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The politics of hope

Author: Jonathan Sacks
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A broad treatment of politics and society in Britain by the Chief Rabbi of the Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth. Sacks proposes a new politics of responsibility in which all portions of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sacks, Jonathan, 1948-
Politics of hope.
London : Vintage, 2000
(OCoLC)891744113
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Sacks
ISBN: 0099765411 9780099765417
OCLC Number: 59573248
Notes: Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 1997.
Description: xix, 295 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Starting a conversation --
Blood-dimmed tide --
Losing confidence --
Language and violence --
Public spaces --
Social covenant --
Political society, civil society --
Liberal revolution --
Birth of the individual --
Languages of morals --
Assault on the particular --
Libertarian revolution --
De-civilisation and its discontents --
Fatal ambiguity --
Good society --
Surviving catastrophe --
Communitarians, old and new --
Education and limits of autonomy --
Family matters --
Common good --
Beyond the moral maze --
Politics and the art of balance --
Why civilisations fail --
Can it be done? --
Reclaiming the ground of hope.
Responsibility: Jonathan Sacks ; foreword by Gordon Brown.
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"A rich and eloquent book... deserves to become a key text." -- "The Times" "A rich and eloquent book... deserves to become a key text." -- "The Times"

 
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