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Wattenberg, Ben J.

Overview
Works: 174 works in 356 publications in 3 languages and 14,571 library holdings
Genres: History  Census  Conference proceedings  Biography  Juvenile works  Manuscripts  Fiction 
Roles: Host, Editor, Moderator, Author of introduction, Film editor
Classifications: HN60, 324.73
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Most widely held works by Ben J Wattenberg
The real majority by Richard M Scammon ( Book )
29 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Copies 1&2 located in circulation
The good news is the bad news is wrong by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using the latest social, economic, attitudinal, and demographic data, this book tells us where we've been, where we are, and where we are going. This upbeat and incisive look at American life will surprise the doomsayers and encourage everyone who is looking for the facts instead of the myths about the state of the union promoted by the media. -- Book Jacket
The real America : a surprising examination of the state of the Union by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
11 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first measured century : an illustrated guide to trends in America, 1900-2000 by Theodore Caplow ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 1,116 WorldCat member 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 )
7 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About American demography from the following perspectives: Religion, residence, income, profession, education, housing, and race. Data based on the 1960 Decennial Census in the United States
The first universal nation : leading indicators and ideas about the surge of America in the 1990s by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The birth dearth by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fewer : how the new demography of depopulation will shape our future by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member 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
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 )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new nations of Africa by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
8 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wealth weapon : U.S. foreign policy and multinational corporations by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
6 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Are world population trends a problem? ( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member 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 No Linguistic content and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at American history through data and measurement, revealing how the lives of everyday Americans have changed over the last century. 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 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Affirmative action the history of an idea ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member 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
Busy waterways, the story of America's inland water transportation by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member 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."
A third choice ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines America's national experience with third parties and independent candidates from Revolutionary times to the present
America's political parties the Democratic Party, 1960-1992 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member 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 )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member 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 )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Wattenberg, Ben
Languages
English (146)
Spanish (1)
Italian (1)
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