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The 1980s : a critical and transitional decade

Title
The 1980s : a critical and transitional decade / edited by Kimberly R. Moffitt and Duncan A. Campbell.
ISBN
9780739143131 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739143131 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739143148 (pbk. : alk. paper)
073914314X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Published
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2011.
Physical Description
1 online resource
Variant and related titles
Internet Archive collection.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 07, 2020
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : the 80s as a decade / Kimberly R. Moffitt and Duncan A. Campbell
Ronald W. Reagan : redefining the presidency / Jeffery B. Cook
Reagan revives FBI spying / Ivan Greenberg
The "real" right turn : the Reagan Supreme Court / Scott A. Merriman
Privatizing the Leviathan state : a "Reaganomic" legacy / Robert P. Weiss
"Airlines? Lousy unions" : airline workers in the era of deregulation and hostile takeover / Jana K. Lipman
Triumph of "the Gipper" and the Democratic Party malaise in the 1980s / Thomas F. Schaller
The Christian right's traditionalist jeremiad : piety and politics in the age of Reagan / Andrew R. Murphy
New right, new history, common ground : populism and the past / Jessie Swigger
An army of one in 1:18 scale : the profit of patriotism in G.I. Joe / Demian Ryder
"Fixing" the fifties : Alex P. Keaton and Marty McFly / Michael Dwyer
How Broadway has cared : the AIDS epidemic and the Great White Way / Virginia Anderson.
Counterpublic art and social practice / Philip Glahn
Date rape and sexual politics / Caryn E. Neumann
A culture in panic : day care abuse scandals and the vulnerability of children / N'Jai-An Patters
What's class got to do with it? : facets of Tracy Chapman through song / Heather E. Harris
Reading MTV: proliferation of United States culture in the age of globalization / Suzuko Morikawa
The United States and apartheid / Paul M. Pressley
The opening of China and the evolution of China-U.S. cross-cultural understanding / James Schnell
U.S. foreign policy in Latin America on film : the case of Salvador / Kristin Sorensen
Cold War crucible : the Berlin Wall and American exceptionalism / Kirk Tyvela
Fear of a Black planet : Michael Jackson, Michael Jordan, and Eddie Murphy and the globalization of Black masculinity / Reynaldo Anderson, Jason Thompson, and Nikita Harris
Matter and Mammon : fiction in the age of Reagan / Alan Bilton
Alternative for alternative's sake : progressive college radio's programming struggles / David Uskovich
"Life in marvelous times" : commemorative narratives of the golden era in hip hop culture / James Braxton Peterson
"Do we get to win this time?" : movies, mythology, and political culture in Reagan country / Stephen McVeigh.
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