Beyond Civil Rights

The definitive history of the Moynihan Report controversy, Beyond Civil Rights examines the cultural assumptions embedded in the report's analysis of "the Negro family" and demonstrates its significance for liberals, conservatives, neoconservatives, civil rights leaders, Black Power activists, and feminists.

Beyond Civil Rights
The Moynihan Report and Its Legacy

Daniel Geary

2015 | 288 pages | Cloth $45.00 | Paper $28.95
American History / African-American Studies/African Studies / Political Science / Sociology
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Table of Contents

Introduction. Crisis of Equality
Chapter 1. The Liberal Mindset
Chapter 2. Negro Equality—Dream or Delusion?
Chapter 3. The New Racism
Chapter 4. The Death of White Sociology
Chapter 5. Feminism and the Nuclear Family Norm
Chapter 6. From National Action to Benign Neglect
Epilogue. A Mixed Legacy

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