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Political speech in the United States is undergoing a crisis. Glendon's acclaimed book traces the evolution of the strident language of rights in America and shows how it has captured the nation's devotion to individualism and liberty, but omitted the American traditions of hospitality and care for the community.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780029118238
Author:
Glendon, Mary Ann
Publisher:
Free Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Civil Procedure
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
History, theory and practice
Subject:
Civil Rights
Subject:
Political participation
Subject:
Political culture
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Political participation -- United States.
Subject:
Political culture -- United States.
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
618
Publication Date:
March 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
236
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 12.95 oz

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