Dream and the Nightmare The Sixties' Legacy to the Underclass

ISBN-10: 1893554023

ISBN-13: 9781893554023

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Myron Magnet

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Myron Magnet's The Dream and the Nightmare argues that the radical transformation of American culture that took place in the 1960s brought today's underclass-overwhelmingly urban, dismayingly minority-into existence. Lifestyle experimentation among the white middle class produced often catastrophic changes in attitudes toward marriage and parenting, the work ethic and dependency in those at the bottom of the social ladder, and closed down their exits to the middle class.
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication date: 4/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 238
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: What's Gone Wrong?
The Power of Culture
The Underclass
The Hole in the Theory
The Homeless
Homelessness and Liberty
Victimizing the Poor
Race and Reparations
Rebels with a Cause
The Living Constitution
Trashing the Culture
The Poverty of Spirit
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index
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