America S Crisis Of Values

Author: Wayne E. Baker
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400849624
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But is this crisis of values real? This book explores the moral terrain of America today, analyzing the widely held perception that the nation is in moral decline.

Our Endangered Values

Author: Jimmy Carter
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743284577
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The Nobel Peace Prize-winning former president and author of Sharing Good Times shares his personal views on moral values as they relate to key issues today, evaluating the controversial and increasing intersection between religious and ...

Changing Values Persisting Cultures

Author: Thorleif Pettersson
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004162348
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I conclude with a discussion of the implications of the findings for the American “
culture war” thesis and the widespread perception of a crisis of values in America
. The approach presented here permits America's value system to be compared
directly with the value systems of many other societies. Because specific values (
such as certain religious or cultural beliefs) may vary from society to society, valid
cross-cultural comparisons can be difficult to make. However, moral visions and
the ...

The Left Hand Of God

Author: Michael Lerner
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061748358
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He argues for a new bottom line in our economy, schools, and government. This is a fundamentally fresh approach, one that takes spiritual needs seriously in our economic and political lives.

Extreme Events In Finance

Author: Francois Longin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118650336
Size: 72.23 MB
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For example, consider the subsample results for Bank of America in Table A1.
The tail index of Bank of America dropped from 4 to 1.6, indicating that the
probability mass in the tails enormously increased during the crisis period.
Indeed, the crisis values of extreme quantiles and expected shortfalls climbed
sharply as compared to their pre-crisis level. Bank of America's 0.1% tail-Var
increased from 13.7% to 82.5% since the outbreak of the crisis, whereas the tail-
sos increased from ...

Dying For Work

Author: David Rosner
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253318251
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America's. First. Compensation. Crisis: Conflict. over. the. Value. and. Meaning. of
. Workplace. Injuries. under. the. Employers'. Liability. System. During the first
decade of the twentieth century a crisis developed over the manner in which
injuries produced by work were compensated, leading to fundamental changes
in the way injuries at work became transformed into monetary compensation.
Class struggle over accidents in workplaces, in the courts, and in state
legislatures led to a ...

Culture Crisis And America S War On Terror

Author: Stuart Croft
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 113945918X
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There were four: the construction of an enemy image; the avoidance of blame on
any other than the enemy; a definition of core values that were at risk; and a claim
to global leadership, that these values were global as well as American, and that
the world accepted American leadership in protecting them. The first of these
elements was the (re)construction of an enemy image. The nature of that
construction was clearly articulated in a fully formed fashion nine days after the
attacks of ...

Citizen Politics

Author: Russell J. Dalton
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1483321436
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Electoral Studies 25:791–807. Asher, Herbert. 2007. Polling and the Public: What
Every Citizen Should Know. 7th ed. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly
Press. Bagehot, Walter. 1978. The English Constitution. Oxford, UK: Oxford
University Press. Baker, Kendall, Russell Dalton, and Kai Hildebrandt. 1981.
Germany Transformed: Political Culture and the New Politics. Cambridge, MA:
Harvard University Press. Baker, Wayne. 2004. America's Crisis of Values:
Reality and ...

America S Crisis

Author: Rodolfo F. Saenz
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438915411
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In addition to the billions of dollars spent in Iraq, there are other factors that have
stimulated the 2008 recession: a) the high cost of healthcare and prescription
drugs; b) the high cost of higher education c) the high cost of housing; d) the high
cost of gasoline and fuels, e) the growing debt of the United States of America
and the payment of its interests, e) the dramatic loss of value of the American
dollar, f ) the natural disasters, including the Katrina hurricane in New Orleans,
and g) the ...