code
18825912
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 461 pages
Isbn
9780465050963
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015040042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Prisoners of hope : Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the limits of liberalism, Randall B. Woods
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 406-446) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The paradox of reform -- "I am a Roosevelt New Dealer"; liberalism ascendant -- Funding the Great Society and the War on Poverty -- The second reconstruction -- The mandate: the election of 1964 -- Liberal nationalism versus the American Creed: the Great Society form schoolroom to hospital -- March to Freedom: Selma and the Voting Rights Act -- Cultures of poverty -- Progressivism redux: the challenges of social engineering -- Nativism at bay: immigration and the Latino Movement -- The new conservation -- Guns and butter -- The search for a new kind of freedom -- The imp of the perverse: community action and welfare rights -- Reform under siege -- Whiplash: urban rioting and the War on Crime -- A "rice-roots revolution": The great society in Vietnam -- Abdication -- American dystopia
Control code
18825912
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 461 pages
Isbn
9780465050963
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015040042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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