ADPO 135801 American Culture War
Since at least the 1960s, pundits and social scientists have talked about the existence of a profound culture war in the United States. On issues ranging from abortion to immigration to homosexuality, we have been told, America is divided into two major camps, one leaning to the left and the other to the right. This course examines the evidence behind such assertions, concentrating on some of the key issues around which theories of America’s culture war are organized.
Wed 6:15–9:15, Jan 14–May 6, Marie Natoli