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The Resource The conservative heart : how to build a fairer, happier, and more prosperous America, Arthur C. Brooks

The conservative heart : how to build a fairer, happier, and more prosperous America, Arthur C. Brooks

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The conservative heart : how to build a fairer, happier, and more prosperous America
Title
The conservative heart
Title remainder
how to build a fairer, happier, and more prosperous America
Statement of responsibility
Arthur C. Brooks
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The prominent economist and president of the American Enterprise Institute--the leading intellectual think tank on the right--offers a bold new vision for conservatism as a movement for social and economic justice. In The Conservative Heart, Arthur C. Brooks contends that after years of focusing on economic growth and traditional social values, it is time for a new kind of conservatism--one that helps the vulnerable without mortgaging our children's future. In Brooks' daring vision, this conservative movement fights poverty, promotes equal opportunity, celebrates earned success, and values spiritual enlightenment. It is an inclusive movement with a positive agenda to help people lead happier, more hopeful, and more satisfied lives. One of the country's leading scholars and policy thinkers, Brooks has considered these issues for decades. Drawing on years of research on the sources of happiness, he asserts that what people most need are four "institutions of meaning"--Faith, family, community, and meaningful work. These are not only the foundations of personal wellbeing, but also the necessary means for building a better nation. Combining reporting, original research, and case studies, and free of vituperative politics, The Conservative Heart is an intelligent and compelling manifesto for renewal. Clear, well-reasoned, and accessible, it is a welcome new strategy for disconsolate conservatives looking for fresh, actionable ideas to address the serious problems confronting us today and to reclaim our future, and for politically independent citizens who believe that neither political party addresses their needs or concerns"--
  • "The product of years of research and analysis by Arthur Brooks that lead him to conclude what people need most are four "institutions of meaning": faith, family, community, and meaningful work. It combines reporting, original research, and case studies in a manifesto that will help people lead happier, satisfying lives"--
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1964-
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Brooks, Arthur C.
Dewey number
320.520973
Index
index present
LC call number
JC573.2.U6
LC item number
B77 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Conservatism
  • Social values
  • Social change
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Conservatism
  • Social change
  • Social values
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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The conservative heart : how to build a fairer, happier, and more prosperous America, Arthur C. Brooks
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-237) and index
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volume
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nc
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The Conservative Hear t: How we have changed the world, but can't seem to get our footing -- America's pursuit of happiness : Why it is the central expression of the conservative heart -- Why we haven't won the war on poverty : Spending trillions without moving the needle where it matters most -- Pushing the Bucket : How Honest Work Ennobles and Elevates Us -- Lessons from an Indian slum and an Austrian ghost town : Inspiration from a society on the make and a cautionary tale from one that disappeared -- A Conservative Social Justice Agenda : A better way to fight poverty -- From protest movement to social movement : A roadmap for the New Right -- The seven habits of highly effective conservatives : How to talk so Americans will listen
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ocn883146395
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 246 pages
Isbn
9780062319753
Lccn
2015012580
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025104174
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062319753
  • (OCoLC)883146395
Label
The conservative heart : how to build a fairer, happier, and more prosperous America, Arthur C. Brooks
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-237) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The Conservative Hear t: How we have changed the world, but can't seem to get our footing -- America's pursuit of happiness : Why it is the central expression of the conservative heart -- Why we haven't won the war on poverty : Spending trillions without moving the needle where it matters most -- Pushing the Bucket : How Honest Work Ennobles and Elevates Us -- Lessons from an Indian slum and an Austrian ghost town : Inspiration from a society on the make and a cautionary tale from one that disappeared -- A Conservative Social Justice Agenda : A better way to fight poverty -- From protest movement to social movement : A roadmap for the New Right -- The seven habits of highly effective conservatives : How to talk so Americans will listen
Control code
ocn883146395
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 246 pages
Isbn
9780062319753
Lccn
2015012580
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025104174
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062319753
  • (OCoLC)883146395

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