The Resource Testing the national covenant : fears and appetites in American politics, William F. May

Testing the national covenant : fears and appetites in American politics, William F. May

Label
Testing the national covenant : fears and appetites in American politics
Title
Testing the national covenant
Title remainder
fears and appetites in American politics
Statement of responsibility
William F. May
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since the end of World War II, runaway fears of Soviet imperialism, global terrorism, and anarchy have tended to drive American foreign policy toward an imperial agenda. At the same time, uncurbed appetites have wasted the environment and driven the country's market economy into the ditch. How can we best sustain our identity as a people and resist the distortions of our current anxieties and appetites?. Ethicist William F. May draws on America's religious and political history and examines two concepts at play in the founding of the country -- contractual and covenantal. He contends that the
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
306.20973
Index
index present
LC call number
JC328.2
LC item number
.M39 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Testing the national covenant : fears and appetites in American politics, William F. May
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Containing runaway fears in America foreign policy -- The overreach of free market ideology : business and government -- Free market ideology : bearing on other centers of power -- Curbing runaway appetites in domestic policy -- The national covenant : we the people -- The national covenant : forming a more perfect union -- Keeping covenant with immigrants and undocumented workers
Control code
ocn763156470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 174 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017924
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt2n4zjr
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26449328
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)763156470
  • acaebk158901765X

Library Locations

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