America"s Crisis of Values Reality and Perception by Wayne E. Baker

Cover of: America

Published by Princeton University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Ethical issues & debates,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • USA,
  • Ethics & Morals,
  • General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Political Science and International Relations,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7759270M
ISBN 100691127875
ISBN 109780691127873

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Yet it's become cosmopolitan; there's no other word for it. One of the underreported stories of the financial crisis was the critical role various churches played in helping people cope with the abrupt collapse of home values, the big drop in.

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