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Certain truths : essays about our families, children, and culture from Center of the American Experiment's first five years

Author: Mitchell B PearlsteinChester E Finn, Jr.Katherine A KerstenStephen B YoungDavid BlankenhornAll authors
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Center of the American Experiment, [1995]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell B Pearlstein; Chester E Finn, Jr.; Katherine A Kersten; Stephen B Young; David Blankenhorn; Michael Medved; Karen Ruth Effrem; Jon S Lerner; Glenn C Loury; Bruno V Manno; Robert Rector; Douglas J Besharov; Judith D Vincent; Richard B McKenzie; Jean Bethke Elshtain; Center of the American Experiment (Minneapolis, Minn.)
ISBN: 0808774808 9780808774808
OCLC Number: 35197627
Description: vi, 385 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ten tentative truths / by Chester E. Finn, Jr. --
What do women want? / by Katherine A. Kersten --
Mean-spirited people and the maintenance of poverty / by Stephen B. Young --
Talking about values / by Mitchell B. Pearlstein --
Fatherless America / by David Blankenhorn --
Hollywood vs. America / by Michael Medved --
The tyranny of the urgent / by Karen Ruth Effrem --
The constitutional case for universal school choice in Minnesota (with update) / by Jon S. Lerner --
Ghetto poverty and the power of faith / by Glenn C. Loury --
Outcome-based education / by Bruno V. Manno --
Reforming welfare / by Robert Rector --
Teen sex, welfare reform, and the politicians / by Douglas J. Besharov --
Reforming adoption / by Judith D. Vincent --
Orphanages / by Richard B. McKenzie --
Families and citizens / by Jean Bethke Elshtain --
From Moynihan to "My goodness" / by Mitchell B. Pearlstein --
Ten not-so-tentative truths (keynote) / by Chester E. Finn, Jr.
Responsibility: with a new keynote essay by Chester E. Finn, Jr. ; edited and with an introduction by Mitchell B. Pearlstein.

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