Democracy and Moral Development
by David L. Norton
Publisher: University of California Press 1995
Number of pages: 198
Political action required to reform successfully such loose ends of our culture as the societal status of adolescence and the need to provide meaningful work for everyone offers tremendous challenges. But even the first step in the direction of reform is not possible without a perceptive intellectual articulation of the prevailing conditions, coupled with an inspiring vision of the future. This admirable book provides both.
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