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Title United we serve : national service and the future of citizenship / E.J. Dionne, Jr., Kayla Meltzer Drogosz, and Robert E. Litan, editors.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2003]

Subject National service -- United States.
Alt Name Dionne, E. J., Jr.
Drogosz, Kayla Meltzer.
Litan, Robert E., 1950-
Description xxiii, 327 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-302) and index.
Contents United we serve? : the promise of national service / E.J. Dionne Jr. and Kayla Meltzer Drogosz -- Bowling together / Robert D. Putnam -- Will September 11 revitalize civic democracy? / Theda Skocpol -- Patriotism-lite meets the citizen-soldier / Charles Moskos -- The politics of service / Harris Wofford -- Service and the Bush Administration's civic agenda / John M. Bridgeland, Stephen Goldsmith, and Leslie Lenkowsky -- Patriotism means reaching beyond our self interest / John McCain -- The duties of democracy / William J. Clinton -- Thinking bigger about citizenship / Will Marshall and Marc Magee.
Solving problems through service : labor and national service / Andrew L. Stern -- Doing well and doing good : the business community and national service / Jeff Swartz -- Flying colors : Americans after September 11 / David Winston -- A new greatest generation? / Peter D. Hart and Mario A. Brossard -- The obligations of September 11, 2001 : the case for universal service / Robert E. Litan -- A bad idea whose time has passed : the case against universal service / Bruce Chapman -- Comment : the case for universal service- again : a reply to Bruce Chapman / Robert E. Litan -- A solution in search of a problem / Michael Lind -- In power, but not in peril / Mark Shields -- Bring back the draft / Charles B. Rangel -- Dodgy drafters / Caspar W. Weinberger -- Degraded into a trade / John Lehman -- Military service and the middle class : a letter to my sons / Stephen Hess.
The American military and the idea of service / Louis Caldera -- Empowering communities : the gift of the civil rights movement / Charles Cobb Jr. -- Is the era of recreational government bashing over? / Alice M. Rivlin -- Service in the pursuit of social justice / Daniel Blumenthal -- Profits through principles / Robert D. Haas -- A new citizenship for a new century / Alan Khazei -- First vote / Jane Eisner -- Can civic knowledge motivate the next generation? / William Galston -- Comment: Learning service at ground zero / Mason Anderson and Kayla Meltzer Drogosz -- Service and the state : should we politicize social bonds? / Tod Lindberg -- Civic innovation and public policy for democracy / Carmen Sirianni -- The volunteering decision : what prompts it? What sustains it? / Paul C. Light -- Civil society, religion, and the formation of citizens / Jean Bethke Elshtain -- The impact of religious involvement on civic life / Robert Wuthnow -- Challenging America's faithful / Steven Waldman -- Citizenship without politics? : a critique of pure service / Kayla Meltzer Drogosz -- Public work and the dignity of politics / Harry C. Boyte -- How people learn to be civic / Michael Schudson.
ISBN 0815718667 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815718659 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 52001928
Table of Contents
1United We Serve? The Promise of National Service / E. J. Dionne, Jr., Kayla Meltzer Drogosz1
2Bowling Together / Robert D. Putnam13
3Will September 11 Revitalize Civic Democracy? / Theda Skocpol20
4Patriotism-Lite Meets and Citizen-Soldier / Charles Moskos33
5The Politics of Service / Harris Wofford45
6Service and the Bush Administration's Civic Agenda / John M. Bridgeland, Stephen Goldsmith, Leslie Lenkowsky52
7Patriotism Means Reaching beyond Our Self-Interest / John McCain60
8The Duties of Democracy / William J. Clinton68
9Thinking Bigger about Citizenship / Will Marshall, Marc Magee72
10Solving Problems through Service: Labor and National Service / Andrew L. Stern84
11Doing Well and Doing Good: The Business Community and National Service / Jeff Swartz87
12Flying Colors: Americans after September 11 / David Winston90
13A New Greatest Generation? / Peter D. Hart, Mario A. Brossard94
14The Obligations of September 11, 2001: The Case for Universal Service / Robert E. Litan101
15A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Passed: The Case against Universal Service / Bruce Chapman108
 Comment: The Case for Universal Service - Again: A Reply to Bruce Chapman / Robert E. Litan116
16A Solution in Search of a Problem / Michael Lind121
17In Power, but Not in Peril / Mark Shields133
18Bring Back the Draft / Charles B. Rangel136
19Dodgy Drafters / Caspar W. Weinberger138
20Degraded into a Trade / John Lehman141
21Military Service and the Middle Class: A Letter to My Sons / Stephen Hess144
22The American Military and the Idea of Service / Louis Caldera149
23Empowering Communities: The Gift of the Civil Rights Movement / Charles Cobb, Jr.154
24Is the Era of Recreational Government Bashing Over? / Alice M. Rivlin157
25Service in the Pursuit of Social Justice / Daniel Blumenthal160
26Profits through Principles / Robert D. Haas163
27A New Citizenship for a New Century / Alan Khazei166
28First Vote / Jane Eisner169
29Can Civic Knowledge Motivate the Next Generation? / William Galston175
 Comment: Learning Service at Ground Zero / Mason Anderson, Kayla Meltzer Drogosz182
30Service and the State: Should We Politicize Social Bonds? / Tod Lindberg184
31Civic Innovation and Public Policy for Democracy / Carmen Sirianni191
32The Volunteering Decision: What Prompts It? What Sustains It? / Paul C. Light198
33Civil Society, Religion, and the Formation of Citizens / Jean Bethke Elshtain209
34The Impact of Religious Involvement on Civic Life / Robert Wuthnow222
35Challenging America's Faithful / Steven Waldman238
36Citizenship without Politics? A Critique of Pure Service / Kayla Meltzer Drogosz245
37Public Work and the Dignity of Politics / Harry C. Boyte253
38How People Learn to Be Civic / Michael Schudson263

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