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Does character matter? : essays on opportunity and the American dream / [edited by] Richard V. Reeves.

Contributor(s): Reeves, Richard V.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Washington : Brookings Institution Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (73 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780815727484; 0815727488.Subject(s): Character | Political ethics -- United States | Social ethics -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Does Character Matter? : Essays on Opportunity and the American Dream.DDC classification: 172.0973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction / Richard V. Reeves -- Skills and scaffolding / James Heckman -- Character is experience / Joseph Fishkin -- Free will is the missing link between character and opportunity / Martin E.P. Seligman -- Conscientiousness : a primer / Brent Roberts -- Chronic adversity shapes character / Ross A. Thompson -- Responsible parenting : a test of character / Isabel V. Sawhill -- Gendered character / Jen Lexmond -- Women, character, and competition / Carmit Segal -- Cultures build character / Stuart Butler -- Grit and community / Marc Dunkelman -- Schools of character / Dominic A.A. Randolph -- Morality before performance / Marvin Berkowitz -- Authority and morality build character / Lawrence M. Mead -- We need empathy, too / Amitai Etzioni -- Character education : a cautionary note / Mike Rose -- The thorny politics of mobility / Lanae Erickson Hatalsky.
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Introduction / Richard V. Reeves -- Skills and scaffolding / James Heckman -- Character is experience / Joseph Fishkin -- Free will is the missing link between character and opportunity / Martin E.P. Seligman -- Conscientiousness : a primer / Brent Roberts -- Chronic adversity shapes character / Ross A. Thompson -- Responsible parenting : a test of character / Isabel V. Sawhill -- Gendered character / Jen Lexmond -- Women, character, and competition / Carmit Segal -- Cultures build character / Stuart Butler -- Grit and community / Marc Dunkelman -- Schools of character / Dominic A.A. Randolph -- Morality before performance / Marvin Berkowitz -- Authority and morality build character / Lawrence M. Mead -- We need empathy, too / Amitai Etzioni -- Character education : a cautionary note / Mike Rose -- The thorny politics of mobility / Lanae Erickson Hatalsky.

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<p> Richard V. Reeves is a senior fellow in Economic Studies, policy director of the Center on Children and Families, and editor-in-chief of the Social Mobility Memos blog. His research focuses on social mobility, inequality, and family change. Before joining Brookings, he was director of strategy to the deputy prime minister in the United Kingdom.</p>

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