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Product Description: The local school board is one of America’s enduring venues of lay democracy at work. In Democracy, Deliberation, and Education, Robert Asen takes the pulse of this democratic exemplar through an in-depth study of three local school boards in Wisconsin...read more

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9780271067094 | Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, July 28, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The local school board is one of America’s enduring venues of lay democracy at work.

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Product Description: This book explores the ways that scholars, journalists, politicians, and citizens conceive of “the public” or “public life,” and how those entities are defined and invented. For decades, scholars have used the metaphors of spheres, systems, webs, or networks to talk about, describe, and map various practices...read more
By Robert Asen (editor) and Daniel C. Brouwer (editor)

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9780817316938 | Univ of Alabama Pr, April 6, 2010, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This book explores the ways that scholars, journalists, politicians, and citizens conceive of “the public” or “public life,” and how those entities are defined and invented.

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9780817355852 | Univ of Alabama Pr, April 6, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book explores the ways that scholars, journalists, politicians, and citizens conceive of 'the public' or 'public life', and how those entities are defined and invented.

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Product Description: In Invoking the Invisible Hand Robert Asen scrutinizes contemporary debates over proposals to privatize Social Security. Asen argues that a rights-based rhetoric employed by Social Security's original supporters enabled advocates of privatization to align their proposals with the widely held belief that Social Security functions simply as a return on a worker's contributions and that it is not, in fact, a social insurance program...read more

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9780870138430 | 1 edition (Michigan State Univ Pr, May 1, 2009), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: In Invoking the Invisible Hand Robert Asen scrutinizes contemporary debates over proposals to privatize Social Security.

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Product Description: To understand the welfare policy debates of the last half of the 20th century, the various images of poor people that were present must be considered. This work explores these images and the policy debates of the retrenchment era, recounting the ways in which images of the poor appeared...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780870136009 | Michigan State Univ Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $49.95

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9780870136061 | Michigan State Univ Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: To understand the welfare policy debates of the last half of the 20th century, the various images of poor people that were present must be considered.

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Product Description: In the form of demonstrations, social movements, guerrilla warfare, and internet "hacktivism," political dissidents or "counterpublics" challenge the state and assert themselves upon the public stage. At stake in such engagements are profound issues of political and economic redistribution, individual and collective rights, political legitimacy, social stability, and identity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Robert Asen (editor) and Daniel C. Brouwer (editor)

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9780791451618 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $71.50 | About this edition: In the form of demonstrations, social movements, guerrilla warfare, and internet "hacktivism," political dissidents or "counterpublics" challenge the state and assert themselves upon the public stage.

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9780791451625 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Explores antagonistic encounters between people, both individuals and groups, and governments.

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