Raised Right Fatherhood In Modern American Conservatism The Cultural Lives Of Law

Author: Jeffrey R. Dudas
Publisher: Stanford Law Books
ISBN: 1503601722
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How has the modern conservative movement thrived in spite of the lack of harmony among its constituent members? What, and who, holds together its large corporate interests, small-government libertarians, social and racial traditionalists, and evangelical Christians?

Raised Right pursues these questions through a cultural study of three iconic conservative figures: National Review editor William F. Buckley, Jr., President Ronald Reagan, and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Examining their papers, writings, and rhetoric, Jeffrey R. Dudas identifies what he terms a "paternal rights discourse"―the arguments about fatherhood and rights that permeate their personal lives and political visions. For each, paternal discipline was crucial to producing autonomous citizens worthy and capable of self-governance. This paternalist logic is the cohesive agent for an entire conservative movement, uniting its celebration of "founding fathers," past and present, constitutional and biological. Yet this discourse produces a paradox: When do authoritative fathers transfer their rights to these well-raised citizens? This duality propels conservative politics forward with unruly results. The mythology of these American fathers gives conservatives something, and someone, to believe in―and therein lies its timeless appeal.

Raised Right

Author: Jeffrey R. Dudas
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 1503601722
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Fathers, Rights, and the Paradox of American Conservatism Jeffrey R. Dudas.
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The Balance Gap

Author: Sarah Cote Hampson
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 1503602176
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In recent decades, laws and workplace policies have emerged that seek to address the "balance" between work and family.

The Myth Of The Litigious Society

Author: David M. Engel
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022630504X
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In fact, when it comes to physical injuries, over 90% of the time, we--as David M. Engel points out in his engaging and provocative book--simply lump it, making no claims against either the injurers or their insurance companies.

Hillbilly Elegy

Author: J. D. Vance
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062300563
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J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck. The Vance family story begins hopefully in postwar America.

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Author: Keramet Reiter
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300224559
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This book describes how Pelican Bay was created without legislative oversight, in fearful response to 1970s radicals; how easily prisoners slip into solitary; and the mental havoc and social costs of years and decades in isolation.

Exploring Masculinities

Author: Professor Martha Albertson Fineman
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472415140
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In relationto work inNorth America and Europe,for example, contrasting welfare
regimes and distinctive legal–political systems (Hearn andPringle 2006)shape
these contemporary engagements with masculinity and lawin ... This
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The Benedict Option

Author: Rod Dreher
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0735213313
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Only faith, hope, and love, embodied in a renewed church, can sustain believers in the dark age that has overtaken us. These are the days for building strong arks for the long journey across a sea of night.

The Courts The Ballot Box And Gay Rights

Author: Joseph Mello
ISBN: 9780700622917
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This book looks at how rights discourse has been used during the debate over same-sex marriage and how opponents of same-sex marriage marriage used rights language to effectively oppose it during ballot measure campaigns, but that this same ...

The Two Income Trap

Author: Elizabeth Warren
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465097715
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Until now.In this brilliantly argued book, Harvard Law School bankruptcy expert Elizabeth Warren and business consultant Amelia Tyagi show that today's middle-class parents are suffering from an unprecedented and totally unexpected economic ...


Author: Irving Kristol
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0028740211
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These essays provide an unparalleled insight into the 50-year development of Kristol's social and political ideas, from an uneasy socialism tempered with religious orthodoxy, to a vigilant optimism about the future of the American ...