Volume 14, Issue 2/3, Spring/Summer 2004

Last Words

A Tribute to The Responsive Community: 13 Years of Rights and Responsibilities — Amitai Etzioni

Comments by Thomas Spragens, Jr., Daniel A. Bell, Seymour Mandelbaum, Ernst Hirsch Ballin and Thijs Jansen, and Jason Marsh

Up Front

The Culture Wars — Alan Wolfe

Civil Conflict and Same-Sex Civil Unions — Andrew Koppelman

The Political Life of the Internet — Grant Reeher and Steve Davis

On the Immigration Proposal — James K. Galbraith

Community is the Key — William Raspberry


Toleration: The Lost Virtue — Richard Epstein
The ultimate key to a viable social community lies through the toleration of others.

The Proper Motives of Corporate Directors — Lynn A. Stout
What factors besides for self-interest motivate directors of public corporations when they make decisions that affect their multimillion dollar organization?

Sprawl Debates: Community Activism in Local Land-Use Planning — Carol Hager
How suburban sprawl and land-use issues helped the residents of Hopewell, New Jersey discover the strength of their collective voice and together create a vision for their future.

Law, Community, and Personal Injury — Robert M. Ackerman and Robert F. Cochran Jr.
An analysis of rights and responsibilities within the law of torts.


The Community Bookshelf

  • Live and Let Eat? — Henry Tam

  • Review of Steven Lukes’s Liberals & Cannibals: The Implications of Diversity

  • The Journey of a True Communitarian — Wilson Carey McWilliams

  • Review of Amitai Etzioni’s My Brother’s Keeper: A Memoir and a Message

  • Bowling Together — Faye Ginsburg

  • Review of Robert Putnam, Louis Feldstein, and Don Cohen's Better Together: Restoring the American Community

The Community’s Pulse

Libertarians, Authoritarians, Communitarians

Social Science

From Military Officer Cadets to NYS Volunteer Cadets: The Transformation from Military to Civic Service — Donald J. Eberly and Reuven Gal


On Etzioni's "Particularistic Obligations" — R. Bruce Douglass, Richard Shapcott, Gad Barzilai, and Peter Church


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