communitarianism

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communitarianism

a communal system based on cooperative groups that practice some of the principles of communism. — communitarian, n., adj.
See also: Communalism
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Actually, Brown suggests dropping the dichotomy between global order and cosmopolitanism, respectively communitarism, between the "Western" globalization apologists and "local" cultures defenders, starting from a mere observation: as democracy and human rights claim an universal value, such varied "localisms" as Islam-Islamism, Buddhism or Confucianism are considered to be "global" forces, not local norms.
Over the past few years, the language of <<civic virtues>> has been recovered following the impulse of two political theories: communitarism and republicanism.
In some respects, following Bauman's postulates, their identity status has to be seen as located in a continuum of opposed forces of belonging and exclusion, communitarism and individualism (2004: 77).
And conversely, scholars like Edward Blyden, John Mbiti, Julius Nyerere, Kwame Nkrumah, Leopold Senghor, Bolaji Idowu and Ifeanyi Menkiti all have something to say on the relationship between communitarism and personality, especially in African thought.
So do other migrant and indigenous ethnic groups-- a function of a strong sense of communitarism.
Key words: ethics, justice, communitarism, liberalism, critical minimal theory, Venezuela.
Rave culture and illegal substances: Communitarism, ethics and identities).
It brought us victory of socialdemocratism, of various alternatives of third ways, of communitarism, of environmentalism, of political correctness, of humanrightism, of Europeanism, of corporativism, of NGOism.

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