9781595587077

Stayin' Alive

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  • ISBN13:

    9781595587077

  • ISBN10:

    1595587071

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/3/2012
  • Publisher: New Pr

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Summary

Jefferson Cowie's edgy and incisive book makes new sense of the 1970s as a crucial and poorly understood transition from New Deal America, with its large, optimistic middle class, to the widening economic inequalities, poverty and dampened expectations of the 1980s and into the present. Cowie also connects politics to culture, showing how the big screen and the juke box can help understand how the US turned away from the radicalism of the 1960s toward the patriotic promise of Ronald Reagan.

Author Biography

Jefferson Cowie is an associate professor of history at Cornel! University, He is the author of Capital Moves: RCA's Seventy-Year Quest for Cheap Labor (The New Press), which received the 2000 Philip Taft Prize for the Best Book in Labor History. He lives in Ithaca, New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Something's Happening to People Like Mep. 1
Hope in the Confusion, 1968-1974p. 21
Old Fashioned Heroes of the New Working Classp. 23
What Kind of Delegation Is This?p. 75
Nixon's Class Strugglep. 125
I'm Dying Herep. 167
Despair in the Order, 1974-1982p. 211
A Collective Sadnessp. 213
The New Deal that Never Happenedp. 261
The Important Sound of Things Falling Apartp. 313
Dead Man's Townp. 357
Acknowledgmentsp. 371
Notesp. 375
Indexp. 447
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