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Habits of the Heart, With a New Preface By Robert N. Bellah

Habits of the Heart, With a New Preface
by Robert N. Bellah

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Offers an interpretation of American society. This book features a preface relating the arguments of the book both to the realities of American society and to the debate about the country's future.
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Habits of the Heart, With a New Preface: Individualism and Commitment in American Life by Robert N. Bellah

First published in 1985, "Habits of the Heart" continues to be one of the most discussed interpretations of modern American society, a quest for a democratic community that draws on our diverse civic and religious traditions. In a new preface the authors relate the arguments of the book both to the current realities of American society and to the growing debate about the country's future. With this new edition one of the most influential books of recent times takes on a new immediacy.

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"Habits of the Heart is, rare among works of scholarly origin, an outspoken and even emotional plea for attention to an argument, and a danger. Its power is in the passion of its analysis, the vision of us...narrowing the gap between the inordinate rewards of success and the not less inordinate punishments for failure, in economic terms, in the society." * Los Angeles Times *
"(A) brilliant analysis. Easily the richest and most readable study of American society . . . since The Lonely Crowd." * Newsweek *

About Robert N. Bellah


Recipient of the National Humanities Medal, Robert N. Bellah is Elliott Professor of Sociology Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley. Richard Madsen is Professor of Sociology, University of California, San Diego. William M. Sullivan is Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Ann Swidler is Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley. Steven M. Tipton is Professor of Sociology and Religion at Emory University and the Candler School of Theology.

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GOR004838674
Habits of the Heart, With a New Preface: Individualism and Commitment in American Life by Robert N. Bellah
Robert N. Bellah
Used - Very Good
Paperback
University of California Press
2007-09-07
410
0520254198
9780520254190
N/A
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