9780826423498

The Home We Build Together Recreating Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9780826423498

  • ISBN10:

    0826423493

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-02
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

The Chief Rabbi's thesis on the future of British society and the dangers facing liberal democracy. A counterweight to his earlier book, The Dignity of Difference, Sacks makes the case for "integrated diversity" within a framework of shared political values.

Table of Contents

Part One: How Did We Get Here?1. Introduction 2. Society as Country House, Hotel or Home 3. A Brief History of Multiculturalism 4. The Defeat of Freedom in the Name of Freedom5. Victims 6. Technology and the Fragmentation of Culture 7. The Inward TurnPart Two: A Theory of Society Creation8. A Forgotten Political Classic 9. Social Contract, Social Covenant 10. Telling the Story11. The Responsible Society12. The Home We Build Together Part Three: Where Next?13. The Uses of Covenant14. Who Am I?15. Face-to-Face, Side-by-Side16. Civility 17. Multiculturalism or Tolerance? 18. Mending the Broken Family19. A Religious Defence of Liberal Democracy20. A Time to BuildNotesSuggestions for Further ReadingIndex

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