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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System.
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Summary:

"...Clear-eyed manifesto for re-centering our economics and politics on the idea of the common good. Robert B. Reich...demonstrates that a common good not only exists but in fact constitutes the very essence of any society or nation...We must weigh the moral obligations of citizenship and carefully consider how we as a country should relate to honor, shame, patriotism, truth, and the meaning of leadership...A fundamental statement about the purpose of society and a cri de coeur to save American soul."--Dust jacket flap.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 323.65 REI 2018 (Text) 33892100525840 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/20/2018 Available -
Baker County Library 323.650973 .R347c 2018 (Text) 37814003165868 NON-FICTION Book None 04/18/2018 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 323.65 R347 (Text) 35178001733891 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 01/23/2019 Available -
Treasure Valley Community College Library 323.6 R2713c (Text) 32220001094271 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 08/21/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525520498
  • ISBN: 052552049X
  • Physical Description: viii, 193 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes discussion guide (pages 191-193).
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189).
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. What is the common good? -- Shkreli -- What good do we have in common? -- The origins of the common good -- Part II. What happened to the common good? -- Exploitation -- Three structural breakdowns -- The decline of the good in common -- Part III. Can the common good be restored? -- Leadership as trusteeship -- Honor and shame -- Resurrecting truth -- Civic education for all.
Summary, etc.:
"...Clear-eyed manifesto for re-centering our economics and politics on the idea of the common good. Robert B. Reich...demonstrates that a common good not only exists but in fact constitutes the very essence of any society or nation...We must weigh the moral obligations of citizenship and carefully consider how we as a country should relate to honor, shame, patriotism, truth, and the meaning of leadership...A fundamental statement about the purpose of society and a cri de coeur to save American soul."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Common good
Citizenship > Moral and ethical aspects > United States.
Political ethics > United States
Economics > Moral and ethical aspects > United States.
Citizenship > Moral and ethical aspects.
Economics > Moral and ethical aspects.
Political ethics
United States

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