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Us before me : ethics and social capital for global well-being

Author: Patricia M L Illingworth
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the last three decades we've experienced increasing "intense moral individualism," and at the same time we've witnessed massive globalization. To some degree, at least, these trends are in opposition and even conflict. Patricia Illingworth explores concepts, structures and institutions that we might develop to make their interactions constructive, rather than destructive, and makes the case that "social capital"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia M L Illingworth
ISBN: 9780230355095 0230355099
OCLC Number: 949275629
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Making a difference --
The heart of the matter --
The ethics of us --
The moral sweet spot --
With a little help from the law --
Giving back --
Global people.
Responsibility: Patricia Illingworth.

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Patricia Illingworth's short, powerful and passionate book argues that "social capital" should be an essential ethical concept guiding our actions, and explains how one might go about implementing  Read more...

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'Us Before Me is a timely and thoughtful book. I hope that Illingworth's case for the importance of social capital, and especially global social capital, will be widely read and highly influential.' Read more...

 
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