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The Resource Governance in Dark Times : Practical Philosophy for Public Service

Governance in Dark Times : Practical Philosophy for Public Service

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Governance in Dark Times : Practical Philosophy for Public Service
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Governance in Dark Times
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Practical Philosophy for Public Service
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eng
Summary
With the rush of calamitous events in recent years--the September 11 terror attacks, the Iraq imbroglio, and hurricanes Katrina and Rita--Americans feel themselves to be living in dark times. Trust in one another and in the government is at low ebb. People in public service face profound challenges to the meaning and efficacy of their work. Where can a public servant turn for a public philosophy to sustain practice?Inspired by Hannah Arendt and several other philosophers, Governance in Dark Times is the first book to explore the philosophical and value underpinnings needed to guide public servan
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non fiction
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Governance in Dark Times : Practical Philosophy for Public Service
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Governance in Dark Times : Practical Philosophy for Public Service
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2tt756
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Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: Thinking, Reason, and Truth: Philosophy for Public Service; 1 Rethinking Reason after September 11; 2 Public Administration and the Question of Torture; 3 Thinking, Judging, and Public Life; PART II: Two Models of Governance; 4 There's No Place Like Homeland: Security in Dark Times; 5 The Social Reality of Public Space; 6 Governance from the Ground Up; PART III: Philosophy for Practice; 7 Pragmatism in Public Service; 8 Public Service Ethics in Dark Times; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
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1 online resource (177 pages)
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online
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9781589013346
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