Freedom of Association / Edition 1

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Overview

"This collection of essays is the best one-volume introduction to a timely topic: the nature, purposes, moral justifications of (and limitations on) freedom of association in liberal democracies. The contributors link broad philosophical questions to specific practical issues in ways that both philosophers and readers with legal and policy concerns will find illuminating."—William A. Galston, Director, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Maryland

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Political Theory - Margaret Kohn
Freedom of Association is exemplary in the consistently high quality and thematic continuity of the contributions.
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"Freedom of Association is exemplary in the consistently high quality and thematic continuity of the contributions."—Margaret Kohn, Political Theory
Political Theory
Freedom of Association is exemplary in the consistently high quality and thematic continuity of the contributions.
— Margaret Kohn
Political Theory
Freedom of Association is exemplary in the consistently high quality and thematic continuity of the contributions.
— Margaret Kohn
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780691057590
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 8/3/1998
  • Series: University Center for Human Values Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Freedom of Association: An Introductory Essay 3
Pt. I Individual Values of Association
Ch. 2 The Value of Association 35
Ch. 3 On Involuntary Association 64
Ch. 4 Compelled Association: Public Standing, Self-Respect, and the Dynamic of Exclusion 75
Ch. 5 Freedom of Association and Religious Association 109
Ch. 6 Rights, Reasons, and Freedom of Association 145
Pt. II Civic Values of Association
Ch. 7 Ethnic Associations and Democratic Citizenship 177
Ch. 8 Revisiting the Civic Sphere 214
Ch. 9 Civil Society versus Civic Virtue 239
Ch. 10 Insignificant Communities 273
Ch. 11 The City as a Site for Free Association 314
Ch. 12 Trade Unionism in a Liberal State 330
List of Contributors
Index
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