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By Judy Kutulas

during this booklet, Judy Kutulas complicates the typical view that the Nineteen Seventies have been a time of counterrevolution opposed to the novel actions and attitudes of the former decade. in its place, Kutulas argues that the studies and attitudes that have been radical within the Nineteen Sixties have been turning into a part of mainstream tradition within the Nineteen Seventies, as sexual freedom, gender equality, and extra complicated notions of identification, paintings, and kin have been normalized via well known culture--television, video clips, track, political motives, and the emergence of latest groups. probably mundane such things as observing The Mary Tyler Moore Show, hearing Carole King songs, wearing Birkenstock sandals, or studying Roots have been really severe in shaping americans' perceptions of themselves, their households, and their relation to authority.

Even as those cultural shifts ultimately gave method to a backlash of political and financial conservatism, Kutulas indicates that what critics understand because the narcissism of the Seventies used to be truly the following logical step in an extended means of assimilating Sixties values like individuality and variety into lifestyle. Exploring such concerns as feminism, sexuality, and race, Kutulas demonstrates how pop culture helped many americans make feel of key alterations in U.S. economics, society, politics, and tradition within the past due 20th century.

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