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Author Garfinkle, Norton
Title Uniting America : Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2005
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Descript 1 online resource (298 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Part One: Restoring the Vital Center -- 1 Overcoming Polarization: The New Social Morality -- 2 Nurturing Economic Growth and the Values of American Democracy -- Part Two: Reforming Social Security and Health Care -- 3 Social Security and Medicare Reform for the Twenty-First Century -- 4 The Ethics of America's Health Care Debate -- Part Three: Diversity and Unity -- 5 Religion as Unifier and Divider -- 6 Diversity, Community, and Government -- 7 Immigration and Social Disorder -- Part Four: Security and Liberty -- 8 Fighting the War on Terrorism -- 9 Constitutional Responsibility in the War on Terrorism -- Part Five: Character, Citizenship, and Values -- 10 Character Education and the Challenge of Raising a Moral Generation -- 11 Citizenship, Civic Unity, and National Service -- 12 The Fair Society -- Part Six: Environmental and Electoral Reform -- 13 Toward a Sustainable Environmentalism -- 14 Is Reform of America's Electoral System Possible? -- Conclusion: The Impact of Fateful Trends -- Contributors -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Garfinkle, Norton Uniting America : Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy New Haven : Yale University Press,c2005 9780300108569
Subject Democracy -- United States.;Political culture -- United States.;Social conflict -- United States.;Polarization (Social sciences);United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.;United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
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