Habits of the Heart, Updated Edition by Robert N. Bellah audiobook

Habits of the Heart, Updated Edition: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

By Robert N. BellahRichard Madsen , William M. Sullivan , Ann Swidler , and Steven M. Tipton
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Blackstone Publishing 9780520254190
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First published in 1985, Habits of the Heart continues to be one of the most discussed interpretations of modern American society, a quest for a democratic community that draws on our diverse civic and religious traditions. In a new preface the authors relate the arguments of the book both to the current realities of American society and to the growing debate about the country’s future. With this new edition one of the most influential books of recent times takes on a new immediacy.

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Summary

First published in 1985, Habits of the Heart continues to be one of the most discussed interpretations of modern American society, a quest for a democratic community that draws on our diverse civic and religious traditions. In a new preface the authors relate the arguments of the book both to the current realities of American society and to the growing debate about the country’s future. With this new edition one of the most influential books of recent times takes on a new immediacy.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[A] brilliant analysis. Easily the richest and most readable study of American society…since The Lonely Crowd.” Newsweek
Habits of the Heart is, rare among works of scholarly origin, an outspoken and even emotional plea for attention to an argument, and a danger.” Los Angeles Times

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Author Bio: Robert N. Bellah

Author Bio: Robert N. Bellah

Robert N. Bellah is Elliott Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, and the author of several books, including The New Religious Consciousness (with Charles Y. Glock) (1975).

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Author Bio: Richard Madsen

Author Bio: Richard Madsen

Richard Madsen is professor of sociology, University of California, San Diego; his most recent book is China and the American Dream (California, 1995).

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Author Bio: William M. Sullivan

Author Bio: William M. Sullivan

William M. Sullivan is professor of philosophy, LaSalle University, Philadelphia; his most recent book is Work and Integrity: The Crisis and Promise of Professionalism in America (1994).

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Author Bio: Ann Swidler

Author Bio: Ann Swidler

Ann Swidler is professor of sociology, University of California, Berkeley, and the author of Organization Without Authority: Dilemmas of Social Control in Free Schools (1980).

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Author Bio: Steven M. Tipton

Author Bio: Steven M. Tipton

Steven M. Tipton is professor, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, and author of Getting Saved from the Sixties: Moral Meaning in Conversion and Cultural Change (California, 1982).

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 16.59
Audience: Adult
Language: English