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

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  • ISBN: 9780062319777
  • ISBN: 0062319779
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 246 pages)
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Broadside Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-237) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Conservatism > United States.
Social values > United States.
Social change > United States.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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