America at Century's End
by Alan Wolfe
Publisher: University of California Press 1992
Number of pages: 596
This volume attempts to come to terms with the myriad changes facing American society as the century draws to a close. In his concluding essay, Wolfe sums up the standpoint of the contributors by arguing that America has become "decentered." No longer are standard institutional models adequate for describing what constitutes a "normal" life.
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