The Vanishing Neighbor The Transformation Of American Community

ISBN 10 : 9780393243994
ISBN 13 : 0393243990

A sweeping new look at the unheralded transformation that is eroding the foundations of American exceptionalism. Americans today find themselves mired in an era of uncertainty and ..

Extraordinary Ordinariness

ISBN 10 : 9783593506173
ISBN 13 : 3593506173

Everyday heroes and heroines--ordinary men, women, and children who are honored for actual or imagined feats--have received only scant attention in heroism scholarship. While schol..

Walker Percy And The Politics Of The Wayfarer

ISBN 10 : 9781498537551
ISBN 13 : 1498537553

Walker Percy and the Politics of the Wayfarer, Brian A. Smith makes the case that we should understand Percy’s novels and essays together as a guide to living in a complex world...

The Judgment Of Culture

ISBN 10 : 9781315298979
ISBN 13 : 131529897X

Legal systems do not operate in isolation but in complex cultural contexts. This original and thought-provoking volume considers how cultural assumptions are built into American le..

This Is Where You Belong

ISBN 10 : 9780698196148
ISBN 13 : 0698196147

In the spirit of Gretchen Rubin’s megaseller The Happiness Project and Eric Weiner’s The Geography of Bliss, a journalist embarks on a project to discover what it takes to love..

Crisis Point

ISBN 10 : 9781632864635
ISBN 13 : 1632864630

With a new afterword on the 2016 election Trent Lott and Tom Daschle, two of the most prominent senators of recent time, served as leaders of their respective parties from the 1990..

Does Character Matter

ISBN 10 : 9780815727484
ISBN 13 : 0815727488

Richard Reeves introduces this collection of short essays with a challenge: “I defy you to find a richer set of writings on the philosophical, empirical, and practical issues rai..