Community and Ideology (Routledge Revivals): An Essay in Applied Social Philosphy

1st Edition

Raymond Plant

Routledge
Published November 12, 2009
Reference - 104 Pages
ISBN 9780415564304 - CAT# Y105715

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Initially published in 1974, this is a work of applied social and political philosophy which relates the philsophical analysis to various forms of community work theory and practice. Raymond Plant emphasizes that 'community' has a wide range of both descriptive meanings and evaluative connotations, linking this dual role of the word in the description and evaluation of social experience to its history in ideological confrontations. The book takes account of some liberal criticisms of the community ideal, and finally seeks to re-state a theory of community compatible with a liberal ideology.

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