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Democracy, Social Values, and Public Policy by Milton M. Carrow

By Milton M. Carrow

Transcending the common matters approximately deteriorating ethical values in American society, this assortment makes a speciality of the typical values of yank society. in the course of the views of philosophers, historians, political scientists, theologians, anthropologists, economists, and scientists, this ebook examines American social values and discusses how they're utilized in present parts of public interest.

American democratic beliefs should not easily rooted within the traditional structural and institutional components of a democracy, reminiscent of the structure and the invoice of Rights. American democracy, actually, couldn't live to tell the tale and not using a robust foundation of social values that aid neighborhood, tolerance, and cooperation. on account that social values shape the typical bonds of society, and should no longer be supported via person individuals, they're made up our minds via a fancy cultural, criminal, and political technique, as one of many participants issues out.

The members to this e-book have been assembled from quite a few disciplines and professions to envision social values and learn their program in particular parts of present controversy. in the course of the views of philosophy, anthropology, historical past, economics, political technology, biomedical ethics, and faith, those discussions conceal not just disciplinary views yet hide subject matters comparable to the surroundings, intergenerational interplay, social welfare guidelines, gender, and genetic engineering.

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