Download e-book for iPad: Democracy, Social Values, and Public Policy by Milton M. Carrow

By Milton M. Carrow

ISBN-10: 0275959856

ISBN-13: 9780275959852

Transcending the common matters approximately deteriorating ethical values in American society, this assortment specializes in the typical values of yankee society. during 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 components of public interest.

American democratic beliefs aren't easily rooted within the traditional structural and institutional components of a democracy, equivalent to the structure and the invoice of Rights. American democracy, actually, couldn't live to tell the tale with no powerful foundation of social values that help group, tolerance, and cooperation. on account that social values shape the typical bonds of society, and will no longer be supported by way of person individuals, they're decided via a posh cultural, criminal, and political procedure, as one of many participants issues out.

The members to this booklet have been assembled from numerous disciplines and professions to check social values and study their software in particular parts of present controversy. during the views of philosophy, anthropology, background, economics, political technology, biomedical ethics, and faith, those discussions disguise not just disciplinary views yet conceal subject matters corresponding to the surroundings, intergenerational interplay, social welfare regulations, gender, and genetic engineering.

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