Remarkably thorough and perceptive. . . . [A] major contribution. (Alan Brinkley, Columbia University, author of The End of Reform)
Painfully honest and insightful. [Boomerang
] forces progressives to ask fundamental questions about their theoretical assumptions. . . . (Stanley B. Greenberg, author of Middle Class Dreams)
A grim yet instructive diagnosis of what ails the American body politic. (Robert Schmuhl - Philadelphia Inquirer)
About the Author
Theda Skocpol is professor of government and sociology at Harvard University and the author of Boomerang: Health Care Reform and the Turn Against Government.