Single Idea 23419

[catalogued under 24. Political Theory / D. Ideologies / 7. Communitarianism / b. Against communitarianism]

Full Idea

The problem of the exclusion of historically marginalised groups is endemic to the communitarian project.

Gist of Idea

Communitarianism struggles with excluded marginalised groups


Will Kymlicka (Community [1993], 'legitimacy')

Book Reference

'A Companion to Contemporary Political Phil', ed/tr. Goodin,R.E/Pettit,Philip [Blackwell 1995], p.375

A Reaction

Put simply, old-fashioned styles of community are probably impossible in large modern states, some with rather arbitrary borders.