What S The Matter With Kansas

Author: Thomas Frank
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429900324
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In asking "what 's the matter with Kansas?"—how a place famous for its radicalism became one of the most conservative states in the union—Frank, a native Kansan and onetime Republican, seeks to answer some broader American riddles: Why ...

Appeals To Interest

Author: Dean Mathiowetz
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 0271048514
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—w1LL1AM HAZLITT, “THE SPIRIT OF CONTROVERSY” What's the Matter with
Interest? Thomas Frank's 2004 best seller, What's the Matter with Kansas? spoke
to the puzzlement of many Democratic voters regarding the ability of the
Republicans to win the votes of people who were harmed financially by GOP
policies.' Frank claims that white and rural ... Frank, What's the Matter with Kansas
? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America (New York: Metropolitan Books,
2004). 2.

You Are What You Choose

Author: Scott de Marchi
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101151439
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... in What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of
America (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2004). See also the critique by Larry
Bartels, “What's the Matter with What's the Matter with Kansas?” Quarterly Journal
of Political Science 1, no. 2 (2006): 201-26. A partial text of Mary Carey's
interview on The Colbert Report is at “Mary Carey Does D.C.,” Daniel Kurtzman's
Political Humor Blog (June 16, 2005), at http://politicamumor.about.eom/b/2005/
06/16/mary-carey ...

The Trouble With Brunch

Author: Shawn Micallef
Publisher: Coach House Books
ISBN: 1552452859
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Self-perception can do a lot for confidence, but it can also lead people astray by
obfuscating what's in the best interest of the individual, a phenomenon described
by Thomas Frank in his book, What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives
Won the Heart of America. Frank wrote of how a history of entrenched traditional
left-wing populism in his home state disappeared as Kansas became a deeply
conservative state, voting overwhelmingly Republican even as the party
supported ...

The Politics Of Sincerity

Author: Elizabeth Markovits
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 0271046112
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... conservatism in recent years. See Frank, What's the Matter with Kansas? How
Conservatives Won the Heart of America (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2004),
especially chap. 10. 12. For more on this tendency, see Alan Wolfe, Does
American Democracy Still Work? (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006),
chap. 2, especially p. 37. 13. Richard Sennett, The Fall of Public Man (New York:
beyond sincerity ☆ 171.

Classroom Wars

Author: Natalia Mehlman Petrzela
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199358478
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... University of Texas Press, 1997. Formisano, Ronald. Boston Against Busing:
Race, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 70s. Chapel Hill: University of North
Carolina Press, 1991. Foucault, Michel. Abnormal: Lectures at the Collège de
France, 1974–75. New York: Verso Books, 2003. Foucault, Michel. The History of
Sexuality, Part One: An Introduction. New York: Random House, 1978. Frank,
Thomas. What's the Matter With Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of
America.

Religion And The Marketplace In The United States

Author: Jan Stievermann
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190266570
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For Focus on the Family's relationship to the evangelical publishing industry, see
Dale Buss, Family Man: The Biography of Dr. James Dobson (Wheaton: Tyndale
House Publishers, 2005), 41–43. 5. See, for example, Thomas Frank, What's the
Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America (New York:
Metropolitan Books, 2004); Gary Scott Smith, “Evangelicals Confront Corporate
Capitalism: Advertising, Consumerism, Stewardship, and Spirituality, 1880–1930,
” in ...

Faith And Law

Author: Robert F. Cochran
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814716725
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I use the vernacular. Parents commonly speak in personal terms (“our baby”) as
soon as they realize that the mother is pregnant. 72. Rosemary Nosiff, “Abortion
Policy before Roe,” Journal of Policy History 13.4 (2001): 463–78. 73. 505 U.S.
833 (1992). 74. Thomas Frank, What's the Matter with Kansas? How
Conservatives Won the Heart of America (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2004),
106–7. 75. Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 163 (1973) (emphasis added). 76. See also
Justice Blackmun's ...

Hollowing Out The Middle

Author: Patrick J. Carr
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807042390
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—Thomas Frank, What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the
Heart of America Richard Grunskyis anordered man. This is reflected inhis sturdy
wardrobe —which looksas though it might have been purchased in the Sears
Men's Department in Cedar Rapids—and in the tidy appearance of his corner
office, which also doubles as Ellis High School's guidance center. Seated at his
swivel desk chair, by a window overlooking the school's gravel parking lot,
Grunsky has ...