Volume 13, Issue 4, Fall 2003

Up Front

Culture Clash and AIDS Prevention – Edward C. Green

U.S. to Support a Religious Civil Society – Amitai Etzioni

Taming the Justice Error Demon – Brian Forst


No Community, No Democracy, Part I – Charles Taylor
Does democracy inherently exclude some groups while including others? Part I describes the dynamic of exclusion in democracy and points to the need for a common identity.

A Movement for the Commons? – Peter Levine
Explores the promise and pitfalls of the idea of a commons within the digital sector.

The Family-Hostile Corporation – Joan C. Williams
How corporations can help ease the pressure off of working fathers.

Boston's Ten Point Coalition: A Faith-Based Approach to Fighting Crime in the Inner-City – Sasha Polakow-Suransky
Is Boston's Ten Point program the communal answer to solving the plague of inner-city youth violence?

Quiet Victories: What We Can Learn from Success Stories in Health – Stephen L. Isaacs and Steven A. Schroeder
Four victories in health during the last century exemplify lessons learned that shed light on social policy and offer guidance for the future.


The Community Bookshelf

  • Consuming Citizens – Robert Westbrook

  • Review of Lizbeth Cohen's A Consumer's Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America

  • Citizenship and Religious Education – Steve Jones

  • Review of Making Good Citizens: Education and Civil Society, edited by Diane Ravitch and Joseph P. Viteritti

  • Diminishing Returns on Civic Engagement – Nina Eliasoph

  • Review of Theda Skocpol's Diminishing Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life

The Community's Pulse

Libertarians, Authoritarians, Communitarians

Commentary – Russell Fox

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