American political cultures [electronic resource] / Richard J. Ellis.
- New York : Oxford University Press, c1993.
1 online resource (331 p.)
- Political culture -- United States -- History.
United States -- Politics and government.
- Electronic books.
- Challenging views that American politics are characterized by a consensus on liberal capitalist values, this study covers 300 years of history to trace rival political cultures: egalitarian community, competitive individualism, hierarchical collectivism, atomized fatalism and autonomous hermitude.
- Contents; 1 Individualism and Community in American Life; 2 Radical Lockeanism; 3 Rival Visions of Equality: Process Versus Results; 4 Competing Conceptions of Democracy; 5 An Anti-Authority Consensus?; 6 Hierarchy in America; 7 Fatalism in America: The Case of Slavery; 8 A Life of Hermitude: Thoreau at Walden Pond; 9 Culture, Context, and Consensus; Notes; Index
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-239) and index.
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