The Resource Delirium: : the Politics of Sex in America, (electronic resource)

Delirium: : the Politics of Sex in America, (electronic resource)

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Delirium: : the Politics of Sex in America
Title
Delirium:
Title remainder
the Politics of Sex in America
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Language
eng
Summary
"Perhaps if the Pill had never been invented, American politics would be very different today," Nancy L. Cohen writes in her prescient new book, Delirium: The Politics of Sex in America The 2012 election was supposed to be about the economy, but over the last few months it turned into a debate about sex and women's rights. In Delirium, Cohen takes us on a gripping journey through the confounding and mysterious episodes of our recent politics to explain how we and why we got to this place. Along the way she explores such topics as why Bill Clinton was impeached over a private sexual affair; how George W. Bush won the presidency by stealth; why Hillary lost to Obama; why John McCain chose Sarah Palin to be his running mate; and what the 2012 presidential contest tells us about America today. She exposes the surprising role of right-wing women in undermining women's rights, as well as explains how liberal men were complicit in letting it happen. Cohen uncovers the hidden history of an orchestrated, well-financed, ideologically powered shadow movement to turn back the clock on matters of gender equality and sexual freedom and how it has played a leading role in fueling America's political wars. Delirium tells the story of this shadow movement and how we can restore common sense and sanity in our nation's politics
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Cohen, Nancy L
Dewey number
306.70973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Sex
  • Social change
  • Feminism
  • Right and left (Political science)
  • Electronic books
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Delirium: : the Politics of Sex in America, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11807768
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Publication
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multicolored
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MWT11807768
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11807768
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remote
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11807768
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Delirium: : the Politics of Sex in America, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11807768
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11807768
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11807768
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11807768
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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