Beyond The Culture Wars

Culture-war issues typically make compromise impossible. For example, in the ideology underpinning the most radical transgender claims, what is challenged is not simply sex or gender roles, but sex and gender themselves.

Author: Jacob Reynolds

Publisher: Academy of Ideas Ltd

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Category: Political Science

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Welcome to Letters on Liberty from the Academy of Ideas. Letters On Liberty is a modest attempt to reinvigorate the public sphere and argue for a freer society. In this Letter, Jacob Reynolds argues that the culture wars feature three key trends - the destruction of the private sphere, the moralisation of politics and the replacement of values with virtues. He argues that this hollowing out of politics must be challenged by a radical defence of freedom.

Religion and Politics Beyond the Culture Wars

This volume reframes the narrative that has too often dominated the field of historical study of religion and politics: the culture wars.

Author: Darren Dochuk

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Pess

ISBN: 9780268201289

Category: History

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This volume reframes the narrative that has too often dominated the field of historical study of religion and politics: the culture wars. Influenced by culture war theories first introduced in the 1990s, much of the recent history of modern American religion and politics is written in a mode that takes for granted the enduring partisan divides that can blind us to the complex and dynamic intersections of faith and politics. The contributors to Religion and Politics Beyond the Culture Wars argue that such narratives do not tell the whole story of religion and politics in the modern age. This collection of essays, authored by leading scholars in American religious and political history, challenges readers to look past familiar clashes over social issues to appreciate the ways in which faith has fueled twentieth-century U.S. politics beyond predictable partisan divides and across a spectrum of debates ranging from environment to labor, immigration to civil rights, domestic legislation to foreign policy. Offering fresh illustrations drawn from a range of innovative primary sources, theories, and methods, these essays emphasize that our rendering of religion and politics in the twentieth century must appreciate the intersectionality of identities, interests, and motivations that transpire and exist outside an unbending dualistic paradigm. Contributors: Darren Dochuk, Janine Giordano Drake, Joseph Kip Kosek, Josef Sorett, Patrick Q. Mason, Wendy L. Wall, Mark Brilliant, Andrew Preston, Matthew Avery Sutton, Kathleen Sprows Cummings, Benjamin Francis-Fallon, Michelle Nickerson, Keith Makoto Woodhouse, Kate Bowler, and James T. Kloppenberg.

Progressive Religious

Shares the dynamic stories of religious leaders from a range of faiths who are building on traditional connections between religion and social justice, offering insight into their actions on behalf of such issues as health care, civil ...

Author: Robert Patrick Jones

Publisher: Robert P. Jones

ISBN: 9780742562301

Category: History

Page: 265

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Shares the dynamic stories of religious leaders from a range of faiths who are building on traditional connections between religion and social justice, offering insight into their actions on behalf of such issues as health care, civil rights, and the environment.

Beyond the Global Culture War

Presenting a cross-cultural critique of global liberalism, this book argues for a broad-based challenge that can meet it on its own scale.

Author: Adam Kempton Webb

Publisher:

ISBN: 041595312X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 269

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"Beyond the Global Culture War" presents a cross-cultural critique of global liberalism and argues for a broad-based challenge that can meet it on its own scale. Adam Webb is one of our most exciting and original young scholars, and this book is certain to generate many new debates. This timely volume probes many of the key challenges we face in the new millennium. This is essential reading for all students of politics and globalization.

Classics the Culture Wars and Beyond

Although this chapter tracks the late-twentieth-century clashes over American colleges and universities, these academic feuds took place within the context of a broader US culture war. This larger conflict pertained to numerous heated ...

Author: Eric Adler

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472130153

Category: Education

Page: 292

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Beginning with a short intellectual history of the academic culture wars, Eric Adler’s book examines popular polemics including those by Allan Bloom and Dinesh D’Souza, and considers the oddly marginal role of classical studies in these conflicts. In presenting a brief history of classics in American education, the volume sheds light on the position of the humanities in general. Adler dissects three significant controversies from the era: the so-called AJP affair, which supposedly pitted a conservative journal editor against his feminist detractors; the brouhaha surrounding Martin Bernal’s contentious Black Athena project; and the dustup associated with Victor Davis Hanson and John Heath’s fire-breathing jeremiad, Who Killed Homer? He concludes by considering these controversies as a means to end the crisis for classical studies in American education. How can the study of antiquity—and the humanities—thrive in the contemporary academy? This book provides workable solutions to end the crisis for classics and for the humanities as well. This major work also includes findings from a Web survey of American classical scholars, offering the first broadly representative impression of what they think about their discipline and its prospects for the future. Adler also conducted numerous in-depth interviews with participants in the controversies discussed, allowing readers to gain the most reliable information possible about these controversies. Those concerned about the liberal arts and the best way to educate young Americans should read this book. Accessible and jargon-free, this narrative of scholarly scandals and their context makes for both enjoyable and thought-provoking reading.

The American Culture Wars

Pp . 195-213 in Beyond a Dream Deferred : Multicultural Education and the Politics ... Beyond the Culture Wars : How Teaching the Conflicts Can Revitalize American Education . New York : W.W. Norton . Graff , G. , and W. Cain . 1989.

Author: James L. Nolan (Jr.)

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

ISBN: 0813916976

Category: History

Page: 256

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Even though the majority of Americans hold moderate views on issues such as abortion, homosexual rights, funding for the arts and public broadcasting, and multicultural education, extremists tend to dominate public debate. James Davidson Hunter explained this polarization of American politics and political discourse and popularized the term culture wars in his best-selling book Culture Wars: The Struggle to Define America. The eleven contributors to The American Culture Wars analyse these and other heatedly contested issues. In addition, they examine new developments in the culture wars. Together the chapters of this book illuminate current cultural conflicts and offer clues as to where the next American culture wars may be waged.

Beyond the North South Culture Wars

Reconciling Northern Australia's Recent Past With Its Future Allan Dale ... Beyond the North–South Culture Wars, SpringerBriefs in Geography, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-05597-8_4, Ó The Author(s) 2014 41 less than 100 years (Turton 2008).

Author: Allan Dale

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319055978

Category: Science

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Increasingly, Australia’s agriculturalists are looking to the nation’s north to escape the decline in southern Australia’s water and soil resources. Booming mineral and gas development is also helping to drive the nation’s economic success. At the same time, the south’s conservation sector would like to see much of the north preserved as iconic wilderness. Both conservation and resource development interests alike are often at odds with the interests of the north’s traditional owners, many of whom remain trapped in welfare dependency and poverty. Indeed, to the ire of north Australians, the past five decades of north Australian history have indeed been characterized by these national-scale conflicts being played out in regional and local communities. This book explores these conflicts as well as the many emerging opportunities facing the development of the north, suggesting that a strong cultural divide between northern and southern Australia exists; one that needs to be reconciled if the nation as a whole is to benefit from northern development. The author first explores where these historical conflicts could take us without a clear forward agenda. A story-based personal narrative from his long and diverse experience in the north gives life to these themes. Finally, the book then draws on these stories to help shape a cohesive agenda for the north’s future.

American Literature and the Culture Wars

Hollinger, David A. Postethnic America: Beyond Multiculturalism. New York: Basic Books, 1995. hooks, bell. Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom. New York: Routledge, 1994. Hyde, Louis, ed. Rat and the Devil; ...

Author: Gregory S. Jay

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9781501731273

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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Gregory S. Jay boldly challenges the future of American literary studies. Why pursue the study and teaching of a distinctly American literature? What is the appropriate purpose and scope of such pursuits? Is the notion of a traditional canon of great books out of date? Where does American literature leave off and Mexican or Caribbean or Canadian or postcolonial literature begin? Are today's campus conflicts fueled more by economics or ideology? Jay addresses these questions and others relating to American literary studies to explain why this once arcane academic discipline found itself so often in the news during the culture wars of the 1990s. While asking some skeptical questions about new directions and practices, Jay argues forcefully in favor of opening the borders of American literary and cultural analysis. He relates the struggle for representation in literary theory to a larger cultural clash over the meaning and justice of representation, then shows how this struggle might expand both the contents and the teaching of American literature. In an account of the vexed legacy of the Declaration of Independence, he provides a historical context for the current quarrels over literature and politics. Prominent among these debates are those over multiculturalism, which Jay takes up in an essay on the impasses of identity politics. In closing, he considers how the field of comparative American cultural studies might be constructed.

Beyond the Global Culture War

Culture. Wars. and. Character. at. History's. End. As we have seen, atomists faced both a dilemma and an opportunity in the late 1960s. On the one hand, their ties to demots were fraying. A new popular upsurge threatened to turn their ...

Author: Adam K. Webb

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135442590

Category: Philosophy

Page: 296

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"Beyond the Global Culture War" presents a cross-cultural critique of global liberalism and argues for a broad-based challenge that can meet it on its own scale. Adam Webb is one of our most exciting and original young scholars, and this book is certain to generate many new debates. This timely volume probes many of the key challenges we face in the new millennium. This is essential reading for all students of politics and globalization.

Integral Pluralism

He also revisits the work of Gandhi as an example of integral pluralism in practice. Novel in its insights and accessible in tone, Integral Pluralism promotes the peaceful coexistence of different cultures.

Author: Fred Dallmayr

Publisher:

ISBN: 0813166330

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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In addition to war, terrorism, and unchecked military violence, modernity is also subject to less visible but no less venomous conflicts. Global in nature, these "culture wars" exacerbate the tensions between tradition and innovation, virtue and freedom. Internationally acclaimed scholar Fred Dallmayr charts a course beyond these persistent but curable dichotomies in Integral Pluralism: Beyond Culture Wars. Consulting diverse fields such as philosophy, literature, political science, and religious studies, Dallmayr equates modern history with a process of steady pluralization. This process, which Dallmayr calls "integral pluralism," requires new connections and creates ethical responsibilities. Dallmayr critically compares integral pluralism against the theories of Carl Schmitt, the Religious Right, international "realism," and so-called political Islam. Drawing on the works of James, Heidegger, Gadamer, and Merleau-Ponty, Integral Pluralism offers sophisticated and carefully researched solutions for the conflicts of the modern world.