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The world we want : restoring citizenship in a fractured age

Author: Mark Kingwell
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001.
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This book traces the history of the idea of citizenship, and argues for a new model for the next century. In the style of Michael Ignatieff's The Needs of Strangers, Kingwell takes a long look at  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kingwell
ISBN: 0742512584 9780742512580 0742512665 9780742512665
OCLC Number: 47140847
Notes: Originally published: Toronto : Viking, 2000.
Description: xvi, 252 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The World We Have --
Rights and Duties --
The Perfect Citizen --
The Evil of Banality --
Hope's Imagination --
Virtues and Vices --
A Friendship --
Challenges to Virtue --
The Pact of Civility --
Spaces and Dreams --
In the Arcades --
Postcultural Identities --
Places to Dream --
The World We Want.
Responsibility: Mark Kingwell.


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Mark Kingwell is a beautiful writer, a lucid thinker, and a patient teacher. Here, he expertly guides readers through the philosophical questions about what makes a just society. His insights are Read more...

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