Volume 8, Issue 1, Winter 1997/1998
When Whites Are Discriminated Against
Thou Shalt Not Help Thy Kids
Community and the First Amendment: A Vital Tension
Robert C. Post
The First Amendment protects offensive speech. Such speech, though, runs counter
to the civility that is one of the foundations of community. Next step?
Can Faith-Based Groups Save Us?
Religious organizations have recently had remarkable success in tackling
seemingly intractable social problems - from homelessness to at-risk youths.
But can these faith-based groups serve as the cornerstones of social services,
receiving financial support from the government? Would this violate the separation
of church and state? Might the faith-based groups be corrupted in the process?
Joe Klein's exploration of these questions is followed by six perspectives on
Symposium - Elliot Abrams, James R. Kelly, Julie A. Segal, Robert L.
Woodson Sr., Harold O.J. Brown, and Richard M. Valelly
In Support of a Victims' Rights Constitutional Amendment?
Laurence A Tribe
What could lead a prominent liberal legal scholar to look well beyond the traditional
liberal emphasis on the rights of the criminal?
Self-Sacrifice, Self-Fulfillment, and Mutuality: The Evolution of Marriage
While the changing nature and nroms of family life elicit varying opinions, one thing
is certain: There is no turning back.
Manufacturing Jobs, Local Ownership, and the Social Health of Cities - A Research Note
We may know that economics matter, but we often don't know how much or in what ways.
In a Crooked Mirror: America's Changing Views on Fertility
The Community Bookshelf
Beyond Hope? - Michael Zank
Review of Jonathan Sacks's The Politics of Hope
Libertarians, Authoritarians, Communitarians - Nora Pollock
Social Science Update: Children - Barbara Fusco
Commentary - Vincent Jones, David Baez