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The Politics of Moral Capital (Contemporary Political Theory) by John Kane

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political science & theory,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Political stability,
  • Political,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Trust,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Legitimacy of governments,
  • Political leadership

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7750854M
ISBN 100521663571
ISBN 109780521663571

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  The Politics of Moral Capital book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. John Kane argues that, despite appearances, politicians and /5(3). Some famous leaders--Lincoln, de Gaulle, Mandela--illustrate the workings of moral capital in politics, and a study of the American presidency from Kennedy to Clinton shows how the moral capital of the United States has been eroded, with severe consequences for the nation's morale. 1 Moral capital and politics 10 2 Moral capital and leadership 27 Part II Moral capital in times of crisis 45 3 Abraham Lincoln: the long-purposed man 50 4 Charles De Gaulle: the man of storms 83 Part III Moral capital and dissident politics 5 Nelson Mandela:the moral phenomenon 6 Aung San Suu Kyi: her father’s daughter Part IV. The book is divided into three major sections. In the first, the author argues that the logical connections between morality and economy and those between morality and profit provide a concrete theoretical basis for the concept of moral capital. In the second, the author elucidates the concept, the form and the functional mechanism of moral Cited by: 4.

'The Politics of Moral Capital is one of the few books to investigate how and why morality matters to politics and, less broadly, how popular judgments about moral leadership facilitate or impede Kane's thoughtful study examines each of these questions in depth and will b e of interest to political scientists, historians, and anyone interested. Some famous leaders—Lincoln, de Gaulle, Mandela—illustrate the workings of moral capital in politics, and a study of the American presidency from Kennedy to Clinton shows how the moral capital of the United States has been eroded, with severe consequences for the nation's : $   Moral capital is the set of shared habits, norms, institutions and values that make common life possible. Left to our own, we human beings have an impressive capacity for selfishness. The Politics of Moral Capital by Kane, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Politics of Moral Capital Contemporary Political Theory by Kane, John - AbeBooks.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and : Kane, John. Politicians and governments care deeply about people's moral judgments, which provide the moral capital needed for survival and effective functioning. Lincoln, de Gaulle, Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi illustrate the workings of moral capital in politics, and a study of the American presidency considers moral capital in the US.   Book Review: The Politics of Jennifer Sherman’s work on moral capital points out that rural individuals in the community she researched attached a different level of moral capital to. Social capital is the effective functioning of social groups through interpersonal relationships, a shared sense of identity, a shared understanding, shared norms, shared values, trust, cooperation, and capital is a measure of the value of resources, both tangible (public spaces, private property) and intangible ("actors", "human capital", people), and the impact that these.