Daedalus 142:2 (Spring 2013) - American Democracy and the Common Good

Daedalus 142:2 (Spring 2013) - American Democracy and the Common Good

by Norman J. Ornstein, William A. Galston, Thomas E. Mann, Kathleen Hall Jamieson
     
 

Daedalus was founded in 1955 as the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It draws on the enormous intellectual capacity of the American Academy, whose members are among the nation's most prominent thinkers in the arts, sciences, and humanities. The theme for the Spring 2013 issue is "American Democracy and the Common Good."

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Daedalus was founded in 1955 as the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It draws on the enormous intellectual capacity of the American Academy, whose members are among the nation's most prominent thinkers in the arts, sciences, and humanities. The theme for the Spring 2013 issue is "American Democracy and the Common Good."

Contents:

Foreword
Leslie C. Berlowitz

Introduction
Norman J. Ornstein

The Common Good: Theoretical Content, Practical Utility
William A. Galston

Finding the Common Good in an Era of Dysfunctional Governa
Thomas E. Mann & Norman J. Ornstein

Can the Judicial Branch be a Steward in a Polarized Democracy?
Jeffrey Rosen

The Supreme Court in the 21st Century
Geoffrey R. Stone

The Origins & Lessons of Public Confidence in the Military
Andrew A. Hill, Leonard Wong & Stephen J. Gerras

The Challenges Facing Civic Education
Kathleen Hall Jamieson

The Case for Transcending Partisanship
Mickey Edwards

Citizens United: Robbing America of Its Democratic Idealism
Jim Leach

The American Corporation
Ralph Gomory & Richard Sylla

Unions & Civic Engagement: How the Assault on Labor Endangers Civil Society
Andy Stern

Philanthropy & the Nonprofit Sector
Peter Dobkin Hall

Reluctant Stewards: Journalism in a Democratic Society
Michael Schudson

The Argument Culture
Deborah Tannen

Compromise & the Common Good
Amy Gutmann & Dennis Thompson

Reestablishing the Commons for the Common Good
Howard Gardner

The Democratic Spirit
Kwame Anthony Appiah

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016724935
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
04/22/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
221
File size:
2 MB

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