Freedom of Association / Edition 1

Freedom of Association / Edition 1

by Amy Gutmann, Amy Gutmann
     
 

"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

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"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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691057590
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
08/03/1998
Series:
University Center for Human Values Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Freedom of Association: An Introductory Essay3
Pt. IIndividual Values of Association
Ch. 2The Value of Association35
Ch. 3On Involuntary Association64
Ch. 4Compelled Association: Public Standing, Self-Respect, and the Dynamic of Exclusion75
Ch. 5Freedom of Association and Religious Association109
Ch. 6Rights, Reasons, and Freedom of Association145
Pt. IICivic Values of Association
Ch. 7Ethnic Associations and Democratic Citizenship177
Ch. 8Revisiting the Civic Sphere214
Ch. 9Civil Society versus Civic Virtue239
Ch. 10Insignificant Communities273
Ch. 11The City as a Site for Free Association314
Ch. 12Trade Unionism in a Liberal State330
List of Contributors
Index

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