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The culture of cynicism : American morality in decline

Author: Richard Stivers
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of American morality, from its European origins in the Middle Ages to the 1990s. Stivers argues that American morality itself is the source of the country's moral decline. What it needs, he  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Stivers
ISBN: 1557865329 9781557865328 1557865337 9781557865335
OCLC Number: 29184284
Description: x, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Absence of Morality, or Morality Assumes New Forms --
2. Success Morality: From Economic to Political Ideology --
3. A Morality of Happiness and Health: Advertising as Mythology --
4. From the Moral to the Technical: the Necessary --
5. From the Moral to the Normal: the Ephemeral --
6. From the Moral to the Visual: the Compensatory --
7. A Morality of Power, A Morality Without Meaning --
8. Against the New Morality.
Responsibility: Richard Stivers.

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"A bitingly powerful critique of American morality: Stivers's analysis is keen, penetrating, devastating." Professor Andrew M. Greeley, The University of Chicago

 
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