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Community, Solidarity and Belonging Levels of Community and Their Normative Significance

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ISBN-10: 0521637287

ISBN-13: 9780521637282

Edition: 2000

Authors: Andrew Mason

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Despite the frequency with which the term community is used, it is hard to find any comprehensive exploration of the nature and value of community. This book tries to remedy this omission whilst taking seriously the idea that community can be of different kinds and can exist at different levels, and that these levels and kinds may come into conflict with one another. It focuses on the question of what kind of community is valuable at the level of the state. It then explores the limits that ideals of political community place upon cultural diversity within the state, and the limits that, in turn, ideals of global community place upon the self-determination of political communities. This book…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/27/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction
Community and its Value
The nature of community
The value of community
Political Community in a Culturally Diverse Society
Liberal political community and illiberal minorities
Republican political community
National community: the benefits of a sense of belonging together
Multicultural education for an inclusive political community
Political Community and the Limits of Global Community
The ideal of global community and the principle of non-intervention
Political communities, global solidarity and the state system
Conclusion