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Quest for Community A Study in the Ethics of Order and Freedom

ISBN-10: 1935191500
ISBN-13: 9781935191506
Edition: 2010
Authors: Robert Nisbet
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: ISI Books
Publication date: 7/5/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 330
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Dr. Robert Nisbet was trained initially in Ecology and Ecosystems Analysis. He has over 30 years' experience in complex systems analysis and modeling, most recently as a Researcher (University of California, Santa Barbara). In business, he pioneered the design and development of configurable data mining applications for retail sales forecasting, and Churn, Propensity-to-buy, and Customer Acquisition in Telecommunications Insurance, Banking, and Credit industries. In addition to data mining, he has expertise in data warehousing technology for Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) operations, Business Intelligence reporting, and data quality analyses. He is lead author of the "Handbook of Statistical Analysis & Data Mining Applications" (Academic Press, 2009), and a co-author of "Practical Text Mining" (Academic Press, 2012). Currently, he serves as an Instructor in the University of California, Irvine Predictive Analytics Certification Program, teaching online courses in Effective Data preparation, and co-teaching Introduction to Predictive Analytics.

Introduction to the Background Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the 1970 edition
Community and the Problem of Order
The Loss of Community
The Image of Community
The Problem of Community
The State and Community
History as the Decline of Community
The State as Revolution
Sovereignty and Association
The Political Community
The Total Community
Community and the Problem of Freedom
The Problem of Liberalism
The Contexts of Individuality
The Contexts of Democracy
Conclusion
Critical Essays
The State and Fading Community
Modernity's New World Dangers
The Enduring Achievement and Unfinished Work of Robert Nisbet
References and Notes
Index

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