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Wattenberg, Ben J.

Overview
Works: 175 works in 398 publications in 3 languages and 14,867 library holdings
Genres: History  Reference works  Census data  Conference papers and proceedings  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Host, Editor, Moderator, Author of introduction, Film editor
Classifications: HN60, 324.73
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ben J Wattenberg
The real majority by Richard M Scammon( Book )

37 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,539 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 )

17 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The good news is the bad news is wrong by Ben J Wattenberg( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 1,118 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 )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 1,084 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 )

13 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 930 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 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on demographics, income and spending, childrearing, health and business with "indicator" pages showing the most significant American and global trends
The birth dearth by Ben J Wattenberg( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 806 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 805 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 )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new nations of Africa by Ben J Wattenberg( Book )

9 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Affirmative action the history of an idea( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 472 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
The wealth weapon : U.S. foreign policy and multinational corporations by Ben J Wattenberg( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are world population trends a problem?( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first measured century [the other way of looking at American history]( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America enters World War II. An African-American middle class appears as desperate labor shortage trumps old prejudices. The G.I. Bill provokes suburban growth and increases in marriage and birth rates. Alfred Kinsey unveils works on human sexuality. Betty Friedan energizes the women's movement. Michael Harrington (The Other America) and Daniel Patrick Moynihan (The Negro Family) reveal the hidden plight of the disenfranchised
Affirmative action and reaction( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the issue of affirmative action with Lani Guinier, professor of law at the Univ. of Pennsylvania and President Clinton's controversial nominee for Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. 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?
Against all enemies : a novel by Ervin Stanley Duggan( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 298 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 272 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 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines America's national experience with third parties and independent candidates from Revolutionary times to the present
Free market economies the commanding heights( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this program, Pulitzer prize-winning author Daniel Yergin, Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, and John Kenneth Galbraith explore the dymamic tension between free markets and managed economies ... The demise of European communist and socialist economic models and successful market-oriented initiatives in Europe and America support the thesis that minimal government intervension is healthy"--Container
Juries on trial( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is America's jury system fair? In light of the O.J. Simpson trial, this program asks if it isn't time to reevaluate trial by jury"--Container
 
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The first measured century : an illustrated guide to trends in America, 1900-2000
Alternative Names
Ben J. Wattenberg American writer

Wattenberg, Ben

Wattenberg, Joseph Ben Zion

Languages
English (181)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
The first measured century : an illustrated guide to trends in America, 1900-2000The first universal nation : leading indicators and ideas about the surge of America in the 1990sFewer : how the new demography of depopulation will shape our futureValues matter most : how Republicans or Democrats or a third party can win and renew the American way of life