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Author Hill, John L. (John Lawrence), 1960-

Title The political centrist / John Lawrence Hill
Edition First edition
Published Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 242 pages)
Contents The liberal's paradox -- The conservative's dilemma -- What "liberalism" and "conservatism" mean today -- Why the big "isms" fail -- Politics and the big questions : on God, morality, and the human condition -- Between the night watchman and the Leviathan : the centrist's conception of government -- Centrist constitutionalism : democracy and the role of the judge -- From gay rights to drug legalization : the tension between individual freedom and social morality -- A centrist approach to abortion -- Race, gender, and reasonable equality of opportunity -- Crime and punishment -- The debate over illegal immigration
Summary A provocative challenge to those on the Right and those on the Left by a self-proclaimed Centrist
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Centrist Party.
Conservatism -- United States.
Liberalism -- United States.
Political science -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826516688 (cloth ; alk. paper)
082651670X (electronic bk.)
9780826516688 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780826516701 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)