In The Good Citizen, some of the most eminent contemporary thinkers take up the question of the future of American democracy in an age of globalization, growing civic apathy, corporate unaccountability, and purported fragmentation of the American common identity by identity politics.
"The insights on racial influences and immigration and citizenship rights are debated in essays which are powerful and insightful." -- The Midwest Book Review
"Thoughtful and thought-provoking essays on a topic of inestimable importance." -- Kirkus Reviews
"This collection of essays by nine intellectuals is thought-provoking, passionate, and stirring…this is required reading for all citizens." -- Library Journal