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The age of entitlement

David Willetts

The age of entitlement

by David Willetts

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Published by Social Market Foundation in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Willetts.
SeriesPaper (Social Market Foundation) -- no. 14.
ContributionsSocial Market Foundation.
The Physical Object
Pagination43p.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15211779M
ISBN 101874097046
OCLC/WorldCa29468468

On the contrary, as Christopher Caldwell so ably shows in The Age of Entitlement, his remark is a perfect example of what civil rights has come to mean. One of the most astute observers of contemporary politics, Caldwell argues that the United States now has two constitutions. The first is the one on the books.   "The Age of Entitlement is an eloquent and bracing book, full of insight." — New York Magazine “Scholarly, provocative, insightful: this is history-writing at its best. Readers of Caldwell’s journalism will instantly recognize his capacity to use a single moment or event to illuminate a much wider phenomenon.

  A review of The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties (Simon and Schuster, ) by Christopher Caldwell. In his recently () published book The Age of Entitlement, Christopher Caldwell, a northeast “intellectual” boldly proclaimed something that few Southerners would dare to declares that the Civil Rights Act of created, “a rival . -- P ublishers Weekly (starred review), " The Age of Entitlement is an eloquent and bracing book, full of insight even when parts of its argument are difficult to credit (this is particularly true of Caldwell's attempts to draw a causal connection between civil rights and the social pathologies -- opioids and deaths of despair -- now afflicting white Middle America).5/5(1).

  There are hardly any disclaimers in The Age of Entitlement about the evils of “racism” or “sexism;” there’s no queasiness at striking our age’s sacred cows. The book remains on target and concedes nothing in its observations of the civil rights movement’s disastrous effects; Caldwell argues that the revolutions of the s hurt. Myth of the Age of Entitlement by James Cairns, , University of Toronto Press edition, in EnglishISBN:


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"The Age of Entitlement is an eloquent and bracing book, full of insight." — New York Magazine “Scholarly, provocative, insightful: this is history-writing at its best. Readers of Caldwell’s journalism will instantly recognize his capacity to use a single moment or event to illuminate a much wider phenomenon/5().

‘The Age of Entitlement’ (book cover) more > Print By John R. Coyne Jr. - - Wednesday, Janu The Age of Entitlement is so well written that I started to know when Cristopher Caldwell (the author and narrator) had finished a chapter just by the quality of his concluding paragraph.

I could also predict the first sentence of the next chapter, as one might expect in a book that makes connections between ideas through time/5. The maxim animating The Age of Entitlement, Christopher Caldwell’s much-talked-about book covering “America since the Sixties,” is something more like: “Extraordinary claims should be floated on Author: Robert Verbruggen.

Essential, timely, hard to put down, The Age of Entitlement is a brilliant and ambitious argument about how the reforms of the past fifty years gave the country two incompatible political systems—and drove it toward ed on: Janu   His new book, “The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties,” is even more provocative and pessimistic.

Like the liberal writer Mark Lilla, Caldwell reinterprets Reagan as an enabler, not an. Too high, in fact. Caldwell’s argument and analysis in “The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties” bring to mind another of Larkin’s most famous lines—the one about your Mum and Dad and Reviews:   The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties, by Christopher Caldwell (Simon & Schuster, pp., $28) T here are many reasons the.

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It appears that narcissism is, in many ways, a product of the self-esteem movement gone Cited by:   In “ The Age of Entitlement,” he argues that the “poisonous conflict” that infects today’s political culture took root during what he calls the “civil rights regime” of the s Author: Benjamin Waterhouse.

" The Age of Entitlement is an eloquent and bracing book, full of insight." -- New York Magazine "A sweeping but insightful examination into every social, political and legal decision, movement and trend that leaves us where we are today in a polarized nation.

a fascinating read that could ignite 1, conversations /5(). The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties Christopher Caldwell. Simon and Schuster, $28 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book.

A year history of how the Baby Boomers took the reforms of the s too far, leading to a multitude of contradictions in American society and values that caused our current 2/4(7).

The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties is a book by Christopher Caldwell of the conservative Claremont Institute think tank, that attributes changes in the social and political fabric of American society since the s to the Civil Rights Act ofand advocates for its her: Simon & Schuster.

An interesting book that seeks to take what has become known as the Millenial sense of entitlement. By breaking down this myth, Cairns shows that what many people think of as a sense of entitlement is something that is akin to propaganda, which expects millenials to settle for less/5.

— New York Times Book Review "The Age of Entitlement is a work of history, not a work of sociological analysis. It does not conclude with a list of solutions or proposals. But this is no ordinary work of history. It engages and dazzles the reader in the way the histories of A.J.P. Taylor once : His new book, The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties, is a defiant resignation letter from the vocation of clubbable reactionary, presenting a Caldwell radicalized by.

The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties, by Christopher Caldwell (Simon & Schuster, pp., $28) C hristopher Caldwell’s new book, The Age of Entitlement, offers a striking revision of recent American history that has the advantage of being readily summarized. The Age of Entitlement is eloquent and bracing book, full of insight even when parts of its argument are difficult to credit (this is particularly true of Caldwell’s attempts to draw a causal.

“The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties,” Simon & Schuster, by Christopher Caldwell This is a sweeping but insightful examination into. Essential, timely, hard to put down, The Age of Entitlement is a brilliant and ambitious argument about how the reforms of the past 50 years gave the country two incompatible political systems - and drove it toward conflict.

© Christopher Caldwell (P) Simon & Schuster Audio.In ”The Age of Entitlement,” Mr. Caldwell turns his attention to his own country, beginning withthe assassination of John F. Kennedy, the ascension of LBJ, his totally unhinged approach to governing, escalating the war in Vietnam beyond all reason, pushing through monumental piles of legislation under the rubric of the Great Society.

Essential, timely, hard to put down, The Age of Entitlement is a brilliant and ambitious argument about how the reforms of the past fifty years gave the country two incompatible political systems—and drove it toward conflict/5(14).