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The Politics Of Rage

Author : Dan T. Carter
ISBN : 0807125970
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Examines the life and political career of four-time Alabama Governor George Wallace, and discusses the lasting influence of his conservative policies on twentieth-century politics.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Politics Of Rage

Author : Dan T. Carter
ISBN : 0807121134
Genre : Alabama
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Combining biography with regional and national history, Dan T. Carter chronicles the dramatic story of George Wallace, a man who started in politics as a populist, abandoned his ideals to become a national symbol of racism, and later begged for forgiveness.
Category: Alabama

Raised To Rage

Author : Michael A. Milburn
ISBN : 9780262533256
Genre : Political Science
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An argument that voter anger and authoritarian political attitudes can be traced to the displacement of anger, fear, and helplessness.
Category: Political Science

From George Wallace To Newt Gingrich

Author : Dan T. Carter
ISBN : 0807123668
Genre : Political Science
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In this trenchant survey of the last three decades, the historian Dan Carter focuses on the evolution of race as an issue in presidential politics. Drawing on his broad knowledge of recent political history, he traces the "counterrevolutionary" response to the civil rights movement since George Wallace's emergence on the national scene in 1963 and detects a gradual confluence of racial and economic conservatism in the coalition that reshaped American politics from the 1970s through the mid-1990s. According to Carter, economic and social conservatives have denied any link between what neoconservatives have called the "new majoritarianism" and the politics of race, and Republicans have eschewed acknowledging Wallace as an influence, much less as a model. But the fundamental differences between the coarse public rhetoric of the Alabama governor and the smoother arguments of the new conservatism, Carter maintains, have been more a matter of style than of substance: in Richard Nixon's subtle manipulation of the busing issue, in Ronald Reagan's genial, avuncular attacks on affirmative action, in George Bush's use of the Willie Horton ads, and in Newt Gingrich's demonization of welfare mothers, the Wallace music played on. The new rhetoric may lack Wallace's visceral edge, Carter asserts, but it reflects the same callous political exploitation - now professionally packaged and test-marketed - of the raw wounds of racial division in our country.
Category: Political Science

Rage And Time

Author : Peter Sloterdijk
ISBN : 9780231145237
Genre : Philosophy
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While ancient civilizations worshipped strong, active emotions, modern societies have favored more peaceful attitudes, especially within the democratic process. We have largely forgotten the struggle to make use of thymos, the part of the soul that, following Plato, contains spirit, pride, and indignation. Rather, Christianity and psychoanalysis have promoted mutual understanding to overcome conflict. Through unique examples, Peter Sloterdijk, the preeminent posthumanist, argues exactly the opposite, showing how the history of Western civilization can be read as a suppression and return of rage. By way of reinterpreting the Iliad, Alexandre Dumas's Count of Monte Cristo, and recent Islamic political riots in Paris, Sloterdijk proves the fallacy that rage is an emotion capable of control. Global terrorism and economic frustrations have rendered strong emotions visibly resurgent, and the consequences of violent outbursts will determine international relations for decades to come. To better respond to rage and its complexity, Sloterdijk daringly breaks with entrenched dogma and contructs a new theory for confronting conflict. His approach acknowledges and respects the proper place of rage and channels it into productive political struggle.
Category: Philosophy

Was The Girl In Room 105 Molested

Author : Cheatan Bhagaot
ISBN : 9781727796988
Genre : Humor
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This is an unparalleled love story between Mr. Cheatan Bhagaot( Bestselling author, Best orator, Best political advisor in India, Best communist in a Bhakt's clothe) and Dr. Sheena (#MeToo) Amin(the best doctor, best journalist and most promising author in India). Bharat Mata Ki Jai. Hail Lenin. Love started at Room 105 of a hotel. Love flourished in the demonetization bank queues. Would they be able to break the barrier of religion, politics and “cash crunch” and live happily ever after? Have you ever wondered, what happens, when a girl with low sex drive meets a guy with slight EDS problem and they fail to make love even after repeated attempts.
Category: Humor

A Rage For Justice

Author : John Jacobs
ISBN : 0520204115
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"A Rage for Justice" tells the riveting story of Phillip Burton (1926-1983), one of the most brilliant, driven, and productive legislators in Californian and American politics. A ruthless and unabashed progressive, Burton played a pivotal role in championing welfare and civil rights, labor legislation, environmentalism, and congressional reform. 20 photos.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Days Of Rage

Author : Bryan Burrough
ISBN : 9780143107972
Genre : Radicalism
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The Weathermen. The Symbionese Liberation Army. The FALN. The Black Liberation Army. The names seem quaint now, but there was a stretch of time in America when there was on average more than one significant terrorist act in the U.S. every week. The FBI combated these groups and others as nodes in a single revolutionary underground, dedicated to the violent overthrow of the American government. Thus began a decade-long battle between the FBI and these homegrown terrorists, compellingly and thrillingly documented in Days of Rage.
Category: Radicalism

George Wallace

Author : Stephan Lesher
ISBN : UVA:X002737409
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presents a full-scale biography of the complex life and times of George Wallace, from rural poverty under Roosevelt to national prominence in the age of segregation
Category: Biography & Autobiography