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Influences on American Political Culture
A look at the relative influence of individualism and community in shaping the American political culture.
# 124797 | 1,750 words | 15 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (U.S.) , Sociology (General)


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This paper examines the history of American individualism, culture, community and civil rights using Bellah, et al's "Habits of the Heart" and Morris' "Origins of the Civil Rights Movement".

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"Social scientists have long debated the relative influence of individualism and community in shaping the American political culture. Bellah, Madsen, Sullivan, Swidler and Tipton make the case that American nationalism is essentially Eurocentric, based in large measure upon the values and norms of the Anglo elements and groups within society and representative in many instances of the British legal and social traditions. While recognizing that this is the case, Aldon Morris suggests that in a society which promotes assimilation as..."

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