Rights Talk: The Impoverishment of Political Discourse by Mary Ann Glendon

Rights Talk: The Impoverishment of Political Discourse

byMary Ann Glendon

Paperback | July 30, 1993

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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.

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Mary Ann Glendon was born on October 7, 1938, in Pittsfield, Mass. and graduated from the University of Chicago with both J.D. and Master of Comparative Law degrees. She has worked as a criminal defender, a civil rights attorney, and is the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University. Glendon writes frequently on scholarly matt...

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Title:Rights Talk: The Impoverishment of Political DiscourseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:236 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.7 inPublished:July 30, 1993Publisher:Free Press

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ISBN - 10:0029118239

ISBN - 13:9780029118238

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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.