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New Common Ground: A New America, a New World

New Common Ground: A New America, a New World (Hardback)

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Race, age, political affiliation, country of origin, native language - too often Americans define themselves, and are defined, by the differences that separate them. But if the 2008 presidential campaign has taught us anything, it is that we as a people want to look beyond these divisions to the values and interests that unite us. New Common Ground embodies this zeitgeist, showing the ways that traditional boundaries among ethnic groups, political ideologies, and generations are blurring, and how to hasten the process. New Common Ground demonstrates that even though the deepest divide in America is said to be racial, the differences in viewpoints and values among races are declining, even in an age of increased intermarriage. On immigration and other controversial matters, Etzioni argues for diversity within unity and the means to achieve that necessary end. New Common Ground is a provocative and insightful look into how we as Americans can reach consensus not just in spite of our diversity but also in ways that strengthen our commitment to the good of one and all as we seek to overcome the divisiveness that sometimes results from identity politics.

The book closes by looking beyond our shores to the bridges that bring America closer to the rest of the world.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policiesHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relationsHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical ideologiesReligious & theocratic ideologiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Potomac Books Inc Publication Date: 01/06/2009 ISBN-13: 9781597974073  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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