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Freedom of Association

Amy Gutmann - Philosophy - 1998 - 382 pages
Americans are joiners. They are members of churches, fraternal and sororal orders, sports leagues, community centers, parent-teacher associations, professional associations ...
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Identity in Democracy

Amy Gutmann - Philosophy - 2004 - 246 pages
Do voluntary groups like the Boy Scouts have a right to discriminate on grounds of sexual preference, gender, or race?"--BOOK JACKET.
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Democracy and Disagreement

Amy Gutmann, Dennis F. Thompson - Political Science - 1998 - 432 pages
Gutmann and Thompson show how a deliberative democracy can address some of our most difficult controversies--from abortion and affirmative action to health care and welfare ...
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Democracy and the Welfare State

Amy Gutmann - Philosophy - 1988 - 290 pages
The essays in this volume explore the moral foundations and the political prospects of the welfare state in the United States. Among the questions addressed are the following ...
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Democratic Education

Amy Gutmann - Education - 1999 - 368 pages
Who should have the authority to shape the education of citizens in a democracy? This is the central question posed by Amy Gutmann in the first book-length study of the ...
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Why Deliberative Democracy?

Amy Gutmann, Dennis Thompson - Philosophy - 2009 - 232 pages
The most widely debated conception of democracy in recent years is deliberative democracy--the idea that citizens or their representatives owe each other mutually acceptable ...
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Truth v. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions

Robert I. Rotberg, Dennis Thompson - Political Science - 2010 - 344 pages
The truth commission is an increasingly common fixture of newly democratic states with repressive or strife-ridden pasts. From South Africa to Haiti, truth commissions are at ...
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Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race

Kwame Anthony Appiah, Amy Gutmann - Philosophy - 1998 - 200 pages
In America today, the problem of achieving racial justice--whether through "color-blind" policies or through affirmative action--provokes more noisy name-calling than fruitful ...
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