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Big Citizenship

Author : Alan Khazei
ISBN : 9781610390521
Genre : Political Science
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A social entrepreneur explains how an act of shared national service would greatly benefit the United States, sharing his own experience building national service organizations and offering advice on organizing people and resources for a purpose.
Category: Political Science

Social Entrepreneurship For The 21st Century Innovation Across The Nonprofit Private And Public Sectors

Author : Georgia Levenson Keohane
ISBN : 9780071801676
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 36.99 MB
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Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century reveals how social entrepreneurship has filtered into the workings of government (called social innovation in the public sector) and private enterprise, where social sector values are now shaping social impact capitalism. It provides a roadmap for policymakers and private investors to promote social entrepreneurship and innovation more broadly in the years ahead
Category: Business & Economics

American Industries

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ISBN : UIUC:30112106962746
Genre : Industries
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Category: Industries

The Citizen

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ISBN : NYPL:33433075994602
Genre : University extension
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Category: University extension

The American Legion Weekly

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105211566943
Genre : World War, 1914-1918
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Category: World War, 1914-1918

The Public

Author : Louis Freeland Post
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119098569
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New Outlook

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105008455680
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The Outlook

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ISBN : MSU:31293013860014
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The Tyranny Of The Ideal

Author : Gerald Gaus
ISBN : 9781400881048
Genre : Philosophy
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In his provocative new book, The Tyranny of the Ideal, Gerald Gaus lays out a vision for how we should theorize about justice in a diverse society. Gaus shows how free and equal people, faced with intractable struggles and irreconcilable conflicts, might share a common moral life shaped by a just framework. He argues that if we are to take diversity seriously and if moral inquiry is sincere about shaping the world, then the pursuit of idealized and perfect theories of justice—essentially, the entire production of theories of justice that has dominated political philosophy for the past forty years—needs to change. Drawing on recent work in social science and philosophy, Gaus points to an important paradox: only those in a heterogeneous society—with its various religious, moral, and political perspectives—have a reasonable hope of understanding what an ideally just society would be like. However, due to its very nature, this world could never be collectively devoted to any single ideal. Gaus defends the moral constitution of this pluralistic, open society, where the very clash and disagreement of ideals spurs all to better understand what their personal ideals of justice happen to be. Presenting an original framework for how we should think about morality, The Tyranny of the Ideal rigorously analyzes a theory of ideal justice more suitable for contemporary times.
Category: Philosophy

Beyond The Revolution

Author : William H. Goetzmann
ISBN : 9780786744237
Genre : Political Science
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From 1776, when Citizen Tom Paine declared, “The birthday of a new world is at hand,” America was unique in world history. A nation suffused with the spirit of explorers, constantly replenished by immigrants, and informed by a continual influx of foreign ideas, it was the world's first truly cosmopolitan civilization. In Beyond the Revolution, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian William H. Goetzmann tells the story of America's greatest thinkers and creators, from Paine and Jefferson to Melville and William James, showing how they built upon and battled one another's ideas in the critical years between 1776 and 1900. An unprecedented work of intellectual history by a master historian, this book will be essential reading for anyone interested in the origins of our national culture.
Category: Political Science