Rights Talk

The Impoverishment of Political Discourse

Rights Talk

Political speech in the United States is undergoing a crisis. Glendon's acclaimed book traces the evolution of the strident language of rights in America and shows how it has captured the nation's devotion to individualism and liberty, but omitted the American traditions of hospitality and care for the community.
  • Free Press | 
  • 236 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780029118238 | 
  • July 1993

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