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The Resource Does character matter? : essays on opportunity and the American dream, [edited by] Richard V. Reeves

Does character matter? : essays on opportunity and the American dream, [edited by] Richard V. Reeves

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Does character matter? : essays on opportunity and the American dream
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Does character matter?
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essays on opportunity and the American dream
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[edited by] Richard V. Reeves
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eng
Summary
Sixteen thoughtful writers consider character cultivation. Richard Reeves introduces this collection of short essays with a challenge: ""I defy you to find a richer set of writings on the philosophical, empirical, and practical issues raised by a focus on character, and in particular its relationship to questions of opportunity.""The evidence? The works of sixteen thoughtful skeptics of and enthusiasts for the public endeavor of character cultivation. The authors in this collection provide differing political perspectives to give at least equal weight to the moral dimensions of character as we
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Does character matter? : essays on opportunity and the American dream, [edited by] Richard V. Reeves
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Does character matter? : essays on opportunity and the American dream, [edited by] Richard V. Reeves
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7864/j.ctt155j43w
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Conscientiousness : a primer
  • Brent Roberts
  • Chronic adversity shapes character
  • Ross A. Thompson
  • Responsible parenting : a test of character
  • Isabel V. Sawhill
  • Gendered character
  • Jen Lexmond
  • Women, character, and competition
  • Carmit Segal
  • Introduction
  • Cultures build character
  • Stuart Butler
  • Grit and community
  • Marc Dunkelman
  • Schools of character
  • Dominic A.A. Randolph
  • Morality before performance
  • Marvin Berkowitz
  • Authority and morality build character
  • Lawrence M. Mead
  • Richard V. Reeves
  • We need empathy, too
  • Amitai Etzioni
  • Character education : a cautionary note
  • Mike Rose
  • The thorny politics of mobility
  • Lanae Erickson Hatalsky
  • Skills and scaffolding
  • James Heckman
  • Character is experience
  • Joseph Fishkin
  • Free will is the missing link between character and opportunity
  • Martin E.P. Seligman
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