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The Resource The soul of civil society : voluntary associations and the public value of moral habits, Don Eberly and Ryan Streeter

The soul of civil society : voluntary associations and the public value of moral habits, Don Eberly and Ryan Streeter

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The soul of civil society : voluntary associations and the public value of moral habits
Title
The soul of civil society
Title remainder
voluntary associations and the public value of moral habits
Statement of responsibility
Don Eberly and Ryan Streeter
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Americans care about the public value of moral habits. They like to see virtue rewarded and vice censured, appealing as this does to the nation's deep sense that one's success rests neither in money nor in power but in one's civility. In The Soul of Civil Society Don Eberly and Ryan Streeter look beyond such abstractions as the 'voluntary sector' and superficial communitarian solutions to civic anomie to identify the pivotal role played by local voluntary associations in a civil society. Not only important for the services they provide, these 'little platoons, ' as Edmund Burke labeled them, ar
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Eberly, Don E
Dewey number
361.3/7
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1969-
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Streeter, Ryan
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  • Voluntarism
  • Associations, institutions, etc.
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Social problems
  • Social ethics
  • United States
  • United States
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The soul of civil society : voluntary associations and the public value of moral habits, Don Eberly and Ryan Streeter
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. The promise of social renaissance. The coming social renaissance : restoring Americas civic and moral creed -- Toward a human scale : making the world work at the street level -- Individuals and a healthy civic order -- pt. 2. Voluntary associations, public policy, and the marketplace. Voluntary associations and the remoralization of America -- Targeting recovery to low-income families -- A humane economy : the moral dimensions of enterprise -- pt. 3. Moral habits and the public good. Families, fathers, and citizenship -- Cultivating moral habits : four social virtues worth the work -- The reformation of manners -- The Golden Rule : a universal moral ethic for society
Control code
ocn856935050
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 146 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299797291
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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)856935050
Label
The soul of civil society : voluntary associations and the public value of moral habits, Don Eberly and Ryan Streeter
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. The promise of social renaissance. The coming social renaissance : restoring Americas civic and moral creed -- Toward a human scale : making the world work at the street level -- Individuals and a healthy civic order -- pt. 2. Voluntary associations, public policy, and the marketplace. Voluntary associations and the remoralization of America -- Targeting recovery to low-income families -- A humane economy : the moral dimensions of enterprise -- pt. 3. Moral habits and the public good. Families, fathers, and citizenship -- Cultivating moral habits : four social virtues worth the work -- The reformation of manners -- The Golden Rule : a universal moral ethic for society
Control code
ocn856935050
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 146 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299797291
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856935050

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