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Book Launch for David Kamens’ New American Creed

November 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

IPS New Internationalism project joins with the East City Bookshop to welcome local author David Kamens with his new book, A New American Creed: The Eclipse of Citizenship and Rise of Populism, about the decline of traditional citizen values, the rise of individualism, loss of trust in institutions, anti-elitism, and dramatic political polarization in American political culture from the 1930s to the present day.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested but not required. Learn more and reserve your copy of A New American Creed today.

David H. Kamens is Professor of Sociology Emeritus at Northern Illinois University. He has written extensively in the fields of political, educational, and organization sociology. Prior publications include Beyond the Nation-State: The Reconstruction of Nationhood and Citizenship (Emerald Press, 2012). He and his wife are longtime residents of the Eastern Market neighborhood in DC.


November 18, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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East City Bookshop
645 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE #100
Washington, DC 20003
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