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Communitarianism

Communitarianism   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
626 words

is a social philosophy that maintains that societal formulations of the good are both needed and legitimate. Communitarianism is often

communitarianism

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
377 words

A diverse current of political and social thought that emphasizes the social nature of the individual against the atomistic individualism

Communitarianism and Community

Communitarianism and Community   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
Length:
7,717 words

Contemporary communitarianism is rooted in two sources: one negative, and one positive. The negative root of communitarianism is its disenchantment

communitarianism

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
809 words

This term is used to refer to a plethora of philosophical doctrines loosely connected by the core idea that linguistic

communitarianism

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
993 words

The expression ‘communitarianism’ in contemporary British philosophy generally refers to the related convictions that (1) recognition of a society's traditions

Communitarianism

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Amitai Etzioni

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,645 words

Communitarianism differs from liberalism (in the political theory sense of the term) in that communitarians hold that society should formulate

communitarianism

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Elizabeth Frazer

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
632 words
The thesis that the community, rather than the individual, the state, the nation, or any other entity, is and should be at the centre of our analysis and our value system. Although it is ... More

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