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The Ordinary Virtues

Moral Order in a Divided World

  • Introduction: Moral Globalization and Its Discontents
  • 1. Jackson Heights, New York: Diversity Plaza
  • 2. Los Angeles: The Moral Operating Systems of Global Cities
  • 3. Rio de Janeiro: Order, Corruption, and Public Trust
  • 4. Bosnia: War and Reconciliation
  • 5. Myanmar: The Politics of Moral Narrative
  • 6. Fukushima: Resilience and the Unimaginable
  • 7. South Africa: After the Rainbow
  • Conclusion: Human Rights, Global Ethics, and the Ordinary Virtues
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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Virtual Conferences, Working from Home, and Flying Kids

Like many conferences this year, the annual American Academy of Religion­/­Society of Biblical Literature conference will be virtual. HUP’s Editorial Director, Sharmila Sen, who normally attends the conference, decided to check in with some of the people she would have otherwise seen there in person.