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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Political Community

Chandran Kukathas.

in The Liberal Archipelago

June 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 22255 words.

This chapter analyses the nature of the state and political community, and the basis of legitimate authority. It defines community to be able to offer an account of political community. It...

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“Community, Number”

Jean-Luc Nancy.

in The Disavowed Community

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 2584 words.

In the first chapter, Nancy addresses concepts of communism, community, and the common, outlining the significance of each of these terms and distinguishing his approach from other attempts...

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Identitarian Community

Nadia Urbinati.

in The Tyranny of the Moderns

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 4304 words.

This chapter discusses the identitarian celebration of local communities. It particularly addresses the identitarian communitarianism. It reports that, in predemocratic societies, the...

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Community and Citizenship

David Miller.

in Market, State, and Community

December 1990; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 10613 words.

The radical socialist vision of community associated with thinkers such as Marx, Morris, and Kropotkin sees it as unitary, egalitarian, and all‐embracing. Although this vision is flawed,...

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The Consumed Community

Jean-Luc Nancy.

in The Disavowed Community

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 11131 words.

In the fourth chapter, Nancy extends the exchange with Blanchot with references to literature, in this case to Marguerite Duras’s The Malady of Death, a text that Blanchot reads in light of...

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The Disavowed Community

Jean-Luc Nancy.

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 144 pages.

Over thirty years after Maurice Blanchot writes The Unavowable Community (1983)—a book that offered a critical response to an early essay by Jean-Luc Nancy on “the inoperative...

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Freedom and community

Peter Singer.

in Hegel

August 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 8369 words.

‘Freedom and community’ examines Hegel's concept of freedom. The aim is to show that whatever Hegel's motivation, his thinking on the subject should be taken seriously. Hegel's concern is...

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The Concept ‘Community’

Elizabeth Frazer.

in The Problems of Communitarian Politics

November 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 17375 words.

Contrasting approaches to the political philosophical technique of ‘conceptual analysis’ are discussed. The concept community as it is constructed and deployed in recent social and...

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Community, Locality, and Politics

Elizabeth Frazer.

in The Problems of Communitarian Politics

November 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 14575 words.

Communitarian politics has emphasized the importance and the value of locality and in spite of recent acknowledgements that local relationships can be problematic from the point of view of...

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Justice, Care, and Community

Eamonn Callan.

in Creating Citizens

September 1997; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 14392 words.

The ethic of care has been advocated by some feminist scholars as an alternative to justice, and hence, as the aim of an alternative conception of political education. This view is shown to...

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Market, State, and Community

David Miller.

December 1990; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 370 pages.

Offers a theoretical defence of market socialism, a third way between traditional capitalism and traditional socialism, which combines a market economy with social control of capital and...

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From Pluralism to Community

Marc Stears.

in Progressives, Pluralists, and the Problems of the State

January 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 15132 words.

This chapter examines how the socialist pluralists responded to post-war criticisms by taking into account the philosophical basis of their concept of community including the political...

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Liberty, Equality, Community

Philip Pettit.

in Republicanism

September 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 7443 words.

Freedom as non‐domination is a significantly egalitarian good. Maximizing the intensity of the non‐domination that people enjoy will require that people enjoy non‐domination with equal...

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The Idea of a Political Community

Elizabeth Frazer.

in The Problems of Communitarian Politics

November 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 18686 words.

Communitarian politics values community activism and opposes alienating relationships between the state and the individual. The relationship and the tensions between communitarianism and...

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Rational choice and community power structures

Keith Dowding, Patrick Dunleavy, Desmond King and Helen Margetts.

in Power, Luck and Freedom

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 5631 words.

This chapter applies Dowding’s analysis of power to the community power debate. It demonstrates the importance of the collective action problem to our understanding of power in society,...

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Human Rights and Community-led Development

Ben Cislaghi.

January 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 288 pages.

How can we best empower people living in the most economically disadvantaged areas of the world to improve their lives in ways that matter to them? This book investigates work of the NGO...

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Deliberation’s Contribution to Community Capacity Building

Bo Kinney.

in Democracy in Motion

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 6808 words.

This chapter examines deliberation's relationship to community capacity building. It uses a framework developed by Chaskin, Brown, Venkatesh, and Vidal, which defines four key...

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Complex Justice, Cultural Difference, and Political Community

Joseph H. Carens.

in Pluralism, Justice, and Equality

April 1995; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 9156 words.

Joseph Carens argues that Michael Walzer's account of the moral autonomy of political communities is not true to our shared understanding of justice. Drawing upon a wide range of...

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The Moral Community, Justified Coercion, and Punishment

Matt Matravers.

in Justice and Punishment

August 2000; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 14876 words.

Having established the nature of the moral community, this chapter examines the part played in that community by punishment. The right to punish is shown to be justified as intrinsic to...

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From Nation‐States to ‘Stakeholder’ Communities

Terry MacDonald.

in Global Stakeholder Democracy

August 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 9517 words.

This chapter elaborates and illustrates the theoretical account — sketched initially in Chapter One — of how the agents of democratic control should be identified in global politics. It...

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