Ebook. "Survey of the most important topics and themes of twentieth-century American history and historiography... Includes thematic essays covering topics such as religion, ethnicity, conservatism, foreign policy, and the media, as well as essays covering major time periods."
Ebook. "Provides both a chronological and thematic approach: topics range from British America in the Eighteenth Century to the modern day globalization of American Culture; thematic approaches include gender and sexuality and popular culture."
Ebook. "Throughout the twentieth century, African Americans challenged segregation at amusement parks, swimming pools, and skating rinks not only in pursuit of pleasure but as part of a wider struggle for racial equality."
Ebook. "First popularized during the 1950s, the concept of "brainwashing" is often viewed as an example of Cold War paranoia, an amusing relic of a bygone era... Over time brainwashing came to connote much more than a sinister form of Communist mind control, taking on broader cultural and political meanings."
Ebook. "Provides new insight into the uneven and stalled nature of the gender revolution in the United States in the 21st century." Topics include family, higher education, the workplace, religion, the military, sport, corporate boards and international policies, corporate boards and U.S. policies, work, family integration, health, immigration, globalization, and sexuality."
Ebook. "Delves into issues ranging from the gendered nature of the success ethic to the social activism and the meaning of citizenship for female wage workers... Follows women into the early twenty-first century as they confront barriers of race, sex, and class to earn positions in the new information society."
Ebook. "Focuses on the two most important periods in American Immigration history: the Industrial Revolution (1820-1930) and the Globalizing Era (Cold War to the present) Provides an in-depth treatment of central themes, including economic circumstances, acculturation, social mobility, and assimilation."
Ebook. "Examination of the enduring issues surrounding immigration and immigrants in the United States, beginning with a look at the history of immigration policy, followed by an examination of the legislative and legal debates waged over immigration and settlement policies today and concluding with a consideration of the continuing challenges of achieving immigration reform in the United States."
Ebook. "Argues that Americans' treatment of immigrants and foreigners has long fluctuated between hospitality and hostility, and that this deep-seated ambivalence is fundamental to the construction of national identity."
Ebook. "Readers--whether researchers or practitioners, foundation or government officials, students, or simply lay people interested in nursing--should use this volume to gain a better understanding of the nursing profession and the issues with which those in the field and related fields are grappling."
Ebook. "Nurse and historian Karen Buhler-Wilkerson traces the history of home care from its nineteenth-century origins in organized visiting nurses' associations, through a time when professional home care nearly disappeared, on to the 1960s, when a new wave of home care gathered force as physicians, hospital managers, and policy makers responded to economic mandates."