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Witnessing suburbia

Eileen Luhr

Witnessing suburbia

Christian conservatives, "family values," and the cultural politics of youth

by Eileen Luhr

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evangelicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Christianity and culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Christian youth -- Religious life -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Suburbs -- United States -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementEileen Luhr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1642.U5 L84 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16798466M
    ISBN 109780520255944, 9780520255968
    LC Control Number2008017178

    This is a Town with a Dark Secret, with the added twist that the Dark Secret is hidden in this "idyllic" neighborhood. The Trope Namer is, of course The Stepford Wives, a thoroughly creepifying book about such a rd Suburbia is the sister-city to the Uncanny Village, and both are located in the Crapsaccharine also be part of an actual Coming-Out Story. Eileen Luhr, Witnessing Suburbia: Conservatives and Christian Youth Culture. University of California Press, University of California Press, Sarah Schrank, Art and the City: Civic Imagination and Cultural Authority in Los Angele s (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, ).

      Nigel Williams's top 10 books about suburbia. From John Betjeman to Zadie Smith, the creator of The Wimbledon Poisoner picks the best depictions of characters on the outskirts of life. A joint review of William Fischel’s “Zoning Rules!” and “The Homevoter Hypothesis” What if you could purchase membership in a full-service residential club guaranteeing you not only a.

      I don’t think there was a more important book that was published this year than Dignity by Chris Arnade (and I’m including my own in that). I had him on the podcast twice (September | August ) because the way he is describing the world as I’m witnessing and experiencing it is so much better than anything I’ve been capable of ’s the only book I’ve insisted that my. “Chekhov high on speed and Twinkies. A Work as ferocious as Mr. Bogosian&#;s own one-man shows.&#; &#; David Richards, New York Times “A scarifying dissection of youthful disillusion that manages to be both appalling and appealing.&#; &#;.


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About the Book. Witnessing Suburbia is a lively cultural analysis of the conservative shift in national politics that transformed the United States during the Reagan-Bush Luhr focuses on two fundamental aspects of this shift: the suburbanization of evangelicalism and the rise of Christian popular culture, especially popular music.

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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Witnessing Suburbia is a lively cultural analysis of the conserv /5(4). Witnessing Suburbia is a lively cultural analysis of the conservative shift in national politics that transformed the United States during the Reagan-Bush era.

Eileen Luhr focuses on two fundamental aspects of this shift: the suburbanization of evangelicalism and the rise of Christian popular culture, especially popular music. Taking us from the Jesus Freaks of the late s to Christian. Witnessing Suburbia is a lively cultural analysis of the conservative shift in national politics that transformed the United States during the Reagan-Bush era.

Eileen Luhr focuses on two fundamental aspects of this shift: the suburbanization of evangelicalism and the rise of Christian popular culture, especially popular music.

Taking us from the Jesus Freaks of the late s to Christian Author: Eileen Luhr. Witnessing Suburbia is a lively cultural analysis of the conservative shift in national politics that transformed the United States during the Reagan-Bush era.

Eileen Luhr focuses on two fundamental aspects of this shift: the suburbanization of evangelicalism and the rise of Christian popular culture, especially popular music.

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Luhr, an Assistant Professor of history at California State Long Beach, has written an important contribution to studies of evangelical culture and politics entitled Witnessing Suburbia: Conservatives and Christian Youth ambitious book examines the resonances among political evangelicalisms, suburban conservatism, post's youth (sub-)cultures, and identities crafted.

Eileen Luhr, Witnessing Suburbia: Conservatives and Christian Youth Culture, Los Angeles: University of California Press, Pp. Paper $ Eileen Luhr’s Witnessing Suburbia: Conservatives and Christian Youth Culture is a history of the Christianization of popular culture and suburbanization of evangelicalism during the Reagan-Bush era.

When Mumford wrote these words, in his National Book Award-winning study, The City in History, the Levittown model of suburbia was ascendant in the U.S. Built by William J.

Levitt, these pre-planned developments — the first appearing on Long Island inwith others soon following in Pennsylvania and New Jersey — were the definition of. Eileen Luhr is the author of Witnessing Suburbia ( avg rating, 21 ratings, 4 reviews, published ) and Witnessing Suburbia ( avg rating, 0 rati /5(4).

In Witnessing Suburbia, Eileen Luhr explores intriguing and largely unknown intersections among evangelical youth, Christian rock music, and conservative example, she introduces the Christian metal band Stryken, which donned futuristic armor, stormed a Motley Crüe concert with an enormous cross, and preached about Jesus Christ until the band members were arrested.

Her first book, Witnessing Suburbia (University of California Press, ), explored the intersection of conservatism, religion, and suburbanization by demonstrating the ways in which conservative religious beliefs helped reshape the political and cultural landscape of the late twentieth century.

Table of Contents for Witnessing suburbia: Christian conservatives, "family values," and the cultural politics of youth / Eileen Luhr, available from the Library of Congress.

Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Photographers, too, looked beyond city streets to explore the landscape and faces of suburbia—and continue to do so today.

One of the first was the legendary William Eggleston, who found beauty in the banality of his Southern hometown in the s; more recently, photographers Larry Sultan and Laura Migliorino have challenged the suburbs’ stock depictions in the media and popular culture.

Elizabeth Bishop was born in in Worcester, Massachusetts and grew up there and in Nova Scotia. Her father died before she was a year old and her mother suffered seriously from mental illness; she was committed to an institution when Bishop was five.

Raised first by her maternal grandparents in Nova Scotia, Bishop’s wealthy paternal grandparents eventually brought her to live in.

Download PDF: Luhr, Witnessing Suburbia. By Eileen Luhr Berkeley: University of California Press, pages. $ Through the late s and early s, brothers Steve and Jim Peters hosted “burning parties,” events at which teens would destroy books, posters, and music that represented youth culture, particularly rock culture.

Eileen Luhr is associate professor of history at California State University, Long Beach. Her work analyzes the intersection of religion, culture, and politics in the recent past. She is the author of Witnessing Suburbia: Conservatives and Christian Youth Culture (UC Press, ).

Her new research focuses on how processes of globalization. To that end, Eileen Luhr’s Witnessing Suburbia is a diligent and informative, if somewhat muddled, exploration of the ways mainstream evangelicals’ attitudes toward popular culture have evolved in the past forty years.

Coming out of the ’60s, church elders were wringing their hands over the heathens, hippies, and rock stars putting their. The forms of disintegration vary. In overwhelmingly white cities like Portland, Seattle, San Francisco and Minneapolis, violence has featured white radicals endorsing the extreme agenda of the neo-Marxist Black Lives more diverse cities, such as Chicago and New York, protests have devolved into basic thuggery as law enforcement has been curtailed and large portions of the prison.

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In the s, while their secular contemporaries were hurling raw meat at their fans. In Witnessing Suburbia, you briefly explain the roots of your academic interest in the convergence of popular culture, music, and evangelism. Can you say more about how you came to write the book? My interest in Christian conservatism began when I was home from college and watching the Republican National Convention.

The convention.A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. At least people were killed in the blast and more than 4, others were.