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Recovering solidarity lessons from Poland"s unfinished revolution by Gerald J. Beyer

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGerald J. Beyer
SeriesCatholic social tradition series, Catholic social tradition series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8537.N783 B49 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24574790M
ISBN 10026802216X
ISBN 109780268022167
LC Control Number2009041747
OCLC/WorldCa368047301

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"Recovering Solidarity uses a multidisciplinary approach to probe Poland's resistance movement for a deeper understanding of the potential of solidarity in modern society. This book shines a light on the contradictions of the phenomenon--both in our understanding of what it means to act 'in solidarity' and in the development of Poland's social movement.   "Recovering Solidarity uses a multidisciplinary approach to probe Poland's resistance movement for a deeper understanding of the potential of solidarity in modern society. This book shines a light on the contradictions of the phenomenon--both in our understanding of what it means to act 'in solidarity' and in the development of Poland's social movement/5(3). Recovering Solidarity is widely interdisciplinary, utilizing Catholic social tradition, philosophical ethics, developmental economics, poverty research, gender studies, and sociology. It will appeal to those interested in the problems of poverty and by: 2. The Polish people rose to dizzying moral heights in the s. They showed the world that solidarity on a broad social scale is possible, if only for a fleeting moment in the grand scheme of the human drama. This book has narrated the demise of the ethos of solidarity in Poland and explained some of its by: 2.

  Recovering our sense of solidarity Wednesday, Septem To read this column in Spanish, click here. More than a quarter-century ago, the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin spoke about the futility of treating important issues like abortion, capital punishment, nuclear proliferation, the use of military force and others as discrete topics.   This is a book of heroic survival, heroic recovery and heroic solidarity. This is a story every Canadian ought to know, told in the simple words of the man who lived it. Through its unvarnished relation of Jamison's own ordeals, The Recovering also becomes a book about a different kind of dependency: the way our desires can make us all, as she puts it, "broken spigots of need." It's about the particular loneliness of the human experience-the craving for love that both devours us and shapes who we are/5(). Books that offer information, tips and comfort to help stroke survivors, their families and caretakers. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

"Recovering Solidarity raises an eloquent, much needed challenge for all nations today, both developed and developing. Beyer paints a poignant picture of how the inspiring movement that brought freedom to Poland died at the hands of supporters of unlimited market freedom. 'This book does much more than recover precious negated histories of solidarities built in the course of struggles against oppression. Solidarity is a timely, significant contribution to the theorizing of subaltern cosmopolitanisms that, without negating different histories and positioning, find common ground in strivings for equality, redistribution, and justice.'. - David Hollenbach, S.J., Boston College "Recovering Solidarity uses a multidisciplinary approach to probe Poland's resistance movement for a deeper understanding of the potential of solidarity in .   The rise and fall of this ethos thus led not to the final revolution (of Weigel’s book title) but to an unfinished revolution. While Solidarity’s revolution of the spirit was indeed the undoing of a colossal materialistic system, as Weigel well describes, the revolution was not one of disembodied spirits.