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The Problems of Communitarian Politics

Unity and Conflict

by Elizabeth Frazer

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages292
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Open LibraryOL7399350M
ISBN 100198295634
ISBN 109780198295631

Developmental Politics distills our learning and describes the new approach to politics and culture we have worked out over the course of this past decade. The purpose of this book, as well as the larger movement for developmental politics overall, is to help American culture .   The book is an excellent statement of the communitarian approach to politics and citizenship.” - Desmond King, Professor of Politics, University of Oxford, Times Higher Education Supplement, 26 February “Philosophically and social-scientifically literate, Tam's mind is a galaxy of bright ideas, at once general and pragmatically specific.

  This book applies communitarian thinking, and Etzioni's widely recognized insight into organizational behavior and political science to pressing modern international problems. For those who may not have had exposure to the word "communitarian", it refers to a line of thinking that embraces both rights and personal responsibilities /5(5). Communitarian Purposes and America's Problems (Book Review) David Abraham University of Miami School of Law, David Abraham,Are Rights the Right Thing? Individual Rights, Communitarian Purposes and America's Problems (Book Review), 25Conn. L. Rev ().Cited by: 1.

  The Big Problems with Politics now I decided to try and make some coherent sense of my increasingly dystopian thoughts about modern politics. Mostly American politics, however a lot of this would apply in other nations as well. “While governments across the world search for a new political synthesis, the theoretical debate has offered little to those interested in a new framework for progressive essay presents an account of what the Third Way really means, and roots it in a communitarian vision of the good society. It argues that such societies achieve a dynamic balance between state [public sector.


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The Problems of Communitarian Politics: Unity and Conflict is a politics book. I know that seems a bit obvious, but I definitely felt the careful tread of someone used to being conscious of their verbiage.

This is not to suggest that the book is to be avoided. It makes some salient points, and covers the appropriate breath of by: The book offers a detailed critical analysis of the ideal of 'community' in politics. The book traces elements of the idea of community in a number of social and philosophical contests over the last century, explaining how these are articulated The Problems of Communitarian Politics book very recent political and public policy debates.

Offers a detailed critical analysis of the ideal of ‘community’ in politics. Traces elements of the idea of community in a number of social, philosophical, and political contexts over the last century, exploring how these have been and continue to be articulated in recent political and public policy debates.

‘Community’ is invoked as a justification for reorganization of state. The book examines the development of the idea of community in western liberal democracy and the way in which it inspires participants in community development, and community politics.

Controversially, the book argues that community is a contradictory idea, which ultimately frustrates participants in. The Problems of Communitarian Politics: unity and conflict Oxford University Press, Preface and Acknowledgements This book brings together and substantially revises a number of articles, lectures and seminar papers written since the publication of The Politics of.

The Problems of Communitarian Politics: Unity and Conflict is a politics book. I know that seems a bit obvious, but I definitely felt the careful tread of someone used to being conscious of their verbiage.

This is not to suggest that the book is to be avoided. It makes some salient points, and covers the appropriate breath of information.2/5(1). The Problems of Communitarian Politics: Unity and Conflict Elizabeth Frazer.

The book offers a detailed critical analysis of the ideal of 'community' in politics. The book traces elements of the idea of community in a number of social and philosophical contests over the last century, explaining how these are articulated in very recent political. This book begins where The Politics of Community (), Elizabeth Frazer's previous book (coauthored with Nicola Lacey) left off.

Having laid the groundwork for the analytical problems within both liberal and communitarian thought and proposed a new type of feminist communitarianism in the first book, Frazer turns her penetrating analytical mind in this book to considering in greater depth Author: Barbara Arneil.

Get this from a library. The problems of communitarian politics: unity and conflict. [Elizabeth Frazer] -- This study offers a detailed critical analysis of the ideal of community in politics.

The book traces elements of the idea of community in several social and philosophical contexts over the last. President Barack Obama gave voice to communitarian ideas and ideals in his book The Audacity of Hope, and during the presidential election campaign he repeatedly called upon Americans to "ground our politics in the notion of a common good," for an "age of responsibility," and for foregoing identity politics in favor of community-wide unity.

Communitarianism, social and political philosophy that emphasizes the importance of community in the functioning of political life, in the analysis and evaluation of political institutions, and in understanding human identity and well-being. It arose in the s as a critique of two prominent philosophical schools: contemporary liberalism, which seeks to protect and enhance personal autonomy.

Get this from a library. The problems of communitarian politics: unity and conflict. [Elizabeth Frazer; Oxford University Press.] -- This study offers a detailed critical analysis of the ideal of community in politics.

The book traces elements of the idea of community in several social and. Communitarian politics values community activism and opposes alienating relationships between the state and the individual. The relationship and the tensions between communitarianism and republicanism are discussed, and difficulties with communitarian approaches to political strategy and democracy are examined.

Finally, the very idea of a ‘political community’ is analysed and it is. Problems of Communitarian Politics: Unity and Conflict. Oxford University Press. Hempstead, H. Book Reviews: Elizabeth Frazer and Nicola Lacey, The Politics of Community: A Feminist Critique of the Liberal-Communitarian Debate,Harvester.

social and legal studies, Sage. Equality Beyond Debate: John Dewey's Pragmatic Idea of Democracy. By Jeff Jackson Festenstein, M. I., 4 May(Accepted/In press) Book/Film/Article review in Perspectives on Politics. Amitai Etzioni (/ ˈ æ m ɪ t aɪ ˌ ɛ t s i ˈ oʊ n i /; born Werner Falk, January 4, ) is a German-born Israeli and American sociologist, best known for his work on socioeconomics and founded the Communitarian Network, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to supporting the moral, social, and political foundations of mater: Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

(Joyce A. Baugh Law and Politics Book Review) Everyone who reads it will come away with a new understanding of the power, complexity, and problems of communitarian ideas." (Austin D. Sarat, Amherst College) The Communitarian Constitution succeeds admirably in sharpening debates over fundamental matters of constitutional design."Cited by:   Politics and law.

When I mentioned to my liberal wife that my next book would be dedicated to the defense of patriotism, as an antidote to growing divisiveness, she warned me that my colleagues would consider it a defense of right-wing extremism.

When I demurred, she sent me the following quote from the webpage of the Anti-Defamation League. The Problem With Communitarianism by J. Budziszewski March Second, accountable communitarianism, represented by Amitai Etzioni and the authors of the Responsive Communitarian Platform. While stressing the importance of communal integrity, they firmly deny that community as such is the criterion of truth, or that values become good.

ix, p. ; 25 cmPages:. "Breslin's book will stir up some dust and provoke academic controversy in a highly productive way. His strongly stated and well-argued thesis—that communitarianism cannot sustain a constitutional vision—will surely garner great attention among political theorists and students of public law.Request PDF | On Sep 1,Barbara Arneil and others published The Problems of Communitarian Politics: Unity and Conflict By Elizabeth Frazer.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. $70 Author: Barbara Arneil.Communitarian Politics in Asia examines instances in southeast and east Asian countries where communitarianism is both articulated as national ideology and embedded as the ethos of social life and assesses the relative merits of a set of practices in their respective local political context.

The book not only augments existing international.