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, 
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-237) and index.
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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.
"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.
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