The Resource Who we are: : a citizen's manifesto, Rudyard Griffiths, (ebook)

Who we are: : a citizen's manifesto, Rudyard Griffiths, (ebook)

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Who we are: : a citizen's manifesto
Title
Who we are:
Title remainder
a citizen's manifesto
Statement of responsibility
Rudyard Griffiths
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Canadians have come to embrace their country as a "postmodern state"a nation that downplays its history and makes few demands on its citizens, allowing them to find their allegiances where they may--in their region, their ethnic heritage or the language they speak. The notion of a Canadian national identity, with shared responsibilities and a common purpose, is considered out of date, even a disadvantage in a borderless world of transnational economies, resurgent regions and global immigration. In his timely and provocative book Who We Are, Rudyard Griffiths argues that this vision of Canada is an intellectual and practical dead end. Without a strong national identity, and robust Canadian civic values and engagement, the country will be hard pressed to meet the daunting challenges that lie ahead: the social costs of an aging population, the unavoidable effects of global warming and the fallout of a dysfunctional immigration system. What's needed is a rediscovery of the founding principles that made Canada the nation it is today, core values that can form a civic creed for our own times. In a passionate call to revitalize our shared Canadian citizenship, Griffiths reminds us of who we are, what we've accomplished and why a
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Midwest
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Griffiths, Rudyard
Dewey number
971
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • National characteristics, Canadian
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Citizenship
Target audience
adult
Label
Who we are: : a citizen's manifesto, Rudyard Griffiths, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781926706979
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11842982
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remote
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11842982
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MWT11842982
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Who we are: : a citizen's manifesto, Rudyard Griffiths, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781926706979
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11842982
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11842982
System control number
MWT11842982
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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