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.
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).
Why are we afraid to judge?
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick