Dr Kevin Yuill

Kevin Yuill researches and teaches intellectual history of the United States. He has written on the civil rights movement, Richard Nixon, social movements of the 1970s, immigration, identity and the development of race relations in the interwar period, African-Americans and guns and assisted suicide. His most recent book, Assisted Suicide: The Liberal, Humanist Case Against Legalization, is now available in paperback. He has written in the Independent, the Telegraph, the Spectator, the National Post, and the New York Times.

Related Sessions
Sunday 19 October 2014, 16.00 Pit Theatre

Publications

Assisted Suicide: The Liberal, Humanist Case Against Legalization (2013, Palgrave Macmillan)
Richard Nixon and the Rise of Affirmative Action: The Pursuit of Racial Equality in an Era of Limits (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006).

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