Crashing the Tea Party : mass media and the campaign to remake American politics / Paul Street and Anthony DiMaggio

Author(s): Street, Paul Louis
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Subjects: Tea Party movement
Mass media--Political aspects--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boulder, CO : Paradign Publishers, c2011
LC Classification: J, JK
Physical Description: x, 239 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Prologue Making Tea from the Top Down vii
ch. 1 . The Tea Party Does Not Exist
Reflections on a Not-So-Nezu "Movement" and the Deeply Conservative Essence of U. S. Political Culture 1
ch. 2 . "Turning the World Upside Down"
From the Original Tea Party to the Current Masquerade 27
ch. 3 . Tea Party "Super Republicans"
Who They Are, What They Believe 41
ch. 4 . Tea Party Racism 75
ch. 5 . Return of "the Paranoid Style in American Politics"
Authoritarianism and Hyperignorance in Tea Party Nation 101
ch. 6 . Astroturf to the Core
Reflections on a Mass-Mediated "Movement" 127
ch. 7 . Elections 2010
The Democrats' Midterm Disaster, the Tea Party, and the Challenge to Progressives 145
ch. 8 . Prospects for a Progressive Revival 167
Notes 183
Acknowledgments 229
Index 231
About the Authors 239
Additional Authors: Dimaggio, Anthony R., 1980-
Notes: LCCN: 2011009209
ISBN: 9781594519451 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1594519455 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781594519444 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1594519447 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-227) and index
OCLC Number: 682894235
ISBN/ISSN: 9781594519451