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Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Deborah Gray White

Abstract

“Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March” is a book about Americans’ search for personal tranquility at the turn of the twenty-first century. It argues that beneath the surface of prosperity and peace, ordinary Americans were struggling to adjust and adapt to the forces of postmodernity – immigration, multiculturalism, feminism, globalization, deindustrialization – which were radically changing the way Americans understood themselves and each other. Using the Promise Keepers (1991-2000), the Million Man March (1995), the Million Woman March (1997), ... More

Keywords: Promise Keepers, Million Man March, Million Woman March, LGBT Marches, Million Mom March, Postmodernity, Coalition building, Interracial worship, Marriage and family, Identity formation, millennialism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780252040900
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Deborah Gray White, author
Rutgers University