Wattenberg, Ben J.
Most widely held works about Ben J Wattenberg
Most widely held works by Ben J Wattenberg
The real majority by Richard M Scammon ( Book )
21 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,500 libraries worldwide
The real America; a surprising examination of the state of the Union by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
The good news is the bad news is wrong by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
The first measured century : an illustrated guide to trends in America, 1900-2000 by Theodore Caplow ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
Rost history tells the story of the past through anecdotes, which do not always present an accurate picture. This work uses social data to narrate what happened to everyday Americans in the 20th century. "Imaginary Trends" such as "do parents spend less time with their children?" are examined.
This U.S.A.; an unexpected family portrait of 194, 067,296 Americans drawn from the census by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 981 libraries worldwide
The first universal nation : leading indicators and ideas about the surge of America in the 1990s by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
The birth dearth by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
Values matter most : how Republicans or Democrats or a third party can win and renew the American way of life by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Fewer : how the new demography of depopulation will shape our future by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 822 libraries worldwide
For at least 650 years, since the time of the Black Plague, the world's population has headed in only one direction: up. But within a few decades the number of people on earth will level off and then will likely decline over an extended period of time. In Fewer, the author explains how and why birthrates and fertility rates are now falling at an alarming rate in countries throughout the world--both modern and less developed. And he explores the major implications--for world politics, the environment, and the international economy--of this momentous shift. Illustrated with 23 clarifying charts.
The new nations of Africa by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Are world population trends a problem ( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
The wealth weapon : U.S. foreign policy and multinational corporations by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
The first measured century [the other way of looking at American history ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Looks at American history through data and measurement, revealing how the lives of everyday Americans have changed over the last century. Examines how social science pioneers, by measuring many aspects of Americans' lives, influenced history. Presents examples of the interaction of statistics and society, from Julia Lathrop's data-driven crusade to reduce infant mortality to Daniel Patrick Moynihan's controversial analysis of the breakdown of the black family. Also discusses Robert and Helen Lynd's early 20th century sociological study of Muncie, Ind., America's "Middletown," and includes commentary by Theodore Caplow, a professor of sociology, and Bruce Geelhoed of Ball State University's Center for Middletown Studies.
Against all enemies : a novel by Ervin Stanley Duggan ( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Fighting words : a tale of how liberals created neo-conservatism by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Busy waterways, the story of America's inland water transportation by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
This book tells the "Story of our busy inland waterways, with chapters on their history, routes, vessels, crews, and cargoes, and an . . . account of an actual towboat voyage down the Mississippi from Cairo, Illinois, to New Orleans."
Affirmative action the history of an idea ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Explores the historical roots of affimative action and the current debate over its usefulness. Looks at several different affirmative action programs today, from the Univ. of California, Berkeley, to the City of Chicago. Includes archival footage and features interviews with a wide array of academic scholars.
America's political parties the Democratic Party, 1960-1992 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of the Democratic Party's domination of U.S. politics from the presidency of John F. Kennedy to its split in 1968 at the tumultuous Chicago convention. Since then, despite their best efforts, the Democrats have lost five out of the last seven elections. Ben Wattenberg explores the reasons for this.
America's political parties the Republican Party, 1960-1992 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Documents the rise of the conservatives in the Republican party and the massive changes that have taken place in the U.S. as a result. Also discusses how the Republicans have been able to dominate recent presidential politics.
Can the States do it better ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
This program explores the history and anatomy of the current political debate over the idea of shifting power and authority from the federal government to the states and individuals. The program goes back to the founding of the country and examines the split between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton over how much power the federal government should have, to the present.
Affirmative action programs Africa Armed Forces--African Americans Biography Census Chicago (Ill.).--Police Dept Conference proceedings Conservatism Conservatives Corporations, American Cost and standard of living Democratic Party (U.S.) Demography Discrimination in education Discrimination in employment Economic forecasting Economic history Elections Europe Feminist theory Fertility, Human History Illinois--Chicago Inland water transportation International business enterprises International economic relations Juvenile works Minorities Minorities--Education (Higher) Minorities--Employment Newly independent states Personnel management Police--Personnel management Political parties Political science Population Population forecasting Population policy Public opinion Quality of life Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) Social history Social indicators Social sciences--Statistical methods Social values Statistics United States United States.--Army University of California (System).--Regents Wattenberg, Ben J
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