Volume 11, Issue 4, Fall 2001
On Recruiting Teachers: A Communitarian Approach -- Representative David E. Price
The Promise and the Peril of "Communities of Character" -- William A. Galston
Individualism and Its Discontents - Wilfred M. McClay
Clearly, individualistic values reign supreme in the United
States today. This lucid piece of intellectual history explains why.
A Symposium on Legislating Morality
If all legislation has a moral dimension, how do we determine which legislation
is justified and when government has usurped the moral duty of the community?
Four authors present their criteria for legislating morality.
Can Legislation Solve Our Moral Problems? - Christopher Beem
Democratic Soulcraft - R. Bruce Douglass
The Bounds of Civic Morality - Thomas A. Spragens, Jr.
Lawmaking in a Good Society - Amitai Etzioni
A Journey in Stages: The Many Faces of Assimilation - Amy Goldstein and Roberto Suro
The Hispanic population in the United States now exceeds 35 million. Can they all fit
in America's melting pot--and do they want to?
The Community Bookshelf
Walking Through Open Doors -- David Sciulli
Review of Joel Schwartz's Fighting Poverty with Virtue: Moral Reform and America's Urban Poor, 1825-2000.
Have Communitarians Been Duped? -- Kelton Cobb
John Ehrenberg's Civil Society: The Critical History of an Idea.
The Community's Pulse
Habermas's Proceduralism Tries to Tackle Bioethics -- Michael Adrian
Libertarians, Authoritarians, Communitarians
Commentary -- Seyla Benhabib, Emily R. Gill, Elona M. Vaisnys