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The author says that during this time, Elvis freely praised the blacks or African Americans with the music he sang, and some of the early great rockers were blacks not whites. Some of them included people like Chuck Berry and Little Richard (Altschuler 23).
Further, rock celebrated sex and romance by taking the issue of sexuality into a different level. It delighted in distinct world of young adults and increased the division between the generations assisting young adults or teenagers distinguish themselves from others. The author states that the 19850s up to the1960s was a tremendous decade in the U.S history since it is during this period that many things happened in America. For instance, during 1960s, human rights activist Martin Luther King was assassinated. In the same period, the then president of the U.S John F. Kennedy was also assassinated. Racism and discrimination was the order of the day in USA. Martin Luther King was killed because of struggle to end discrimination and injustice in the American society and ensure equal society to all Americans of different descent (Altschuler 34).
The disagreements portrayed in the rock and roll music represent the institutional resistances of the white people to be integrated in the same society with the blacks. The author reveals cleavage between rock n roll, and ethical/moral cultures especially sexuality. He also addresses another significant political consideration concerning young people and the use of contraceptives. The author mentions that only two states in the U.S prohibited the utilization of contraceptives during the 950s. In another remarkable revelation, the rock n roll depicts how the music coincided with the institutional revolution, which occurred to acknowledge teenage sex (Altschuler 67).
The author states that the older generation perceived these new laws concerning contraceptives as encouraging sexual behavior among the youth, and eradicating the penalty of immorality like sexually
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“All Quiet on the Western Front”, originally published in German1, is one such book, that was received both with acceptance and hated by different parties. It addresses the horrors and realities of the World War I, but essentially the same themes can be applied to any war anywhere in the world.
The latter was loyal to Western interests and it was institutions such as the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) which masterminded his ascendency. The book is a reliable source of historical information concerning the Middle East, especially that of 20th century Iran.
The society in which they we live is constantly changing and adopting new ways of living. Ideally, people happened to be the causal element of this change but as much as they try to administer changes into the society, it still appears hard to break from the old societal habits (Ritzer, 2010).
In this book, he gives the history of violence through Bosket family through five generation. He starts with Bosket great grandfather who was an African American slave in to his grandfather, father and now Bosket (Butterfield 2008). The story is also a n illustration of the oppression that the African Americans went through.
He formerly worked as daily newspaper reporter, advertising copywriter, account supervisor, creative director, and vice president with BBDO (Jensen 2000, 1-3). As a writer and editor, Jensen knows very well that despite the obstacles, there will always be some crusading individuals who will be willing to make both financial and personal sacrifices, so as to expose the tricks, the crimes and the swindles.
The author was involved in some of the stories that are in the book and this makes it even real. The manuscript is a compilation of 21 investigative writers and how their efforts managed to change the country forever1. The helped expose a lot of illegal activity that was happening in America, and the most major among them was corruption.
The author of the book, Dr. Carl Jensen is a professor emeritus at Sonoma State University in California, who lectures on Sociology and Communications Studies1. Previous to holding this position, Dr. Carl Jensen has held various positions in the communication and media industry, which informs his background that is mainly focused on advocating for free journalism and the freedom of press to write, publish, and broadcast any information to the public, without any fear of intimidation or reprisal.
The arguments within the book have been somewhat colored by the idea that Genovese seeks to bring both points of view and thus, according to some critics, appears to be an "apologist" for the slave-owners while minimizing the horrors of slavery for the actual slaves.