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The therapeutic state : justifying government at century's end, James L. Nolan, Jr

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The therapeutic state : justifying government at century's end
Title
The therapeutic state
Title remainder
justifying government at century's end
Statement of responsibility
James L. Nolan, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An analysis of the commingling of the therapeutic and political cultures in America. Nolan (anthropology and sociology, Williams College) supplies his background by looking at trends such as the emotivist ethic, the pathologization of human behavior, the rise of a new priestly class, and the legiti
Cataloging source
DLC
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Nolan, James L.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JA75.7
LC item number
.N65 1998
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Political culture
  • Political psychology
  • Political culture
  • Law
Label
The therapeutic state : justifying government at century's end, James L. Nolan, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-387) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1.
  • Therapeutic Culture.
  • p. 1
  • Emancipated Self.
  • p. 2
  • Emotivist Ethic.
  • p. 5
  • New Priestly Class.
  • p. 7
  • Pathologization of Human Behavior.
  • p. 9
  • Victimization.
  • p. 15
  • Therapeutic Ethos.
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • Legitimation of the State.
  • p. 22
  • Theoretical Considerations.
  • p. 23
  • Older Sources of Legitimation.
  • p. 27
  • State Expansion.
  • p. 38
  • Public Disenchantment.
  • p. 40
  • Therapeutic Alternative.
  • p. 45
  • 3.
  • Civil Case Law.
  • p. 46
  • Personal Injury Law.
  • p. 46
  • Doctrinal History of Emotional Damage Cases.
  • p. 55
  • Recovery of Emotional Damages in the New Legal Climate.
  • p. 62
  • Psychologists as Expert Witnesses.
  • p. 68
  • Litigation Reform: Therapeutic and Utilitarian Defenses.
  • p. 72
  • 4.
  • Criminal Justice.
  • p. 77
  • Drugs and Crime.
  • p. 78
  • Historical Antecedents to Therapeutic Justice.
  • p. 80
  • Courtroom Therapy.
  • p. 83
  • Prison Therapy.
  • p. 112
  • 5.
  • Public Education.
  • p. 128
  • Colonial Period.
  • p. 129
  • Universal Free Education.
  • p. 132
  • Compulsory Education.
  • p. 138
  • Progressive Era.
  • p. 140
  • Cosmopolitan Era.
  • p. 146
  • Therapeutic Education.
  • p. 150
  • School Counselors.
  • p. 151
  • In a State of Esteem.
  • p. 172
  • 6.
  • Welfare Policy.
  • p. 182
  • Congress and the Well-Being of Children.
  • p. 183
  • Child Labor Laws and the Children's Bureau (1906-1912).
  • p. 184
  • Sheppard-Towner Act (1921).
  • p. 191
  • Social Security and Emergency Wartime Aid to Children (1939-1945).
  • p. 199
  • Head Start and Operation Good Start (1965-1970).
  • p. 207
  • Head Start and Child Abuse Bills (1985-1990).
  • p. 213
  • Welfare Reform: Rejection or Extension of Therapeutic Welfare?.
  • p. 220
  • Excursus: The Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill Hearings.
  • p. 226
  • 7.
  • Political Rhetoric.
  • p. 235
  • Therapeutic President.
  • p. 235
  • Political Oratory.
  • p. 241
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates.
  • p. 244
  • Kennedy-Nixon Debates.
  • p. 252
  • Reagan-Mondale Debates.
  • p. 259
  • Clinton-Bush-Perot Debates.
  • p. 266
  • Talk Show Debate.
  • p. 269
  • Therapeutic Candidate.
  • p. 273
  • Triumph of Therapeutic Discourse.
  • p. 275
  • Summary.
  • p. 279
  • 8.
  • Therapeutic State.
  • p. 280
  • Therapeutic Utilitarianism.
  • p. 283
  • Postmodern State?.
  • p. 286
  • Assessment of the Continuing Dialogue.
  • p. 291
  • Therapeutic Coercion.
  • p. 292
  • Legitimation Reconsidered.
  • p. 297
  • Problem of Consent.
  • p. 300
  • Paradox of Unintended Consequences.
  • p. 304
  • Appendixes.
  • p. 309
  • Notes.
  • p. 329
  • Selected References.
  • p. 383
  • Index.
  • p. 391
Control code
020000897802
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 395 p.
Isbn
9780814757901
Lccn
lc97021234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The therapeutic state : justifying government at century's end, James L. Nolan, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-387) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1.
  • Therapeutic Culture.
  • p. 1
  • Emancipated Self.
  • p. 2
  • Emotivist Ethic.
  • p. 5
  • New Priestly Class.
  • p. 7
  • Pathologization of Human Behavior.
  • p. 9
  • Victimization.
  • p. 15
  • Therapeutic Ethos.
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • Legitimation of the State.
  • p. 22
  • Theoretical Considerations.
  • p. 23
  • Older Sources of Legitimation.
  • p. 27
  • State Expansion.
  • p. 38
  • Public Disenchantment.
  • p. 40
  • Therapeutic Alternative.
  • p. 45
  • 3.
  • Civil Case Law.
  • p. 46
  • Personal Injury Law.
  • p. 46
  • Doctrinal History of Emotional Damage Cases.
  • p. 55
  • Recovery of Emotional Damages in the New Legal Climate.
  • p. 62
  • Psychologists as Expert Witnesses.
  • p. 68
  • Litigation Reform: Therapeutic and Utilitarian Defenses.
  • p. 72
  • 4.
  • Criminal Justice.
  • p. 77
  • Drugs and Crime.
  • p. 78
  • Historical Antecedents to Therapeutic Justice.
  • p. 80
  • Courtroom Therapy.
  • p. 83
  • Prison Therapy.
  • p. 112
  • 5.
  • Public Education.
  • p. 128
  • Colonial Period.
  • p. 129
  • Universal Free Education.
  • p. 132
  • Compulsory Education.
  • p. 138
  • Progressive Era.
  • p. 140
  • Cosmopolitan Era.
  • p. 146
  • Therapeutic Education.
  • p. 150
  • School Counselors.
  • p. 151
  • In a State of Esteem.
  • p. 172
  • 6.
  • Welfare Policy.
  • p. 182
  • Congress and the Well-Being of Children.
  • p. 183
  • Child Labor Laws and the Children's Bureau (1906-1912).
  • p. 184
  • Sheppard-Towner Act (1921).
  • p. 191
  • Social Security and Emergency Wartime Aid to Children (1939-1945).
  • p. 199
  • Head Start and Operation Good Start (1965-1970).
  • p. 207
  • Head Start and Child Abuse Bills (1985-1990).
  • p. 213
  • Welfare Reform: Rejection or Extension of Therapeutic Welfare?.
  • p. 220
  • Excursus: The Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill Hearings.
  • p. 226
  • 7.
  • Political Rhetoric.
  • p. 235
  • Therapeutic President.
  • p. 235
  • Political Oratory.
  • p. 241
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates.
  • p. 244
  • Kennedy-Nixon Debates.
  • p. 252
  • Reagan-Mondale Debates.
  • p. 259
  • Clinton-Bush-Perot Debates.
  • p. 266
  • Talk Show Debate.
  • p. 269
  • Therapeutic Candidate.
  • p. 273
  • Triumph of Therapeutic Discourse.
  • p. 275
  • Summary.
  • p. 279
  • 8.
  • Therapeutic State.
  • p. 280
  • Therapeutic Utilitarianism.
  • p. 283
  • Postmodern State?.
  • p. 286
  • Assessment of the Continuing Dialogue.
  • p. 291
  • Therapeutic Coercion.
  • p. 292
  • Legitimation Reconsidered.
  • p. 297
  • Problem of Consent.
  • p. 300
  • Paradox of Unintended Consequences.
  • p. 304
  • Appendixes.
  • p. 309
  • Notes.
  • p. 329
  • Selected References.
  • p. 383
  • Index.
  • p. 391
Control code
020000897802
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 395 p.
Isbn
9780814757901
Lccn
lc97021234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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