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Good Society by Robert Bellah, Richard Madsen, Steve Tipton, William Sullivan and Ann Swidler
Aug 18, 1992 | 368 Pages
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“THE GOOD SOCIETY is not only thought-provoking but also deeply moving….This book should be widely read, discussed, and argued about in public. It is the beginning of a conversation that must continue and expand.”–Utne Reader

Table Of Contents


Introduction: We Live Through Institutions

Chapter 1: Making Sense of It

Chapter 2: The Rise and Fall of the American Century

Chapter 3: The Political Economy: Marker and Work

Chapter 4: Government, Law, and Politics

Chapter 5: Education: Technical and Moral

Chapter 6: The Public Church

Chapter 7: America in the World

Conclusion: Democracy Means Paying Attention

Appendix: Institutions in Sociology and Public Philosophy

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