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communitarianism

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  • n. The group of doctrines that oppose excessive individualism in favour of a more community-based approach

Etymologies

communitarian +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It also seems that a significant strand of social conservatism favors something like what one might call communitarianism there might be a better word for it.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “If They Can Find Time for Feminist Theory, They Can Find Time for Edmund Burke”:

  • In part, it may also reflect the academic fad of communitarianism, which is distasteful of factions (and, indeed, of politics) and wants (as Lennon put it) “the world to be as one.”

    Balkinization

  • CO: Anushka's question was, what would we have instead of religion in order to have a good society and I think communitarianism which is what Jon was talking about.

    Is religion a force for good... or would we be happier without God?

  • But I don't think one is likely to hear one about sustainability or "communitarianism" any time soon.

    Archive 2008-04-20

  • When the jurisprudential variant of this substitution of 'communitarianism' for the older version of 'liberalism' are then located on the Court's current field, I think a quite different picture from that of the Court being split 'down the middle' between 'conservatives' and 'liberals' emerges: Clinton's communitarian appointments (Ginzburg, Breyer) are actually quite similar to the 'old conservatives '(i.e., those who take Harlan as their model -- Souter, O'Connor, Kennedy).

    Balkinization

  • Therefore, communism - or any communist hybrid such as communitarianism - is based upon the collection of wealth.

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  • Crapo was drawn to the principles of what Kemmis calls "communitarianism" a fast-growing idea about citizen responsibility in the resolution of problems.

    NewWest.Net All Headlines

  • Emanuel, however, believes that "communitarianism" should guide decisions on who gets care.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Dr. Emanuel, believes that "communitarianism" should guide decisions on who gets care.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • In a Hastings Center report from 1996, Dr. Emanuel said "communitarianism" should guide decisions on who gets care.

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