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Wattenberg, Ben J.

Overview
Works: 173 works in 354 publications in 3 languages and 14,545 library holdings
Genres: History  Census  Conference proceedings  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Manuscripts 
Roles: Narrator, Host, Editor, Moderator, Film editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: HN60, 324.73
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Most widely held works by Ben J Wattenberg
The real majority by Richard M Scammon ( Book )
30 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Copies 1&2 located in circulation
The real America : a surprising examination of the state of the Union by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The good news is the bad news is wrong by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 1,160 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 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 1,106 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 held by 944 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 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The birth dearth by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 833 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 816 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 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new nations of Africa by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wealth weapon : U.S. foreign policy and multinational corporations by Ben J Wattenberg ( Book )
7 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Affirmative action the history of an idea ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 408 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
Are world population trends a problem? ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first measured century [the other way of looking at American history] ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 366 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 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 283 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."
Affirmative action and reaction ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Among the many questions examined in the program are: How do blacks and whites differ in their understanding of affirmative action? Is affirmative action still necessary to remedy past discrimination? What changes, if any, should be made to affirmative action programs?
A third choice ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines America's fascinating national experience with third parties and independent candidates, covering more than 200 years of American political history. The program looks back to the birth of the two-party system and explores the most influential third-party movements in American political history, including Abraham Lincoln and the rise of the Republicans, Teddy Roosevelt's Bull Moose Party, Strom Thurmond's Dixiecrats and Henry Wallace's Progressives in the 1948 elections, George Wallace's American Independent Party in 1968, and Ross Perot. The program features interviews with leading academic experts on American politics, a rich collection of campaign memorabilia, rare archival footage, artwork, political cartoons, and campaign songs
America's political parties the Democratic Party, 1960-1992 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 144 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 139 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
 
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Alternative Names
Wattenberg, Ben
Languages
English (153)
Spanish (1)
Italian (1)
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