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Governance in Dark Times: Practical Philosophy for Public Service

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"The darkness of the threat of terrorism is immediate, but equally profound is the darkness of a lost public world," observes Camilla Stivers in this reflection on the wide gulf between government and citizens. Stivers explores the conjunction of these two kinds of "dark times" in the United States-an era of pervasive fear and sense of vulnerability triggered by the terrorist attacks of September 11, and the darkness brought on by the loss of a public space in which citizens openly discuss shared concerns. In this ...

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Governance in Dark Times: Practical Philosophy for Public Service 2008, Georgetown University Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9781589011977

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