The Public Family: Exploring Its Role in Democratic Society

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In The Public Family David Herring's goal is to create a new rhetoric that moves beyond the stalemate that often results from the war between advocates of parental rights and those of children's rights. This rhetoric of associational respect allows him to constructively address the role of rights and the limits of individualism in political and legal theory. While acknowledging the family's importance in facilitating state functioning and power in a large, pluralistic democracy (the aforementioned production of good ...

The Public Family: Exploring Its Role in Democratic Society 2003, University of Pittsburgh Press

ISBN-13: 9780822958277

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