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Unformatted text preview: phenomenon Robert Bellah and his colleagues looked for ideal typical American to describe in Habits of the Heart Bellahs four Ideal-type Americans: o Brian Palmer: successful in computer industry. Worked so much his marriage failed. Formed new family with his children and new wifes children. o Joe Gorman: works for a large company in a small town. Devotes himself to community service. o Margaret Oldham: clinical psychologist in a large city. Believes in individual growth and personal responsibility Ralph Waldo Emerson: famous for essay about American Self-Relience o Wayne Bauer: deserted from marines during Vietnam War. Works as political activist for the poor. Bellahs common American Values: o Individualism o Success o Freedom o Justice...
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 001 taught by Professor Lovaglia during the Fall '07 term at University of Iowa.
- Fall '07