Political morality, responsiveness, and reform in America.

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  • English

West Georgia College , Carrollton
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SeriesStudies in the social sciences ; v. 14, Studies in the social sciences (West Georgia College) ;, v. 14.
LC ClassificationsJK2249 .P64
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 90 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL5017433M
LC Control Number76620831

Political morality, responsiveness, and reform in America. Carrollton: West Georgia College, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

Description: vii, 90 pages ; 23 cm. Series Title: Studies in the social sciences (West Georgia College), v. Scholars of distributive politics often emphasize partisanship and clientelism.

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The impact of morality conflicts on the political landscape is widespread. These debates have involved political institutions at every level of government, impacted electoral outcomes, shaped agendas, and occupied significant space in citizen discourses.

However, despite the historical and modern regularity of these debates, scholars have been slow to consider belief-laden conflicts within the. AbstractScholars of morality policy have built an extensive literature surrounding these issues, which often are associated with unusual political behavior.

Early studies aimed at explaining this behavior but avoided defining a “morality policy” explicitly, typically by focusing on issues that appeared obviously to pertain to morality, like abortion and LGBTQ+ : Rebecca J. Kreitzer, Kellen A. Kane, Christopher Z.

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The book demonstrates how variation in the characteristics of policies, the political and institutional traits of states, and differences among interest group carriers interact to produce distinct patterns of policy by:   The recommendations fit into six broad strategies (e.g., “achieve equality of voice and representation,” “ensure the responsiveness of our political institutions”) that incorporate many of.

Political Ethics Political ethics (sometimes called political morality or public ethics) is the practice of making moral judgments about political action, and the study of that practice. As a field of study, it is divided into two branches, each with distinctive problems and with different though overlapping literatures.

the politics of street crime and corporate crime from through today demonstrates how the class biases of contemporary crime policy emerged and took root during multiple junctures in U.S.

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history, including the Gilded Age, Progressive Era, New Deal, and post. The need for reform was highlighted by a group of journalists and writers known as the muckrakers, who made Americans aware of the serious failings in society and reform in America. book built public support for és such as Lincoln Steffens' The Shame of the Cities (), an Political morality on municipal corruption, and Ida Tarbell's History of the Standard Oil Company (), which chronicled John D.

Rockefeller. An America that isn’t full of good people won’t remain a good nation, nor will it remain strong and free over the long haul. Our country’s lack of morality has real consequences that are. * Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award * National Book Award Finalist * Time magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of the Year * New York Times Notable Book * Publishers Weekly Best Books of “A page turner We have long needed a fair-minded overview of this vitally important religious sensibility, and FitzGerald has now provided it.”Reviews: Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think is a book by cognitive linguist George argues that conservatives and liberals hold two different conceptual models of vatives have a strict father model in which people are made good through self-discipline and hard work, everyone is taken care of by taking care of themselves.

Using public opinion and policy data in innovative ways, this eye-opening book explores the reasons for unequal government responsiveness to citizen preferences. For anyone who cares about inequality and democracy in America, this book goes at the top of the reading list.

A home run."—Theda Skocpol, Harvard University. This book is a landmark in American political thought. It examines the passion for progress and reform that colored the entire period from to -- with startling and stimulating results.

it searches out the moral and emotional motives of the reformers the myths and dreams in which they believed, and the realities with which they had to compromise/5(64).

This partisan influence on policy preferences and moral judgements is a cause for both hope and concern. On one hand, it reiterates a point made by Daniel Yudkin in a New York Times op-ed about the More in Common report: that the U.S. may actually be less politically polarized based on certain moral or policy issues—at least when there aren’t clear partisan associations.

Realism and Morality in Politics Andrei V. Kortunov Institute of USA and Canada Studies, Academy of Sciences of USSR. Kortunov is author of chapters in eight books and more than thirty papers and coauthor of the book American Model on the Scales of History.

Be good in thinking – this is the main principle of morality. Opponents (Anti-Federalists) and supporters (Federalists) of the new constitution began to coalesce into political factions.

In Virginia, Anti-Federalists led by Patrick Henry (–) defeated James Madisons election to the Senate and forced him into a campaign for the House of Representatives against a strong Anti-Federalist, James Monroe (–), later the fifth president.

'This book is a breakthrough in the study of the politics of taxation. It develops a powerful theory that links taxation to representation, a statistical analysis that supersedes (and overturns) many earlier studies, and three sharply observed case studies that show the theory in action.

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Millennials, after all, are starting to gain political power at a time when America looks more like a gerontocracy than ever. Donald Trump is the oldest first-term President in U.S. history. Our mission lies not in changing the nation through political reform, but in changing hearts through the Word of God.

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When believers think the growth and influence of Christ can somehow be allied with government policy, they corrupt the mission of the church. The decline of morality in America, that is the subject of this evening's "Talking Points Memo." Last night, we demonstrated how the Black Entertainment Television.

Book Published San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, c Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. How serious is the problem of political scandals in America. Criminal scandals are a serious problem in U.S. politics / Martin L.

Gross ; 2. Political morality, responsiveness, and reform in America. JKP Voluntary work related to labor laws, prison reform, and antislavery applied women’s roles as guardians of moral virtue to address all forms of social issues that they felt contributed to the moral decline of society.

In spite of this apparent valuation of women’s position in society, there were clear limitations. A Summary of Plato’s Political Theory and American Politics Octo Plato, Politics - General John Messerly Plato argued that we can’t have a good life without good government, and he also believed that we can’t have good governments without intellectually and morally excellent leaders.

But if that is the choice, it is a false one. America has a heritage of moral rather than moralistic leadership to which it can recur. Understanding the difference between moralism and morality — the costs of the former and the virtues of the latter — is the first step toward reclaiming a politics of moral.

That leaves us with an important insight regarding the direction in which America and Americans should go. The crisis facing America and Americans today is not an economic nor a political one.

It is a moral and spiritual crisis. It is a crisis of character which has produced a crisis of behavior. It is a poverty of values caused by a poverty of. President Obama campaigns with Hillary Clinton in Charlotte, N.C., July 5, (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Americans must relearn political morality.

This study examines whether economic interests and political preferences influence decisions by counties to impose smoking bans in nonhospitality workplaces, restaurants, and bars.

Results show that counties are responsive to their environments, but that the nature of responsiveness varies by the policy in question and the form of government.America’s moral decline is a spiritual problem, not a political one, and its solution is the gospel, not partisan politics.

explicitly argued that social work and moral reform were more important than doctrinal precision, and their movement soon abandoned any semblance of Christianity whatsoever.

the moral, social, and political state. Francis E. Rourke argues that the pressures for greater political responsiveness from the White House and Congress, coupled with the emergence .