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Good Society : Vintage - Robert;Madsen, Richard;Sullivan, Bellah

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Published: 18th August 1992
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At a time when many of our institutions--from the family to government itself--are in disrepair or disrepute, the authors of the bestselling Habits of the Heart examine how those institutions fell from grace and offer concrete proposals for revitalizing them.

"THE GOOD SOCIETY is not only thought-provoking but also deeply moving....This book should be widely read, discussed, and argued about in public. It is the beginning of a conversation that must continue and expand."--Utne Reader

Acknowledgments
Introduction: We Live Through Institutions
Making Sense of It
The Rise and Fall of the American Century
The Political Economy: Marker and Work
Government, Law, and Politics
Education: Technical and Moral
The Public Church
America in the World
Conclusion: Democracy Means Paying Attention
Appendix: Institutions in Sociology and Public Philosophy
Notes
Index
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ISBN: 9780679733591
ISBN-10: 0679733590
Series: Vintage
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 10
Published: 18th August 1992
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 13.3  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1