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Hixson, William B.

Overview
Works: 7 works in 15 publications in 1 language and 1,178 library holdings
Genres: History 
Classifications: K19.S7 H5, 342.73085
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Most widely held works by William B Hixson
Moorfield Storey and the abolitionist tradition by William B Hixson ( Book )
4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Search for the American right wing : an analysis of the social science record, 1955-1987 by William B Hixson ( Book )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is a creative synthesis of the published scholarly research on the contemporary American right wing from the rise of Senator Joseph McCarthy to the election of Ronald Reagan as President. Unlike most other syntheses, it directly engages that research by critically analyzing the major explanations emerging from it. Emphasizing neither the lives and backgrounds of the scholars that he discusses nor paradigms within the social sciences as a whole, William Hixson focuses on the way the concepts of individual researchers have interacted with accumulating evidence on the American right, and how this evidence has led to new and more comprehensive theories. Hixson first summarizes and evaluates the research on the major developments analyzed by scholars - the social sources of "McCarthyism," the "radical right" of the early 1960s, George Wallace's constituency in his Presidential campaigns, and the emerging "new right" of the late 1970s. He then compares the interpretations of the two most influential students of the right wing, Seymour Martin Lipset and Michael Paul Rogin. Finally, he offers his own explanations, suggesting that the right wing is both a mass and elite phenomenon, that its durability comes from its appeal to the upwardly mobile, especially in economically expanding regions, and that far from being either "traditionalist" or reactive, it represents a proactive defense of values associated with late nineteenth-century "modernization."
[William Hixson discusses legal ethics] by William B Hixson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Hixson sees a twofold problem in legal ethics arising from the free market in lawyers, wherin the poor are underrepresented and those wealthy enough to commit major crimes can afford batteries of lawyers
Moorefield storey and the abolitionist tradition by William B Hixson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Moorfield Storey and the defense of the Dyer anti-lynching bill by William B Hixson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The last abolitionist; a study of Moorfield Storey, 1845-1929 by William B Hixson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The New Deal as an intellectual movement: Rexford Tugwell and Thurman Arnold by William B Hixson ( Book )
2 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hixson, William B. Jr
Languages
English (15)