Public Policy Opinion and the Elderly, 1952-1978: A Kaleidoscope of Culture

Synopsis

Charts Introduction Cultural Conflict, Cultural Change, and the Elderly A Kaleidoscope of Culture A Conflict Theory of Values Policy-Value Conflicts in American Society Policy Opinion and the Elderly: 1952-1978 The Eclipse of Public Function Righting Civil Wrongs The Wavering of Traditional Commitments Patterns in the Stones The Mosaic of Culture The Personal Roots of Commitment American Values and the Elderly Appendices: Frequency Data for Floating Bar Charts; International Comparison--Germany and Japan; A List of Questions from the National Election Study, University of Michigan, and the Gallop Poll; Data and Method; Factor Analysis and Techniques