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Daniel Patrick Moynihan the American Family

Gregory Rudin

Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
ISBN 10: 3659163945 / ISBN 13: 9783659163944
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Title: Daniel Patrick Moynihan the American Family

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

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Paperback. 132 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.3in.Throughout his industrious career, which spanned subcabinet service under four president as well as four senatorial terms, Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927-2003) consistently found himself preoccupied with notions of American family life. He regarded traditional family arrangements as essential to the preservation of Americas moral backbone. Ironically, however, he remained a liberal, wrapped in the cloth of the New Deal and decidedly deaf to the social upheavals of the 1970s, which overthrew the familial traditionalism of his youth, and came to define mainstream liberalism by the late 1970s. This thesis will track Moynihans ruminations and beliefs as they touched on the family, spanning his career from the 1960s until his retirement in 2000. His academic writings, personal correspondences, speeches and policy positions will all be examined. It will be contended that Moynihans views regarding the family were highly and consistently conservative throughout his career, and that this conservatism reflected Catholic social thought, as well as a deeply held conviction that culture was unavoidably an organic and inherited processby necessity coming from the family and not the stat This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783659163944

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