America S Crisis Of Values

Author: Wayne E. Baker
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400849624
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But is this crisis of values real? This book explores the moral terrain of America today, analyzing the widely held perception that the nation is in moral decline.

Our Endangered Values

Author: Jimmy Carter
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743284577
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The Nobel Peace Prize-winning former president and author of Sharing Good Times shares his personal views on moral values as they relate to key issues today, evaluating the controversial and increasing intersection between religious and ...

Changing Values Persisting Cultures

Author: Thorleif Pettersson
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004162348
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I conclude with a discussion of the implications of the findings for the American “
culture war” thesis and the widespread perception of a crisis of values in America
. The approach presented here permits America's value system to be compared
directly with the value systems of many other societies. Because specific values (
such as certain religious or cultural beliefs) may vary from society to society, valid
cross-cultural comparisons can be difficult to make. However, moral visions and
the ...

Dying For Work

Author: David Rosner
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253318251
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America's. First. Compensation. Crisis: Conflict. over. the. Value. and. Meaning. of
. Workplace. Injuries. under. the. Employers'. Liability. System. During the first
decade of the twentieth century a crisis developed over the manner in which
injuries produced by work were compensated, leading to fundamental changes
in the way injuries at work became transformed into monetary compensation.
Class struggle over accidents in workplaces, in the courts, and in state
legislatures led to a ...

Culture Crisis And America S War On Terror

Author: Stuart Croft
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 113945918X
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There were four: the construction of an enemy image; the avoidance of blame on
any other than the enemy; a definition of core values that were at risk; and a claim
to global leadership, that these values were global as well as American, and that
the world accepted American leadership in protecting them. The first of these
elements was the (re)construction of an enemy image. The nature of that
construction was clearly articulated in a fully formed fashion nine days after the
attacks of ...

America S Midlife Crisis

Author: Gary R. Weaver
Publisher: Intercultural Press
ISBN: 1931930074
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From immigration to industry to world influence, this book captures the values, beliefs and behaviors of an increasingly complex society that is struggling to carve out its place in a new world order.

America S Crisis

Author: Rodolfo F. Saenz
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438915411
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In addition to the billions of dollars spent in Iraq, there are other factors that have
stimulated the 2008 recession: a) the high cost of healthcare and prescription
drugs; b) the high cost of higher education c) the high cost of housing; d) the high
cost of gasoline and fuels, e) the growing debt of the United States of America
and the payment of its interests, e) the dramatic loss of value of the American
dollar, f ) the natural disasters, including the Katrina hurricane in New Orleans,
and g) the ...

Value And Virtue In Public Administration

Author: Michiel S. de Vries
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230353886
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A Comparative Perspective Michiel S. de Vries, P. Kim. crisis the Washington
Consensus became the standard prescription imposed to indebted Latin
American countries. At the end, the promise that prosperity would ensue if the
bitter pill of market liberalization and governmental spendingcuts was swallowed
proveditself empty. The tough remedy didmoreharm thangood, pushing more
Latin Americansinto poverty.60Inthe first economical crisis ofthe twenty first
century, theresponse in ...