Products tagged with 'Sociology'
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The soft tyranny of the utopian biotechnological project: the logical outcome of modern thought. With help from Alexis de Tocqueville and Walker Percy, Peter Augustine Lawler offers a defense of the common experience of ordinary men and women in all its harsh ambiguity.
Our souls are not yet lost. But they will be if we refuse to acknowledge that, in this world at least, we are destined to be aliens.
"A probing commentary on American confusion." —New Oxford Review
"A subtle mind grappling with the most profound issues facing modern America in light of the most profound ideas that have shaped the American soul."
"As conservatives ponder why and how to resist the temptation to reach for all good things in this life, they would be well advised to do so with Lawler by their side."Learn More
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"We hear a lot of grim reports about marriage these days, and a lot of vapid cheerleading. This memoir is neither, and it brings good news. It would make a fine gift for a bookish young couple just starting a lifetime together, or an old pair looking back with gratitude."
"Genovese's book takes a measured look at academia---that wondrous world of flexible schedules, professional autonomy, travel opportunities, job security, innumeralbe perks, and prestige---instructive to individuals distanced from the ivory tower."Learn More
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The "American Way," Allan Carlson's episodic history of the last century, shows how the nation's identity has been shaped by carefully constructed images of the American family and the American home. Written with grace and precision, The "American Way" is revisionist history of the highest order.Learn More
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One of the leading thinkers to emerge in the postwar conservative intellectual revival was the sociologist Robert Nisbet. His book The Quest for Community, published in 1953, stands as one of the most persuasive accounts of the dilemmas confronting modern society.Learn More
Written by Philip Rieff, with an Introduction by Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn
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Special Price $14.40Since its publication in 1966, The Triumph of the Therapeutic has been hailed as a work of genuine brilliance, one of those books whose insights uncannily anticipate cultural developments and whose richness of argumentation reorients entire fields of inquiry. Learn More
By John Carroll
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Special Price $18.36Carroll articulates a disruptive and compelling alternative narrative of the course of Western civilization since the Renaissance and the Reformation contrived to unleash reason, will, and a superhuman man on the world. Learn More