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HeadLocke No. 64: Big government hurts civil society and ‘bourgeois norms’

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HeadLocke No. 64: Big government hurts civil society and ‘bourgeois norms’

 
 
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Government spends billions of dollars fighting society’s problems: drugs, crime, chronic unemployment, and more. Yet those problems persist. Howard Husock, vice president for policy research at the Manhattan Institute, says one reason is the turn away from a strategy that focuses on preventing social harm. Husock explains his argument in the new book Who Killed Civil Society? Mitch Kokai discusses with Husock key themes from the book and its implications for future government social policies.

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