Table of contents for Hard America, Soft America : competition vs. coddling and the battle for the nation's future / Michael Barone.

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Introduction	Hard America and Soft America
Chapter 1	Softening: From Sister Carrie to The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Chapter 2	Softening and Hardening: From The Long Goodbye to The Greening of America
Chapter 3 	Hardening: From Rabbit Is Rich to Barbarians at the Gate
Chapter 4	Hardening: From Mr. Sammler's Planet to the 2003 Blackout
Chapter 5	Hardening: From If I Die In a Combat Zone to the Iraq War
Conclusion	The Battle for the Nation's Future
Acknowledgments [TK]
Index [TK]

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States Social policy, Social values United States, Social ethics United States, Social rights United States