The Communitarian Reader: Beyond the Essentials brings together essays by prominent social thinkers reflecting on issues ranging from moral obligations to civil liberties after 9/11. The result is a book both practical and theoretical, and an essential guide for all interested in further exploring this important social movement.
Amitai Etzioni is the founder of the communitarian movement and university professor at George Washington University. He is the editor of The Responsive Community: Rights and Responsibilities, a communitarian quarterly and the author of numerous books on political and social theory, including The New Golden Rule and My Brother's Keeper. Andrew Volmert is completing his PhD at Yale University. Elanit Rothschild is mangaging editor of The Responsive Community.