Volume 8, Issue 3, Summer 1998
Flip-Side of the First Amendment
Character Education in the First Three Years of Life
Freedom of the Press: Freedom from Accountability?
A Public Philosophy for the 21st Century
From public policy to Constitutional interpretation, a leading
politicaltheorist provides a thorough explication and defense
of the philosophy of"liberal community."
Self-Government on the Internet
Guidelines for the Private Sector
Empowering the Consumer
Information collected on the Internet is compiled, sold, and used
by corporations to aim marketing salvos at consumers, threatening
consumers' privacy. And materials that may be acceptable for adults
are placed within the reach of children. Many are calling for legislation.
But could the private sector regulate itself?
Is the two-parent family worth trying to save? If the answer is yes,do
we have to return to the differentiated roles of past decades to give
marriages the durability they are now lacking? Or does the best solution
lie in a new, emerging model: the peer marriage -- which entails a lot
more than just having a two-income family.
Curbing Teen Pregnancy: A Divided Community Acts Together
Jeffrey S. Luke and Kathryn Robb Neville
Coming to a consensus and then acting is the best way for a community to solve
its problems, right? An Oregon county's experience dealing with teen pregnancy
provides some unexpected answers.
A Note on Trust
Eric M. Uslaner
Trusting others is risky, but the rewards are richer than one might think
The Community Bookshelf
Beyond Sentiment and Place: The Tangible Ingredients of Community Dennis Hale
Review of Gordana Rabrenovic's Community Builders: A Tale of Neighborhood Mobilization in
Two Cities and Meredith Ramsay's Community, Culture, and Economic Development: The Social
Roots of Local Action
Libertarians, Authoritarians, Communitarians -- Nora Pollock
The Community's Pulse
Commentary -- Jerome A. Barron, H.S. Kelly