Volume 6, Issue 3, Summer 1996
An Economics of Civil Society Representative
David E. Bonior
Race: A Case for Optimism
Less Privacy Is Good for Us (and You)
Let Children Be Children
Two Theories of Modernity
A leading philosopher examines the limitations of the
standard model used to explain the rise of modern societies,
and makes the case for an alternative approach: There is
no singular End of History.
Social Science Finds: "Marriage Matters"
Linda J. Waite
An array of findings reveals the varied benefits of marriage,
including facts that even our grandparents did not know.
Balancing the Individual and the Community: Canada versus the United States
Seymour Martin Lipset and Amy Bunger Pool
Does Canada have a unique national identity or is it simply
the 51st state? A close look at the political and legal cultures
of the two nations provides an instructive answer.
Civil Is Not Good Enough
Civil society-that supposed elixir for what ails us-has as much
potential to divide our nation as it does to revive us.
Circles of Support
A number of communities have taken steps to allow persons with
disabilities to lead fuller, more communitarian lives. In doing
this, surprising benefits have flowed back to the community.