The Resource Ill fares the land, Tony Judt, (electronic resource)

Ill fares the land, Tony Judt, (electronic resource)

Label
Ill fares the land
Title
Ill fares the land
Statement of responsibility
Tony Judt
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Something is profoundly wrong with the way we think about how we should live today. In Ill Fares The Land, Tony Judt, one of our leading historians and thinkers, reveals how we have arrived at our present dangerously confused moment. Judt masterfully crystallizes what we've all been feeling into a way to think our way into, and thus out of, our great collective disease about the current state of things. As the economic collapse of 2008 made clear, the social contract that defined postwar life in Europe and America the guarantee of a basal level of security, stability and fairness is no longer guaranteed; in fact, it's no longer part of the common discourse. Judt offers the language we need to address our common needs, rejecting the nihilistic individualism of the far right and the debunked socialism of the past. To find a way forward, we must look to our not so distant past and to social democracy in action: to re-enshrining fairness over mere efficiency. Distinctly absent from our national dialogue, social democrats believe that the state can play an enhanced role in our lives without threatening our liberties. Instead of placing blind faith in the market as we have to our detriment for the past thirty years social democrats entrust their fellow citizens and the state itself. Ill Fares the Land challenges us to confront our societal ills and to shoulder responsibility for the world we live in. For hope remains. In reintroducing alternatives to the status quo, Judt reinvigorates our political conversation, providing the tools necessary to imagine a new form of governance, a new way of life
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Judt, Tony
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by James Adams
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  • Adams, James
  • hoopla digital
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  • World politics
  • History, Modern
  • Economic history
  • Social problems
  • Democracy
  • Socialism
  • Political culture
  • Civilization, Modern
Target audience
adult
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Label
Ill fares the land, Tony Judt, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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Control code
MWT11418156
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 45 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781615731190
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11418156
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unknown
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Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11418156
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Ill fares the land, Tony Judt, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11418156
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 45 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781615731190
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11418156
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11418156
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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