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Author Carney, Timothy P., 1978- author.

Title Alienated America : why some places thrive while others collapse / Timothy P. Carney.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
©2019
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  305.5 CAR    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  305.5 CAR    AVAILABLE
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Description xiv, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-327) and index.
Contents It takes a village : where the American dream lives -- Progress at a price : the changing American dream, 1955-2018 -- "They've chosen not to keep up" : is it economics or culture? -- American decay : broken places, broken people -- "I don't" : the dissolution of the family -- Bowling alone : the dissolution of civil society -- It's about church : America's indispensable institution -- Overcentralization : how big business and big government erode civil society -- Hyper-individualism : how the modern economy and the sexual revolution erode civil society -- The alienated : Trump country -- The elites : the village of man -- The church people : the village of God -- Overcoming alienation : problems and solutions.
Summary Examines the challenges facing modern America and offers a framework to lead the country out.
Subject American Dream.
Communities -- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
United States -- History -- 21st century.
Added Title Why some places thrive while others collapse
ISBN 9780062797100
0062797107
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