The American Dream

ISBN 10 : 0195173252
ISBN 13 : 9780195173253

The first "narrative history" traces the thread that binds the dreams and aspirations of most Americans together, exploring shared history and sacred texts--the Constitution and th..

American Photography And The American Dream

ISBN 10 : 0807843083
ISBN 13 : 9780807843086

Looks at how documentary photographers have contested the idea of the American dream, and discusses the work of Francis Benjamin Johnston, Lewis Hine, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange,..

The End Of The Suburbs

ISBN 10 : 9781101608180
ISBN 13 : 1101608188

“The government in the past created one American Dream at the expense of almost all others: the dream of a house, a lawn, a picket fence, two children, and a car. But there is no..

Our Kids

ISBN 10 : 9781476769905
ISBN 13 : 1476769907

A New York Times bestseller and “a passionate, urgent” (The New Yorker) examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americ..

Inclusion In The American Dream

ISBN 10 : 0195347099
ISBN 13 : 9780195347098

Inclusion in the American Dream brings together leading scholars and policy experts on the topic of asset building, particularly as this relates to public policy. The typical Ameri..

Cynicism And The Evolution Of The American Dream

ISBN 10 : 9781612343334
ISBN 13 : 1612343333

Putting a recognizable face on contemporary American cynicism..

The Force Of Fantasy

ISBN 10 : 0809323699
ISBN 13 : 9780809323692

In this book, first published in 1985, Ernest G. Bormann explores mass persuasion in America from 1620 to 1860, examining closely four rhetorical communities: the revivals of 1739-..