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The Resource Testing the national covenant : fears and appetites in American politics, William F. May, (electronic resource)

Testing the national covenant : fears and appetites in American politics, William F. May, (electronic resource)

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Testing the national covenant : fears and appetites in American politics
Title
Testing the national covenant
Title remainder
fears and appetites in American politics
Statement of responsibility
William F. May
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since the end of World War II, runaway fears of Soviet imperialism, global terrorism, and anarchy have tended to drive American foreign policy toward an imperial agenda. At the same time, uncurbed appetites have wasted the environment and driven the country's market economy into the ditch. How can we best sustain our identity as a people and resist the distortions of our current anxieties and appetites?. Ethicist William F. May draws on America's religious and political history and examines two concepts at play in the founding of the country -- contractual and covenantal. He contends that the
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May, William F
Dewey number
306.20973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Consensus (Social sciences)
  • Public interest
  • Common good
  • Political culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Testing the national covenant : fears and appetites in American politics, William F. May, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Containing runaway fears in America foreign policy -- The overreach of free market ideology : business and government -- Free market ideology : bearing on other centers of power -- Curbing runaway appetites in domestic policy -- The national covenant : we the people -- The national covenant : forming a more perfect union -- Keeping covenant with immigrants and undocumented workers
Control code
ocn763156470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 174 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017658
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763156470
Label
Testing the national covenant : fears and appetites in American politics, William F. May, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Containing runaway fears in America foreign policy -- The overreach of free market ideology : business and government -- Free market ideology : bearing on other centers of power -- Curbing runaway appetites in domestic policy -- The national covenant : we the people -- The national covenant : forming a more perfect union -- Keeping covenant with immigrants and undocumented workers
Control code
ocn763156470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 174 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017658
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763156470

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