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Acknowledgments

Editor's Note by Kenneth L. Stewart

Foreword by E. James Holland

The 1984 University Symposium
Perspectives on American Values

Peter A. French, "The Virtue of Shame in America: Hester Prynne and the Ford Motor Company"

Elise Boulding

William H. McNeill

The 1984 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1985 University Symposium
Perspectives on American Values: Individuals, Corporations, and Morality

Richard T. De George, "Corporate Moral Responsibility: The Bhopal Incident"

Michael R. Rion, "Ethics and Management in the Corporate Arena"

Patricia H. Werhane, "Individual Moral Responsibility in Business: Moral Dilemmas of Business Persons"


The 1986 University Symposium
Texas Past, Texas Present, & Texas Future

Peter C. Bishop, "The Future of Texas: Texas 2000 Revisited"

Joe B. Frantz, "The Texas Tradition: Its Use and Misuse"

Jared E. Hazleton, &Texas at the Turning Point"

The 1986 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1987 University Symposium
We the People, Constitutional Ideals and the American Experience: A Bicentennial Perspective

Walter Berns, "The Constitution and the Pursuit of American Happiness"

Deborah L. Rhode, "Constitutional Celebrations: Women's Rights, Women's Roles, and the View From the Margins"

Walter F. Murphy

The 1987 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1988 University Symposium
American Values and the Challenges in Education

Denis P. Doyle, "Education and Values: Study, Practice, Example"

Michael W. Kirst

Arthur E. Wise

The 1988 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1989 University Symposium
The Arts and American Values

Doris Betts, "Dimensions of Creativity in an American Context"

Elizabeth Johns, "The Arts and American Values: Wholeness and Diversity"

Wayne P. Lawson, "The State of the Arts in Contemporary America"

The 1989 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1990 University Symposium
American Values and the Frontiers of Science and Technology

James L. Gumnick, "What is it all for?"

George K. Schweitzer, "Modern Technology and American Values"

Judith P. Swazey, "We Shall Overcome, Somehow: Biomedicine, Health, and American Values"

The 1990 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1991 University Symposium
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: The American Dream in a Changing World

Barbara J. Callaway, "American Values in a Changing World: The Challenge of Opposing Forces"

James M. McCormick, "American Values and Beliefs in the New World Order"

Barry Rubin

The 1991 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1992 University Symposium
American Values and the "Urban Underclass": A Clash of Cultures?

Arnold R. Hirsch, "Historical Perspectives on the American 'Underclass'"

Samuel L. Myers, Jr., "The Rich Get Richer and . . .The Problem of Race and Inequality in the 1990's"

David E. Hayes-Bautista

The 1992 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1993 University Symposium
American Values and the Environmental Challenge

William E. Riebsame, "Life in Paradox Valley: Values, Environment and Development in the American West"

Daniel S. Simberloff, "Habitat Change, Population Growth, and the Biodiversity Crisis: Getting Ahead of the Extinction Curve"

Ralph J. Cicerone

The 1993 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1994 University Symposium
American Values and the Nation's Competitiveness in a Global Economy

Anne L. Heald, "The Value of Education Excellence for All in Meeting Global Competition and in Maintaining a Democratic Society"

Michael A. Hitt, "The Strategic Competitiveness of U.S. Firms in the Global Marketplace"

Robert Perrucci, "The Changing Global Economy and the Challenge to American Values"

The 1994 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1995 University Symposium
Sport and American Values

D. Stanley Eitzen, "Ethical Dilemmas in American Sport"

Mimi Murray, "Right on Sophocles!"

Benjamin G. Rader, "Sports and Fraternity: A Role for Sports in Our Trying Time"

The 1995 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1996 University Symposium
American Values in Cyberspace: Issues of the Information Age

Anne Wells Branscomb, "Who Owns the Internet?"

Gary Chapman, "Technology, Jobs, and Inequality: What is the Connection?"

Steve Jones, "The Internet and the Social, or: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Progress"

The 1996 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1997 University Symposium
Youth, American Values, and the American Dream

James Davison Hunter, "A Profile of America's Youth"

Grace Palladino, "Adolescent Dreams, Adult Anxieties: Whose Future Is It Anyhow?"

William Strauss, "What Future Awaits Today's Youth in the New Millennium?"

The 1997 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1998 University Symposium
Eye on the Media: American Values, the Media, and Popular Culture

C. Edwin Baker, "Market Threats to Press Freedom"

Angela M.S. Nelson, "Popular Culture: What Everyone Needs to Know"

Lynn Spigel, "The Rise of Television and its Audience: Reception History as Cultural History"

The 1998 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 1999 University Symposium
Looking for America: Unity and Diversity in the 21st Century

Carlos Muñoz, Jr., "The New American Identity: A Challenge for Multiracial Democracy in the 21st Century."

Alan Wolfe, "Is America Losing Its Virtue?"

The 1999 Essay and Media Contest Winners


The 2000 University Symposium
Constructing Political Candidates: Are We Deconstructing Democracy?

Richard Davis, "Virtual Politics: The Internet in U.S. Elections."

Robert V. Friedenberg, "The Ballot Box Wars: Political Campaign Communication and the Future of American Democracy."

The 2000 Essay and Media Contest Winners


Epilogue

"What Have We Learned?" by Charles A. Endress

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