The Open Covenant

The Open Covenant

by Chris Bates Doob
     
 

The Open Covenant examines two opposing trends in contemporary American culture: an adherence to traditional, rigid structures, institutions, and lifestyles; and a move toward a more flexible, tolerant society in which individuals and organizations work together on shared needs, interests, and goals. This volume presents a unique discussion of the

Overview

The Open Covenant examines two opposing trends in contemporary American culture: an adherence to traditional, rigid structures, institutions, and lifestyles; and a move toward a more flexible, tolerant society in which individuals and organizations work together on shared needs, interests, and goals. This volume presents a unique discussion of the distinctive new pattern in today's society—the increasing willingness of Americans to extend themselves beyond narrowly defined self-interests into more controversial and universal issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275925505
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/25/1987
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

CHRISTOPHER BATES DOOB is a Professor of Sociology at Southern Connecticut State University.

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