The Conservative Heart

The Conservative Heart

How to Build A Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America

eBook - 2015 | First edition.
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"The product of years of research and analysis by Arthur Brooks that lead him to conclude what people need most are four "institutions of meaning": faith, family, community, and meaningful work. It combines reporting, original research, and case studies in a manifesto that will help people lead happier, satisfying lives"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Broadside Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062319777
0062319779
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 246 pages)
Contents: Introduction : The Conservative Hear t: How we have changed the world, but can't seem to get our footing
America's pursuit of happiness : Why it is the central expression of the conservative heart
Why we haven't won the war on poverty : Spending trillions without moving the needle where it matters most
Pushing the Bucket : How Honest Work Ennobles and Elevates Us
Lessons from an Indian slum and an Austrian ghost town : Inspiration from a society on the make and a cautionary tale from one that disappeared
A Conservative Social Justice Agenda : A better way to fight poverty
From protest movement to social movement : A roadmap for the New Right
The seven habits of highly effective conservatives : How to talk so Americans will listen.
Summary: "The product of years of research and analysis by Arthur Brooks that lead him to conclude what people need most are four "institutions of meaning": faith, family, community, and meaningful work. It combines reporting, original research, and case studies in a manifesto that will help people lead happier, satisfying lives"-- Provided by publisher.

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SledgeHammer1951
Oct 01, 2015

Great read! Mr. Brooks brings back to why America is great! I really like his stories that show why.

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