The common good
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018].
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
viii, 193 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Status
Main Library - Adult  1 available
323.65 Rei
Oliver La Farge - Adult  1 available
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Southside - Adult  1 available
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Language
English
ISBN
9780525520498, 052552049X

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Includes discussion guide (pages 191-193).
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-189).
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"With the warmth and lucidity that have made him one of our most important public voices, Robert B. Reich makes the case for a generous, inclusive understanding of the American project, centering on the moral obligations of citizenship. Rooting his argument in everyday reality and common sense, Reich demonstrates the existence of a common good, and argues that it is this that defines a society or a nation. Societies and nations undergo virtuous cycles that reinforce and build the common good, as well as vicious cycles that undermine it. Over the course of the past five decades, Reich contends, America has been in a slowly accelerating vicious cycle--one that can and must be reversed. But first we need to weigh what really matters, and how we as a country should relate to honor, shame, patriotism, truth, and the meaning of leadership. Powerful, urgent, and utterly vital, this is a heartfelt missive from one of our foremost political thinkers: a fundamental statement about the purpose of society and a cri de coeur to save America's soul"--Amazon.com.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Reich, R. B. (2018). The common good (First edition.). Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Reich, Robert B.. 2018. The Common Good. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Reich, Robert B.. The Common Good New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

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Reich, Robert B.. The Common Good First edition., Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

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