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Noble cause corruption, the banality of evil, and the threat to American democracy, 1950-2008 / John DiJoseph.

Author/Creator:
DiJoseph, John.
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 188 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Democracy -- United States.
Contents:
Realism, idealism and noble cause corruption
Historical background of noble cause corruption : the American tradition vs. the European tradition
Analysis of American cause corruption
Thinking critically : the corrupters' mindset
Ideology and the banality of evil and noble cause corruption
Noble cause corruption and "following orders"
American noble cause corruption : the insights of Reinhold Niebuhr and Friedrich Meinecke
The footprints of American noble cause corrupters
The corrupters' justification : John Le Carré, Richard Sorge and cognitive dissonances
Noble cause corrupters are an internal threat to American democracy
Controlling the corrupters
Curbing the corrupters : leadership and final word.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Herman V. Ames Fund.
Contributor:
Herman V. Ames Fund.
ISBN:
9780761850199 (paperback : alk. paper)
0761850198 (paperback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
466358875
Publisher Number:
99938381129
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