Liberalism and Civic Virtue

@article{Lasch1991LiberalismAC,
  title={Liberalism and Civic Virtue},
  author={Christopher N. Lasch},
  journal={Telos},
  year={1991},
  volume={1991},
  pages={57 - 68}
}
  • C. Lasch
  • Published 20 June 1991
  • Sociology
  • Telos
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