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Neoconservatism

Justin VaГЇsse

Neoconservatism

the biography of a movement

by Justin VaГЇsse

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservatism -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJustin Vaisse, translated by Arthur Goldhammer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC573.2.U6 V33 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23834281M
    ISBN 109780674050518
    LC Control Number2009040857
    OCLC/WorldCa449284583

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Neoconservatism offers a dynamic, cohesive, and comprehensive vision for the future that is premised out of the realities of the modern era, and the eternal rights which were self-evident to the founding fathers of by: This fascinating book by one of America's leading public intellectuals spans nearly half a century of writing, with essays on sex, politics, and by: A statement of the intellectual and political creed that has come to be known as neoconservatism from its most influential spokesman offers a collection of essays on society, religion, morals, culture, literature, education, and values issues/5.

As per d title and description, this book describes origin of neoconservativism and its relevance and need in today's world. On the way the author rips apart into 'liberals' wrt the Iraq War, Israel/anti-Semitism, welfarism and multiculturalism/5.

Neoconservatism has undergone a transformation that has made a clear identity almost impossible to capture. The Republican foreign policy operatives of the George W. Bush era seem far removed from the early liberal intellectuals who focused on domestic issues.

Justin Vaïsse offers the first comprehensive history of neoconservatism, exploring the connections between a changing and multifaceted. "Paleoconservatism" as a concept came into circulation during the s as a rejoinder to the rise of neoconservatism.

It signifies a brand of conservatism that rose up in opposition to the New Deal, setting itself against the centralizing trends that define modern politics to champion the republican virtues of self-governance and celebrate the nation's varied and colorful regional cultures.5/5(2).

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Apple We have entered a period of reaction in education. Our edu- cational institutions are seen as failures. High dropout rates, a decline in "functional literacy," a loss of standards and dis-File Size: KB. Neoconservatism, variant of the political ideology of conservatism that combines features of traditional conservatism with political individualism and a qualified endorsement of free servatism arose in the United States in the s among intellectuals who shared a dislike of communism and a disdain for the counterculture of the s, especially its political radicalism and its.

In Ryn argued in a book, The New Jacobinism, that Neoconservatism bears a close resemblance to the ideas behind the French Revolution. The French Jacobins of the late s appointed France the agent of universal principles; the new Jacobins of the late s had similarly selected the United States for the task of transforming the world.

The main aim of the book is to demonstrate the neoconservatism is not in `the American Grain' as much as it likes to describe itself. It is an adoration of state power that Cited by: 3.

Bradley Thompson has written (with Yaron Brook) the most comprehensive and original analysis of neoconservatism yet published and in the process has dealt it a mortal blow. "Neoconservatism" reveals publicly for the first time what the neocons call /5.

In a book-length study for Harvard University Press, historian Justin Vaisse writes that Lipset and Goldberg are in error, as "neoconservative" was used by socialist Michael Harrington to describe three men – noted above – who were not in SDUSA, and neoconservatism is a definable political movement.

Neoconservatism. Why We Need It. This book is a lively intellectual history of a small circle of thinkers, especially, but not solely, Harry Jaffa and Walter Berns, who challenged the “mainstream” liberal consensus of political science and history about how the American Founding should be understood.

Neoconservatism: Why We Need It is a book by Douglas Murray, in which the author argues that neoconservatism offers a coherent platform from which to tackle genocide, dictatorships and human rights abuses in the modern world, that the terms 'neoconservativism' and 'neocon' are often both misunderstood and misrepresented, and that neoconservativism can play a progressive role in the Author: Douglas Murray.

Neoconservatism is the movement that has provided the intellectual foundation for the resurgence of American conservatism in our time. And if neoconservatism can be said to have a father or an architect, that person is Irving servatism is the most comprehensive selection of Kristol's influential writings on politics and economics, as well as the best of his now-famous essays on 5/5(1).

Justin Vaïsse offers the first comprehensive history of neoconservatism, exploring the connections between a changing and multifaceted school of thought, a loose network of thinkers and activists.

Vaïsse defines neoconservatism by disassembling it. He sees three “ages” to the movement. The first began in the mids with intellectuals like Irving Kristol, Daniel Bell, Daniel Patrick Author: Barry Gewen. "This instructive book succeeds admirably in meeting its objectives.

It examines the emergence of neoconservatism, explains the reasons for the shift from liberalism to conservatism, and is reliable in correcting some of the misconceptions of the intellectual movement."—Ronald Lora, International History Review.

In his recent book on the history of anti-Communism, Not Without Honor, Richard Gid Powers claims that during the darkest days of the movement, when it was being summarily identified with McCarthyism tout court, one man summoned the will, the strength, and the imagination to commence the giant task of rebuilding the anti-Communist coalition.

Neoconservatism: An Obituary for an Idea reveals publicly for the first time what the neocons call their philosophy of governance--their plan for governing America. This book explicates the deepest philosophic principles of neoconservatism, traces the intellectual relationship between the political philosopher Leo Strauss and contemporary neoconservative political actors, and provides a trenchant critique of /5(15).

My new book Neoconservatism: An Obituary for an Idea attempts to answer that question. Defining neoconservatism is no easy task given that its exponents deny that it’s a systematic political philosophy. Neocons such as Irving Kristol prefer to characterize neoconservatism as a “persuasion,” a “mode of thinking,” or a “mood.”.This book explicates the deepest philosophic principles of neoconservatism, traces the intellectual relationship between the political philosopher Leo Strauss and contemporary neoconservative political actors, and provides a trenchant critique of neoconservatism from .