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The Resource The size of others' burdens : Barack Obama, Jane Addams, and the politics of helping others, Erik Schneiderhan

The size of others' burdens : Barack Obama, Jane Addams, and the politics of helping others, Erik Schneiderhan

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The size of others' burdens : Barack Obama, Jane Addams, and the politics of helping others
Title
The size of others' burdens
Title remainder
Barack Obama, Jane Addams, and the politics of helping others
Statement of responsibility
Erik Schneiderhan
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Americans have a fierce spirit of individualism. We pride ourselves on self-reliance, on bootstrapping our way to success. Yet, we also believe in helping those in need, and we turn to our neighbors in times of crisis. The tension between these competing values is evident, and how we balance between these competing values holds real consequences for community health and well-being. In his new book, The Size of Others' Burdens, Erik Schneiderhan asks how people can act in the face of competing pressures, and explores the stories of two famous Americans to develop present-day lessons for improvi
Biography type
collective biography
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Schneiderhan, Erik
Dewey number
361.973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Addams, Jane
  • Obama, Barack
  • Social reformers
  • Charity
  • Individualism
  • Charities
  • Community organization
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The size of others' burdens : Barack Obama, Jane Addams, and the politics of helping others, Erik Schneiderhan
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Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
An American's dilemma -- The right to be heard -- The Chicago scheme -- A clash of ethical standards -- Wake up! It's morning in America -- A big city with big problems -- Balancing a hard head with a big heart -- Mixing on the thronged and common road
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ocn908103755
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804794954
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908103755
Label
The size of others' burdens : Barack Obama, Jane Addams, and the politics of helping others, Erik Schneiderhan
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
An American's dilemma -- The right to be heard -- The Chicago scheme -- A clash of ethical standards -- Wake up! It's morning in America -- A big city with big problems -- Balancing a hard head with a big heart -- Mixing on the thronged and common road
Control code
ocn908103755
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804794954
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908103755

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