Volume 10, Issue 3, Summer 2000

Up Front

When Communities Are Not In Control
E.J. Dionne Jr.

Extremism in the Protection of Liberty Is No Virtue
Amitai Etzioni

Essays

Liberalism, Communitarianism, and the Common Good: An Aristotelian Perspective
Thomas W. Smith
Can Aristotle's taxonomy of friendship illuminate a two-decades-old debate?

Confessions of an Alleged Libertarian (and the Virtues of "Soft" Communitarianism)
Jonathan Rauch
A critic of government intervention discovers the importance of "hidden law."

Manners in the Age of New Communications Technologies
Gary T. Marx
Suddenly there are dozens of new ways to be rude. Do respect for privacy and other social norms stand a chance in the face of cell phones, beepers, and caller ID?

The Face of the New Philanthropy
Peter Frumkin
Led by the young turks of technology, a new breed of entrepreneurs is making its foray into the world of charitable giving.

Moral Federalism
Alan Wolfe
Maybe Washington doesn't always know best . . .

Devolution as if Community Matters
David Morris
. . . and maybe the states don't always know best, either.

Departments

The Community Bookshelf
Who's Really in Power?
Edward W. Lehman
Review of G. William Domhoff's Who Rules America? Power and Politics in the Year 2000.

The Moral Dimension of the Media
Madison Avenue Meets the Bible
Gerald L. Zelizer

Research Note: Small Groups and Civic Engagement-All About Me?

From Our Critics: The Deficiencies of Community
Zygmunt Bauman

The Community's Pulse

Authoritarians, Libertarians, Communitarians
Civil Variety: Is There Life Without a Downtown?

Commentary - Stephen Macedo

Contributors

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