New Communitarian Thinking: Persons, Virtues, Institutions and Communities

New Communitarian Thinking: Persons, Virtues, Institutions and Communities

by Amitai Etzioni
     
 

Communitarian thought is at the heart of a fierce debate in political theory about the justice, efficacy, and future of liberalism and liberal societies. Amitai Etzioni has collected a sterling list of contributors who bring communitarian thinking to bear on such timely and contentious issues as abortion, homosexuality, free speech, and personal autonomy. These

Overview

Communitarian thought is at the heart of a fierce debate in political theory about the justice, efficacy, and future of liberalism and liberal societies. Amitai Etzioni has collected a sterling list of contributors who bring communitarian thinking to bear on such timely and contentious issues as abortion, homosexuality, free speech, and personal autonomy. These essays cross disciplinary lines and connect the ivory tower to the world beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813915647
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Series:
Constitutionalism and Democracy Series
Pages:
313
Product dimensions:
6.33(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.38(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Amitai Etzioni is Professor of History at George Washington University. He is founding editor of the journal Responsive Community.

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