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Failing Liberty 101: How We Are Leaving Young Americans Unprepared for Citizenship in a Free Society

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This book exposes a very real threat to America’s future—a threat far more serious than any foreign enemy could ever pose. The most serious danger that the United States now faces, says William Damon, is that our country’s future may end up in the hands of a citizenry incapable of sustaining the liberty that has been America’s most precious legacy. In Failing Liberty 101, ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published April 18th 2011 by Hoover Institution Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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One of the world’s leading scholars of human development, William Damon is Professor of Education at Stanford University and the Director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence. Prior to joining Stanford in 1997, he was University Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Human Development at Brown University.

By focusing his work on the positive aspects of “growing up” rather than on th
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