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Lappe, Frances Moore

Democracy`s Edge

Choosing to Save Our Country by Bringing Democracy to Life

€ 35.95

Three out of five Americans, both Republicans and Democrats, feel our country is headed in the wrong direction. America is at the edge, a critical place at which we can either renew and revitalize or give in and lose that most precious American ideal-democracy-and along with it the freedom, fairness, and opportunities it assures.

Taal / Language : English


Acknowledgments ix

The Path xi

PART ONE Living on Democracy`s Edge 1
Our journey to the edge and the forces making possible an invisible revolution of hope

1. The Frame 3

2. The Long Arc 13

3. Power Is Not a Four-Letter Word 29

PART TWO Democracy Growing Up 49
Outgrowing four beliefs that stymie us and discovering that power, even corporate power, isn’t so stuck after all

4. Our Coat 51

5. The Elephant 77

PART THREE Democracy as a Verb 109
It`s not what we have, it’s what we do. Americans seize the rewards of self-direction

6. Attention 111

7. Action 151

8. Choice 183

9. Voice 219

PART FOUR Democracy in Our Bones 249
Americans create a culture of empowered, connected people

10. Learning 251

11. Security 277

12. The Invitation 309

Two Frames for Democracy 319

Toward a Language of Democracy 321

Notes 325

Entry Points for Living Democracy 405

The Author 451

Index 453

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Paperback / softback
496 pagina's
Januari 2012
660 gram
226 x 154 x 27 mm
John Wiley & Sons gb
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