ExposŽs and Excess

Exposés and Excess
Muckraking in America, 1900 / 2000

Cecelia Tichi

2003 | 248 pages | Cloth $29.95 | Paper $24.95
American History | Cultural Studies
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. From The Jungle to Fast Food Nation: American Deja Vu

Chapter 2. Bulked Up, Hollowed Out: Looking Backward, Looking Forward

Chapter 3. Muckrakers c. 1900: Civic Passions, "Righteous Indignation"

Chapter 4. Muckrakers c. 2000

—Barbara Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed:On (Not) Getting By in America

—Eric Schlosser, Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

—Naomi Klein, No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies

—Laurie Garrett, Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health

—Joseph T. Hallinan, Going Up the River: Travels in a Prison Nation

Epilogue: Tipping Point, or the Long Goodbye?

Bibliography

Index

Acknowledgments