The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency

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Civility is desirable and possible, but can this fragile ideal be guaranteed? The Importance of Being Civil offers the most comprehensive look at the nature and advantages of civility throughout history and in our world today. Esteemed sociologist John Hall expands our understanding of civility as related to larger social forces--including revolution, imperialism, capitalism, nationalism, and war--and the ways that such elements limit the potential for civility. Combining wide-ranging historical and comparative evidence ...

The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691167978

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The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency 2013, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691153261

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