The World the Sixties Made

Politics and Culture in Recent America

edited by Van Gosse and Richard Moser
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Table of Contents

Introduction I: Postmodern America: A New Democratic Order in the Second Gilded Age – Van Gosse
Introduction II: Was It the End or Just a Beginning? American Storytelling Traditions and the 1960s – Richard Moser
1. Beyond Declension: Feminist Radicalism in the 1970s and 1980s – Sara M. Evans
2. The Land Belongs to the People: Reframing Urban Protest in Post-Sixties Philadelphia – Andrew Feffer
3. Unpacking the Vietnam Syndrome: The Coup in Chile and the Rise of Popular Anti-Interventionism – Van Gosse
4. The Movement Inside: BBS Films and the Cultural Left in the New Hollywood – Andrew Schroeder
5. In the Name of Austerity: Middle-Class Consumption and the OPEC Oil Embargo of 1973-1974 – Natasha Zaretsky
6. Taking Over Domestic Space: The Battered Women's Movement and Public Protest – Anne Enke
7. Fabulous Politics: Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Movements, 1969-1999 – Jeffrey Escoffier
8. A Very American Epidemic: Memory Politics and Identity Politics in the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, 1985-1993 – Christopher Capozzola
9. Holding the Rock: The "Indianization" of Alcatraz Island, 1969-1999 – Carolyn Strange and Tina Loo
10. Out of Labor's Dark Age: Sexual Politics Comes to the Workplace – Kitty Krupat
11. Auto Workers at Lordstown: Workplace Democracy and American Citizenship – Richard Moser
12. Cartoon Politics: The Case of the Purloined Parents – James Livingston
13. At the End of the Century (poem) – Eliot Katz
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