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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Public interest.,
  • Common good.,
  • Social ethics.,
  • Community life.,
  • Values.,
  • Human rights.,
  • Responsibility.,
  • Communitarianism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[compiled by] Amitai Etzioni.
ContributionsEtzioni, Amitai.
LC ClassificationsHM216 .R558 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 293 p. ;
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1747852M
ISBN 100312102720, 0312089686
LC Control Number92062734

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