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The new promise of American life

Author: Lamar Alexander; Chester E Finn, Jr.; David M Abshire
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Hudson Institute, ©1995.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lamar Alexander; Chester E Finn, Jr.; David M Abshire
ISBN: 1558130535 9781558130531
OCLC Number: 32776163
Description: viii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The new promise of American life / Lamar Alexander --
2. Herbert Croly and the cult of governmentalism / Chester E. Finn, Jr. --
3. Americans talk about the American dream / Frank I. Luntz --
4. The future of American pluralism / Diane Ravitch --
5. The promise of racial equality / Abigail Thernstrom and Stephan Thernstrom --
6. Immigration / Francis Fukuyama --
7. The politics of liberty, the sociology of virtue / William Kristol --
8. Changing the culture of Washington / Philip M. Burgess --
9. A new citizenship, a new civic life / Michael S. Joyce and William A. Schambra --
10. Retroculture / Paul Weyrich --
11. Religion and morality / James Nuechterlein --
12. Economic foundations of the American dream / Alan Reynolds --
13. The American dream and the spirit of enterprise / William A. Schreyer --
14. The social safety net / Robert A. Sirico --
15. New crime policies for America / John J. DiIulio, Jr. --
16. The promise of quality education / Carolynn Reid-Wallace --
17. America in the new world / Howard H. Baker, Jr. --
18. An agile strategy for power and peace / David M. Abshire.
Responsibility: edited by Lamar Alexander, Chester E. Finn, Jr. ; contributing authors, David M. Abshire [and others].

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