American Politics and Culture Wars: An Interactive Look at the Future

Edition: 2

Copyright: 2002

Pages: 290

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Chapter One    Politics and Clear Thinking

Stating the Issue
Getting the Facts
Conventional Wisdom
Media Sources, 9
Understanding the Importance of Words
Moral-Value Issues
Predicting Consequences
The Partial Birth Abortion Ban

Chapter Two
Political Culture

Culture Symbols
Technology
Cultural Lag
Political Values
Customs and Politics
Rules
Political Socialization
Factions
Controlling the Effects of Factions

Chapter Three
Power

Mass Psychology
Techniques of Mass Psychology
Techniques of Manipulation
The World According to Orwell
Mutability of the Past

Chapter Four
The Decision Makers

The Tax Collector
Bureaucrats and Newspeak
The Regulators
The Major Malfunction
The Groupthink Hypothesis
Presidential Character
Being President
The Lawmakers
Judicial Review

Chapter Five The Voice of the People

The 2000 Election
The Electoral College
Factions and Elections
Campaign Technology
The Pollsters and Public Opinion
The Hawthorne Effect

Chapter Six
Equality

The End of Slavery
Jim Crow
Affirmative Action
Equal Protection of the Laws
The Politics of Gender
Sex and Politics
In the Near Future
Future Shock and Cultural Lag

Chapter Seven
Freedom

Freedom of Speech
Nationalization of the Bill of Rights
Academic Freedom of Speech
Speech and Technology
Freedom of the Press
Obscenity
Freedom of Religion
The Evolution Debate
Freedom of Association
The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Privacy
The Social Control Complex

Chapter Eight
Justice

The Death Penalty
Hate Crimes
Treason
Exclusionary Rule
Self-Incrimination

The Miranda Warning
A Fair Trial
Victim's Rights
Final Solutions

Chapter Nine
Nevada Politics

Politics Defined
Physical Characteristics
Big Brother
Socialization in Nevada
Nevada's Unique Culture
Technology and Cultural Lag
Nevada's Constitution
Power in Nevada
Freedom in Nevada
Nevada Justice
Equality in Nevada
The People's Voice
Nevada Customs and Rules
The Constitution of the United States of America
Amendments to the Constitution of the United States
Earnest Bracey
Albert Johns


Chapter One    Politics and Clear Thinking

Stating the Issue
Getting the Facts
Conventional Wisdom
Media Sources, 9
Understanding the Importance of Words
Moral-Value Issues
Predicting Consequences
The Partial Birth Abortion Ban

Chapter Two
Political Culture

Culture Symbols
Technology
Cultural Lag
Political Values
Customs and Politics
Rules
Political Socialization
Factions
Controlling the Effects of Factions

Chapter Three
Power

Mass Psychology
Techniques of Mass Psychology
Techniques of Manipulation
The World According to Orwell
Mutability of the Past

Chapter Four
The Decision Makers

The Tax Collector
Bureaucrats and Newspeak
The Regulators
The Major Malfunction
The Groupthink Hypothesis
Presidential Character
Being President
The Lawmakers
Judicial Review

Chapter Five The Voice of the People

The 2000 Election
The Electoral College
Factions and Elections
Campaign Technology
The Pollsters and Public Opinion
The Hawthorne Effect

Chapter Six
Equality

The End of Slavery
Jim Crow
Affirmative Action
Equal Protection of the Laws
The Politics of Gender
Sex and Politics
In the Near Future
Future Shock and Cultural Lag

Chapter Seven
Freedom

Freedom of Speech
Nationalization of the Bill of Rights
Academic Freedom of Speech
Speech and Technology
Freedom of the Press
Obscenity
Freedom of Religion
The Evolution Debate
Freedom of Association
The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Privacy
The Social Control Complex

Chapter Eight
Justice

The Death Penalty
Hate Crimes
Treason
Exclusionary Rule
Self-Incrimination

The Miranda Warning
A Fair Trial
Victim's Rights
Final Solutions

Chapter Nine
Nevada Politics

Politics Defined
Physical Characteristics
Big Brother
Socialization in Nevada
Nevada's Unique Culture
Technology and Cultural Lag
Nevada's Constitution
Power in Nevada
Freedom in Nevada
Nevada Justice
Equality in Nevada
The People's Voice
Nevada Customs and Rules
The Constitution of the United States of America
Amendments to the Constitution of the United States

Earnest Bracey
Albert Johns