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Description - Who Really Cares by Arthur Brooks

We all know we should give to charity, but who really does? In his controversial study of Americas giving habits, Arthur C. Brooks shatters stereotypes about charity in America-including the myth that the political Left is more compassionate than the Right. Brooks, a preeminent public policy expert, spent years researching giving trends in America, and even he was surprised by what he found. In Who Really Cares, he identifies the forces behind American charity: strong families, church attendance, earning ones own income (as opposed to receiving welfare), and the belief that individuals-not government-offer the best solution to social ills. But beyond just showing us who the givers and non-givers in America really are today, Brooks shows that giving is crucial to our economic prosperity, as well as to our happiness, health, and our ability to govern ourselves as a free people.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465008230
ISBN-10: 0465008232
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Publish Date: 4-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Arthur Brooks

Arthur C. Brooks is Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government Policy at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. The author of Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism, Brooks writes widely about the connections between culture, politics, and economic life in America, and his work appears frequently in the Wall Street Journal and other publications. He is a native of Seattle, Washington, and currently lives in Syracuse, New York, with his wife Ester and their three children.

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