It is essential to mention the fact that the authors, by giving attention to the analysis of tribal marketing, try to convey an additional argument on the communitarianism
ideology, its integration in the postmodern period.
The possibilities of such a society are being opposed by a number of authors, first and foremost by supporters of communitarianism
in the form of national sovereignty and identity.
30) For a clear statement and strong defense of communitarianism
, see Charles Taylor, The Sources of Self: The Making of Modern Identity (Boston, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989), esp.
tends to emphasise a culture of consensus and community is seen as a moral voice associated with the creation of moral communities (Etzioni 1995).
, on the other hand, takes a more organic view, regarding the community as more than the sum of the individuals in it and requiring explicit definition of its needs and priorities.
For one, it is possible for people to conclude that given its emphasis on communal values; collective good and shared ends, communitarianism
invariably conceives, the person as wholly constituted by social relationships.
Richard Shields explores the sacramental dimensions of religious education, describing the current context of tensions between individualism and communitarianism
and in moral authority and rituals.
3 Yet Another Third Way: "The hacker/open source/digital culture implies a third way: less about competition or coerced communitarianism
, more about enthusiastic, voluntary collaboration.
He argued that, through the most recent elections, the country hasn't moved to the left, rather it has moved forward, toward a new environment of "dueling communitarianism
At the Confucius Ancestral Temple of the South in Quzhou, built in 1253, Confucian scholars combine pride in membership in the Communist Party and in the teachings of Confucius that stress communitarianism
14) Religious communitarianism
became the dominant discourse in the United States in the early 19th century, and it has remained culturally potent even as its conceptual foundations have been eroded by decades of secular individualist religion clause holdings.
Despite their openness to modernity and modernization, Christians in the region, perhaps because they are a minority everywhere and therefore feel defensive, seem to find safety and refuge in their communitarianism