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Title LinkCivility and Democracy in America : a reasonable understanding / edited by Cornell W. Clayton and Richard Elgar.
Imprint Pullman, Wash. : Washington State University Press, 2012.
Description xxii, 167 p. :  ill. ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Contents: History. Introduction : Historical perspectives on the role of civility in American democracy / Cornell W. Clayton ; The paradox of civility / Fredrik Logevall ; What isn’t nice? Civility and social movements / Michael Kazin ; Civil rights, civility, and disruption / Thomas J. Sugrue -- Religion. Introduction : Faith in religion, civility, and democracy / Matthew Avery Sutton ; Religion’s role in contestations over American civility / Amanda Porterfield ; Civility, religion, and American democracy : some cautionary reflections / Paul Boyer ; Religious pluralism and civility / Wade Clark Roof -- Architecture. Introduction : Architecture and civility / Ayad Rahmani ; Shared difference : citizenship and civility in American architecture and urbanism / Alan J. Plattus ; Civility and architectural propriety / Witold Rybczynski ; On democracy and civility in American architecture / Joan Ockman ; Public buildings : civility and democracy / Edward A. Feiner -- Philosophy and ethics. Introduction : Philosophy and ethics themes / Ann Levey ; What is civility and how does it relate to core democratic values? / Thomas Christiano ; Reflections on civility / Joshua Cohen ; The circumstances of civility / Brian Leiter -- Communication and media. Introduction : Media and civility in context / Lawrence Pintak ; We are guests in our readers’ homes / Peter Bhatia ; Civility, democracy, and the mass media / Russell J. Dalton ; News, inclusion, and the challenge of civility / Theodore L. Glasser ; The dangerous amalgam of modern political discourse / Dietram A. Scheufele.
Subject LinkPolitics, Practical -- United States -- History.
LinkCourtesy -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
LinkDivided government -- United States -- History.
LinkDemocracy -- United States.
Add.Author LinkClayton, Cornell W., 1960-
LinkElgar, Richard, 1966-

System Number 000677743
ISBN Link9780874223125 (alk. paper)
Link0874223121 (alk. paper)

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