The Resource How civility works, Keith J. Bybee, (ebook)

How civility works, Keith J. Bybee, (ebook)

Label
How civility works
Title
How civility works
Statement of responsibility
Keith J. Bybee
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Is civility dead? Americans ask this question every election season, but their concern is hardly limited to political campaigns. Doubts about civility regularly arise in just about every aspect of American public life. Rudeness runs rampant. Our news media is saturated with aggressive bluster and vitriol. Our digital platforms teem with trolls and expressions of disrespect. Reflecting these conditions, surveys show that a significant majority of Americans believe we are living in an age of unusual anger and discord. Everywhere we look, there seems to be conflict and hostility, with shared respect and consideration nowhere to be found. In a country that encourages thick skins and speaking one's mind, is civility even possible, let alone desirable? In How Civility Works, Keith J. Bybee elegantly explores the "crisis" in civility, looking closely at how civility intertwines with our long history of boorish behavior and the ongoing quest for pleasant company. Bybee argues that the very features that make civility ineffective and undesirable also point to civility's power and appeal. Can we all get along? If we live by the contradictions on which civility depends, then yes, we can, and yes, we should
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1965-
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Bybee, Keith J.
Dewey number
306.20973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Courtesy
  • Political culture
  • Freedom of expression
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
How civility works, Keith J. Bybee, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503601826
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891148
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891148
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MWT11891148
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
How civility works, Keith J. Bybee, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503601826
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891148
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891148
System control number
MWT11891148
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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