Social Scientists Explain the Tea Party Movement: With a Selection of Primary Documents

Social Scientists Explain the Tea Party Movement: With a Selection of Primary Documents

By: Roger Chapman (author)Hardback

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Debunks the claim that the Tea Party is a nativist political movement with its roots in the American Revolution by looking at it from several angles.

Contents

1. Foreword by John Calhoun; 2. Truth Exalts America: Religious History, the Tea Party, and the Conflicted Meaning of the American Founding by Gideon Mailer; 3. Faith in the Founders: The Tea Party and Fundamental Constitutionalism by Kurt Hohenstein; 4. Not Exactly an American Cup of Tea: The Foreign Context of the Nativist Movement Known as the Tea Party by Roger Chapman; 5. Revisiting the Tea Party: Obesity and Food Consumption Laws in America by Alison Peck; 6. The Tea Party: A Civil Religious Movement by Flavio Hickel, Jr.; 7. Religious Practice, Social Issues, and the Tea Party by Heather A. Beasley; 8. The Tea Party and Narrow-Casting Media by Justin P. Coffey; 9. "The Tea Party Doesn't See Color": Locating the Individualist Basis of the Tea Party's Racial Ideology by Nathanael P. Romero and Christopher B. Zeichmann; 10. Sarah Palin's Nature: The Tea Party and Environmentalism by Roger Chapman; 11. The Tea Party and the Unions: Class Struggle in America at the Opening of the 21st Century by Dan La Botz.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773430372
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 292
  • ID: 9780773430372
  • ISBN10: 0773430377

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