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The rights revolution : rights and community in modern America

Author: Samuel Walker
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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The most dramatic change in American society in the last forty years has been the explosive growth of personal rights, a veritable "rights revolution" that is perceived by both conservatives and liberals as a threat to traditional values and our sense of community. Is it possible that our pursuit of personal rights is driving our country toward moral collapse? In The Rights Revolution, Samuel Walker answers this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Walker, Samuel, 1942-
Rights revolution.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97053203
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Walker
ISBN: 1602566275 9781602566279 9780195090253 019509025X 1423734556 9781423734550
OCLC Number: 559885444
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 222 pages)
Contents: INTRODUCTION; Chapter One: THE PROBLEM OF RIGHTS; Chapter Two: THE TRANSFORMATION OF AMERICAN LIFE; Chapter Three: BELONGING TO AMERICA: RIGHTS AND MEMBERSHIP; Chapter Four: SPEAKING AND BELONGING: FREE SPEECH AND COMMUNITY; Chapter Five: THE CONFINED AND THE ACCUSED; Chapter Six: THE LIMITS OF COMMUNITARIANISM; Chapter Seven: CONCLUSION: NEW RULES FOR AMERICAN SOCIETY; NOTES; INDEX.
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