Volume 5, Issue 2, Spring 1995

Up Front

Civil Society and the Rebirth of Our National Community
Senator Bill Bradley

A Religious Conservative Agenda
Ralph Reed

Let's Focus Our Moral Outrage
Amitai Etzioni

Essays

Bowling Alone, Revisited
Robert D. Putnam
From the PTA to league bowling, America's tradition of coming together in voluntary associations is on the decline. New data shed light on both the nature and the impact of this trend.

A Critique of Mixed Income Housing: The Problems with "Gatreaux"
Howard Husock
In attempts to improve the housing of the poor, should we violate the unwritten rules of housing by which American communities seem to operate?

Community Considerations in Psychotherapy
William Doherty
Traditional psychotherapy seeks to heal patients by helping them look inward. Unfortunately, it thus tends to ignore or underrate the value-to both the individual and the community-of finding fulfillment through civic involvement.

Fulfilling the Promise of Equal Opportunity
Clint Bolick
What is the proper role of affirmative action, given that one of the fundamental beliefs of our nation is that the individual should be judged by his or her personal merits?

Community Action

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