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Author Roberts, Ronald Suresh.

Title Clarence Thomas and the tough love crowd : counterfeit heroes and unhappy truths / Ronald Suresh Roberts.

Imprint New York : NYU Press, 1994.


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Description 1 online resource (238 pages)
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Contents Preface: The Tough Love Crowd: Disciplined Heroes -- I. The Truth Trap. 1. Reality: The Opium of Progressives. 2. Julien Benda's Constitution -- II. Tough Love U.S.A. 3. Tough Love Literati. 4. Tough Love Economist. 5. Tough Love Lawyers -- III. Negro Crit Law. 6. Is Law Like a Friar's Roast? 7. Can We Judge Judges? -- IV. Tough Love Judge. 8. Justice Thomas's Sins -- V. Tough Love International. 9. Sir Vidia Naipaul's Revolutionary Truth -- Conclusion: What's So Scary about Partisanship?
Summary In recent years, black neoconservatism has captured the national imagination. Clarence Thomas sits on the Supreme Court. Stephen Carter's opinions on topics ranging from religion to the confirmation process are widely quoted. The New Republic has written that black neoconservative Thomas Sowell was having a greater influence on the discussion of matters of race and ethnicity than any other writer of the past ten years. In this compelling and vividly argued book, Ronald Roberts reveals how this attention has turned an eccentricity into a movement. Black neoconservatives, Roberts believes, have.
Note Print version record.
Subject Conservatism -- United States.
African American intellectuals -- Attitudes.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- American Government -- Judicial Branch.
Conservatism. (OCoLC)fst00875582
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Roberts, Ronald Suresh. Clarence Thomas and the Tough Love Crowd : Counterfeit Heroes and Unhappy Truths. New York : NYU Press, 1994 9780814774540
ISBN 9780814769461 (electronic bk.)
0814769462 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000055802389
GBVCP 1008656798

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