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A Generation DividedThe New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Rebecca Klatch

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The 1960s was not just an era of civil rights, anti-war protest, women's liberation, hippies, marijuana, and rock festivals. The untold story of the 1960s is in fact about the New Right. For young ... More

History, Power, IdeologyCentral Issues in Marxism and Anthropology

History, Power, Ideology: Central Issues in Marxism and Anthropology

Donald Donham

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520213371
eISBN:
9780520920798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213371.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Is Marxism a reflection of the conceptual system it fights against, rather than a truly comprehensive approach to human history? Drawing on recent work in anthropology, history, and philosophy, this ... More

The Odyssey ExperiencePhysical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys

The Odyssey Experience: Physical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys

Neil Smelser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258976
eISBN:
9780520943421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book traces the phenomenon of the “odyssey” experience as it shapes, informs, and defines our lives. Drawing on a range of examples, the book focuses on how such experiences enhance our lives ... More

Public SociologyFifteen Eminent Sociologists Debate Politics and the Profession in the Twenty-first Century

Public Sociology: Fifteen Eminent Sociologists Debate Politics and the Profession in the Twenty-first Century

Dan Clawson (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251373
eISBN:
9780520940758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251373.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In 2004, Michael Burawoy, speaking as president of the American Sociological Association, generated far-reaching controversy when he issued an ambitious and impassioned call for a “public sociology.” ... More

Rich DemocraciesPolitical Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Harold Wilensky

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231764
eISBN:
9780520928336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231764.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This work, the culmination of 30 years of systematic, comprehensive comparison of 19 rich democracies, answers two basic questions: What is distinctly modern about modern societies—in what ways are ... More

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