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By Amitai Etzioni

Communitarian proposal is on the center of a fierce debate in political conception concerning the justice, efficacy, and way forward for liberalism and liberal societies. Amitai Etzioni has gathered a sterling checklist of participants who convey communitarian pondering to undergo on such well timed and contentious concerns as abortion, homosexuality, loose speech, and private autonomy. those essays move disciplinary strains and attach the ivory tower to the realm beyond.

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